News & Events

Friday, October 1, 2010

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation has awarded Whittier College a grant for $102,000 to support educational research in the pre-school level. The study, "Exploring Child Care Cultural... More

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Professor Chuck Hill comments on Marriage in age of recession.

Psychology professor Chuck Hill comments on recent Census figures showing that the recession has taken a dramatic toll on the institution of marriage in United States. "In economic uncertainty, people are a little hesitant to take on the commitment... More

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts proudly announces the 2010-11 Acoustic Voices Series. This series will present the voices of acoustic performers typically heard in coffee houses, bars, and on public radio. They won't all be in the... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Poets go green and participate in Heal the bay

More than 400 Whittier College students, staff, and faculty joined volunteers from all over Los Angeles County for the 2010 Heal the Bay Costal Clean-up event this weekend. Participation in this program is part of a larger College theme, Poets Go... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Poets victorious, 42-39 after sixth overtime making it the longest game in whittier history.

In the longest game in Whittier football history, the Poets defeated rival Puget Sound, 42-39, in six overtimes on Saturday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington. The Poets and Loggers combined for 933 yards of offense and 81 points and needed over four... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Whittier Dean of students Jeanne Ortiz on the issue of sharing information with other schools.

Dean of Students Jeanne Ortiz commented on the importance of colleges turning to each other to determine the best programs and practices that will work to boost enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented students. Whittier... More

Monday, September 27, 2010

The Shannon Center for the Performing Arts presents the 2010-11 Cabaret Series— Songs You Know by Heart. Folk and Rock duo Chad & Jeremy kick off the series by bringing back the great songs from the British Invasion of the early 60's. Other... More

Thursday, September 23, 2010
Whittier College Part of Building Blocks to 2020 Website.

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) and Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) unveiled a new website (www.buildingblocks2020.org) today designed to highlight and support efforts by nonprofit private colleges and... More

Thursday, September 23, 2010

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) and Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) unveiled a new website (www.buildingblocks2020.org) today designed to highlight and support efforts by nonprofit private colleges and... More

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Dean Charlotte Borst presents on upcoming book on scholarship and education.

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Charlotte Borst was invited to deliver two presentations related to scholarship in her upcoming book: Choosing the Student Body: Race, Gender and Science in American Medical School Admissions... More

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