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Friday, August 28, 2015
Whittier College, Men's Water Polo, USA Today Ranking

Whittier College's Men's Water Polo team will open 2015 where they finished 2014 – on top of the National Division III Top 10 Poll. Whittier joins outstanding programs such as UCLA and Brown University who also top preseason polls. The Poets had... More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Please remember the following important study abroad deadlines! Spring 2016 Semester Program Application Deadline: Friday, 9/18/15 Jan Term 2016 Program Application Deadline: Friday, 9/18/15 May Term 2016 Program Application Deadline: Friday... More

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Whittier College, ICLRT Conference, Educators, English Language Learners

The inaugural conference hosted by Whittier College's Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (ICLRT) gathered 145 educators from California school districts as far north as Modesto and Santa Paula, as well as local... More

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Jenny Guerra

The Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office welcomes Assistant Director Jenny Guerra, M.S., to its team.  Jenny is a member of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. where she served in numerous leadership positions as an undergraduate... More

Monday, August 17, 2015

A network outage is impacting communication systems at Whittier College. Inbound and outbound phone service is unavailable as are the College's email system and student portals. The College is working to restore these services as quickly as... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Geoff Shepard, Whittier College alumnus, Watergarte, President Richard Nixon

More than four decades have passed since Watergate, one of the greatest presidential scandals in American politics, which continues to cause great debate and discussion. Richard M. Nixon ’34 resigned from his post as President of the United States... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Christina Bauer, Whittier College Faculty, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and nanotechnology researcher Christina Bauer is the first one in her family to graduate from college. Growing up with a father who was a skilled mechanic and carpenter, she was very interested in being able to... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Whittier College, OMEP, UN

Five Whittier College students traveled to Washington D.C. this summer to present at the 67th World Organization for Early Childhood Education and Care (OMEP) World Assembly and Conference. The students joined more than 500 delegates from... More

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Whittier College, ICLRT

Access and academic language used to teach English Language Learners are topics  of great interest to educators, particularly those in California. Teachers want to ensure that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences... More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Princeton Review, Best Colleges

The Princeton Review has named Whittier College one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2016 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 380 Colleges"... More