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Friday, April 22, 2016
Gil Gonzalez

Associate Professor of Acting and Directing Gil Gonzalez has officially stepped into the role of Chair of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region VIII. He assumes this role after completing a three-year term as Vice Chair of... More

Friday, April 22, 2016

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto was inducted into the Whittier High School Hall of Fame for her contributions to the field of education, specifically for her contributions to the field of second language acquisition as well as giving... More

Friday, April 22, 2016
Reality Party, Teen Drinking

Reality Parties educate parents about trends in youth alcohol and drug use As part of Child Abuse Prevention month, Whittier College in collaboration with SPA 7 Child Abuse Council will host Reality Parties for more than 100 parents from the... More

Monday, April 18, 2016
Whittier campus

Whittier College has adopted a test-optional admission policy beginning with the class of 2021, an approach that will allow prospective students to apply to the College and choose whether his/her SAT/ACT scores should be considered in the process... More

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Alumna Carol Tenopir '74, a regarded scholar in library and information sciences has been selected as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Tenopir currently serves... More

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Andrew Wallis

The WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) recently announced the election of Whittier College Professor of French Andrew Wallis as one of its new Commissioners. WCSUC is a regional accrediting agency serving a public and private... More

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Aunties Bakery Poem Contest

One hundred unique poems written by Whittier College Poets were printed on mugs which will be served to customers of Uptown Whittier’s new restaurant Auntie’s Bakery and Café. These mugs were inspired by the words of Whittier College students,... More

Friday, April 8, 2016
Danny Lozano, Professor of Music

Flute soloist and Professor of Music Danny Lozano recently offered an Afro-Cuban Jazz Concert with the group Cuba LA at the Scherr Forum in Thousand Oaks. Some of the songs played by Lozano and Cuba LA were familiar to the audience through their... More

Thursday, April 7, 2016
President's Luncheon

More than 100 Poet athletes were recognized for their success in the classroom at the 10th Annual President’s Club luncheon. Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger and Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman acknowledged 130 athletes... More

Thursday, April 7, 2016
marybeth gasman

The director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Marybeth Gasman will engage with the Whittier College community in a discussion about diversity and higher education on April 25 at 3 p.m. The talk titled Engaging a Diverse Nation... More