Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News

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

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Jenny Guerra

The Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office welcomes Assistant Director Jenny Guerra, M.S., to its team.  Jenny is a member of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. where she served in numerous leadership positions as an undergraduate... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

The Leadership Experience & Programs (LEAP) Office, English Department, and Writing Program are pleased to announce the hire of Joe Donnelly who will join the faculty this fall in the inaugural role of Assistant Professor of Journalism and New... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Poet catcher Stephen Zavala ’15 was selected by the St. Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Zavala, the second Poet in as many years to join MLB, was the lone Division III West Region player chosen by a major league... More

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Whittier College softball team

For the first time in Whittier College's history, Poet Athletics earned three conference championships in one school year. The men's and women's water polo teams dominated the pool in the 2014-2015 season, bringing home two conference trophies.... More

Friday, May 15, 2015
Mayor Garcetti, Commencement 2015

The rain and soggy weather did not dampen the festive atmosphere of Whittier College’s 112th Commencement ceremony held indoors at the Graham Athletic Center for the first time in the history of the College. More than 400 members of the class of... More

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