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Thursday, December 18, 2014

On Friday, December 12, 2014, Joel Gutierrez, left his position as the LEAP Assistant Director for Society Relations to join the Occidental College staff as the Assistant Director for the Intercultural Affairs Department. Though this decision was... More

Thursday, December 18, 2014

On Friday, January 16, 2015 from 10:00am - 3:00pm the Leadership Experience & Programs (LEAP) Office will be hosting the 4th Annual Southern California Student Organization Summit (SOS) which is an opportunity for student organization advisors... More

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The participants in the 11th biennial conference of the Radical Philosophy Association at Stony Brook University, New York, released a statement denouncing the recent disappearance and assassination of student activists in Mexico, including the... More

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Congratulations to John Paniagua recent 2014 History Department graduate on a job well done being awarded the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society 2014 Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize in the undergraduate division.  John's paper is... More

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Joel Perez

Dr. Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College, following a national search. He will officially join the College in March 2015. Pérez comes to Whittier College from Seattle Pacific University, where he... More

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Whittier College has been recognized with the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The distinction awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), is the... More

Thursday, December 4, 2014
President Herzberger at White House

Today, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger will join President Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions... More

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Students conducting research

Patrick Rubalcava '15 was one of several Southern California undergraduates recently featured in a Los Angeles Times article on the benefits of academic research projects and the expansion of such opportunities at large universities.  Rubalcava ... More

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The themes of this year’s New Student Experience were inspired by the freshman summer reading of Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Part One: Millennium Approaches—a play set in the 1980s during the AIDS epidemic. Thanks to a... More

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Floyd Cheung ’92, associate professor of English language and literature and of American studies at Smith College recently published a book of poems entitled Jazz at Manzanar. At Smith College, he teaches courses in American literature, American... More

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