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Friday, January 22, 2016
Deans List, Whittier College students

Whittier College has named 248 undergraduate students to the Fall 2015 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 ... More

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Josefina Lopez

Playwright and founding and artistic director of Casa0101, Josefina Lopez will share her insights on leadership as one of today’s preeminent Chicana writers as part of the third event of the Whittier College's Lecture Series Master Class on... More

Monday, January 18, 2016
Jose Garzon, Whittier College alumnus, Political Science professor

Alumnus Jose Garzon ’77 is a scholar-practitioner of democratic governance and conflict resolution with three decades of foreign affairs experience. He is back at Whittier College to teach the JanTerm political science course Emerging Democracies... 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

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Carolyn Mukai '13

Carolyn Mukai  Student of Naturopathic Medicine Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, British Columbia, Canada Major: ChemistryMinor: Studio Art Which activities did you participate in at Whittier? I was a member of the women's lacrosse... 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

Monday, January 11, 2016
Whittier College First Year Courses, Triplet, Joyce Kaufman, Charles Eastman

by Lightmary Flores '16 Students at Whittier College have the opportunity to explore topics through multi-disciplinary lenses by enrolling in paired courses or in the case of a First-Year Programs’ class, triplet courses. In one of the triplet... More

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Jim "Mudcat" Grant, Honorary Doctorate

James “Mudcat” Grant, former top Major League Baseball pitcher and advocate for the history of African Americans in baseball will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Whittier College on Monday, February 8. The event will take... More

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Sandra Thorstenson, Whittier College alumna

Educational leader Sandra Thorstenson '77 will retire after from the Whittier Union High School District after serving as an educator and administrator for 39 years, including 14 years as District Superintendent. During her tenure as a leader at... More

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
CAAS December/January Newsletter