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Guest Poet Ellen Bass

Ellen Bass's poetry includes Like a Beggar (Copper Canyon, 2014), The Human Line (Copper Canyon, 2007), named a Notable Book by the San Francisco Chronicle, and Mules of Love (BOA, 2002), winner of the Lambda Literary Award. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The Progressive, and The Kenyon Review. She coedited, with Florence Howe, No More Masks!

Faculty Member's Softball Team Wins Amateur Softball Championship

Devin Iimoto battingChemistry Professor Devin Iimoto's softball team was named D Division North American Champions in the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Association (NAGAAA) Softball World Series last month. His team, the Los Angeles Swingers, bested a 62 team-bracket to secure the championship. 

Liberal Arts Education in the News

The Wall Street Journal recently wrote about the sixth annual analysis of core curricula at 1,098 four-year colleges and universities by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni which included Whittier College. The study found that just 18% of schools require American history to graduate, 13% require a foreign language and 3% economics.  But there are shortcomings to the survey commissioned by the nonprofit organization that advocates for accountability at U.S. colleges and universities. 
 

CA Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

The CA Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education is on Nov. 8 at UCSD. Register by Oct. 17! Learn how to prepare for the GRE, how to apply to Grad School and finance your education, how to write a statement of purpose, and many more! Register here.

Faculty-Led Travel Course Workship

Greetings, Faculty!

Fall term is underway, and the time has come to start thinking about Faculty-Led Travel Course offerings for 2016 and beyond!  The Office of International Programs will be offering workshops again this October for faculty members who would like more information about developing and leading a new faculty-led course.  The workshops are also for experienced faculty leaders who would like more information about new developments in the Whittier College Faculty-Led Travel Program that will benefit their existing travel courses. 

Faculty-Led Travel Course Workship

Greetings, Faculty!

Fall term is underway, and the time has come to start thinking about Faculty-Led Travel Course offerings for 2016 and beyond!  The Office of International Programs will be offering workshops again this October for faculty members who would like more information about developing and leading a new faculty-led course.  The workshops are also for experienced faculty leaders who would like more information about new developments in the Whittier College Faculty-Led Travel Program that will benefit their existing travel courses. 

Emerging Leaders Workshop Series

Learn your leadership styles and how to implement it into your role as students and upcoming leaders.

The Emerging Leaders Workshop Series is designed to introduce students to leadership styles and skill while learning how to incorporate them into their roles as students and upcoming leaders in their clubs and organizations.

At then end of the series, participants that have attended all workshops receive a certificate and have the series added to their co-curricular transcripts.

Enroll by October 1

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