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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

Guest Lecture: Dr. Shauna Shames

Dr. Shauna Shames will be discussing her latest research which explores how gender and race affect engagement with traditional American political institutions and the role of transformative leadership to improve democratic representation.

*There will be a lunch following Dr. Shames visit at Garrett House from 12:30-1:30 pm. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Sara Angevine at

Whittier Weekend 2015 a Smashing Success

2015 Whittier Weekend, Golden BrunchMore than 1,000 Poets including alumni, families, students, and friends of the College participated in the 2015 Whittier Weekend festivities between October 23 and 25.

Whittier Hosts Students and Families at Preview Day

Fred Bergerson talks to students and families at Preview DayCoinciding with the College's Whittier Weekend festivities, the Office of Admission and Financial Aid hosted their annual Whittier Preview Day, one of their signature on-campus events. Approximately 300 high school students and guests visited Whittier College for in-depth information sessions and campus tours.