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Monday, October 1, 2012

The 2011 Poet Award recipients include distinguished scholars, business executives, entrepreneurs, artists, and community leaders. The Awards will be presented on Friday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Wardman House. Each year, Whittier College is... More

Saturday, September 29, 2012

The 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 Ho'okena, Owana Salazar, Nathan Aweau, The Brothers Cazimero and many more... More

Friday, September 28, 2012

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, September 29 for the 18th Annual Helping Hands Day. Students... More

Monday, September 24, 2012

Richard Solomon, former U.S. Ambassador and president of the United States Institute of Peace, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the... More

Monday, September 17, 2012

President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation designating the week of September 16-22, 2012, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions HSIs) Week. "Across our country, HSIs are giving students access to a quality education and vesting in them a... More

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Whittier College has been named a "College of Distinction" for the seventh year in a row for its commitment providing an excellent learning experience for undergraduate students and preparing them for success after graduation. Whittier is among 200... More

Monday, June 25, 2012

Whittier College has named more than 220 undergraduate students to the Spring 2012 Dean’s List. Undergraduate students 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... More

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Whittier College will partner with Whittier School District to launch New Science and Math Research and Teaching Program Whittier College has been selected to receive a four-year, $800,000 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to... More

Friday, April 27, 2012

This summer Whittier College will host a series of summer programs that promote Chinese language and culture for domestic students, and explores American education and culture for students from China. These programs include the Chinese Language and... More

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Nobel Prize Winner Mario J. Molina, Groundbreaking Theologist Rosemary Radford Ruether, and Distinguished Teacher Chauncey Veatch to Receive Honorary Degrees  Whittier College will celebrate its 109th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2012,... More

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