Thursday, January 8, 2015
YouTube sensation Cassey Ho ’09 has been named one of the Most Influential People in Health and Fitness by Greatist, an online community devoted to healthy living and wellness. Ranked 24th on the list, Ho joins other wellness experts and... More
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Dr. Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College, following a national search. He will officially join the College in March 2015.
Pérez comes to Whittier College from Seattle Pacific University, where he... More
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Whittier College has received $500,000 from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation to support the redesign of the new Science and Learning Center (SLC). The SLC project – the largest capital project in the College’s 127-year history – involves a complete... More
More than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, and friends, participated in this year's Whittier Weekend festivities between October 17 and 19.
The three-day celebration opened with an intimate Golden Anniversary brunch in honor of the... More
Friday, September 26, 2014
The young men of the Whittier College football program are dedicating blood, sweat and tears to creating the new standard for Poet football. With a focus being placed heavily on teamwork and an overall family spirit, this year’s team is hopeful for... More
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Once again, Whittier College has been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Monthly, among others, in the annual college rankings roundtable.
Of note, the U.S. News' 2015 Best Colleges... More
Alumnus Anthony Pomponio ’09 was accepted to the Olympic weightlifting training center in Colorado, where he will train for the next two years in the hopes of representing the Red, White, and Blue in Rio 2016.
"That’s my number one goal, that's... More
Four Poet lacrosse alumni participated in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) 2014 World Championships in Denver, CO. this summer.
Ben Barchey ’09 (New Freedom, PA) played attack for the Korean national team; Ben Brown ’09 (Englewood, CO... More
Whittier College has named 229 undergraduate students to the Spring 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in... More
Whittier College third baseman Julian Barzilli was selected in the 31st round (No. 945 overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft earlier this month.
As a Poet, Barzilli received numerous accolades... More