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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Latino Alumni Mentors Host etiquette dinner.

The Latina Alumnae Mentorship Program (LAMP) and the newly formed brother organization, Mentoring Excellence Through Alumni Support (METAS) recently hosted a networking and etiquette dinner for Whittier College students. The event, held at a local... More

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

More than 50 Whittier College students will don the traditional cap-and-gown and be formally recognized by President Sharon Herzberger during the 9th Annual Latino Graduate Celebration on Saturday, May 22, at 4 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for... More

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Nancy Churnin, journalist for the Dallas Morning News and parent of Sam Granberry '13, focused her latest blog installment, "My College Boy is Coming Home," about the ups and downs of her son's freshman year at Whittier College, what he learned and... More

Sunday, May 16, 2010
Author and lawyer Geoff Shepard will participate in a special forum "five watergate conspiracies"

Author and lawyer Geoff Shepard will participate in a special forum, "Five Watergate Conspiracies," at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library on Monday, May 24. The panel discussion, part of a series of Legacy Forums, will compare prominent... More

Friday, May 14, 2010
College President Sharon  Herzberger  stands with Whittier College professor Jake Carbine at the Citzens of Burma Award.

Whittier College recently hosted the "Citizen of Burma Award." The event honored five finalists who presently help the poor and disenfranchised. The winner was U Kyaw Thu, who along with several other initiatives, organized a society that provides... More

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Professor Danny Jauregui stands beside his latest masterpiece.

The Whittier College Greenleaf Gallery's most recent exhibit featured work by art professor and emerging artist Danny Jauregui. The collection, There Goes the Neighborhood, features his most recent work, which deals with the impact of the AIDS... More

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Award winning dramatist Nilo Cruz delivers a  lecture at Whittier College.

Award winning dramatist Nilo Cruz delivered a special lecture at Whittier College last night marking the inaugural event of the Center for Collaboration with the Arts. During his lecture, the playwright spoke about his experience as a writer and... More

Monday, May 3, 2010

As spoken by: Nilo Cruz. President Sharon Herzberger, Professor Jennifer Holmes, students of Whittier College and other guests who are here this evening: To receive an Honorable Doctorate from Whittier College, a school named after one of this... More

Thursday, April 29, 2010
President Sharon D. Herzberger stands with students in the Campus Inn flanked by the 50 new flags respresenting the schools commitment to the international community.

Fifty flags reflecting Whittier College's international community have been installed in the West Dinning Room of the Campus Inn. The 50 flags on display represent nations in six continents, such as Denmark, Jamaica, Ireland, South Africa, and... More

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Whittier College featured in Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges

Whittier College is one of the country's most environmentally-responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company selected Whittier for inclusion in a unique resource it has created for college... More