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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Hairspray the Musical will be coming to the Whittier College stage March 5-8 at 8 p.m. and March 9 at 2 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre of the Ruth B. Shannon Center of the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90608. General Admission $15;... More

Sunday, March 2, 2014
Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71

With the 2014 Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, a spotlight has shone on the organization’s new president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. The veteran Hollywood marketing executive has recently been profiled in the Los Angeles Times,  Associated Press, ... More

Friday, February 28, 2014
Alma Martinez '84

Actress and theatre professor Alma Martinez ’84 was inducted into the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) last fall. She joined 21 other Latino celebrities—including Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Lopez, and Danny Trejo—invited to join... More

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Armilla Staley-Ngomo '03

Criminal defense attorney Armilla Staley-Ngomo ’03 has been named a 2014 New Leaders Council (NLC) Fellow. The NLC Institute is a highly selective leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political... More

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
LA KISS

Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium will be the official training facility for Arena Football League (AFL) expansion team the Los Angeles KISS. The team held its first practice on Saturday with 35 players competing for the 25 spots on the team’s... More

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Whittier College seal

Whittier College has named 232 undergraduate students to the Fall 2013 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 the... More

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Eric Colunga ’12 and Alyssa De Santiago ’10 hardly imagined that a Whittier College toga party would be the place to find love. The story behind how exactly they met at that party, however, depends on whom you ask.  While dancing with her... More

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
NCAA

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger has been elected to serve as chair of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division III Presidents Council for 2014. She first joined the council in 2012 and has previously served as vice... More

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Beasts in the Apartment

English professor Tony Barnstone has published a new book of poems, Beast in the Apartment. The book is divided into five sections that include narrative poems and traditional sonnets.  According to the New York Journal of Books, "This collection... More

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Professor David Hunt

Philosophy professor David Hunt was recently featured in the public television program Closer to the Truth, “the definitive series on Cosmos, Consciousness and God.” The episode was filmed in Florida where Hunt was chairing a session at a conference... More

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