Administrator and U.S. Cabinet Member Maria Contreras-Sweet encouraged more than 400 members of the Whittier College class of 2016 to find their voice and "unique value proposition" that will propel them to success in their professional and... More
Alumnus Delpaneaux Wills ‘98 loves three things in life: football, medicine, and acting. But acting wasn't always part of the picture. Wills, who was raised in Sierra Leone and will appear in a forthcoming film “RYDE,” discovered his acting chops... 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
When Adela Lopez was in eighth grade she was ready to drop out of school. But, because of singer will.i.am's College Track program at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights she is now headed to Whittier College this fall.
Lopez is one... 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
Summer is a peak time for vacation travel for Whittier College students and it's also a peak learning time for Poets. Study abroad opens Whittier students to world views, value systems, codes of behavior, religious systems and uses of symbolic... More
The Whittier College class of 2016 included leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers, and future medical practitioners who are now on their way to prestigious graduate programs and are ready to take the professional world. Here's a sample of... More
Alumna and U.S. Foreign Affairs Officer Erin Clancy ’07 traveled to Nigeria earlier this month as part of the U.S. delegation that took part of the second Regional Security Summit.
Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken led the U.S. delegation at the... More
Kieron Miller has been appointed to vice president for enrollment for Whittier College. Prior to his appointment, Miller served as director of admission at the College since 2003 and has worked at Whittier for nearly two decades. In his new role... More
Joe Donnelly, visiting assistant professor of journalism and new media at Whittier College, has been awarded a prestigious 2016 O. Henry Prize for his short story “Bonus Baby.” The O. Henry Prize recognizes 20 of the best short stories of the year... More