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President's State of the College

The 14th President of Whittier College, Sharon D. Herzberger, will deliver her annual State of the College address. Immediately following, enjoy a showcase of outstanding student talent as presented by the Music Department.

Poets Welcomed to Whittier Weekend 2016

Homecoming crowd at Whittier WeekendWhittier College is welcoming hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and families to the annual Whittier Weekend and Homecoming festivities on October 21-23. 

Matt Symes Drafted by Calgary Roughnecks in NLL Draft

Matt Symes playing lacrosse at Whittier College.Former Whittier College Men's Lacrosse Midfielder Matt Symes '16 has been drafted by the Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse Club in the 2016 National Lacrosse League (NLL) draft.

Bryceton Scurr '19 Interns for NASA from Whittier

Bryceton Scurr and another student study in the Science & Learning Center colloquiaLocation, location, location. This may still ring true for real estate, but location is no longer a barrier for internship opportunities. Virtual internships are the wave of the future – and Hawaii native Bryceton Scurr ’19 is riding that wave as a content hacker and creative writer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 

Milton's Eve at the Intersection of Literature and Visual Arts

Professor of English Wendy Furman-Adams presented the opening keynote speech for The Afterlives of Eve, a conference that dealt with Eve in art, literature, theology, Islamic Studies, quantitative biology- from Genesis to Ursula Le Guinn and current popular film. The conference was held earlier this fall at Newcastle University and Durham University in the United Kingdom.

Preview Day

The Office of Admission will hold its Whittier Preview Day on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Set foot on the Poet campus to check out what Whittier College has to offer—and bring your family along, too.

RSVP here.

New Director Joins Center for Equity and Inclusion

Jenny Guerra, Office of Equity and InclusionJenny Guerra, an advocate for social justice and strong supporter of access to higher education, was named the new director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) and Ortiz Programs, formerly known as Whittier College's Cultural Center.