News & Events

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

This Whittier Weekend will witness the gathering of many Poet families, but one family legacy stands out from the rest. Meet the Kingsburys, whose family ties to Whittier College began 80 years ago. The story begins with grandfather Ralph Kingsbury... More

Monday, October 14, 2013

“Trumpets blowing and drums pounding.” That’s how the Acropolis yearbook describes the Whittier College homecoming festivities that took place 50 years ago in 1963. Black and white photographs document attractive, young undergrads - dressed in what... More

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Professor Lana Nino recently authored an article, "Precursors of professionalism in college seniors: Influence of major, gender, and institution," for the journal Research in Higher Education, which examines the role that higher education plays in... More

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Professors Marie-Magdeleine Chirol and Jake Carbine have recently been appointed as the Hazel Cooper Jordan Chair in Arts and Humanities and the C. Milo Connick Professor of Religious Studies Chair, respectively.These appointments recognize the... More

Saturday, September 28, 2013

During the early morning hours on September 28, more than 500 Poet volunteers – students, staff, and faculty alike - gathered in Whittier College’s Campus Center Courtyard with a hunger not only for breakfast, but to make a difference. That Saturday... More

Friday, September 27, 2013
The Grizzly’s Christmas

Soon to be released children’s story, The Grizzly’s Christmas, holds special ties to the Whittier College community. Written by the late Professor Malcolm Farmer, the book has been adapted with notes by his former student Cindy Schuricht ’69.  Prior... More

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Poet soccer team in Washington D.C.

Whittier athletics is expanding its horizon and hopping on planes. This season so far, the Poet women’s soccer team has traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in two games and men’s football headed for the Pine Bowl in Spokane, Washington. The... More

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, will appear on the stage of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA, 90608, Whittier College on October 16- 19 at 8 p.m. and October 20 at 2 p.m. General Admission... More

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Susan Reverby

Dr. Susan M. Reverby, historian of American health care, will be the keynote lecturer at the 2013 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave, Whittier,... More

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The research of political science professor Eric Lindgren was recently mentioned in a Los Angeles Times article about the growing number of ethically-diverse California cities under pressure to change how they elect their city councils.  Activists,... More


Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:00am
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 6:00pm
The LEAP Office, ASWC, Dean of Students Office, and Human... More
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 11:00am
Come join us at the spring Study Abroad Fair! ... More
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:00pm
Welcome to the new International Place, or iPlace for... More
Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00pm
Choosing a major is a big decision, but you don't have to... More
Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:30pm
Pizza will be served at the Exploring Majors main... More
Wed, 02/11/2015 - 5:00pm
Spring semester is here! Join us for a fun and... More
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:30pm
Lights, camera, ACTION! Take the spotlight, it's your... More
Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:00am
For any First-Year students who want to get acquainted... More
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:30pm
Rolling Nowhere: A Fire Pit Talk Join writer Ted... More
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:00am
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:00pm
Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Gil... More
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:00pm
Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Gil... More
Fri, 03/06/2015 - 8:00pm
Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Gil... More
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 6:30pm
Hear from past Poets about their journey into these fields... More
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 7:30pm
Join Louie and David from Los Lobos as they take it back... More