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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Susan Egan, 25th Anniversary, Shannon Center

Tony-nominated singer and actress Susan Egan performed along with Whittier College students and faculty members Stephen Cook and Danilo Lozano as part of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts 25th season celebrations on Saturday,... More

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Erik Stegman, Whittier College Alumnus

Whittier College alumnus Erik Stegman ’04 and advocate for Native Americans was recently named Executive Director of the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute. Stegman brings his extensive background in advocacy and... More

Monday, November 23, 2015
Self Discovery Workshop

Approximately 60 high school students from the Whittier Union High School District gathered at the Radisson Hotel in Uptown Whittier to participate in a Self-Discovery Workshop delivered by Whittier College’s Center for Engagement with Communities... More

Monday, November 23, 2015
Pioneer high school students present at SCCUR

Two groups of Pioneer High School students presented at the Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research on Saturday, November 21 at Harvey-Mudd College. The Pioneer students presented research they conducted as part of Whittier... More

Monday, November 23, 2015
China, Environment, Documentaries

Internationally recognized documentary film makers Gary Marcuse and Shi Lihong, and Beijing editor of ChinaDialogue Liu Jianqiang visited Whittier College and Whittier Law School to discuss environmental issues in China in several events with... More

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Chuck Hill, Social Psychology Research, Whittier College

Professor of social psychology Chuck Hill presented his cross-cultural research study on intimate relationships at the XIV European Congress of Psychology in Milan, Italy. This study, based on an online survey, measured cross-cultural attitudes... More

Friday, November 20, 2015
Whittier College, Vigil for Peace, Fall 2015

Whittier College students, faculty and staff convened on Wednesday evening at the North Lawn for the Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil to reflect on world events and the terrorist attacks that have recently affected Baghdad, Beirut, and Paris.... More

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Shelby Hunt, Women's Golf

Oregon native Shelby Hunt '18 earned the individual title at the Marymount Fall Invitational golf tournament this month and she led the Poets women's golf team to a second place finish overall. This marks the best finish in the program's history... More

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Whittier College, BET, Student Visit

Whittier College students stepped out of the classroom to learn first-hand about the entertainment industry during their site visit of the Los Angeles office of Black Entertainment Television (BET) Network. BET's Executive Vice President &... More

Friday, November 6, 2015
Susan Egan, 25th Anniversary, Shannon Center

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, a staple of southern California’s artistic and cultural scene, is celebrating its 25th season and as part of the yearlong celebrations, it will present Tony-nominated singer and actress Susan... More