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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Cassey Ho, Whittier College alumna

Alumna and fitness guru Cassey Ho '09 opened up about the struggles she faced on her journey to YouTube stardom. Ho hosts a fitness video blog or "vlog", Blogilates, on YouTube and tweets her fans about her latest blog posts and other fitness... More

Friday, June 10, 2016

Whittier College has named 284 undergraduate students to the Spring 2016 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if they earn a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing 12 gradable units (letter grades of A... More

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Justin Pudwill, Coach of the Year, Water Polo

Justin Pudwill, Whittier College head men's and women's water polo coach was recently named the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division III Coach of the Year for his achievements with the women's team. Coach Pudwill led the... More

Friday, June 3, 2016
Soil sifts through a hand

Alumni Daniel Lee ’15, Pedro Perez ‘13, William Jackson ‘11, Taylor Chin ‘11, and Michael Galbreath ’11 started cancer-related research as Whittier College students along with chemistry professors Devin Iimoto and Ralph Isovitsch.  And now,... More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The College’s Office of Communications staff plans, researches, writes, and distributes messages that highlight interesting and newsworthy College information, people, and events. Topics in academic news, student news, college-wide event promotion... More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Aimme Real, Fulbright Award, Whittier College Class of 2016

Recently minted graduate Aimme Real Arrayga '16, has been awarded a Fulbright Award and will study immigrant women's rights in Argentina. Real was among five students from the College who were semi-finalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student... More

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Administrator and U.S. Cabinet Member Maria Contreras-Sweet encouraged more than 400 members of the Whittier College class of 2016 to find their voice and "unique value proposition" that will propel them to success in their professional and... More

Friday, May 27, 2016
Wills, Class of 1998

Alumnus Delpaneaux Wills ‘98 loves three things in life: football, medicine, and acting.  But acting wasn't always part of the picture. Wills, who was raised in Sierra Leone and will appear in a forthcoming film “RYDE,” discovered his acting chops... More

Friday, May 27, 2016
Mario Almaraz

Mario Almaraz '17, an art major, was awarded a prestigious Getty Multicultural Internship at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) this summer. The CSPG, located in Culver City, archives more than 85,000 protest graphics from the... More

Thursday, May 26, 2016

When Adela Lopez was in eighth grade she was ready to drop out of school. But, because of singer will.i.am's College Track program at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights she is now headed to Whittier College this fall. Lopez is one... More

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