News & Events

Friday, May 20, 2016
Kieron Miller

​Kieron Miller has been appointed to vice president for enrollment for Whittier College. Prior to his appointment, Miller served as director of admission at the College since 2003 and has worked at Whittier for nearly two decades. In his new role... More

Thursday, May 19, 2016
O Henry Prize, Joe Donnelly

Visiting assistant professor Joe Donnelly’s short story “Bonus Baby” has been selected for inclusion in the O. Henry Prize Stories Collection 2016. The O. Henry Prize recognizes 20 of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands... More

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Luz Castro, Congressional Internship

Luz Castro ’17, a first-generation student majoring in Spanish and political science, is headed to Washington, D.C. this summer where she will participate in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's (CHCI) Internship Program.  CHCI aims to... More

Friday, May 13, 2016
Maria Contreras-Sweet Receives Honorary Degree from Whittier College

The sun shone bright on the thousands of friends and family members gathered at Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium to celebrate nearly 400 ecstatic members of the graduating class of 2016. Candidates for master’s and bachelor’s degrees listened... More

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Xochitl Ramirez, Class of 2016

​While at Whittier Xochitl Ramirez, a senior majoring in Spanish and business, wrote her own screenplay, interned for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and led M.E.Ch.A. to be one of the best student organizations on campus. Major: Spanish and... More

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Edwin Bennett, Biochemistry, Class of 2016

Edwin Bennett, a senior majoring in biochemistry, has tutored children in math, presented at a biology academic conference, volunteered at local hospitals, and even found time to build homes in Mexico with Amor Ministries. Next Stop: UCLA's School... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

More than 100 Whittier College students were recognized for their dedication to academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Spring Honors Convocation held at the Graham Athletics Center last month. The event acknowledged graduate and... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Cody Allman, Class of 2016 graduate

Business administration senior Cody Allman will graduate with a deep understanding of leadership thanks to his experience in student government, the Penn Society, and his work on behalf of his fellow students in several Whittier College committees... More

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Men's Lacrosse, National Championship

The Whittier College men's lacrosse team has earned a bid into the NCAA Division III National Championship for the first time since 2004 and for the fourth time in the program's history. The Poets will travel to Colorado Springs to face-off... More

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

Amanda Cabanilla, a senior majoring in sociology has a desire to radically transform the world and has been able to thrive as a researcher at Whittier. Next stop: University of Chicago. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

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