Tag archives: ABSN

Dedicated to Educating Nurses
By Scott Craig   |   October 25, 2022

Westmont dedicated its new accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, naming it Westmont Downtown | Grotenhuis Nursing. David Grotenhuis, an alumnus of the college, and his wife, Anna, were inspired to give generously to the program by Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree, who died earlier this month. In its second semester, the 16-month nursing program […]

Nothing ‘Uncanny’ About Talented Local Artists
By Scott Craig   |   May 24, 2022

The abundance of accomplished artists from the Tri-County area is on full display at the annual juried exhibition in the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. Westmont alumnus and hyperrealist painter Robin Eley ‘01 juried the show, Uncanny, which is available May 19 to June 18. A free, public opening reception for the exhibition is Thursday, […]

Westmont Creates Region’s Only Accelerated Nursing Program
By Scott Craig   |   June 10, 2021

Amid a global pandemic and dire nursing shortage, Westmont’s proposed Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) arrives just in time to meet a great need not only in the Santa Barbara community, but also in California. The program, run in partnership with Cottage Health, received unanimous approval for its feasibility study from the California […]