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Thursday, May 15, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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 9, 2014

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

Friday, May 9, 2014
“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

Monday, May 5, 2014
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 2, 2014
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

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Finals can be stressful for many students.  But that doesn't have to be the end of the story!  Check out these Tips for Managing Stress During Finals from the JED foundation, and better manage your stress during this semester's finals.

Friday, April 25, 2014
Whittier College social work students

Whittier College social work students traveled to Sacramento in early April  to participate in the 2014 Legislative Lobby Days, a two-day event that educates approximately 1000 students and professionals about important legislation affecting clients... More

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Los Angeles Times

Over the last few years Whittier College has taken strides to welcome more transfer students to the campus. These efforts were recently highlighted in a Los Angeles Times article that examines a national trend among private and public four-year... More

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