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Monday, September 27, 2010
Poets victorious, 42-39 after sixth overtime making it the longest game in whittier history.

In the longest game in Whittier football history, the Poets defeated rival Puget Sound, 42-39, in six overtimes on Saturday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington. The Poets and Loggers combined for 933 yards of offense and 81 points and needed over four... More

Monday, September 27, 2010
Whittier Dean of students Jeanne Ortiz on the issue of sharing information with other schools.

Dean of Students Jeanne Ortiz commented on the importance of colleges turning to each other to determine the best programs and practices that will work to boost enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented students. Whittier... More

Monday, September 27, 2010

The Shannon Center for the Performing Arts presents the 2010-11 Cabaret Series— Songs You Know by Heart. Folk and Rock duo Chad & Jeremy kick off the series by bringing back the great songs from the British Invasion of the early 60's. Other... More

Thursday, September 23, 2010
Whittier College Part of Building Blocks to 2020 Website.

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) and Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) unveiled a new website (www.buildingblocks2020.org) today designed to highlight and support efforts by nonprofit private colleges and... More

Thursday, September 23, 2010

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) and Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) unveiled a new website (www.buildingblocks2020.org) today designed to highlight and support efforts by nonprofit private colleges and... More

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Dean Charlotte Borst presents on upcoming book on scholarship and education.

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Charlotte Borst was invited to deliver two presentations related to scholarship in her upcoming book: Choosing the Student Body: Race, Gender and Science in American Medical School Admissions... More

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

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