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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Professor Joe Price

Professor of Religion Joe Price was included in a recent Washington Post article about the connection between Serena Williams’ professional tennis career and her faith as a Jehovah’s Witness. Despite her faith discouraging members from competitive... More

Friday, July 10, 2015
Ryan Colberg, Pro Wrestler, Whittier College Alumnus

Alumnus Ryan Colberg '99, who goes by the name of Anthony Idol, has become what the San Diego Union-Tribune calls a “one part wrestling legend Hulk Hogan and one part 1980s punk singer Billy Idol.”  Colberg is a well-known professional wrestler at... More

Friday, July 10, 2015
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Gabriela Salgado ’17 dreams of becoming an ethnic studies college professor and she’s well on her way to achieving her career goal. The Whittier Scholars Program student and Hawthorne native, is maximizing her opportunities at Whittier College to... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto-Hinman

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto-Hinman has devoted her professional career to ensuring that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences and meet the same achievement standards as their English-speaking peers... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Southern California's ongoing drought is an issue that Professor of Biology Cheryl Swift is very familiar with. Two of her research projects—carried out in the Puente Hills and along the Tujunga River—focus on the effects of weather phenomena on... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Crystal, Sophia, and April Zamorano

Back when college was barely a whisper in the minds of her fellow middle-school classmates, Sophia Zamorano ’14 was hanging out with her older sisters in the Turner Hall dorms, tagging along to their university classes, and strolling the grounds... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Poet catcher Stephen Zavala ’15 was selected by the St. Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Zavala, the second Poet in as many years to join MLB, was the lone Division III West Region player chosen by a major league... More

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Masanori "Mashi" Murakami

Witty, engaging, and incredibly entertaining, Masanori "Mashi" Murakami shared with the Whittier community his anecdotes from his time as a pitcher for the San Francisco Giants in the mid-1960s. Murakami spoke at Villalobos Hall in front of a... More

Monday, July 6, 2015
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La Jolla, California native, Lilly Grossman,  has written a self-published novel, has been honored by the White House for her student film, worked as the features editor of her high school newspaper, and was homecoming queen. Disabled since birth... More

Monday, July 6, 2015

Please join us in congratulating our Student Organization Award recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year! All governing body award winners and New Student Organization of the Year will receive $100 in their student organization account towards... More