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  1. ABAG embezzlement suspect's luxury shopping spree included $24,000 sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Business Journal

    ... according to emails and a contract reviewed by the San Francisco Business Times. Howatt was classmates at Westmont College in Santa Barbara with Laird Hovland , the Santa Fe-based artist of the sculpture, said Bonney . The sculpture was designed to ...

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  2. LifeChronicles Honors Gerd and Pete Jordano with Father Virgil Remarkable Life AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Noozhawk

    ... swayed. LifeChronicles is such a wonderful organization." Together the couple have also been involved with Westmont College for over 20 years. Each year, the Jordanos also sponsor the Golden Eagle Awards Banquet to honor Westmont's top ...

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  3. Gauchos Return Home Hoping to Bounce Back Against LMURead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Daily Nexus

    ... In the two matches that the Gauchos have hosted, they took down respectable opponents in crosstown rival Westmont College and a then ranked San Diego State team. "Without a doubt, playing at home is always easier," sophomore player Morgan Mays ...

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  4. Janet M. CallawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... for in her last days by Tim and Sara, and devoted friends Barbara, Sandy and Tommy. Young Janet attended Westmont College, studying child development. During World War II, she joined the civilian workforce at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, driving ...

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  5. Bill Cirone: Toxic Rhetoric Takes Steep Toll on Teacher Retention, RecruitmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Noozhawk

    ... profession and to stay with it. In Santa Barbara County, we have many programs attempting to do just that. Westmont College is one of several institutions tackling this issue head-on. The college hosted "Let's Talk Teaching!" conferences twice in ...

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  6. Westmont Professors to Lead Panel Discussion on Presidential LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Noozhawk

    Westmont College professors Tom Knecht and Rachel Winslow will explore presidential leadership in a free, public lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 at the University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. No tickets are required; the limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please call 805.565-.6051.

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  7. Westmont Honors Kids Helping Kids with Excellence in Education AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Noozhawk

    The Westmont College Education Department honored two Westmont alumni by giving the Excellence in Education award to their innovative, student-run nonprofit organization Kids Helping Kids at a lunchtime gathering Tuesday at Westmont. Alumni Jamie DeVries, class of 1995, and Jillian Wilber, class of 2013, who teach AP economics at San Marcos High School and advise KHK, brought nine of their students to the ceremony.

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  8. Four South Kitsap athletes sign with collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... ago. Jackson signed with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz., while Parker is headed to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. "It's one of the scariest and most exciting moments of my life," said Jackson, who maintains a 3.95 ...

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  9. Gauchos Look to Build Momentum Against SDSURead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | The Daily Nexus

    ... point of the year but going undefeated in singles play, the Gauchos capitalized on a 6-1 victory over Westmont College. Two players in particular have shown consistency and resilience so far this season for UCSB. Junior Andrew Riminton is one of ...

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  10. Gerald Carpenter: Westmont Stages One-Act Operas of Pergolesi, MenottiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Noozhawk

    Westmont College Theatre Arts and the Music Department have joined forces to produce an evening's entertainment that should please and delight just about anybody who has their full compliment of senses. They will be offering "An Evening of One-Act Opera Classics" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan 30-31, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1 in Porter Theater on the Westmont Campus.

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  11. Jenelle Robertson: The Role of Online Marketing for Santa Barbara Start-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara is known for its breathtaking views and beachside culture, but it's quickly becoming famous for its thriving community of up-and-coming tech start-ups and international brands. Santa Barbara attracts budding entrepreneurs from UC Santa Barbara , Santa Barbara City College and Westmont College , as well as those escaping blustery winters elsewhere.

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  12. Werner J. Durtschi1926 - "2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... After his discharge he went to college on the GI Bill. There he met his wife to be, Katherine Fleming, at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. After she finished her education they relocated back to the Northwest. Werner went back to ...

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  13. UCSB Dominates Westmont in Home OpenerRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Daily Nexus

    This past weekend, the UCSB men's tennis team had its home opener after starting this season on the road, picking up its first win in a match against the visiting Westmont College by a score of 6-1. With this first win of the season, the Gauchos improve to a record of 1-2 while Westmont falls to 0-1 after dropping its first meet of the year.

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  14. Westmont Theater, Music Departments Join Forces to Offer 'One-Act Opera Classics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Noozhawk

    The Westmont College theater and music departments, which won three national awards for the 2013 co-production of Pirates of Penzance , combine forces for "An Evening of One-Act Opera Classics" at 7 p.m. Jan. 30-31 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 1, all in the Porter Theatre. Tickets, which cost $15 for general admission and $10 for students/seniors/children, can be purchased by calling 805.565.7140 or online by clicking here .

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  15. Bob Woodward Talks Presidents Past, Present, and FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Bob Woodward, the journalist renowned for his work that uncovered the Watergate scandal and his decades of Washington Post reporting since, delivered a quip-rich speech to a packed room at the Coral Casino on Friday. In his talk, put on by Westmont College, Woodward riffed on Edward Snowden , torture , and the Charlie Hebdo attack, faux-imploring Beebe to "answer the question" about whether such a publication could exist on campus.

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  16. GVSU searches for a new VP of inclusion and equityRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    ... to recruit and support a diverse student body. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Westmont College and has a master's and doctorate in education from UC Santa Barbara. The three finalists will visit GVSU between Jan. 20 and 22 to ...

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  17. Trinity's Ryan Brooks commits to WestmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Signal

    Four-year varsity player and reigning CIF-Southern Section Division VI Player of the Year Ryan Brooks verbally committed to NAIA Division I Westmont College of Santa Barbara on Tuesday. Brooks, a 6-foot-4-inch, 195-pound guard/forward, is averaging 15.9 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.3 blocks per game in his senior season with the Trinity Knights, one season after leading them to a Division VI championship.

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  18. John Watts of Santa Barbara, 1929-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... Seminary, to pastoring a church together, to different ministry roles with The Navigators and finally to Westmont College, where they worked together in the office of College Advancement. John was one of the nation's foremost authorities on Planned ...

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  19. Arizonan Elected Chair Of Farm Bureau's Women's Leadership ProgramRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    ... serve on the AFB Women's Leadership Committee in 1990 and most recently served as vice chair. A graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology, Saylor also holds a master's in counseling from the ...

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  20. Students in San Marcos Teacher-Education Class Explore Local CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... learning more about education degrees and teaching certification programs. Days later, the class hosted 13 Westmont College education majors to hear about their teacher education offerings. The San Marcos teacher-education class is offered by the ...

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