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Friday, May 6, 2016
Joyce Kaufman, Nerhood Award 2016

Joyce Kaufman has sparked intellectual dialogue about political science in her Whittier College classrooms for more than 30 years. She's inspired students with her passion, cultivated dedicated scholars through her curriculum, and served as a role... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Derek Blankenship, Class of 2016

Derek Blankenship, a senior majoring in English with an affinity to Chinese and computer science, has been able to thrive as a student newspaper leader at Whittier, with plenty of activities, travel and honors to show for it.  Major: English... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Olivia Foppiano

Olivia Foppiano, a senior majoring in psychology and entrepreneur, always dreamed about attending college and made her dream a reality at Whittier. Next Stop: A career in operations and member success at SoFi, a finance company.  Major:... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Miguel Santana, Whittier College Alumnus

Santana is chief financial advisor to the Mayor and Council of Los Angeles Los Angeles City Administrative Officer (CAO) Miguel Santana ’91 will be the keynote speaker for Whittier College’s Latino Graduates Celebration on Saturday, May 7 in the... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Student Art Exhibit

After a lot of hard work and artistic inspiration, several Whittier students took top prizes at the end-of-the-year student art exhibition. Skyler Dayton's '16 topographical maps of Yosemite Valley and part of The Grand Canyon took first place... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Whittier College's 2016 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Presentation Day highlighted the quality undergraduate research produced by Whittier students. The all-day conference included simultaneous poster... More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
QC staff

The American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) recently recognized the Quaker Campus (QC) Whittier College's student newspaper for excellence in journalism with a First Place Award in the division of colleges and universities with student ... More

Monday, May 2, 2016
Lobby Days

Whittier College students in Visiting Professor Gretchen Heidemann’s “Social Welfare Policy” class traveled last month to Sacramento where they joined 1400 other social work students at the State Capitol to learn about legislature and advocate for... More

Monday, May 2, 2016
Western Psychological Association Research Award

Whittier students Jasmine Romero '16, Ingrid Morales '17, and Kimberly Hurtado '17 and coders Alyson Dechert '17 and Jessica Willis '17 - pictured with Professor of Psychology Lori Camparo- were recognized with the Psi Chi Award for Research ... More

Friday, April 29, 2016

The OMEP-Whittier College student chapter has been selected for the 2016 Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, and will be recognized by the World Organization for Early Education (OMEP) this July in Seoul, Korea. This is the first... More