Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News

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

Thursday, April 30, 2015

On Friday, April 24th the Associated Students of Whittier College President, Victoria Esquer '15, and President Elect, Robert Duarte '16, presented the ASWC Awards for 2014-2015 at the Annual Honors Convocation. Richard B. Harvey Award Winner... More

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Poets! It's Election Day! Time to vote for your 2015-2016 Representatives. Click on http://tinyurl.com/VoteASWC2015 to vote for: President, Vice-President, Campus Relations Director, & Secretary  AS WELL AS Commuter Rep, Residence Hall... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Nominations packets are now available for LEAP's 2014-2015 Student Organization Awards, which recognizes excellence in Whittier College student leadership, programming, and co-curricular life. This year, nine awards in total will be presented... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, Commencement Speaker

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus. During the event,... More

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
NAICU logo

President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D.C. in early February to attend NAICU's (National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities) Annual Meeting. NAICU serves as the unified national voice of private nonprofit higher... More