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George K. Tenopir '48, '49, 1923-2014

George Kenneth Tenopir, a beloved member of the Poet family, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was 90 years old. Born in 1923 in Friend, Nebraska, Tenopir served with the Army in World War II before completing his studies at Whittier College where he met his wife Jane Longwell ‘47. Tenopir earned his undergraduate degree from Whittier College in 1948 and his graduate degree in 1949.

Whittier Alumna Launches Mobile Feminist Library

Alumna Dawn Finley (right), Jenn Witte (left) and custom "bookcycle"Alumna Dawn Finley’s ’00 Feminist Library On Wheels (FLOW), a mobile library project, was recently featured in the Column One section of the Los Angeles Times.

Emerging Leaders Workshop Series Begins

Learn your leadership styles and how to implement it into your role as students and upcoming leaders.

The Emerging Leaders Workshop Series is designed to introduce students to leadership styles and skill while learning how to incorporate them into their roles as students and upcoming leaders in their clubs and organizations.

At then end of the series, participants that have attended all workshops receive a certificate and have the series added to their co-curricular transcripts.

Enroll by October 1

20th Annual Helping Hands Day

Helping Hands Day is Whittier College's community service day.  Hundreds of students, staff and faculty will be assigned community service opportunities around Whittier and surrounding areas.

Sign up for a site and join your fellow Poets in providing service to those in need.

This form will allow you to request which site you would like to attend for the 20th Helping Hands Day occurring on Saturday, September 27th between 7:15am - 12:15pm.