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Thursday, September 17, 2015
Poncho Sanchez and Danny Lozano

The 2015-2016 season of Whittier College's popular Inside Latin Jazz series kicked off on a high note with an insightful conversation featuring world-renowned musician Poncho Sanchez. Introducing his guest to a near full-house, Professor of Music... More

Friday, September 11, 2015
Argentina Study Abroad

by Lightmary Flores '17 As a first-generation college student, the idea of studying abroad seemed out of reach. But, thanks to the fellowships and study abroad resources available at Whittier, I applied and was awarded a Gilman Study Abroad... More

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Residence Hall Improvements

As a new school year is underway, Whittier College students will notice several improvements to the residence halls and common living areas. These upgrades are part of a strategic seven-year plan of improvements under the direction of the... More

Sunday, September 6, 2015
Whittier College, Light Ceremony, Convocation, Class of 2019

President's Convocation Address by Sharon Herzberger ​Harris Amphitheatre, Whittier College September 6, 2015 Albert Einstein once said, “Only two things are infinite:  the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former... More

Sunday, September 6, 2015
Whittier College, Move In Day, Class of 2019

Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first-years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation. This cohort is one of Whittier’s most diverse and brightest. Classes for... More

Friday, September 4, 2015
Nilanga Jayasinghe, Whittier College Alumna, WWF

​Nilanga Jayasinghe '01 doesn’t give up when the going gets tough.​ The Whittier College alumna is a program officer at World Wildlife Fund in Washington, D.C. where she focuses on the conservation of Asian species—particularly elephants, rhinos,... More

Thursday, September 3, 2015
New Faculty

Whittier College recently announced the hiring of 15 new faculty members with the start of the 2015-16 academic year.  With diverse backgrounds, the new faculty members’ areas of expertise include a wide range of fields of study such as... More

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The LEAP Office is proud to announce the winners of the 2014-2015 Student Organization Awards, a new iteration of its previous student organization recognition programs highlighting nine of this year's most outstanding student organizations and... More

Friday, August 28, 2015
Whittier College, Men's Water Polo, USA Today Ranking

Whittier College's Men's Water Polo team will open 2015 where they finished 2014 – on top of the National Division III Top 10 Poll. Whittier joins outstanding programs such as UCLA and Brown University who also top preseason polls. The Poets had... More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Please remember the following important study abroad deadlines! Spring 2016 Semester Program Application Deadline: Friday, 9/18/15 Jan Term 2016 Program Application Deadline: Friday, 9/18/15 May Term 2016 Program Application Deadline: Friday... More

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