News & Events

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

Friday, November 12, 2010
Whittier professor and son, professor Chabran and transfer admission counselor Gabriel Chabran are featured in an article All in the family in the latest issue of Diverse:Issues in higher education.

In the latest issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Whittier College father and son, Professor of Spanish Rafael Chabran and transfer admission counselor Gabriel Chabran '07 are featured in the article "All in the Family," concerning sons... More

Monday, November 8, 2010
Shannon Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary!

Whittier College and the Friends of the Shannon Center celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts with a formal dinner and special performances by alumni, students, and Grammy Award Nominee Amy Hanaiali'i.... More

Monday, November 8, 2010
Respected american environmentalist Bill Mckibben Speaks at Whittier College.

Author, educator, and leading environmentalist Bill McKibben spoke at Whittier College as part of the 2010 New Student Convocation. He also received an honorary degree from the College: a doctorate of humane letters. His lecture, Science and Society... More

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Bittersweet farewell to Shannon Center's Theatre Manager David Palmer

As the Shannon Center celebrates its 20th anniversary, the College and Shannon Center patrons will bid a sad farewell to theatre manager David Palmer. Over the last 19 years, Palmer has devoted himself to developing the Shannon Center into one of... More

Monday, November 1, 2010
Whittier Breaks Ground on multi-million dollar renovation of the Graham Athletic Center.

Whittier College has announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the Graham Athletics Center that will enlarge the current pool to regulation size and create a spectacular new entrance to the existing building. "The new renovation will have a... More

Friday, October 29, 2010

The late Victor and Ila Mae Brock, longtime Whittier residents, left the entirety of their estate to Whittier College to establish the Ila and Victor Brock Scholarship Fund to benefit deserving students at the College. After Ila's passing earlier... More


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