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Guest Lecture: Dr. Shauna Shames

Dr. Shauna Shames will be discussing her latest research which explores how gender and race affect engagement with traditional American political institutions and the role of transformative leadership to improve democratic representation.

*There will be a lunch following Dr. Shames visit at Garrett House from 12:30-1:30 pm. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Sara Angevine at

Whittier Weekend 2015 a Smashing Success

2015 Whittier Weekend, Golden BrunchMore than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, students, and friends of the College participated in the 2015 Whittier Weekend festivities between October 23 and 25.

Whittier Hosts Students and Families at Preview Day

Fred Bergerson talks to students and families at Preview DayCoinciding with the College's Whittier Weekend festivities, the Office of Admission and Financial Aid hosted their annual Whittier Preview Day, one of their signature on-campus events. Approximately 300 high school students and guests visited Whittier College for in-depth information sessions and campus tours.

An Evening of Poetry

An Evening of Poetry


Suzanne LummisSholeh Wolpe, Lynne Thompson, John Brantingham and Gerald Locklin

Tips for Students and Parents Attending College Fairs

Janine Bissic, Whittier College AdmissionsFor prospective students – and their families – college fairs could be an overwhelming part of the process of college admissions. But it doesn’t have to be.

Associate Director of Admission, Janine Bissic shares her advice with the New York Post and recommends students to do most of the talking instead of the parents.