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Friday, July 12, 2013
Doug Locker '79

Doug Locker '79 has been promoted to president and general manager of the Vancouver Stealth. This move comes on the heels of the franchises' move to British Columbia from Washington state. Locker has served the club for ten seasons and recently... More

Friday, July 12, 2013
KPCC

Political science professor Eric Lindgren was recently interviewed for the Los Angeles NPR affiliate, KPCC, about a push in the City of Whittier to use the California Voting Rights Act to change how voters elect local officials. Lindgren, who  has... More

Monday, July 1, 2013
Cisneros Foundation

Whittier College has received a $30,000 grant from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation to establish the Cisneros Mentor Program at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, CA. The goal of the program is to help the young people of this... More

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Jeff Ball '89

Alumnus Jeff Ball '89, chairman of the California Bankers Association (CBA), was recently featured in the association's magazine, California Banker. "The current environment presents many challenges for banks of all sizes and we can best address... More

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Hubert Perry '35

More than 150 people--including members of the Poet community--came together to celebrate alumnus Hubert Perry's 100th birthday this past Saturday. Congratulatory remarks on behalf of the College were offered by Elizabeth Power Robison, vice... More

Friday, June 14, 2013

A $112,372 grant from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will fund a research project, “Women and Post-conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future,” led by political science professor Joyce Kaufman, director of... More

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

As Whittier College endeavors to strengthen its curricula in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines, securing resources for student fellowships has become a key priority. Two donors have recently partnered with the... More

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Alumna and Portland resident Kara Minnehan ’07 is the director and producer of an experimental narrative documentary film called Bike Lovethat premiered this weekend in Portland, OR. On December 1, 2011 Minnehan gave up her car for the purpose of... More

Friday, June 7, 2013

Former child actress Andrea Barber ’99 made a recent appearance on the daytime talk show hosted by Katie Couric. The episode, which focused on where child stars are now, featured a number of former child actors including Candace Cameron Bure, Barber... More

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Standing shoulder to shoulder from 3:30 a.m. until noon in freezing temperatures, Richard M. Nixon Fellows Daniel Jacob Kulick ’13 and Carlee Shults ’14 patiently awaited a moment that would mark American history.​ That moment: the 2013... More

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