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Student researchers create solutions through technology that help shape the Westmont experience and serve the admissions and advancement offices.

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  • BAM 2019 Recap

    Last week, the CATLab had the privilege of hosting Westmont College’s first-ever Be A Multiplier coding day! The all-day event gave kids from junior high to high school the chance to learn the basics of programming in Salesforce. All the kids who came had a blast, and we certainly did, too!

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  • LWYS: Why You Should Come to a Conference at Westmont

    Back in the beginning of June, the CATLab had the privilege of attending Westmont’s annual Lead Where You Stand conference. Starting on Thursday this week, we get the chance to give back to the community as we co-host the Enabling Impact conference with Salesforce.

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  • Be A Multiplier: James's Story

    Since we’re just one week away from Be A Multiplier (BAM), our coding day for junior high and high schoolers, we asked one of our developers, James, to share some thoughts on why empowering others is so crucial to the CATLab’s mission.

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  • Creating Solutions: How the CATLab Changed Gift Processing at Westmont

    We asked our friend, Amber Nozzi, to share how the student developers last summer transformed her job. Read her reflection here!
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  • Highlights from San Francisco

    We had a great time visiting four companies in San Francisco last week: Egnyte, Cisco Meraki, Salesforce, and Samsung NEXT. During our brief stay in the city, we got to eat great snacks, visit incredible buildings, and meet eminent professionals. Here are a few highlights from the trip!
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  • Challenge, Resilience, and Community: 3 Stories of Authenticity

    Here at the CATLab, one of our core values is authenticity. Every job involves challenges, but this summer we’ve taken those challenges head-on, learning how to rise to the occasion, how to recover resiliently, and how to use those experiences to deepen our bonds with each other. We thought we’d share a few stories of what authenticity has looked like for us.
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