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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Robert Condo '15 poses with students in Japan

Life after Whittier took a global direction for recent graduate Robert Kondo ’15 who began working as an international ambassador for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program upon graduation. Kondo teaches English and strives to foster... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016 Republican National Convention logo

In a highly competitive presidential election year, three Whittier College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to experience democracy first-hand at this summer’s presidential national conventions. Two Richard Nixon National... More

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Fiske logo

Whittier College is among the best 321 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and U.K.  featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017,” the publication announced this month. Compiled by Edward Fiske, the former education editor for The... More

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Roy Dow, Women's Basketball Coach

Two newcomers to Whittier College as well as one familiar face will take on head coaching positions for the Purple and Gold starting in the 2016-17 season. Roy Dow will lead the women's basketball team, Assistant Athletic Director for... More

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Tom Tellez, Class of 1955, USATF Legend Coach Award

In recognition of his significant contribution to American track and field, alumnus Tom Tellez '55 received the USA Track and Field (USATF) Legend Coach Award on July 2 during a ceremony held at the U.S. Olympic Trials, in Eugene, Ore. A two-... More

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Student Lounge Renovation

Whittier College students will discover this fall a renovated space on campus that will become their home-away-from-home. A place where students can hang out with friends, enjoy their lunch in a dining area, or soak in the southern California... More

Friday, July 1, 2016
Jason "Jake" Carbine

A new resident of one of Whittier College's masters' houses plans to bring together students and faculty, beyond the classroom, with a vibrant, global vision. President Sharon Herzberger announced that Associate Professor Jason Carbine, the C.... More

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Miguel Santana, Los Angeles City Administrative Officer

Alumnus Miguel Santana ’91 has surpassed the expectations of his job as Los Angeles City Administrative Officer (CAO), and has inserted himself into the discussion of other key city issues. Stepping out of the CAO’s traditional role, Santana has... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor Rosemary Carbine, a scholar of feminist theology who focuses on religion and political engagement, has joined distinguished colleagues around the country in the Workgroup on Constructive Theology in a call for courage in public... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Ria O’Foghludha and John Neu

Two Whittier College professors — John Neu, associate professor of political science and business administration, and Ria O’Foghludha, associate professor of art history — are retiring after years of dedicated instruction and service to their... More