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Monday, Mar 10

More than 25,000 runners participated in the 2014 Los Angeles Marathon last Sunday.  Among those who ran the 26.2 mile course - starting at Dodger Stadium and ending at the Santa Monica Pier - were Whittier College alumna Kristine Mariscal '10 and... More

Friday, Mar 07
Professor Paul Kjellberg

Professor of Philosophy Paul Kjellberg has been appointment the new Hartley House Faculty Master. He and his son Ford will take up residency there in Fall 2014. Kjellberg will succeed Professor sal johnston who brought and continues to bring to... More

Friday, Mar 07
New York Times

Professor of Religious Studies Joseph Price shared his expertise on the intersection between sports and religion in a recent New York Times feature story.  The article focused the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder's practice of having  prayer before games... More

Thursday, Mar 06
ElliptiGO

Whittier College athletes will soon be seen around the streets of Whittier utilizing a new and dynamic training tool– the ElliptiGO, a high-intensity, low-impact running device that can be used for rehabilitation and supplemental training. Alumnus... More

Wednesday, Mar 05

Hairspray the Musical will be coming to the Whittier College stage March 5-8 at 8 p.m. and March 9 at 2 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre of the Ruth B. Shannon Center of the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90608. General Admission $15;... More

Sunday, Mar 02
Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71

With the 2014 Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, a spotlight has shone on the organization’s new president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. The veteran Hollywood marketing executive has recently been profiled in the Los Angeles Times,  Associated Press, ... More

Friday, Feb 28
Alma Martinez '84

Actress and theatre professor Alma Martinez ’84 was inducted into the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) last fall. She joined 21 other Latino celebrities—including Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Lopez, and Danny Trejo—invited to join... More

Tuesday, Feb 25
LA KISS

Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium will be the official training facility for Arena Football League (AFL) expansion team the Los Angeles KISS. The team held its first practice on Saturday with 35 players competing for the 25 spots on the team’s... More

Tuesday, Feb 25
Armilla Staley-Ngomo '03

Criminal defense attorney Armilla Staley-Ngomo ’03 has been named a 2014 New Leaders Council (NLC) Fellow. The NLC Institute is a highly selective leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political... More

Tuesday, Feb 18
Whittier College seal

Whittier College has named 232 undergraduate students to the Fall 2013 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in the... More

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