News (main)

Inside Latin Jazz

The Inside Latin Jazz series continues to offer fascinating and penetrating onstage interviews with leading Latin Jazz artists. Moderated by flute soloist and Whittier College Professor Danilo Lozano, this is something every music lover will not want to miss. 

Thanks to the BCM Foundation, our Inside Latin Jazz events are always free!

Soccer Standout Madison Shipherd '16 Receives Scholar and Athletic Accolades

Madison Shipherd, Whittier College Soccer







Whittier College's soccer forward Madison Shipherd '16 was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-West Region 1st Team. In addition, Shipherd was named to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2015 All-SCIAC 1st team as voted by the league's head coaches.

Notable Alumna Retires from Whittier Union High School District

Sandra ThorstensonEducational leader Sandra Thorstenson '77 will retire after from the Whittier Union High School District after serving as an educator and administrator for 39 years, including 14 years as District Superintendent.

Whittier Athletics Names New Head Football Coach

Whittier College Head Football Coach Mike NealeWhittier College Executive Director of Athletics and Assistant to the President Robert Coleman has announced the hiring of Mike Neale as the New Poet Head Football Coach. 

Posada/Brindis Navideño

Enjoy the music of Mariachi Los Palmeros, performances by talented students, and traditional Mexican food. 

Poets Discuss Relevant Political and Religious Global Issues

Teach In Syrian Refugee CrisisGiven the political, social, and religious conflicts affecting our world, Whittier College students have a myriad of questions about topics such as the Syrian Refugee Crisis, the terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut, Islamophobia, and terrorist groups such as ISIS/Daesh.

Making An Impact in the Community For More Than a Decade

Lydia Jackson ElementaryFor more than 12 years, Whittier College students have had the opportunity to learn about children's literature and their welfare through the pair course taught by Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Kathleen Ralph and Associate Professor of Social Work Paula Sheridan.