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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

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

Amanda Cabanilla, a senior majoring in sociology has a desire to radically transform the world and has been able to thrive as a researcher at Whittier. Next stop: University of Chicago. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Derek Blankenship, Class of 2016

Derek Blankenship, a senior majoring in English with an affinity to Chinese and computer science, has been able to thrive as a student newspaper leader at Whittier, with plenty of activities, travel and honors to show for it.  Major: English... More

Friday, April 29, 2016

The OMEP-Whittier College student chapter has been selected for the 2016 Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, and will be recognized by the World Organization for Early Education (OMEP) this July in Seoul, South Korea. This is the... More

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Andrew Lara '16 was selected to be Whittier College 2016 President of the Day among a talented pool of student applicants. Lara, leads the Asian Student Association and is pursuing undergraduate studies in international business and Chinese.... More

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Fulbright logo

Whittier College has set a new record this year with five applicants for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award being recommended by the U.S. National Screening Committee for the next stage of the competition. These five Whittier... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Patrick Kellycooper

San Diego native Clifton Whittaker ’16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist. As a child he built large contraptions made of Lego bricks. Although he struggled with math and science in high school, because of his dedication and personal attention... More

Monday, October 19, 2015

When Rebecca Lybrand ’07 was tasked with making soil and climate science a relatable and interesting topic to audiences within and outside the scientific community, she decided to put her interdisciplinary skills to work. In short order, she... More

Monday, October 19, 2015
Jordan Carter

Hometown Sacramento, CA Major Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Stats Sustainability Club, Kinesiology Club, Residential Life Student Worker, CAAS Academic Coach, Enrich LA Garden Ranger Intern, DC Greens School Garden Army Intern, DC... More

Friday, September 11, 2015
Argentina Study Abroad

by Lightmary Flores '17 As a first-generation college student, the idea of studying abroad seemed out of reach. But, thanks to the fellowships and study abroad resources available at Whittier, I applied and was awarded a Gilman Study Abroad... More