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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

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto was inducted into the Whittier High School Hall of Fame for her contributions to the field of education, specifically for her contributions to the field of second language acquisition as well as giving... 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

Friday, April 22, 2016
CEC College and Community Expo

Whittier College's Center for Engagement with Communities recently hosted its 11th annual College and Community Expo where more than 100 students presented in a poster session their  community outreach projects.  Through these projects, students... More

Friday, April 22, 2016
Gil Gonzalez

Associate Professor of Acting and Directing Gil Gonzalez has officially stepped into the role of Chair of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region VIII. He assumes this role after completing a three-year term as Vice Chair of... More

Monday, April 18, 2016
Whittier campus

Whittier College has adopted a test-optional admission policy beginning with the class of 2021, an approach that will allow prospective students to apply to the College and choose whether his/her SAT/ACT scores should be considered in the process... More