Environmental Sciences

  • Thursday, Sep 11
    Whittier College Ranked As One Of The Most Diverse Liberal Arts Colleges

    Once again, Whittier College has been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. Ne... More

History Professor's New Book Explores Roots of Native American Society

Traders and Raiders book coverAssistant Professor of History Natale A. Zappia's new book, Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of The Colorado Basin, 1540-1859, was released this summer. Zappia’s newest publication is an expansive study of the complex Indigenous world that inhabited areas of the Southwest and Northern Mexico. 

  • Thursday, Jul 10
    High Achievers Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

    Whittier College has named 229 undergraduate students to the Spring 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate... More

Orientation for First Year Students

Welcome to Whittier College!  We are very excited to join you in your new journey at Whittier. You’ve made a wise choice. Whittier is a great place to study and live. Your opportunities are endless. Orientation is a comprehensive program that assists new students in making successful transitions, academically and socially, into the Whittier College community.

  • Friday, May 16
    Whittier College Celebrates 111th Commencement Ceremony

    Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 members... More

Whittier Weekend 2014

By now, you should have received your "Save-the-Date" postcard in the mail (see image below), and seen our Whittier Weekend 2014 banner in various emails. As we finalize our schedule of activities for the coming year, please bookmark this page and check back often for updates, news, and other relevant information. 

In the meantime, you can count on the following events to feature prominently in our weekend's calendar:

  • Monday, Apr 21
    Whittier College Honors Convocation Recognizes Outstanding Poets

    More than 100 Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and colle... More

Film Screening: "Fifty Lakes One Island"

Hartley House and ENVS/ENST invite you to take a "walk" on the wild side...

Join for us a film screening of Fifty Lakes One Island, followed by a discussion with filmmaker George Desort.

Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) Series: Careers in Arts & Entertainment

Backpack to Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and explore stories of traditional and not-so-traditional career paths. Discussions at each workshop center around diverse career options and paths in a variety of professional fields, and broach topics such as:

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