Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Dr. Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College, following a national search. He will officially join the College in March 2015.
Pérez comes to Whittier College from Seattle Pacific University, where he... More
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Whittier College Professor of Spanish Gustavo Geirola has been selected to receive a $106,808 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the Summer Seminar: Latin American Theater Today Buenos Aires 2015. The grant will... More
More than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, and friends, participated in this year's Whittier Weekend festivities between October 17 and 19.
The three-day celebration opened with an intimate Golden Anniversary brunch in honor of the... More
Professor of Modern Languages Gustavo Geirola presented at the 29th annual International Festival on Hispanic Theater in Miami. His lecture on Argentinean playwright Pablo Gigena’s Anónimo Metateatral (2011) was singled out by the Miami Herald... More
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.
Click here to see a full list of student honorees and here to... More
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