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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Devi Veysey, Whittier College, Filmmaker

​Devi Veysey ‘16, a double major in child development and theatre has always been surrounded by creative people. "My dad would carry a video camera and make home videos of us when we were growing up. Later on, my sister and my cousin got involved... More

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Whittier College Larino Media Panel

What is the state of Latino media? How are Latinos represented in media? These are a few of the topics that were discussed in the “Latinos in the Media” panel hosted by Whittier College on March 31. A group of six prominent and award-winning... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, Commencement Speaker

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus. During the event,... More

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Stella Gordon, Whittier College student

Whittier College students Stella Gordon '15 (Rosalind), Lauren Vau '16 (Celia), and Ruben Sanchez '18 (Charles the Wrestler and Silvius), who starred in the recent production of As You Like It,  have been nominated to participate in the Irene Ryan... More

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
NAICU logo

President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D.C. in early February to attend NAICU's (National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities) Annual Meeting. NAICU serves as the unified national voice of private nonprofit higher... More

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Joel Perez

Dr. Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College, following a national search. He will officially join the College in March 2015. Pérez comes to Whittier College from Seattle Pacific University, where he... More

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The themes of this year’s New Student Experience were inspired by the freshman summer reading of Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Part One: Millennium Approaches—a play set in the 1980s during the AIDS epidemic. Thanks to a... More

Friday, November 14, 2014
Cheryl Boone Isaacs and President Herzberger

Members of the class of ’71 might recognize a familiar face when they tune into the Academy Awards telecast on February 22. Their classmate, Cheryl Boone Isaacs ’71, will make her second appearance as President of the Academy of Motion Pictures... More

Monday, October 20, 2014
Whittier Weekend

More than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, and friends, participated in this year's Whittier Weekend festivities between October 17 and 19. The three-day celebration opened with an intimate Golden Anniversary brunch in honor of the... More

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Preofessor Seamus Lagan and Professor David Paddy

​From "lights up!" to curtain call, Professor Gil Gonzalez thrives on working in every aspect of the theatre. During his nine-year tenure at Whittier, he has directed about a dozen student plays, all the while continuing to take advantage of the... More

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