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Friday, April 1, 2016
Surfing Course at Whittier

The Whittier College Dean of Academic Affairs and Registrar's Office have announced an exciting new elective course to be launched in fall 2016. KNS 401: Surfing Fundamentals will offer Whittier students the opportunity to experience a Southern... More

Friday, April 1, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Whittier College’s DigLibArts recently hosted the first ever Greenleaf Slam for Undergraduate Research. This event invited students to present multimedia projects regardless of academic discipline, class level, or research focus of the participant... More

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Prolific journalist and author Robin Wright enlightened the Whittier College community as she discussed her experiences as a journalist in the Middle East during this year’s Feinberg’s Lecture titled “Rock the Casbah – The Future of the Middle... More

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Orlando Rodriguez, Whittier College Graduate Student

The Carlston Family Foundation recently recognized Whittier College graduate student Orlando Rodriguez with the 2015 Outstanding Teachers of America Award. This award acknowledges his significant contributions to the academic success of students... More

Monday, March 21, 2016
Maria Contreras-Sweet

Obama Cabinet Member for Entrepreneurship leads the U.S. Small Business Administration  The lead of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and President Barack Obama’s cabinet member for entrepreneurship Maria Contreras-Sweet will address... More

Sunday, March 20, 2016
The Atlantic

Co-founder and chairman emeritus of DHL International Po Chung understands the benefits of a liberal arts education. Hong Kong’s dramatic shift in just a few decades from a manufacturing to a service-based economy has sparked and is driving the... More

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Ray Dezember

Whittier College Trustee Emeritus Rayburn "Ray" Dezember ’53 died March 14 after a long illness.  "Those of you who had the pleasure of knowing Ray understand that the world has lost a most magnanimous, upbeat, smart, and talented man.  Ray and... More

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Andrew Lara '16 was selected to be Whittier College 2016 President of the Day among a talented pool of student applicants. Lara, leads the Asian Student Association and is pursuing undergraduate studies in international business and Chinese.... More

Friday, March 11, 2016
Cristian Perez, The Merchant of Venice

Whittier College Theatre and Communication Arts students recently closed a successful run of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and are being recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for their efforts... More