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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Miguel Santana, Los Angeles City Administrative Officer

Alumnus Miguel Santana ’91 has surpassed the expectations of his job as Los Angeles City Administrative Officer (CAO), and has inserted himself into the discussion of other key city issues. Stepping out of the CAO’s traditional role, Santana has... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor Rosemary Carbine, a scholar of feminist theology who focuses on religion and political engagement, has joined distinguished colleagues around the country in the Workgroup on Constructive Theology in a call for courage in public... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Ria O’Foghludha and John Neu

Two Whittier College professors — John Neu, associate professor of political science and business administration, and Ria O’Foghludha, associate professor of art history — are retiring after years of dedicated instruction and service to their... More

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Cassey Ho, Whittier College alumna

Alumna and fitness guru Cassey Ho '09 opened up about the struggles she faced on her journey to YouTube stardom. Ho hosts a fitness video blog or "vlog", Blogilates, on YouTube and tweets her fans about her latest blog posts and other fitness... More

Friday, June 10, 2016

Whittier College has named 284 undergraduate students to the Spring 2016 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if they earn a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing 12 gradable units (letter grades of A... More

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Justin Pudwill, Coach of the Year, Water Polo

Justin Pudwill, Whittier College head men's and women's water polo coach was recently named the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division III Coach of the Year for his achievements with the women's team. Coach Pudwill led the... More

Friday, June 3, 2016
Soil sifts through a hand

Alumni Daniel Lee ’15, Pedro Perez ‘13, William Jackson ‘11, Taylor Chin ‘11, and Michael Galbreath ’11 started cancer-related research as Whittier College students along with chemistry professors Devin Iimoto and Ralph Isovitsch.  And now,... More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Aimme Real, Fulbright Award, Whittier College Class of 2016

Recently minted graduate Aimme Real Arrayga '16, has been awarded a Fulbright Award and will study immigrant women's rights in Argentina. Real was among five students from the College who were semi-finalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student... More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The College’s Office of Communications staff plans, researches, writes, and distributes messages that highlight interesting and newsworthy College information, people, and events. Topics in academic news, student news, college-wide event promotion... More

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Administrator and U.S. Cabinet Member Maria Contreras-Sweet encouraged more than 400 members of the Whittier College class of 2016 to find their voice and "unique value proposition" that will propel them to success in their professional and... More