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Thursday, June 4, 2015
President Herzberger, Project Manager John Best, VP Steve Delgado visit SLC site

President Sharon Herzberger and Whittier College officials donned hard hats and toured the Science and Learning Center construction site for the first time since the project began. Project Manager John Best gave President Herzberger and the group... More

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Patrick Kellycooper, Nixon Fellow

Patrick Kellycooper '16, one of two outstanding students selected for the 2015 Nixon Fellowship Program, will be studying the namesake of his fellowship. "I am researching President Nixon's approaches to diplomacy in mainland Southeast Asia, as... More

Monday, June 1, 2015

Steve Matthiasson '91, one of Napa's top viticultural consultants and 2014 Winemaker of the Year according to the San Francisco Chronicle, is no stranger to uphill battles. Steve and his wife Jill Klein Matthiasson love to explore classical... More

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Assistant Basketball Coach Mark Jensen '00 has had an idea brewing for the last three years and this summer it is finally coming to fruition. He will be leading a team of 10 college basketball players from six different schools and taking them to... More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Amy Biehl Foundation

Whittier College's Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) recently hosted Whittier and Long Beach high school students for the Amy Biehl Foundation (ABF) Conference. At the conference, the students presented their research on human rights... More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Even though Mario Almaraz '17 is an art major, he wasn't too familiar with the world history of art or knew how large art institutions functioned. It wasn't until his classes with Professors Danny Jauregui and Anna Katz where he learned how to... More

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Vicky Mercado

From the day she set foot on campus as a freshman, Vichi Mercado '14 knew exactly what she wanted to study. And on that same day, she followed her instinct and declared her major in biology. Four years later, the avid scientist and biomimetic... More

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The graduates of the class of 2015, faculty, and families had the opportunity to get together on May 14 at the Graham Athletic Center to express gratitude for their Whittier College experience at the Baccalaureate Ceremony. Graduates heard from... More

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Fifth Dimension, Whittier College, After School Programs

Whittier College Professor of Education and Child Development Don Bremme recently retired after 24 years of teaching generations of committed educators. A role model for Whittier students and alumni who pursued careers in education, teaching,... More

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
SLC Groundbreaking 2015

On May 14, a groundbreaking ceremony took place on the College’s upper quad lawn to mark the start of construction of the renovation of the College's new Science and Learning Center (SLC.)  Slated to reopen in the fall of 2016, the new SLC will... More