Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News

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

Friday, May 6, 2016
Joyce Kaufman, Nerhood Award 2016

Joyce Kaufman has sparked intellectual dialogue about political science in her Whittier College classrooms for more than 30 years. She's inspired students with her passion, cultivated dedicated scholars through her curriculum, and served as a role... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Whittier College's 2016 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Presentation Day highlighted the quality undergraduate research produced by Whittier students. The all-day conference included simultaneous poster... More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
QC staff

The American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) recently recognized the Quaker Campus (QC) Whittier College's student newspaper for excellence in journalism with a First Place Award in the division of colleges and universities with student ... More

Monday, February 22, 2016
Impact of student activities infographic

The Leadership Experience & Programs Office is excited to share the results of an assessment conducted by Campus Labs in Spring 2014 regarding the Impact of Student Activities at Whittier College. Participants: 101 students took the Campus... More

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, one Uptown Business award, and one student award at the Annual Honors Convocation. Students are encouraged to submit nominations for the Richard B... 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

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