News & Events

Friday, September 26, 2014
Whittier College Football Team

The young men of the Whittier College football program are dedicating blood, sweat and tears to creating the new standard for Poet football. With a focus being placed heavily on teamwork and an overall family spirit, this year’s team is hopeful for... More

Thursday, September 25, 2014
George Tenopir sits behind desk

George Kenneth Tenopir, a beloved member of the Poet family, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was 90 years old. Born in 1923 in Friend, Nebraska, Tenopir served with the Army in World War II before completing his studies at... More

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Alumna Dawn Finley (right), Jenn Witte (left) and custom "bookcycle"

Alumna Dawn Finley’s ’00 Feminist Library On Wheels (FLOW), a mobile library project, was recently featured in the Column One section of the Los Angeles Times. Traveling on a custom tricycle equipped with bookshelves, Finley and friend Jenn Witte... More

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, September 22, 2014 The Broadoaks Children's School celebrated the International Day of Peace on the Whittier College campus on September 22. Together with Whittier College students and with the goal of promoting peace, the children created... More

Monday, September 15, 2014
Professor Natale A. Zappia

Assistant Professor of History Natale A. Zappia's new book, Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of The Colorado Basin, 1540-1859, was released this summer. Zappia’s newest publication is an expansive study of the complex Indigenous world that... More

Thursday, September 11, 2014
US News and World Report

Once again, Whittier College has been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Monthly, among others, in the annual college rankings roundtable.   Of note, the U.S. News' 2015 Best Colleges... More

Monday, September 1, 2014
Johnny Poet at New student orientation

Over 480 first-year and transfer students were on campus on Sunday to begin their journey as Whittier College Poets. Incoming students and their families had the opportunity to meet and mingle with alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, and fellow... More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Fred Bergerson

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s ’34 resignation from office, portions of a rarely-heard interview with former aide Frank Gannon have been published by the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Richard Nixon... More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Aidan Proshuto '18

For incoming Poet Aidan Proshuto ’18, choosing the right college was crucial. After completing his heavy share of research, Proshuto came to find a “perfect fit” in Whittier College. His experience prompted him to create a website, ... More

Monday, August 25, 2014
The Princeton Review logo

Whittier College has once again been designated as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, "... More

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Appetizers/Games at 4:00 pm Dinner at 5:30 pm   Any... More
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The wildly popular, classic, holiday film, It’s a... More
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2014 Whittier College Holiday Dinner Noel! both nights... More
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2014 Whittier College Holiday Dinner Noel! both nights... More
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Now that we've researched some Graduate Schools, learn how... More
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Finally, we will learn the in's and out's of Fellowships... More
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Hear from past Poets about their career adventures and... More
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Lights, camera, ACTION! Take the spotlight, it's your time... More
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Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:00am
For any First-Year students who want to get acquainted with... More
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Ensure that you ace the interview! Students will be... More
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Ensure that you ace the interview! Students will be... More
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Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Gil... More
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Hear from past Poets about their journey into these fields... More