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Sunday, October 23, 2016
Three Poets pose for a photo booth picture at Homecoming Festival 2016.

Nearly 1,000 Poets celebrated their Whittier College pride, shared memories, and made new ones at Whittier Weekend 2016. During the homecoming festivities this past Friday through Sunday, alumni, students, family, friends, faculty, and staff ... More

Friday, October 14, 2016
Poster from 'The Good Person of Sichuan'

How can people remain good in a corrupt and desperate world? That's the question posed by The Good Person of Sichuan, the upcoming Whittier College student play at The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, running from Oct. 20-23. ... More

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger addresses the audience at the grand opening of the newly renovated Science & Learning Center.

Whittier College welcomed hundreds of members of the Poet community to dedicate the newly renovated Science & Learning Center (SLC). President Sharon Herzberger was joined by a member of the Whittier City Council, senior staff, faculty,... More

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Ivianna Soto

Educators from across the state of California learned how to close achievement gaps, create equitable learning environments, and help students find their place in the global community, thanks to a conference at Whittier College. At the Second... More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Kay Sanders, Child Development, Oxford Press

Professor of Education and Child Development Kay Sanders recently co-authored the book The Culture of Child Care where she presents a theory that integrates cultural practices of children, families, and teachers with definitions of child care... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Education week logo

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has devoted her professional career to ensuring that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences and meet the same achievement standards as their English-speaking peers. Her... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

More than 100 Whittier College students were recognized for their dedication to academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Spring Honors Convocation held at the Graham Athletics Center last month. The event acknowledged graduate and... More

Friday, May 6, 2016
Joyce Kaufman, Nerhood Award 2016

Joyce Kaufman has sparked intellectual dialogue about political science in her Whittier College classrooms for more than 30 years. She's inspired students with her passion, cultivated dedicated scholars through her curriculum, and served as a role... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Whittier College's 2016 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Presentation Day highlighted the quality undergraduate research produced by Whittier students. The all-day conference included simultaneous poster... More

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Ivannia Soto

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has co-authored the article "Creating Classroom Buzz" published in the February issue of Language Magazine where she and co-authors Whittier College Adjunct Professor Kent Besocke and South El Monte... More