The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates. In addition to the traditional semester-long experience, Whittier College offers student the opportunity to... More
James “Mudcat” Grant, former top Major League Baseball pitcher and advocate for the history of African Americans in baseball will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Whittier College on Monday, February 8. The event will take... More
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Whittier College Executive Director of Athletics and Assistant to the President Robert Coleman has announced the hiring of Mike Neale as the New Poet Head Football Coach.
Neale comes to Whittier after successfully helping to resurrect the... More
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Whittier College alumnus and Executive Chef Ricardo Díaz '93 is the master mind behind the culinary work in Tacoteca, Cook's Tortas, and Bizarra Capital.
His latest venture, Colonia Publica in Uptown Whittier specializes in fideo (a Mexican dish... More
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
More than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, students, and friends of the College participated in the 2015 Whittier Weekend festivities between October 23 and 25.
The three-day celebration opened with the Golden Anniversary brunch in honor... More
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Ten outstanding Poets recognized for their significant impact on the College and beyond
Whittier College announces the recipients of the 2015 Poet Awards. The awardees include distinguished alumni who have been chosen for their outstanding... More
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The award will significantly increase the College’s capacity for STEM learning and research
The Department of Education’s Title V, Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a $2.6M grant to enhance STEM (Science,... More
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Institute for Baseball Studies delighted local Dodger fans with its latest guest lectures - a two-part evening featuring author Andy McCue and former Dodger first baseman, Wes Parker.
McCue is the author of a compelling, detailed, and... More
Monday, September 28, 2015
More than 100 Whittier College students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday, September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day. Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast... More
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace. An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus, the celebration of peace was led by children from The ... More