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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
2015 Honors Convocation

Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service on Friday, April 24. Professor of Mathematics Jeff Lutgen was honored with the Nerhood Teaching... More

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Terry Jacob, Whittier College, Class of 2015

Springfield, Pennsylvania native Terry Jacob ’15 was not enthused about the idea of shoveling off snow in the early mornings. An avid lacrosse player who grew up in the northeast, Jacob knew too well that even springtime can be cold and wet.... More

Friday, May 1, 2015
Whittier College Lavender Graduation

Whittier College held for the first time in its history a Lavender Graduate Celebration to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students and allies. In a cozy ceremony at the campus center courtyard, Rosemary... More

Friday, May 1, 2015
Henry Luce Foundation logo

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Whittier College $400,000 for its project “Examining Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability in China and Its Border Regions.” This implementation grant will create fresh entry points for... More

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
President Herzberger, Whittier College

Whittier College was invited to participate in two national conferences due its commitment to serving underrepresented populations as well as providing an environment conducive to overall student success for student athletes. First, the College... More

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Judith Wagner, VEO Conference, Whittier College

Whittier College Professor of Education and Child Development Judith Wagner was one of the featured speakers at the World Principal's Leadership Institute recently held in Hong Kong, China. Victoria Educational Organisation (VEO), a partner of... More

Monday, April 27, 2015
2015 URSCA, Whittier College, undergraduate research

Whittier College's undergraduate scholarship was on full display at the Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Day  on April 25. More than 90 Poet scholars in 14 majors presented their original research completed... More

Monday, April 27, 2015

Rebecca Robinson ’15 is passionate about education. Not only hers, but that of others. Robinson has taught in Hong Kong, worked alongside Whittier faculty at Broadoaks Children's School and is an ambassador for the Whittier College chapter of the... More

Monday, April 27, 2015
Class of 2015, Greg Carlson, Whittier College

Choosing to come to Whittier College was a leap of faith for Gregory Carlson ’15. “I didn’t even see what the campus looked like in person before I applied or when I decided on Whittier,” said Carlson. “Coming from Weston, Massachusetts, I knew... More

Monday, April 20, 2015
Jafet Diego, Class of 2015

​As a first-generation student and woman of color, Jafet Diego ’15 had to face several barriers to go to college. The Whittier native was first introduced to the idea of going to college through the Whittier College Center for Engagement with... More

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The Latino Graduates Celebration is a bilingual ceremony... More
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PLEASE JOIN IN CELEBRATING the Black Student Union’s... More
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The Baccalaureate Ceremony is an opportunity for... More
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