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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Ray Dezember

Whittier College Trustee Emeritus Rayburn "Ray" Dezember ’53 died March 14 after a long illness.  "Those of you who had the pleasure of knowing Ray understand that the world has lost a most magnanimous, upbeat, smart, and talented man.  Ray and... More

Friday, March 11, 2016
Cristian Perez, The Merchant of Venice

Whittier College Theatre and Communication Arts students recently closed a successful run of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and are being recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for their efforts... More

Friday, March 11, 2016
Josefina Lopez

Playwright and founding and artistic director of Casa0101, Josefina Lopez will share her insights on leadership as one of today’s preeminent Chicana writers as part of the third event of the Whittier College's Lecture Series Master Class on... More

Friday, March 11, 2016
LIASE Event

The Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) hosted an evening of spiritual contemplation led by Burmese environmental policy consultant, Yan Min Aung in Villalobos Hall. In his talk entitled “This Lotus in the Brownfield:... More

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Weingart Center Career Fair

More than 300 Whittier College students networked and discovered employment opportunities at the College's 2016 Career and Internship Fair. The record number of student attendees interacted with 28 global, national, and local companies who were... More

Saturday, March 5, 2016
Mike Rizzo, Coach Baseball

Mike Rizzo earned his 300th victory on Friday afternoon as the Whittier College Baseball team edged the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer 8-7 at Memorial Field. Rizzo becomes the first Whittier College baseball coach to earn this milestone and is the... More

Friday, March 4, 2016
Guilford Hall move

Guilford Hall, former home of Whittier College’s mail room and music department, embarked on a journey to Uptown Whittier this past Friday. The building was moved from its location adjacent to the Campus Center to the corner of Penn Street and... More

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Sculptors Lily Baxter ’15 and Davis Gerber ’14 were recently awarded the inaugural Fifth Year Art Fellowship. This is a program which will provide promising art alums interested in pursuing MFAs with funds, facilities access and faculty input as... More

Friday, February 26, 2016
Hubert Perry, Whittier College alumnus

Hubert Perry ’35 – alumnus, former member of the Board of Trustees and surely one of the longest living Poets – died on February 20. He was 102. "A role model for all Poets, Hubert’s commitment to serving his community and giving back to... More

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