Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News

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

Friday, October 7, 2016
Homecoming crowd at Whittier Weekend

Whittier College is welcoming hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and families to the annual Whittier Weekend and Homecoming festivities on October 21-23.  The weekend features a plethora of activities, ranging from social to athletic... 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, 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

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
QC staff

The American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) recently recognized the Quaker Campus (QC) Whittier College's student newspaper for excellence in journalism with a First Place Award in the division of colleges and universities with student ... More

Monday, February 22, 2016
Impact of student activities infographic

The Leadership Experience & Programs Office is excited to share the results of an assessment conducted by Campus Labs in Spring 2014 regarding the Impact of Student Activities at Whittier College. Participants: 101 students took the Campus... More

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

An assessment of LEAP's 2013 Helping Hands Day, carried out by former graduate assistant Asha Nettles under the direction of former Assistant Director Kerry Klima, was featured in the fall 2015 edition of the National Association of Student... More

Monday, January 25, 2016

Each year, Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) presents three faculty/staff awards, one Uptown Business award, and one student award at the Annual Honors Convocation. Students are encouraged to submit nominations for the Richard B... More