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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Sara Angevine, Whittier College faculty, Democratic Debate

by Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Sara Angevine The Democratic Presidential Primary debate is tonight and the five candidates all reflect different components of the diverse Democratic Party- that is, all the white components... More

Monday, October 12, 2015
Green leaf Gallery, Trihn Nguyen

What a more fitting environment to hold a lecture, event, presentation or gathering than in an art gallery? The College’s Greenleaf Gallery, located in Mendenhall, offers the Whittier College community a space to enjoy the artwork from local and... More

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Lizardo Herrera, Whittier College faculty

Assistant Professor of Spanish Lizardo Herrera was featured in Ecuador’s national newspaper Plan V, for his expertise on globalization and violence in contemporary narrative, film, and cultural production in Latin America. In his article titled “... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier Weekend 2015

Dozens of events planned for a weekend intended to “Catch that Poet Spirit” Whittier College is set to welcome hundreds of Poet alumni, faculty, staff, families, and students to campus to celebrate Whittier Weekend on October 23-25. The Whittier... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Ten outstanding Poets to be recognized for their significant impact on the College and beyond Whittier College announces the recipients of the 2015 Poet Awards. The awardees include distinguished alumni who have been chosen for their outstanding... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Title V Grant

The award will significantly increase the College’s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education’s Title V, Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a $2.6M grant to enhance STEM (Science,... More

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Whittier College, Tardeada

For more than four decades, the signature event has presented Latin American music, dance, and cuisine to the local Whittier community Whittier College alumnus Victor Griego, Jr. ’78 will be inducted into the College's Latino alumni group ... More

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Father Gregory Boyle, Whittier College, New Student Convocation

by Meghan Pistolesi '19 Before arriving to campus, all first-year students, including myself, were assigned Tattoos on the Heart by Father Gregory Boyle L.H. D. ’14 as their First Year Reading. In his book, Boyle illustrates his personal journey... More

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Wes Parker and Fan

The Institute for Baseball Studies delighted local Dodger fans with its latest guest lectures - a two-part evening featuring author Andy McCue and former Dodger first baseman, Wes Parker.  McCue is the author of a compelling, detailed, and... More

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Whittier College, Center for Engagement with Communities, Partner Workshop

Whittier College's Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) welcomed more than 40 representatives from various partners in the Whittier community and beyond to its Community Partner Workshop. The half-day workshop was designed to engage the... More