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Monday, July 1, 2013
Cisneros Foundation

Whittier College has received a $30,000 grant from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation to establish the Cisneros Mentor Program at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, CA. The goal of the program is to help the young people of this... More

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Jeff Ball '89

Alumnus Jeff Ball '89, chairman of the California Bankers Association (CBA), was recently featured in the association's magazine, California Banker. "The current environment presents many challenges for banks of all sizes and we can best address... More

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Hubert Perry '35

More than 150 people--including members of the Poet community--came together to celebrate alumnus Hubert Perry's 100th birthday this past Saturday. Congratulatory remarks on behalf of the College were offered by Elizabeth Power Robison, vice... More

Friday, June 14, 2013

A $112,372 grant from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will fund a research project, “Women and Post-conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future,” led by political science professor Joyce Kaufman, director of... More

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Alumna and Portland resident Kara Minnehan ’07 is the director and producer of an experimental narrative documentary film called Bike Lovethat premiered this weekend in Portland, OR. On December 1, 2011 Minnehan gave up her car for the purpose of... More

Friday, June 7, 2013

Former child actress Andrea Barber ’99 made a recent appearance on the daytime talk show hosted by Katie Couric. The episode, which focused on where child stars are now, featured a number of former child actors including Candace Cameron Bure, Barber... More

Saturday, June 1, 2013

It is a truism that research opportunities in science and math at the undergraduate level have the power to highly motivate students—and open doors to future career paths. Simply take a look at the experience of a few of our recent graduates.... More

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Seeking his third straight All-American honor in the 400 meter race at Saturday's NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin​, junior Poet Kevin Curbelo did one better, earning the NCAA Division III Mens 400... More

Monday, May 20, 2013

Whittier College has been awarded $50,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to establish an exciting new program designed to explore economic development and environmental sustainability in China and its border regions. The support from the Luce... More

Friday, May 17, 2013

The crowd at Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium erupted in cheers and beamed with admiration Friday morning when the College celebrated its 110th Commencement Ceremony. Whittier Scholars Program major and Music minor Emily Baeza of Montebello, CA,... More

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