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Friday, May 13, 2016
Maria Contreras-Sweet Receives Honorary Degree from Whittier College

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

Friday, May 13, 2016

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

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Edwin Bennett, Biochemistry, Class of 2016

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

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Xochitl Ramirez, Class of 2016

​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. Major: Spanish and... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Cody Allman, Class of 2016 graduate

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS Fulbright U.S. Student Program Aimme Real Arrayga, awardee Aurora Ilog, alternate Tiffany Reyes, alternate Kellen Aguilar, semi-finalist Derek Blankenship, semi-finalist Rosalie... More

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Men's Lacrosse, National Championship

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

Monday, May 9, 2016
May Newsletter

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

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. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

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