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Friday, January 15, 2016
Gerald Rivers, Martin Luther King Celebration, Whittier College

Whittier College will commemorate the legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King with Gerald C. Rivers’ one-man show What Do You Dream Of, a show that highlights various speeches from Dr. King. The Martin Luther King Celebration will... More

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Carolyn Mukai '13

Carolyn Mukai  Student of Naturopathic Medicine Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, British Columbia, Canada Major: ChemistryMinor: Studio Art Which activities did you participate in at Whittier? I was a member of the women's lacrosse... More

Monday, January 11, 2016
Puerto Rico

The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates. In addition to the traditional semester-long experience, Whittier College offers student the opportunity to... More

Monday, January 11, 2016
Whittier College First Year Courses, Triplet, Joyce Kaufman, Charles Eastman

by Lightmary Flores '16 Students at Whittier College have the opportunity to explore topics through multi-disciplinary lenses by enrolling in paired courses or in the case of a First-Year Programs’ class, triplet courses. In one of the triplet... More

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Jim "Mudcat" Grant, Honorary Doctorate

James “Mudcat” Grant, former top Major League Baseball pitcher and advocate for the history of African Americans in baseball will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Whittier College on Monday, February 8. The event will take... More

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Sandra Thorstenson, Whittier College alumna

Educational leader Sandra Thorstenson '77 will retire after from the Whittier Union High School District after serving as an educator and administrator for 39 years, including 14 years as District Superintendent. During her tenure as a leader at... More

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
CAAS December/January Newsletter

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Madison Shipherd, Whittier College Soccer

            Whittier College's soccer forward Madison Shipherd '16 was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-West Region 1st Team. In addition, Shipherd was named to the Southern California... More

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Katy Collier '06 in her studio

Katy Collier '06 Artist and Educator Self-employed   Major: Art What first attracted you to Whittier? I didn't really know what I wanted from a school when I applied to college. I applied to a couple art schools, some larger universities,... More

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
After Whittier - Kyrah Reddey '11

​Kyrah (Leal) Reddey '11 Fine Art Department Manager Michaan's Auctions  Majors: Art History and History Minor: French  Which activities did you participate in at Whittier? I was President of Phi Alpha Theta and was active in Art Department... More