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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Derek Blankenship, Class of 2016

Derek Blankenship, a senior majoring in English with an affinity to Chinese and computer science, has been able to thrive as a student newspaper leader at Whittier, with plenty of activities, travel and honors to show for it.  Major: English... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Olivia Foppiano

Olivia Foppiano, a senior majoring in psychology and entrepreneur, always dreamed about attending college and made her dream a reality at Whittier. Next Stop: A career in operations and member success at SoFi, a finance company.  Major:... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Miguel Santana, Whittier College Alumnus

Santana is chief financial advisor to the Mayor and Council of Los Angeles Los Angeles City Administrative Officer (CAO) Miguel Santana ’91 will be the keynote speaker for Whittier College’s Latino Graduates Celebration on Saturday, May 7 in the... More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
QC staff

The American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) recently recognized the Quaker Campus (QC) Whittier College's student newspaper for excellence in journalism with a First Place Award in the division of colleges and universities with student ... More

Monday, May 2, 2016
Lobby Days

Whittier College students in Visiting Professor Gretchen Heidemann’s “Social Welfare Policy” class traveled last month to Sacramento where they joined 1400 other social work students at the State Capitol to learn about legislature and advocate for... More

Monday, May 2, 2016
Western Psychological Association Research Award

Whittier students Jasmine Romero '16, Ingrid Morales '17, and Kimberly Hurtado '17 and coders Alyson Dechert '17 and Jessica Willis '17 - pictured with Professor of Psychology Lori Camparo- were recognized with the Psi Chi Award for Research ... More

Friday, April 29, 2016

The OMEP-Whittier College student chapter has been selected for the 2016 Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, and will be recognized by the World Organization for Early Education (OMEP) this July in Seoul, South Korea. This is the... More

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Nancy Adler

Nancy Adler, a leading authority on global leadership and cross-cultural management, recently visited Whittier College to discuss how to create leadership that is highly creative and artistic. In front of a packed Club 88, Adler presented her... More

Sunday, April 24, 2016
SCIAC Champions, Women's Water Polo

Whittier College's Women's Water Polo team earned the 2016 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) title on April 24 defeating University of La Verne 17-12.  The Poets, the reigning 2015 SCIAC Champions, will enter into... More

Friday, April 22, 2016
Reality Party, Teen Drinking

Reality Parties educate parents about trends in youth alcohol and drug use As part of Child Abuse Prevention month, Whittier College in collaboration with SPA 7 Child Abuse Council will host Reality Parties for more than 100 parents from the... More