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  • Monday, Sep 16
    Poets Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while... More

First-Year Fridays

For any First-Year students who want to get acquainted with the career resources on campus, the Center for Career Planning and Internships is holding an informal lunch with our wonderful office advisers. Ask question, learn about various topics in career building, and take the first steps in your professional life.

Science and Learning Center Project Moves Forward

ScienceWhittier College has received $500,000 from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation to support the redesign of the new Science and Learning Center (SLC). The SLC project – the largest capital project in the College’s 127-year history – involves a complete renovation of the primary academic building on campus. Construction on the Center is slated to begin in Spring 2015.

Professor Publishes Poem Anthology

Poems Dead and Undead by Tony BarnstoneJust in time for Halloween and given our culture's current obsession with zombies and vampires, Albert Upton Professor of English Language and Literature Tony Barnstone, recently published the anthology “Poems Dead and Undead.”

Whittier Alumni Present on Voting Ballots Across the Country

Lessons on civic engagement and social responsibility are hallmarks of a Whittier College liberal arts education. While Poet alumni are well represented in the fields of education, social work, and government, many others have ventured into public service. The following alumni and Whittier faculty member are currently campaigning in races across the country that will be decided in the November 4 elections. 

Halloween Poetry Reading

To celebrate the publication of Poems Dead and Undead (edited by Professor Tony Barnstone and Michelle Mitchell-Foust), an anthology of ghost, vampire, zombie and death poems from the Epic of Gilgamesh to the present day.