When physics and astronomy major Destiny Murillo ’17 looks up at the stars at night, she sees more than most people would. This past summer, Murillo, a recipient of a Whittier College Fellowship for Underrepresented Students in STEM (Science,... More
Life after Whittier took a global direction for recent graduate Robert Kondo ’15 who began working as an international ambassador for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program upon graduation. Kondo teaches English and strives to foster... More
In a highly competitive presidential election year, three Whittier College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to experience democracy first-hand at this summer’s presidential national conventions. Two Richard Nixon National... More
Recently minted graduate Aimme Real Arrayga '16, has been awarded a Fulbright Award and will study immigrant women's rights in Argentina.
Real was among five students from the College who were semi-finalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student... More
Mario Almaraz '17, an art major, was awarded a prestigious Getty Multicultural Internship at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) this summer.
The CSPG, located in Culver City, archives more than 85,000 protest graphics from the... More
Alex Hackworth ’16 is a storyteller, part artist, part technician, and aspiring cinematographer who’s made the most of his Whittier experience both on and off campus.
Using his extensive technical and people skills, Hackworth serves as the... More
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
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
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.
Spanish and... More
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