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Friday, May 16

By Sharon Herzberger, Ph.D., President of Whittier College Congratulations, Poets!  The novelist Tim O’Brien, himself an honorary Whittier College Poet, writes about the power of memory, which in his words serves to join “the past to the future.”... More

Friday, May 16

Dr. Maggie Koong Dr. Maggie Koong is the chief principal at Victoria Education Organization in Hong Kong, China. A tireless advocate for young children, especially those who are most vulnerable, Koong is president of Organisation Mondiale Pour L´... More

Friday, May 16
Fr. Greg Boyle

Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 members of the class of 2014 listened attentively as humanitarian Jesuit Priest Father Gregory J. Boyle entreated them to not only “promote” justice with... More

Thursday, May 15
Crystal, Sophia, and April Zamorano

Back when college was barely a whisper in the minds of her fellow middle-school classmates, Sophia Zamorano ’14 was hanging out with her older sisters in the Turner Hall dorms, tagging along to their university classes, and strolling the grounds of... More

Tuesday, May 13
Whittier College Fifth Dimension participants

Whittier College’s Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) has been awarded $411,680 grant from the BCM Foundation to support programs that strengthen the relationship between the surrounding communities and academic programs at the College.... More

Sunday, May 11
Rebecca Raya '14, Supervisor Gloria Molina, and Humberto Jasso '14

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina Provides Graduates Words of Wisdom Latina political leader Gloria Molina gave the keynote address at Whittier College's 13th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration held on Saturday, May 10 in the Ruth B.... More

Friday, May 09
“Australopithecus”

The 2014 Student Art Exhibition recently graced the walls of the Greenleaf Gallery adding ambience and beauty to the small artistic space. Student creations, displaying abstract expressionism, caught the eye of several Whittier College spectators... More

Friday, May 09

Latina political leader Gloria Molina will give the keynote address at Whittier College's 13th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration, May 10 at 4 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90608. Molina... More

Monday, May 05
Claire Peters '14

By Brianna Esparza ’14 Dozens of psychology students from across Southern California gathered to present at the 13th Annual Psi Chi Whittier Undergraduate Research Conference (WURC). The conference was organized by Professor of Developmental... More

Friday, May 02
Whittier College students

Assistant Professor of Sociology Julie Collins-Dogrul and six Whittier students were among the attendees at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA), (Un)Changing Institutions:  Work, Family, and Gender in the New... More

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