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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The College’s Office of Communications staff plans, researches, writes, and distributes messages that highlight interesting and newsworthy College information, people, and events. Topics in academic news, student news, college-wide event promotion... More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Aimme Real, Fulbright Award, Whittier College Class of 2016

Recently minted graduate Aimme Real Arrayga '16, has been awarded a Fulbright Award and will study immigrant women's rights in Argentina. Real was among five students from the College who were semi-finalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student... More

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Administrator and U.S. Cabinet Member Maria Contreras-Sweet encouraged more than 400 members of the Whittier College class of 2016 to find their voice and "unique value proposition" that will propel them to success in their professional and... More

Friday, May 27, 2016
Wills, Class of 1998

Alumnus Delpaneaux Wills ‘98 loves three things in life: football, medicine, and acting.  But acting wasn't always part of the picture. Wills, who was raised in Sierra Leone and will appear in a forthcoming film “RYDE,” discovered his acting chops... More

Friday, May 27, 2016
Mario Almaraz

Mario Almaraz '17, an art major, was awarded a prestigious Getty Multicultural Internship at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) this summer. The CSPG, located in Culver City, archives more than 85,000 protest graphics from the... More

Thursday, May 26, 2016

When Adela Lopez was in eighth grade she was ready to drop out of school. But, because of singer will.i.am's College Track program at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights she is now headed to Whittier College this fall. Lopez is one... More

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Alex Hackworth ’16 is a storyteller, part artist, part technician, and aspiring cinematographer who’s made the most of his Whittier experience both on and off campus. Using his extensive technical and people skills, Hackworth serves as the... More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Summer is a peak time for vacation travel for Whittier College students and it's also a peak learning time for Poets. Study abroad opens Whittier students to world views, value systems, codes of behavior, religious systems, and uses of symbolic... More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Whittier College class of 2016 included leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers, and future medical practitioners who are now on their way to prestigious graduate programs and are ready to take the professional world. Here's a sample of... More

Monday, May 23, 2016
Erin Clancy, Class of 2007

Alumna and U.S. Foreign Affairs Officer Erin Clancy ’07 traveled to Nigeria earlier this month as part of the U.S. delegation that took part of the second Regional Security Summit. Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken led the U.S. delegation at the... More

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