Welcome Westmont Alumni!
Upcoming Young Alumni Event: Gourmet Culinary Class
What: Westmont in the Kitchen’s Natural Gourmet Culinary Class
When: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:45 -7:30 p.m.
Where: Don & Tamara Erickson Home, 2360 Sycamore Canyon Road, 93108
Do you want to learn a few kitchen basics—or a few fundamental culinary tools—and some health and nutritional tips? Watch nutritionist and young alumna Madeline Given '07 give a culinary demonstration and reveal a few of her wholesome chef secrets and nutritional nuggets. Enjoy a few light snacks and a taste of Madeline's creations.
*Space is limited. Email Sergio at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Upcoming Alumni Event: Third Calling Workshop- Phoenix
Saturday, November 5
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Scottsdale Bible Church, Cactus Campus
2501 E Cactus Road, Phoenix
If you were born between 1946 and 1964 and are asking yourself about renewed purpose in life, join us for an engaging workshop. The session is open to people of all ages interested in the topic.
Fellow alums Dr. Richard ’72 and Leona Bergstrom ’73, authors of “The Third Calling,” will lead a fun and interactive conversation about finding purpose, passion and spiritual significance in a new season of life. They’ll present the possibilities and opportunities ahead of you.
Spouses and guests are welcome to join in. The cost is $20 per person, and copies of “The Third Calling” will be available for purchase.
Reserve your spot here!
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Westmont Homecoming 80th Year Celebration, October 13-15th, 2017
Westmont in Top 100 for 8th Straight Year
Westmont remains in the top 100 best liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report for the eighth straight year. “America’s Best Colleges, 2017 Edition” lists Westmont as tied for No. 99 out of the nation’s 239 liberal arts colleges. Only eight other liberal arts colleges in California appear in the top 100 [more]
Film, Talk to Expose Border Challenges
Westmont’s Reel Talk series explores the difficult issues associated with immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in Adams Center room 216. Following the film, “Who Is Dayani Cristal?” there will be a panel discussion with five Westmont faculty and staff members who took part in a U.S. Border Immersion Faculty [more]
Staged Reading Explores Immigration
Westmont College Festival Theatre launches the first of three staged readings by international playwrights to explore diverse global issues on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in Porter Theatre. “Nocturnal,” written by Juan Mayorga and directed by Mitchell Thomas, Westmont professor of theater, is free and open to the public. “Westmont is taking a college-wide [more]
Faculty Recital Features Sonos Winds
The fall 2016 Westmont Faculty Recital, featuring the Stravinsky Trio and the four-member Sonos Winds, is Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. in Deane Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the music department at (805) 565-6040. The trio includes Han Soo Kim (violin), Joanne Kim (clarinet) [more]
Congressmen Examine Bipartisanship
Congressman Frank Wolf, a Republican who represented Virginia in the United States House of Representatives for 34 years, and Ambassador Tony P. Hall, a Democrat who represented Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives for more than 20 years and served as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.’s Agencies for Food and Agriculture, discuss the importance [more]
Chapman Explores Immigration in Britain
Alister Chapman, a British expat who serves as professor of history at Westmont, offers his European perspectives on how immigration has changed the continent Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in Hieronymus Lounge at Westmont’s Kerrwood Hall. The Paul C. Wilt Phi Kappa Phi Lecture, “Immigration: The Best Thing for Britain Since Sliced Bread?” [more]
Talk to Comb ‘Sustainable Beekeeping’
Paul Cronshaw, president of the Santa Barbara Beekeepers Association, explores the critical ecological importance of bees in agriculture at a lecture Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 3:30 p.m. in Westmont’s Founders Dining Room. “Sustainable Beekeeping 101,” the first lecture in Westmont’s Sustainability Speaker Series, is free and open to the public. The Santa Barbara Beekeepers help [more]
Panel Talk to Explore ‘What is Gender?’
Amanda Sparkman, assistant professor of biology, Sameer Yadav, assistant professor of religious studies, and Meredith Whitnah, assistant professor of sociology, examine the ways gender might be defined in their respective disciplines on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in Hieronymus Lounge at Westmont’s Kerrwood Hall. “What is Gender?” co-sponsored by the gender studies program and [more]