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Stories That Unite Us and Make Us Stronger

Shauna Niequist ’98, Alumna of the Year, spoke at the Homecoming chapel in October about the three greatest things Westmont gave her: friends, vocation and a deeper faith. 

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Voskuyl Library Turns 50

In 1968, Westmont students, faculty and staff moved a library, carrying every book and magazine from stacks set up throughout Kerrwood Hall to newly built Roger John Voskuyl Library. On December 3, the college celebrated the library’s 50th birthday with historic photos, a trivia contest and speeches by President Gayle D. Beebe, Provost Mark Sargent and library staff.

Caring for God's Creation

Westmont’s new minor in environmental studies helps students explore some of the most pressing global issues of our time. Professors have spent several years cultivating and developing the innovative program, which began this spring.

Learning from Past Presidents

Peggy Noonan’s quick, humorous wit and gracious reflections on encounters with world leaders kept an early-morning crowd engaged and appreciative.