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Poet Talks: Ted Conover

Rolling Nowhere: A Fire Pit Talk

Join writer Ted Conover around the Dr. Martin Ortiz Memorial Fire Pit to hear about his early experiences riding the rails which originated as an escape from the college but doubled as research for his senior anthropology thesis. 

Whittier College Goes Wicked

The LEAP Office, ASWC, Dean of Students Office, and Human Resources have collaborated to provide 100+ students, staff, and faculty an opportunity to see the 11th longest-running Broadway show in history and winner of 3 Tony Awards, 6 Drama Desk Awards and 1 Grammy Award – the musical “Wicked” The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Student tickets were subsidized by ASWC Student Body Fees. 

Poets with the LA Kings

Join fellow alumni in the Los Angeles region to watch the LA Kings take on the Winnipeg Jets! A limited number of tickets are available and will go on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are $125 which includes your evening in the Hyde Suite, snacks, drinks, and good company - plus $10 of your cost will go to the College as a gift to student scholarships. 

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Whittier College Included in President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

President's Honor RollFor the fourth year in a row, Whittier College has been recognized with the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The distinction awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Whittier College Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

President Herzberger at White HouseToday, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger will join President Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.