Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

An assessment of LEAP's 2013 Helping Hands Day, carried out by former graduate assistant Asha Nettles under the direction of former Assistant Director Kerry Klima, was featured in the fall 2015 edition of the National Association of Student... More

Monday, January 25, 2016

Each year, Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) presents three faculty/staff awards at the Annual Honors Convocation. Students are encouraged to submit nominations for the Richard B Harvey,  Marilyn Veich, Key to the College, and Uptown... More

Friday, January 15, 2016
Gerald Rivers, Martin Luther King Celebration, Whittier College

Whittier College will commemorate the legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King with Gerald C. Rivers’ one-man show What Do You Dream Of, a show that highlights various speeches from Dr. King. The Martin Luther King Celebration will... More

Monday, January 11, 2016
Puerto Rico

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Whittier College Head Football Coach Mike Neale

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

Monday, November 2, 2015
Homeboy Industries 5K Race

The Fearless Poets Feet Fleet a group of 38 students, faculty, and staff represented Whittier College in the 2015 Homeboy Industries Every Angeleno Counts 5K run on October 24 taking them across the LA River and back toward downtown LA. The race... More

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Whittier Weekend 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 21, 2015
Waking the Green Tiger Film Poster

The programming is part of the College’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment During the week of November 16-20, 2015, Whittier College’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) program will host award-... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Joe Donnelly, Whittier Faculty, Journalism

From writing a profile on Sean Penn at the height of his dissidence over Iraq and the policies of former President George W. Bush, to writing a feature story about OR7, the first wild wolf spotted in California in more than 90 years, new Visiting... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Title V Grant

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

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