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Friday, May 27, 2016
Mario Almaraz

Mario Almaraz '17, an art major, was awarded a prestigious Getty Multicultural Internship at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) this summer. The CSPG, located in Culver City, archives more than 85,000 protest graphics from the... More

Friday, May 27, 2016
Wills, Class of 1998

Alumnus Delpaneaux Wills ‘98 loves three things in life: football, medicine, and acting.  But acting wasn't always part of the picture. Wills, who was raised in Sierra Leone and will appear in a forthcoming film “RYDE,” discovered his acting chops... More

Thursday, May 26, 2016

When Adela Lopez was in eighth grade she was ready to drop out of school. But, because of singer will.i.am's College Track program at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights she is now headed to Whittier College this fall. Lopez is one... More

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Alex Hackworth ’16 is a storyteller, part artist, part technician, and aspiring cinematographer who’s made the most of his Whittier experience both on and off campus. Using his extensive technical and people skills, Hackworth serves as the... More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Summer is a peak time for vacation travel for Whittier College students and it's also a peak learning time for Poets. Study abroad opens Whittier students to world views, value systems, codes of behavior, religious systems and uses of symbolic... More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Whittier College class of 2016 included leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers, and future medical practitioners who are now on their way to prestigious graduate programs and are ready to take the professional world. Here's a sample of... More

Monday, May 23, 2016
Erin Clancy, Class of 2007

Alumna and U.S. Foreign Affairs Officer Erin Clancy ’07 traveled to Nigeria earlier this month as part of the U.S. delegation that took part of the second Regional Security Summit. Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken led the U.S. delegation at the... More

Friday, May 20, 2016
Kieron Miller

​Kieron Miller has been appointed to vice president for enrollment for Whittier College. Prior to his appointment, Miller served as director of admission at the College since 2003 and has worked at Whittier for nearly two decades. In his new role... More

Thursday, May 19, 2016
O Henry Prize, Joe Donnelly

Joe Donnelly, visiting assistant professor of journalism and new media at Whittier College, has been awarded a prestigious 2016 O. Henry Prize for his short story “Bonus Baby.” The O. Henry Prize recognizes 20 of the best short stories of the year... More

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Luz Castro, Congressional Internship

Luz Castro ’17, a first-generation student majoring in Spanish and political science, is headed to Washington, D.C. this summer where she will participate in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's (CHCI) Internship Program.  CHCI aims to... More

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