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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Devi Veysey, Whittier College, Filmmaker

​Devi Veysey ‘16, a double major in child development and theatre has always been surrounded by creative people. "My dad would carry a video camera and make home videos of us when we were growing up. Later on, my sister and my cousin got involved... More

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Whittier College Larino Media Panel

What is the state of Latino media? How are Latinos represented in media? These are a few of the topics that were discussed in the “Latinos in the Media” panel hosted by Whittier College on March 31. A group of six prominent and award-winning... More

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Jillian Infusino

Poets are leaders. This is the case of Jillian Infusino '16 who is the National Venturing Vice President for the Boy Scouts of America. Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women whose purpose is to help young people mature, ... More

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Tiny the Giraffe

Tiny the Giraffe brought cheer and joy to Poets of all ages during his memorable appearance at Spring Fest Carnival hosted by the ASWC Program Board, an effect that did not go unnoticed by the College's administration and student leaders. As a... More

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Ivannia Soto Hinman

Whittier College has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the California Community Foundation (CCF) to assist Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto Hinman with the launch of the Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Nominations packets are now available for LEAP's 2014-2015 Student Organization Awards, which recognizes excellence in Whittier College student leadership, programming, and co-curricular life. This year, nine awards in total will be presented... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, Commencement Speaker

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus. During the event,... More

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Tony Barnstone, Whittier College, Professor of English

Professor of English Tony Barnstone has been awarded a 2015 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his study The Religion of Science and the Religion of Art: William Carlos Williams and the Machine Age Modernists.... More

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Panel of entrepreneurs

The rise of entrepreneurs is built upon a person’s talents, strengths, and interests that can ultimately transform into an innovative and corporate philanthropy. Whittier College entrepreneurs RJ Tolson ’15, Joshua Cohen ’18, and alumnus Alex... More

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Associate Professor of Anthropology Ann M. Kakaliouras has received an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship entitled "Thinking the Humanities in the 21st Century" at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University for the 2015-2016... More

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