Whittier College has named 229 undergraduate students to the Spring 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in... More
Former Poet athlete Marcelo Leonardi ’98 has been named as the new head coach for the University of Michigan’s women’s water polo team.
“His experience as a player and coach at all levels of the sport will be extremely valuable for our program and... More
Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 members of the class of 2014 listened attentively as humanitarian Jesuit Priest Father Gregory J. Boyle entreated them to not only “promote” justice with... More
More than 100 Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service at the 2014 Honors Convocation.
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Criminal defense attorney Armilla Staley-Ngomo ’03 has been named a 2014 New Leaders Council (NLC) Fellow. The NLC Institute is a highly selective leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political... More
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Marie-Magdeleine Chirol has been named the new Hazel Cooper Jordan Chair in Arts and Humanities. This appointment recognizes Chirol’s outstanding accomplishments in teaching and scholarship, and it is... More
Monday, November 25, 2013
Whittier College welcomed more than 1,100 scholars from colleges and universities from throughout the region for the 2013 Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Change the World: Participate, Innovate, Illuminate, this... More
Monday, November 25, 2013
One of only five people worldwide selected to receive the honor for 2013, Jordan Chair in the Humanities Gustavo Geirola has been inducted into the “Order of Don Quijote,” the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society’s highest award. Past... More
Professors Marie-Magdeleine Chirol and Jake Carbine have recently been appointed as the Hazel Cooper Jordan Chair in Arts and Humanities and the C. Milo Connick Professor of Religious Studies Chair, respectively.These appointments recognize the... More
Monday, September 2, 2013
The Class of 2017 descended on the Poet campus Sunday, marking the start of their undergraduate stay at Whittier College.
Hauling luggage, boxes, mini-fridges, economy-size boxes of goldfish crackers, and other must-have... More