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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Whittier College, ICLRT Conference, Educators, English Language Learners

The inaugural conference hosted by Whittier College's Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (ICLRT) gathered 145 educators from California school districts as far north as Modesto and Santa Paula, as well as local... More

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Jenny Guerra

The Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office welcomes Assistant Director Jenny Guerra, M.S., to its team.  Jenny is a member of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. where she served in numerous leadership positions as an undergraduate... More

Monday, August 17, 2015

A network outage is impacting communication systems at Whittier College. Inbound and outbound phone service is unavailable as are the College's email system and student portals. The College is working to restore these services as quickly as... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Geoff Shepard, Whittier College alumnus, Watergarte, President Richard Nixon

More than four decades have passed since Watergate, one of the greatest presidential scandals in American politics, which continues to cause great debate and discussion. Richard M. Nixon ’34 resigned from his post as President of the United States... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Christina Bauer, Whittier College Faculty, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and nanotechnology researcher Christina Bauer is the first one in her family to graduate from college. Growing up with a father who was a skilled mechanic and carpenter, she was very interested in being able to... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Whittier College, OMEP, UN

Five Whittier College students traveled to Washington D.C. this summer to present at the 67th World Organization for Early Childhood Education and Care (OMEP) World Assembly and Conference. The students joined more than 500 delegates from... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Whittier College, ICLRT

Access and academic language used to teach English Language Learners are topics  of great interest to educators, particularly those in California. Teachers want to ensure that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Joe Price, Whittier College, Institute for Baseball Studies

Michael Clair from Major League Baseball's Cut4 blog recently visited the Institute for Baseball Studies and sat down with Professor of Religious Studies Joe Price to talk about the history and mission of the Institute, past Institute events, and... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Whittier College Alumna, Ampas, Oscars

Film marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71 has been re-elected as the President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Ampas) for a third term. For the past two years, she has worked to help diversify the Academy, the world's... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Khanh Tran, Whittier College Alumnus, Pacific Life President

On August 4, alumnus Khanh Tran '77, President of Pacific Life Insurance Company, joined representatives from Pacific Asset Management, Pacific Life, and Advisor Shares on the podium at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to ring the opening... More

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