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Shelby Hunt '18 Leads Women's Golf to Top Honors at Marymount Fall Invitational

Shelby Hunt, Women's GolfOregon native Shelby Hunt '18 earned the individual title at the Marymount Fall Invitational golf tournament this month and she led the Poets women's golf team to a second place finish overall. This marks the best finish in the program's history in any tournament/invitational under the tutelage of Head Coach Mike King and it is the first victory for Hunt donning the Purple & Gold. 

Poets Learn from Top Entertainment Executives at BET Network

Whittier College, BET, Student VisitWhittier College students stepped out of the classroom to learn first-hand about the entertainment industry during their site visit of the Los Angeles office of Black Entertainment Television (BET) Network.

Ricardo Diaz '93: An Entrepreneur With Flavor

Ricardo Diaz, Whittier College Alumnus, Executive Chef, Colonia PublicaWhittier College alumnus and Executive Chef Ricardo Díaz '93 is the master mind behind the culinary work in Tacoteca, Cook's Tortas, and Bizarra Capital.

Backpack-To-Briefcase: Careers In Entertainment

Katie Fellion '06,  Founder & Head of Business Development & Workflow Strategy - Light Iron
Kimi Buser '05, Actor and Voice Actor
Douglas Sloan '83, Writer/Producer-Dreamworks Animation

Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and to investigate traditional and not-so-traditional career paths.

Guest Lecture: Gender and Sexuality in AfroCuban Religions

Gender and Sexuality in AfroCuban Religions
Lecture by Tomás Fernández Robaina


Professor at the University of Havana, prolific scholar, and expert on issues related to AfroCuban cultures, to speak at Whittier College

Guest Lecture: Wendy Lower

Author of Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields