The sun shone bright on the thousands of friends and family members gathered at Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium to celebrate nearly 400 ecstatic members of the graduating class of 2016. Candidates for master’s and bachelor’s degrees listened... More
President Sharon Herzberger
113th Commencement Address
May 13, 2016
Graduates, as exciting as this day is for you, today is really a grand time for memories of other days.
Your relatives and friends, sitting up in those stands, have been... More
Edwin Bennett, a senior majoring in biochemistry, has tutored children in math, presented at a biology academic conference, volunteered at local hospitals, and even found time to build homes in Mexico with Amor Ministries. Next Stop: UCLA's School... More
While at Whittier Xochitl Ramirez, a senior majoring in Spanish and business, wrote her own screenplay, interned for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and led M.E.Ch.A. to be one of the best student organizations on campus.
Spanish and... More
Business administration senior Cody Allman will graduate with a deep understanding of leadership thanks to his experience in student government, the Penn Society, and his work on behalf of his fellow students in several Whittier College committees... More
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
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Aimme Real Arrayga, awardee
Aurora Ilog, alternate
Tiffany Reyes, alternate
Kellen Aguilar, semi-finalist
Derek Blankenship, semi-finalist
The Whittier College men's lacrosse team has earned a bid into the NCAA Division III National Championship for the first time since 2004 and for the fourth time in the program's history.
The Poets will travel to Colorado Springs to face-off... More
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.
Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More