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Kaufman Chairs Session in Scotland

Professor of Political Science Joyce Kaufman participated in the Annual Meeting of the British International Studies Association in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer. 

At the conference, Kaufman chaired a session titled “A Reexamination of Gender and Post-Conflict Transformation: Issues of Change and Continuity,” which included a number of the women she had worked with as part of a recent grant from the United States Institute of Peace on post-conflict transformation issues.  

Moraga Selected for NSCAA 30 Under 30 Program

Chris Moraga, Soccer Coach, 30 Under 30Whittier College Assistant Women's Soccer Coach Chris Moraga was recently selected to participate in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) 30 Under 30 Program. The NSCAA selected 30 coaches from a pool of 350 applicants to participate in the program.

Equity and Academic Language Access for English Language Learners

Education Week logoAssociate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has devoted her professional career to ensuring that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences and meet the same achievement standards as their English-speaking peers. Her work focuses on language acquisition, systemic reform for English Language Learners (ELLs) and urban education.

Poet Athletics Welcomes New Coaches

Lance Franey, Golf CoachTwo newcomers to Whittier College as well as one familiar face will take on head coaching positions for the Purple and Gold starting in the 2016-17 season.

Alumnus Honored With USA's Track and Field Legend Coach Award

Coach Tom Tellez, Class of 1955, USATF Legend Coach AwardIn recognition of his significant contribution to American track and field, alumnus Tom Tellez '55 received the USA Track and Field (USATF) Legend Coach Award on July 2 during a ceremony held at the U.S. Olympic Trials, in Eugene, Ore.