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Museum Focuses on Faculty in ‘Sight, Insight’
August 31, 2021
The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum focuses its attention on the college’s talented art faculty in “Sight & Insight: Westmont College Studio Art Faculty Exhibition” Sept. 2- Oct 30. The public is invited to a free, opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 2, from 4-6 p.m.
SB Sending Features 20 Christian Speakers
August 26, 2021
Westmont co-hosts Santa Barbara Sending mission conference featuring 20 speakers exploring topics related to medicine, business, education, women, refugees and more Sept. 15-18 at Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. Tickets, which cost $50 for general admissions and $10 for students, may be purchased at sbsending.com.
Talented New Students Welcomed In Person
August 25, 2021
About 410 new students, who include 58 new transfers, begin their journey at Westmont Thursday, Aug. 26, moving into residence halls and enjoying several days of welcoming activities during Orientation.
Exploring The Balance Between Hormones, Caffeine
August 19, 2021
“I rarely drink coffee,” says Tiffany Gong ’23, a behavioral neuroscience student at Westmont, who is the subject and the researcher examining the impact of acute caffeine on cortisol and melatonin levels.
Velas to Direct New Nursing Program
August 18, 2021
Carol Velas, who has served as a registered nurse for 35 years, will direct Westmont’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, which begins in January 2022 pending approval by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The former senior manager for state licensing and accreditation at Chamberlain University in Chicago, Velas helped design Westmont’s nursing program, serving as a consultant for the initial feasibility study.
Alumna Earns Prestigious Lilly Fellowship
August 17, 2021
The Lilly Graduate Fellows Program has selected Westmont alumna Olivia Stowell ’19 as one of 10 Lilly Graduate Fellows nationwide. The prestigious fellowship supports outstanding students who want to explore the connections within Christianity, higher education, and the vocation of the teacher-scholar as they pursue graduate degrees in humanities and the arts. Stowell, who earned a Master of Arts from Villanova, enters the doctoral program in Communication and Media at the University of Michigan this fall.