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Alumna Receives Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair

Alumna Carol TenopirAlumna 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 as Chancellor's Professor and the CCI Board of Visitors Professor at University of Tennessee, Knoxville's School of Information Sciences.

URSCA 2016

The conference is designed to highlight the quality undergraduate research produced on the Whittier campus and will provide students an opportunity to present original work completed during Summer 2015 and the 2015-16 academic year. For many students, participation in the URSCA presentation day represents the culmination of their senior project work and satisfies a capstone experience requirement Whittier calls Communication IV in Whittier's liberal education program.

Guest Lecture: Dr. 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: Lessons from Minority Serving Institutions will take place at Whittier College’s Memorial Chapel, located at 13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier, CA 90601. All faculty, students, staff, and community members are welcome to attend.

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Poet Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

President Club LuncheonMore 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 who earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 3.5 or higher during the academic year.

College to Launch Surfing Course in Fall 2016

Surfing course at WhittierThe Whittier College Dean of Academic Affairs and Registrar's Office have announced an exciting new elective course to be launched in fall 2016. KNS 401: Surfing Fundamentals will offer Whittier students the opportunity to experience a Southern California tradition without leaving the campus. 

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