Welcome Westmont Alumni!
Upcoming Alumni Events:
Come enjoy a great night of music and mingling with Westmont alumni at Skylark West Seattle on Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Westmont will provide appetizers, and alums will play the music. Those
interested in performing can sign up for the few spots available by
contacting Carrie Caddell at firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Seattle Phoenix Remix[er]
When: Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m.
Where: Skylark West Seattle
For more information view our Facebook event and to ensure we have enough appetizers, send your RSVP to Sergio at email@example.com
The offices of Career Development and Calling and Alumni and Parent Relations are launching a pilot job-shadowing program, May Work-A-Day.
We've teamed up to help students gain experience, enhance their job readiness and discover the many facets of work. We also hope to engage alumni willing to bring students into their workplace.
This is open to all cities as we have students & alumni all over the country (and world)! Learn more about how you as an alumni can connect with our current students here.
Join best-selling author Paul Angone ’05 and your Westmont friends at special networking events this spring in:
A Westmont alumnus, national speaker and career coach, Paul has written two best-selling books, 101 Secrets For Your Twenties and All Groan Up. He helps people get unstuck and find work they love at his website, SignatureSauce.com.
Whether you are a recent college graduate, a young or seasoned professional, a manager or a parent wondering how to help your budding careerist find a unique path, Paul has something to say to you.
Eat great food, meet and mingle with old and new friends and begin to create your career on purpose with purpose. Uncover where your passion, purpose, and career collide to accelerate your job search, networking, and career-building efforts.
Emails specific to your area will be sent out regarding registration for these events. If you would like more information, please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register is Closed!
Join other alumni and parents with English professor Paul Willis for three days of theatre at its finest, June 16–18, 2016. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival boasts the oldest full-scale Elizabethan stage in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy a great getaway of wonderful theatre, stimulating lectures and conversation and see three exciting productions: The Winter’s Tale, Hamlet, and Twelfth Night
The special Westmont package includes reserved seating and admission to all three plays, discussions with Professor Willis, and dinner on Thursday and Friday.
Register by April 16 for a discounted price of $235 per person.
Register by the deadline of May 16 for a standard rate of $260 per person.
Please Note: All guests must arrange for their own lodging and transportation. Special discounted lodging rates are available for Westmont guests, if reserved before May 16, at either the Plaza Inn & Suites in Ashland (541-488-8900), or the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites (855-482-8310). Use the group reservation name: Westmont College Alumni.
Please contact our office at email@example.com to be put on a wait list or with any additional questions!
Class of 1966 50th Year Reunion: May 6-8, 2016
Alumnae Earn Indy Theatre Awards
The Santa Barbara Independent awarded recent Westmont graduate Christine Nathanson ’16 for acting and directing at the annual Indy Theatre Awards presentation May 23. Also, alumna Paige Tautz ’14 won an award for her performance in “Mad and a Goat,” which was written by alumna Diana Lynn Small ’09. [more]
Westmont Completes $153 Million Campaign
Westmont joyfully announces completion of Strength for Today, a comprehensive drive that funds initiatives and facilities advancing leadership, affordability and innovation. Originally set at $75 million, the campaign has raised more than $153 million. President Gayle D. Beebe led the drive, the largest in college history. As he begins his 10th year at Westmont, Beebe has achieved significant success in fundraising, strategic planning, building a strong board and effective executive team, creating new off-campus study opportunities and establishing innovative programs that expand Westmont’s reach and influence. [more]
Westmont Conference Focuses on Millennials
The 2016 Lead Where You Stand Conference features a dynamic, one-day event Thursday, June 2, focusing on leadership and the millennial generation. Held at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, the conference begins at noon, includes four talks and two meals, and ends at 8 p.m. The cost is $149 per person (westmont.edu/lead). [more]
Ground Broken on Global Leadership Center
Westmont launched construction of its new $30 million Global Leadership Center at a groundbreaking ceremony May 5. Earlier in the day, the college announced completion of its campaign, Strength for Today, to fund initiatives and facilities advancing leadership, affordability and innovation. Originally set at $75 million, the campaign raised more than $153 million. [more]
Exhibition Features Local Artists
Jennifer Frias, associate curator of the Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside ARTSblock, juries Westmont’s annual exhibition featuring Tri-County artists May 19-June 18 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. [more]
Mosher Center to Develop Ethical Leaders
The Mosher Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership, established by a gift from the Mosher Foundation, is part of Westmont’s new Global Leadership Center. Ed Birch, president and CEO of the Mosher Foundation, and his wife, Sue Birch, education program specialist with the foundation, helped develop the Mosher Center, which offers national conversations on the critical need for moral and ethical leadership, regional executive education and undergraduate leadership development. [more]
Goble Center Expands Global Learning
With a leadership gift from Roy and D’Aun Goble, Westmont has created the Goble Center for Global Learning as part of the new Global Leadership Center, which includes two residential buildings, the Leadership Center and five programmatic initiatives. [more]
Eaton Center to Equip Business Students
The Eaton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation teaches capital and social entrepreneurship to equip students to start businesses and organizations and make a difference in the world. Trustee Emeritus David Eaton and his wife, Carol Eaton, provided the leadership gift for the initiative, part of Westmont’s new Center for Global Leadership. [more]
Choir Tours Pacific Northwest, Vancouver
The Westmont College Choir tours the Pacific Northwest May 8-19 with California performances in Shafter, Davis, Redding and Grass Valley; Oregon performances in Klamath Falls and Salem; Washington performances in Seattle, Anacortes and Lakewood; and Vancouver British Columbia. [more]