Dear Class of ‘08 Westmont Graduates,

I would like to introduce myself: My name is Cora Rose. I started at Westmont 5 years ago as a Clarkster, and I am your new Class Agent. Many other highly-rated schools have class agent programs to help alumni from various graduating classes stay in touch, network and unite to support their alma mater.

As your Class Agent, you can expect me to…

I live in San Francisco and commute to Berkeley, so if you find yourself in either side of the Bay Area and would like to chat, I’d be happy to meet up with you.

I look forward to continuing to be in touch, and hope that this finds you well!

For now, I’d like to share with you some recent and exciting news from Westmont, our alma mater.

The class of 2013 has arrived in time to witness the completion of the first new building on campus since 1985. Campus planners, friends, and Westmont alumni saw the first fruits of their hard work when, on September 10, they watched the College’s Keck Telescope being lowered into the metallic dome at the new observatory. Students will start attending classes at the yet-to-be-named observatory in January, and the telescope will be available for public viewing at Homecoming on Friday, October 16. I hope you’ll consider joining the entire Westmont family for this exciting event!

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The completion of the observatory marks a milestone in Westmont’s master plan construction. The observatory is the first of many new buildings that current and future Westmont students will enjoy, and I would like to thank all Westmont alumni for your prayers and support as the College has striven to reach this goal. Read more about the new observatory and the Keck Telescope. You can also see photos and follow construction progress.

I’d also like to share with you some news about an impressive exhibition at Westmont’s Reynolds Art Gallery. “Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” will be on display until Saturday, October 31. Reynolds Gallery and Director Judy L. Larson invite visitors to view the 36 etchings from the John Villarino Collection. I hope you will be able to join us for Homecoming weekend on October 16 and 17 and to view this special exhibition at Westmont.

Please join our classmates for Homecoming Weekend on October 16 and 17!

Cora Rose

P.S. Have you moved lately? Had a child? Changed jobs? Gotten married? Update your profile on Westmont’s Alumni Directory and stay in touch with your classmates!