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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Aimme Real, Fulbright Award, Whittier College Class of 2016

Recenyly 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

Friday, May 27, 2016
Mario Almaraz

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

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Luz Castro, Congressional Internship

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

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Edwin Bennett, Biochemistry, Class of 2016

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

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Xochitl Ramirez, Class of 2016

​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. Major: Spanish and... More

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

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

Amanda Cabanilla, a senior majoring in sociology has a desire to radically transform the world and has been able to thrive as a researcher at Whittier. Next stop: University of Chicago. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Derek Blankenship, Class of 2016

Derek Blankenship, a senior majoring in English with an affinity to Chinese and computer science, has been able to thrive as a student newspaper leader at Whittier, with plenty of activities, travel and honors to show for it.  Major: English... More

Friday, April 29, 2016
OMEP

The OMEP-Whittier College student chapter has been selected for the 2016 Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, and will be recognized by the World Organization for Early Education (OMEP) this July in Seoul, Korea. This is the first... More

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