News Releases

For more information about these or any other Whittier College stories, call the Office of Public  Relations at (562) 907-4277.

2007

# 70
Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon Awarded Honorary Degrees from Whittier College 

# 69
Jennifer Leitham Trio Kicks Off “Jazz Cabaret” Concert Series

# 68
Woven Harmony Concert to Feature Mix of Visual Art and Music 

# 67 Third Annual Eat Local Challenge Kicks Off 

# 66
Live, International Video Teleconference to Explore US-China Business Relations 

# 65
Whittier College Receives Significant Public Art Loan

# 64 New Season of “JazzCabaret” Concerts Kicks Off 

# 63 Third Annual RealNewMusic Festival Celebrates Original Works 

# 62 The 14th Annual Aloha Series of Hawaiian Music Kicks Off

# 61
Annual Art Exhibit Showcases Student Works 

# 60 Grammy Nominated Duo to Perform in Aloha Series

# 59
Sixth Annual Latino Graduation Honors Students 

# 58 Los Angeles City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Deliver Commencement Address at Whittier College 

# 57 Student Production of Stop Kiss Comes to Campus

# 56
Author Gary Soto to Speak at Children's Literature Conference 

# 55 Dance Company’s Electric Blue to Entertain and Enlighten

# 54
Hawaiian Guitarists Ledward Ka’apana and Mike Ka’awa to Perform

# 53
70th Annual Whittier College Bach Festival Gets Underway 

# 52 Concert to Highlight Cultural Diversity and the Arts

# 51 Diversity in Education Conference Promotes Social Justice 

# 50 Historian Wins Prestigious National Research Grant



2005-2006

# 49 Professor Wins Poetry Award

# 48 Literature Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

# 47
Aloha series of Hawaiian Music Continues with Hapa 

# 46
Family Series to Feature Children's Plays and Lazer Show 

# 45
College Hosts Renaissance Music Festival  

# 44
Second Eat Local Challenge Comes to Campus

# 43 Second Annual Writers Festival Comes to Campus 

# 43
Aloha - Hawaiian Music Series Continues 

# 42 Navidad En Whittier

# 41 Second Annual Whittier College Writers Festival  

# 40
Grupo de Teatro SINERGIA Brings Spanish Language Comedy to the Stage 

# 39
Aloha - Hawaiian Music Series Continues 

# 38 Aunty Genoa Keawe to Perform in Aloha Series

# 37 Whittier Names New Athletics Director

# 36
Global Scenes Color “Moments and Meetings” Photography Exhibit
 
# 35 Musician & Activist Peter Yarrow to Lecture, Perform in Four-Day-Residency at Whittier 

# 34 Library Offers Manzanar, Book Arts Exhibit 

# 33
Seven Named “Outstanding Educator” by Whittier College

# 32
Dr. Jeanne Ortiz Appointed Dean of Students for Whittier College

# 31
Bon Appetit at Whittier College Takes on the "Eat Local Challenge" (09-22-05)

# 30
Whittier College Event to Benefit Victims of Hurricane Katrina (09-05-05)

# 29 Author to Discuss "Healing the Wounds of Racism and Fear” at the Ruth B. Shannon Center  (09-02-05)

# 28 Club Cabaret Returns for Second Season (07-22-05) 

# 27 Whittier College Community Mourns Loss of Theatre Professor Jack
        De Vries (06-15-05)

# 26  Prestigious Foreign Affairs Fellowship Awarded to Whittier College Student (06-15-05)

# 25 Entrepreneur and “Genius Grant" Recipient Ruben Martinez to Speak at Whittier
       College Commencement (04-21-05)


# 24 Feminist Icon Mary Daly “Recalls the Courage to Sin Big” (03-24-05)

# 23 New “Art of Fugue” Work Premieres (03-08-05)

# 22 5th Annual Bookfaire Delivers L.A. Authors (03-16-05)

# 21  World Premiere of “Boxes” Set for March 9 (03-04-05)

# 20  Rev. Al Sharpton to Keynote “Diverse Identities Week” (03-04-05)

# 19
 Herzberger Named President of Whittier College (02-11-05)

# 18  Feinberg Lecturer Greenspoon Investigates Ties Between “Religion and Popular
        Culture”
(02-08-05)

# 17   “Ali Smith: She Fell and Missed the Ground” Exhibit Opens at Local Gallery 

# 16   Whittier College Contest  “Dares to Dream”

# 15   Blazar Jets Push Closer to Cosmic Speed Limit (01-12-05)

# 14   Exploring the Art of "Turning Pages" (01-10-05)

# 13   Blacklight and Acrobatics Combine For Magical Show ( 01-04-05)

# 12   HAPA Returns TO Whittier For Sold-Out Shows (11-30-04)

# 11   It’s A S’ Wonderful Life at Whittier College (11-23-04)

# 10   Broadoaks Auction Will "Reach for the Stars" (11-05-04)

# 9     “Super Size” Guy Demystifies the Road to American Obesity (11-05-04)

# 8  
 “Cabaret” Set To Kick-off College Theater Season (11-05-04)

# 7   When Gustave Met George: Correspondence Between Flaubert and Sand
        Presented at Whittier College (10-06-04) 

# 6   Conservatism and the 2004 Election: What You Need to Know (10-06-04)

# 5   Whittier College Selected as WMD Awareness Training Site (10-05-04)

# 4   Whittier College’s Broadoaks School Receives Hearts at Work Award (08-09-04)

# 3   Openings Available at Broadoaks Children’s School at Whittier College (08-09-04)

# 2   Whittier College’s Broadoaks Hosts Volunteer Workday (08-06-04)

# 1   Whittier College to Host WMD Awareness Course (07-22-04)

2003-2004

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