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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Austin Major, Whittier College Alumnus, 2015 Poet Awards

Ten outstanding Poets recognized for their significant impact on the College and beyond Whittier College announces the recipients of the 2015 Poet Awards. The awardees include distinguished alumni who have been chosen for their outstanding... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Title V Grant

The award will significantly increase the College’s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education’s Title V, Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a $2.6M grant to enhance STEM (Science,... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Tardeada

For more than four decades, the signature event has presented Latin American music, dance, and cuisine to the local Whittier community Whittier College alumnus Victor Griego, Jr. ’78 will be inducted into the College's Latino alumni group ... More

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Father Gregory Boyle, Whittier College, New Student Convocation

by Meghan Pistolesi '19 Before arriving to campus, all first-year students, including myself, were assigned Tattoos on the Heart by Father Gregory Boyle L.H. D. ’14 as their First Year Reading. In his book, Boyle illustrates his personal journey... More

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Wes Parker and Fan

The Institute for Baseball Studies delighted local Dodger fans with its latest guest lectures - a two-part evening featuring author Andy McCue and former Dodger first baseman, Wes Parker.  McCue is the author of a compelling, detailed, and... More

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Whittier College, Center for Engagement with Communities, Partner Workshop

Whittier College's Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) welcomed more than 40 representatives from various partners in the Whittier community and beyond to its Community Partner Workshop. The half-day workshop was designed to engage the... More

Monday, September 28, 2015
Students at Helping Hands Day

More than 100 Whittier College students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday, September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day. Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast... More

Monday, September 28, 2015
David Paddy, Whittier College Professor, JG Ballard

Professor of English Language and Literature David Ian Paddy published The Empires of J. G. Ballard: An Imagined Geography, a book that provides a critical look at the post-war science fiction novels written by J. G. Ballard on the topics... More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Rosemary Carbine comments on Pope Francis' first visit to the U.S. and delves into the religious and political implications of his visit. Carbine specializes in modern and contemporary Christian theology (... More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Whittier College, Joe Price, Baseball

Whittier College's Professor of Religious Studies and Institute for Baseball Studies Co-Director Joe Price shares his thoughts on baseball Hall of Famer Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra and his famous Yogi-isms. It’s over. The extra innings afforded... More

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