Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News

Monday, November 2, 2015
Homeboy Industries 5K Race

The Fearless Poets Feet Fleet a group of 38 students, faculty, and staff represented Whittier College in the 2015 Homeboy Industries Every Angeleno Counts 5K run on October 24 taking them across the LA River and back toward downtown LA. The race... More

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Whittier Weekend 2015

More than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, students, and friends of the College participated in the 2015 Whittier Weekend festivities between October 23 and 25. The three-day celebration opened with the Golden Anniversary brunch in honor... More

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Waking the Green Tiger Film Poster

The programming is part of the College’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment During the week of November 16-20, 2015, Whittier College’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) program will host award-... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Joe Donnelly, Whittier Faculty, Journalism

From writing a profile on Sean Penn at the height of his dissidence over Iraq and the policies of former President George W. Bush, to writing a feature story about OR7, the first wild wolf spotted in California in more than 90 years, new Visiting... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Title V Grant

The award will significantly increase the College’s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education’s Title V, Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a $2.6M grant to enhance STEM (Science,... More

Monday, September 28, 2015
Students at Helping Hands Day

More than 100 Whittier College students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday, September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day. Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast... More

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Peace Day

Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace. An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus, the celebration of peace was led by children from The ... More

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Residence Hall Improvements

As a new school year is underway, Whittier College students will notice several improvements to the residence halls and common living areas. These upgrades are part of a strategic seven-year plan of improvements under the direction of the... More

Sunday, September 6, 2015
Whittier College, Move In Day, Class of 2019

Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first-years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation. This cohort is one of Whittier’s most diverse and brightest. Classes for... More

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The LEAP Office is proud to announce the winners of the 2014-2015 Student Organization Awards, a new iteration of its previous student organization recognition programs highlighting nine of this year's most outstanding student organizations and... More