News & Events

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

From helping organize a food pantry to painting walls at a homeless shelter to beautifying a local park, Whittier College Poets will come out in mass to help their community on Saturday, February 26 for the 17th Annual Helping Hands Day. The event... More

Friday, February 18, 2011

HITTIER, CA (February 18, 2011) — Whittier College's theatre department presents Jonathan Larson's Rent the musical on  March 4-5 and 11-12 at 8 p.m. and March 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing  Arts, 6760 Painter... More

Friday, February 18, 2011

Award-winning journalist Bill Moyers and his spouse, respected television producer Judith Davidson Moyers will give a joint keynote address at Whittier College's 108th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13, 9 a.m. in Memorial Stadium on the... More

Monday, January 31, 2011

Whittier College has named over 170 undergraduate students to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List. Undergraduate student 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

Friday, January 21, 2011

U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel C. Kurtzer will be the 2011 Feinberg Lecture speaker on Saturday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts, Whittier, CA 90608. The event is free and open to the public,... More

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Danny Lozano interviews "Mr.Bongo" the legendary Jack Costanzo

The Inside Latin Jazz series continued into its third year with legendary American percussionist Jack Costanzo. Also known as "Mr. Bongo," Costanzo is credited with introducing the bongos to American Jazz music in the1950s.Moderated by award-winning... More

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Over the last four years Whittier College has participated in the Wabash Study of Liberal Arts Education. A recently released report indicates that Whittier Students—measured from their first year to the end of their senior year—showed greater... More

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

In a Thanksgiving commentary, the Whittier Daily News included Whittier College in its list of items to be grateful for: "The liberal arts curriculum at Whittier College, recognizing that the humanities are the foundation of a well-rounded education...

Friday, November 19, 2010
Whittier students donate meals to feed the homeless

Dozens of homeless people in the City of Whittier received a tasty Thanksgiving meal due to the generosity and service given by Whittier College students. In a project co-organized by senior Doris Youmara and members of the College's Business... More

Sunday, November 14, 2010
Poets Women's cross country team heads to Iowa for NCAA championships

The NCAA Division III has announced the list of qualifiers for the 2010 Division III Cross Country Championships, among which is the Whittier College women's team. The Lady Poets are one of 16 teams to receive an at-large invitation to the... More

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