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  • Remembering Professor Emeritus Paul Wilt

    June 24, 2022

    Paul Wilt, Westmont professor emeritus of history, died June 23 at the age of 93. He is survived by his wife, Doris, and their four children: Tom, Marilyn ’74, Janet ’76 and Daniel ’84.

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  • Fatherly Advice from Brad Elliott

    June 15, 2022

    Brad Elliott, Westmont's long-time campus photographer, father of three and grandfather to four, offers this advice for fathers on Father's Day:

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  • Exhibitions Laud Influential SoCal Artists

    June 10, 2022

    Work by four enormously influential Southern California artists and art professors, Ken Jewesson, Ciel Bergman, Irma Cavat and Florence “FiFi” Russell, will appear in three exhibitions July 7 - Aug. 6 in the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art with a free, public opening reception at the museum on Thursday, July 7, from 4-6 p.m.

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  • Attorney Serves Alma Mater as Trustee

    June 8, 2022

    Westmont alumnus Ramon Gupta '94, a corporate attorney with an active practice in Santa Barbara, has joined the Westmont Board of Trustees. A partner with Mullen & Henzell LLP, Business & Real Estate Group since 1999, Gupta has taught business law at his alma mater since 2014. He will begin a three-year term at his first meeting in October.

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  • Strong Family Ties for Fulbright Scholars

    June 1, 2022

    Two Westmont graduates and Augustinian Scholars, John Corbett ’22 and Kyle Mayl ’21, have won Fulbright Scholarships to teach English outside the United States. Corbett will serve in the Czech Republic while Mayl will be in Spain.

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  • Artists Awarded at Exhibition Opening

    May 24, 2022

    Santa Barbara resident Nadya Brown won Best of Show at the opening reception of the annual Tri-County juried exhibition, “Uncanny,” at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum. Brown, who was born and raised in England, won the $1,000 prize for her vibrant, dream-like painting “Kafka and the Snowglobe.”

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