News & Events

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Visiting professor Miroslava Chavez-Garcia gave a special lecture, States of Delinquency: Youth, Race, and Science at Whittier State School, 1890s to 1940s, on the history of the Whittier State School, also known as the Fred C. Nelles School on... More

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Construction begins on Martin Ortiz '48 elementary school.

Wichita Public Schools began construction on its $7.6 million Martin Ortiz Elementary School after a ceremonial groundbreaking today at the site of the new school. John Ortiz, a sibling of Martin Ortiz, spoke on behalf of the family. At the end of... More

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

More than 400 students, staff, and alumni will join more than 14,000 volunteers from all over Los Angeles County for the 2010 Heal the Bay Costa Clean-up event on Saturday, September 25 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Whittier College will clean up the... More

Friday, September 17, 2010

An exciting slate of writers and performing artists will be part of the 2010 Whittier College Writers Festival, including English poet Michael Hulse, novelists Ron Carlson, and Poet and Iraq War Veteran Brian Turner. Moreover, playwright Yehuda... More

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Whittier College president Sharon Herzberger gives advice on choosing the right fit.

Writing as a guest commentator for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger gives advice to parents about how to help their children pick the college with the "right fit." "On my numerous college trips I have... More

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The RealNewArts Foundation in association with The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts proudly presents RealNewMusic 2010 at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 67060 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90608, Saturday, September 18... More

Sunday, September 5, 2010
Hundreds of new poets light candles in honor of "the light of knowledge" at the 2010 convocation.

More than 500 first-year and transfer students were on campus today 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

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

he annual celebration of Hawaiian music returns with a new line-up of award-winning and internationally acclaimed musicians and performers. The featured artists will include Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom, Aaron Sala, The Makaha Sons, the Brothers Cazimero... More

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Whittier College and the Bilingual Foundation for the Arts present Un Domingo en la Alameda, a Spanish-language play inspired by the magnificent and famous mural by Diego Rivera, on Wednesday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center... More

Friday, August 27, 2010
Whittier college students study abroad.

More than 65 Whittier College students went abroad last academic year, venturing all over the world, representing Whittier College in Denmark, France, Spain, England, Scotland, Ireland, Russia, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Austria, Jordan, Ghana... More


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