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  • Tuesday, Jun 03
    Alumnus to Head Michigan Water Polo Team

    Former Poet athlete Marcelo Leonardi ’98 has been named as the new head coach for the University of... More

41st Annual Poet Sports Camps

The Whittier College Athletic Department will offer three, two week, morning sessions of sports activity

instruction. The recreational activities rotate among basketball, kickball, track, soccer, softball and wiffleball among others. Additionally, other activities include group games and arts and crafts.

Each two week session will culminate with a Pentathlon where ribbons and certificates will be awarded.

  • Thursday, May 29
    Poet Novelist and Charity Founder Releases New Book

    Political science major R.J. Tolson ’15 has published a new self-improvement book, Project Limit... More

  • Thursday, May 29
    Alumnus Will Head Ball State

    Whittier College graduate Paul W. Ferguson '74, president of the University of Maine since 201... More

  • Friday, May 23
    Father Gregory J. Boyle—2014 Commencement Keynote Speech

    Thank you very much. It’s an honor to be with you, Class of 2014. The Poet Mary Oliver writes, “T... More

  • Friday, May 23
    Whittier College Leverages Challenge Gift to Raise $4 Million For Science and Learning Center

    A recent $1 million challenge gift has resulted in an additional $3 million in leadership contributi... 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.

  • Wednesday, May 21
    Local High School Students Participate in Whittier College’s Amy Biehl Foundation Project on Human Rights and Social Responsibility

    Students from Pioneer and Whittier High Schools recently completed a nine-week program on human righ... More

  • 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

  • Friday, May 16
    Honorary Degree Recipients - Commencement 2014

    Dr. Maggie Koong Dr. Maggie Koong is the chief principal at Victoria Education Organization... More

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