President Sharon Herzberger and Whittier College officials donned hard hats and toured the Science and Learning Center construction site for the first time since the project began. Project Manager John Best gave President Herzberger and the group... More
San Diego native Clifton Whittaker '16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist as a child as he built big machines made out of Lego pieces. Even though he struggled with math and science in high school, thanks to his dedication and personal... More
Patrick Kellycooper '16, one of two outstanding students selected for the 2015 Nixon Fellowship Program, will be studying the namesake of his fellowship. "I am researching President Nixon's approaches to diplomacy in mainland Southeast Asia, as... More
Steve Matthiasson '91, one of Napa's top viticultural consultants and 2014 Winemaker of the Year according to the San Francisco Chronicle, is no stranger to uphill battles. Steve and his wife Jill Klein Matthiasson love to explore classical... More
Assistant Basketball Coach Mark Jensen '00 has had an idea brewing for the last three years and this summer it is finally coming to fruition. He will be leading a team of 10 college basketball players from six different schools and taking them to... More
Whittier College's Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) recently hosted Whittier and Long Beach high school students for the Amy Biehl Foundation (ABF) Conference. At the conference, the students presented their research on human rights... More
Even though Mario Almaraz '17 is an art major, he wasn't too familiar with the world history of art or knew how large art institutions functioned. It wasn't until his classes with Professors Danny Jauregui and Anna Katz where he learned how to... More
From the day she set foot on campus as a freshman, Vichi Mercado '14 knew exactly what she wanted to study. And on that same day, she followed her instinct and declared her major in biology.
Four years later, the avid scientist and biomimetic... More
The graduates of the class of 2015, faculty, and families had the opportunity to get together on May 14 at the Graham Athletic Center to express gratitude for their Whittier College experience at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.
Graduates heard from... More
Whittier College Professor of Education and Child Development Don Bremme recently retired after 24 years of teaching generations of committed educators. A role model for Whittier students and alumni who pursued careers in education, teaching,... More