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Monday, February 23, 2015
Kelsey Kwong, Whittier College senior

Writing has always been a creative outlet for Kelsey Kwong ’15 who majors in chemistry and minors in French and music. She is grateful for her professors at Whittier College who have guided and inspired her to find her voice as a writer. Kwong’s... More

Thursday, February 19, 2015
OMEP, Broadoaks, Whittier College

Members of OMEP-Whittier College recently presented a check to the local charity Shelter’s Right Hand (SRH) in the amount of $1,261. These proceeds will go a long way for SRH, an auxiliary to the Women's and Children's Crisis Shelter. The funds... More

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Mosab Hassan Yousef, Feinberg Lecture

​Mosab Hassan Yousef, an author whose life was the subject of the documentary The Green Prince, and the autobiography Son of Hamas will be the 2015 Feinberg Lecture speaker on March 5 at 7 p.m. at the A. J. Villalobos Hall at Whittier College,... More

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
John Maki

Justice reform advocate John Maki ’98 was recently appointed executive director of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority by Governor Bruce Rauner. Since 2010, Maki has served as the executive director for the John Howard... More

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, Whittier College

Alumnus Jascha Kaykas-Wolff '98 was recently interviewed regarding his expertise as the Chief Marketing Officer for BitTorrent,  BitTorrent recently announced that it would be offering on-demand, original content similar to media produced and... More

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
NAICU logo

President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D.C. in early February to attend NAICU's (National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities) Annual Meeting. NAICU serves as the unified national voice of private nonprofit higher... More

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Christopher Mendoza

​Hillview Middle School Science teacher, Christopher Mendoza ’03, was named the 2013-2014 East Whittier City School District Teacher of the Year. Christopher joined the dedicated Hillview staff in 2010 after teaching at East Whittier Middle School... More

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Whittier College's JanTerm classes give students the opportunity to get ahead, catch up, or enroll in a faculty-led study abroad course. This past January, students explored topics such as social media and theatre, nanotechnology and society,... More

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Louie Perez and David Hidalgo

An exciting slate of writers and performing artists will be part of the 2015 Whittier College Writers Festival. The festival runs from April 14 through April 16. The Writers Festival is sponsored in part by the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the... More

Monday, February 2, 2015
Super Bowl 2015

Professor of Religion Joe Price was included in an article posted by The Week about the cultural phenomenon that the Super Bowl has become since it was first played in 1967. The Super Bowl has created "a convergence of sports, politics, and myth... More

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