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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Mike Garabedian Whittier College Librarian

​Whittier College Librarian Mike Garabedian ’98 was pursuing a Ph.D in literature at Northwestern University with the intention of becoming a professor when the idea first hit him that librarianship might be “a pretty cool gig.” “I think you’d be... More

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Longtime Whittier College Trustee Ruth B. Shannon was recently honored as an influential activist during the “Women in Scouting” Gala Dinner, a benefit hosted by the Los Angeles Area Council and San Gabriel Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of... More

Monday, October 6, 2014
William Hougan

In 1970, President Richard M. Nixon '34 signed into law the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act (CDAPCA), a revolutionary statute that initiated America’s “War on Drugs.” More than 40 years later, political science and history double... More

Monday, October 6, 2014
Pitts Family Foundation

​A $50,000 grant from the Pitts Family Foundation, aimed to fund opportunities for semester or short-term study abroad, will now offer financial assistance to qualifying African American students from Whittier who would like to participate in an... More

Monday, October 6, 2014
Hayden Schmidt and Erica Fradinger

Diving into the fray only weeks after graduation, Hayden Schmidt ‘14 began a Ph.D. program in biology and biomedical science at Harvard University this summer. His first rotation involved working in the laboratory of Dr. Dennis Selkeo, co-director... More

Monday, October 6, 2014
Josh Guereque at Honda Center

​In the world of professional sports, life behind the camera can be just as adrenaline-charged as what’s happening on the field or in the rink. Just ask Josh Guereque ’10. Growing up in a home with a father and mother whose careers include football... More

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Baseball

Whittier College will be the home of the Institute for Baseball Studies, the first humanities-based research center of its kind associated with a college or university in the United States. The Institute is a partnership between Pasadena-based... More

Monday, September 29, 2014
Helping Hands Day

From helping organize a food pantry to painting walls at a homeless shelter to beautifying a local park, Whittier College Poets came out en masse to help their community on Saturday, September 27 for the College's 20th Annual Helping Hands Day. The... More

Friday, September 26, 2014

Check out  Peru-bound student athlete, Joseph Anderson - He's reached 20% of his fundraising goal in just 10 days!   Start your own study abroad crowd funding campaign today!: http://projecttravel.com/joseph12anderson

Friday, September 26, 2014
Whittier College Football Team

The young men of the Whittier College football program are dedicating blood, sweat and tears to creating the new standard for Poet football. With a focus being placed heavily on teamwork and an overall family spirit, this year’s team is hopeful for... More

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