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Friday, July 25, 2014
Lacrosse Championship

Four Poet lacrosse alumni participated in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) 2014 World Championships in Denver, CO. this summer. Ben Barchey ’09 (New Freedom, PA) played attack for the Korean national team; Ben Brown ’09 (Englewood, CO... More

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Professor of Modern Languages Gustavo Geirola presented at the 29th annual International Festival on Hispanic Theater in Miami. His lecture on Argentinean playwright Pablo Gigena’s Anónimo Metateatral (2011) was singled out by the Miami Herald:  “[... More

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Professor of Religious Studies Joseph Price’s article, “Oh God, Please Let My Team Win. Please. Amen,” was published in Sightings by the University of Chicago Divinity School’s Martin Marty Center. In his article, Price discussed the ways in which... More

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Visiting Professor of English Tess Taylor was a recent guest on the KUSP Poetry Show discussing her most recent book of poetry, The Forage House. The book is described as "a far-ranging exploration of a family’s role in the United States’s past."... More

Friday, July 11, 2014

Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman sat down with the Whittier College Sports Network to recap the Spring Season of 2014, to shed light on changes taking place over the summer, and to share his prospects for the Poets' upcoming year. ... More

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Whittier College has named 229 undergraduate students to the Spring 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in... More

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Suzanne McDonald, assistant director of admissions at Whittier College, was bestowed the Murdoch/Finks New Admissions Counselor award at the annual Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC) Conference. The Murdoch/Finks award is... More

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Mark Taylor '89

Alumnus Mark Taylor '89 was named chief of staff by City of Long Beach mayor-elect Robert Garcia. Taylor currently serves as director of college advancement, public affairs, and governmental relations at Long Beach Community College, where he has... More

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Fiske Guide to Colleges

Whittier College has been included in the 2015 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, which features 300 of the "best and most interesting" colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. Compiled by former New York Times ... More

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Jennifer Fuller '82

Alumna and Whittier College Trustee Jennifer Fuller ’82 has been recognized as “Best in Tax Dispute Resolution” by Euromoney magazine at its 2014 Americas Women in Business Law Awards, which recognizes the best women attorneys in North America. “I... More

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