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Thursday, July 7, 2016
Roy Dow, Women's Basketball Coach

Two newcomers to Whittier College as well as one familiar face will take on head coaching positions for the Purple and Gold starting in the 2016-17 season. Roy Dow will lead the women's basketball team, Assistant Athletic Director for... More

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Tom Tellez, Class of 1955, USATF Legend Coach Award

In recognition of his significant contribution to American track and field, alumnus Tom Tellez '55 received the USA Track and Field (USATF) Legend Coach Award on July 2 during a ceremony held at the U.S. Olympic Trials, in Eugene, Ore. A two-... More

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Student Lounge Renovation

Whittier College students will discover this fall a renovated space on campus that will become their home-away-from-home. A place where students can hang out with friends, enjoy their lunch in a dining area, or soak in the southern California... More

Friday, July 1, 2016
Jason "Jake" Carbine

A new resident of one of Whittier College's masters' houses plans to bring together students and faculty, beyond the classroom, with a vibrant, global vision. President Sharon Herzberger announced that Associate Professor Jason Carbine, the C.... More

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Miguel Santana, Los Angeles City Administrative Officer

Alumnus Miguel Santana ’91 has surpassed the expectations of his job as Los Angeles City Administrative Officer (CAO), and has inserted himself into the discussion of other key city issues. Stepping out of the CAO’s traditional role, Santana has... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor Rosemary Carbine, a scholar of feminist theology who focuses on religion and political engagement, has joined distinguished colleagues around the country in the Workgroup on Constructive Theology in a call for courage in public... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Ria O’Foghludha and John Neu

Two Whittier College professors — John Neu, associate professor of political science and business administration, and Ria O’Foghludha, associate professor of art history — are retiring after years of dedicated instruction and service to their... More

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Cassey Ho, Whittier College alumna

Alumna and fitness guru Cassey Ho '09 opened up about the struggles she faced on her journey to YouTube stardom. Ho hosts a fitness video blog or "vlog", Blogilates, on YouTube and tweets her fans about her latest blog posts and other fitness... More

Friday, June 10, 2016

Whittier College has named 284 undergraduate students to the Spring 2016 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if they earn a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing 12 gradable units (letter grades of A... More

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Justin Pudwill, Coach of the Year, Water Polo

Justin Pudwill, Whittier College head men's and women's water polo coach was recently named the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division III Coach of the Year for his achievements with the women's team. Coach Pudwill led the... More