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Baseball Reliquary and Whittier College Establish Institute for Baseball Studies

Baseball InstituteWhittier College is now home of the Institute for Baseball Studies, the first humanities-based research center of its kind associated with a college or university in the United States. The Institute is a partnership between Pasadena-based Baseball Reliquary and the College. The Institute is located on the third floor of Mendenhall Building.

Poets Participate in 20th Annual Helping Hands Day

Helping Hands Day

From helping organize a food pantry to painting walls at a homeless shelter to beautifying a local park, Whittier College Poets came out en masse to help their community on Saturday, September 27 for the College's 20th Annual Helping Hands Day. The event began at 8 a.m. at the College Campus Center where volunteers were dispatched to one of a dozen service locations in the nearby community.

England Jan Term 2015 - Info Session

Join the OIP and Professor Fatos Radoniqi to learn about how you can be a part of this exciting Jan Term course.  For 12 days, students will have the unique opportunity to live, study, and conduct research in London, indisputably one of the world's principal international financial centers.  Through this course, students will come to understand and appreciate the international importance and wide diversity of financial markets and institutions in the city of London.  

England Jan Term 2015 - Info Session

Join the OIP and Professor Fatos Radoniqi to learn about how you can be a part of this exciting Jan Term course.  For 12 days, students will have the unique opportunity to live, study, and conduct research in London, indisputably one of the world's principal international financial centers.  Through this course, students will come to understand and appreciate the international importance and wide diversity of financial markets and institutions in the city of London.  

Whittier College Football Team & "The Season"

Whittier College Football Team

The young men of the Whittier College football program are dedicating blood, sweat and tears to creating the new standard for Poet football. With a focus being placed heavily on teamwork and an overall family spirit, this year’s team is hopeful for a turnaround season. The Whittier College Football Team holds one win and one loss thus far.

Spain Jan Term 2015 - Info Session!

Join us for this Info Session!

This course enables undergraduate and graduate students to understand the principles and practices of community-based education through both participation and academic study at two unique Fifth Dimension program sites:  One in Whittier, California at the Whittier Boys & Girls Club, and the other in Seville, Spain at La Clase Magica. 

Spain Jan Term 2015 - Info Session!

Join us for this Info Session!

This course enables undergraduate and graduate students to understand the principles and practices of community-based education through both participation and academic study at two unique Fifth Dimension program sites:  One in Whittier, California at the Whittier Boys & Girls Club, and the other in Seville, Spain at La Clase Magica. 

George K. Tenopir '48, '49, 1923-2014

George Kenneth Tenopir, a beloved member of the Poet family, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was 90 years old. Born in 1923 in Friend, Nebraska, Tenopir served with the Army in World War II before completing his studies at Whittier College where he met his wife Jane Longwell ‘47. Tenopir earned his undergraduate degree from Whittier College in 1948 and his graduate degree in 1949.

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