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Thursday, October 15, 2015
First Year Reading, Whittier College, Tattoos on the Heart

The College’s First-Year Experience Program announced the winners of the inaugural writing contest for fist-year and transfer students. The contest geared to engage all students new to Whittier College, prompted students to make connections... More

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Whittier College, Earthquake Drill, California Shakeout

More than 41.5 million people worldwide and 10.4 million in California, including Whittier College and Broadoaks School students, faculty, and staff put their emergency preparedness knowledge to the test at today’s Great California ShakeOut. The... More

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Whittier College Faculty, Ivannia Soto, Italy

Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Ivannia Soto is spending part of her sabbatical year in Italy, where she's working with ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers at Scuola Media Statale Galileo Galilei di Arienzo and... More

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
Austin Major, Whittier College Alumnus, 2015 Poet Awards

Ten outstanding Poets 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

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