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Guest Lecture: William Pannapacker

Now We Call It 'The Digital Liberal Arts', talk and discussion on digital humanities at liberal arts colleges.

Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen

General Admission: $25.00
Senior Citizens and Students: $20.00
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Steve and Cindy have been performing together for 20 years, bringing together their love of traditional music and their wealth of original songs. Accompanying themselves with guitar, concertina and banjo, their live performances are known for rich harmony, compelling songs and a good dose of humor.

Guest Reading: Robert Polito

Robert Polito, President of the Poetry Foundation, discusses his book HOLLYWOOD AND GOD, and the overlaps between poetry and nonfiction writing- as well as the wellsprings of all imaginative work. 

Guest Reading: Jeff Hobbs

Jeff Hobbs' book THE SHORT AND TRAGIC LIFE OF ROBERT PEACE  explores the death of his Yale college roommate. A haunting and beautiful profile about aspiration, inequality, and the American dream. 

URSCA 2015

Baccalaureate Ceremony

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is an opportunity for graduates, faculty, and families to gather together and express gratitude for the Whittier College experience. The Baccalaureate Ceremony is a bookend to the President's Convocation that students attended at the beginning of their collegiate experience, graduates will participate in the Light of Learning Ceremony.  More details

Diversity Council and Interfaith Programs Senior Recognition

Please join us to acknowledge students’ academic success and promotion of diversity at Whittier College through involvement and leadership within Diversity Council (formerly Minority Caucus). 

Diversity Council Organizations:

Latino Graduates Celebration

The Latino Graduates Celebration is a bilingual ceremony sponsored by the Ortiz Programs, the Latino student associations on campus, and ASWC Senate to celebrate the academic success and achievement of Whittier students. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.