Center for Environmental Sustainability

Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day

Students at Helping Hands DayMore than 100 Whittier College students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday, September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day. Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast before boarding buses to various service sites in and around the city of Whittier. 

Special Screening: Bordertown with Lalo Alcaraz

General Admission: FREE but tickets are required. 

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts and LunaSol Mexican vintage are pleased to host a special screening of FOX's upcoming animated sitcom, Bordertown. Consulting producer and writer, Lalo Alcaraz, will participate in a Q&A session after the screening. 


9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Join the ASWC, the Whittier City Council, and the greater Whittier community as we pay tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. 

Whittier Welcomes Class of 2019

Whittier College, Move In Day, Class of 2015Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first-years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation. This cohort is one of Whittier’s most diverse and brightest. Classes for all undergraduates begin September 9.

Guest Lecture: The Real Watergate Scandal

5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Lecture

In an unexplored—and mostly unknown—side of Watergate, former Whittier College alumnus and trustee, and one of the transcribers of the White House tapes, Geoff Shepard ’66, builds a case against President Nixon’s prosecutors in his recently published book The Real Watergate Scandal: Collusion, Conspiracy and the Plot that Brought Nixon Down. 

Preview Day

The Office of Admission will hold its Whittier Preview Day on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Set foot on the Poet campus to check out what Whittier College has to offer - and bring your family along, too.