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Class of 2015 Celebrates Baccalaureate Ceremony

2015 BaccalaureateThe graduates of the class of 2015, faculty, and families had the opportunity to get together on May 14 at the Graham Athletic Center to express gratitude for their Whittier College experience at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Los Angeles Metro Area Ranked Among the Best Cities for College Students

Best Cities for College StudentsAccording to the latest American Institute for Economic Research's "The Top 75 College Cities & Towns in America" and the Houston Chronicle's "The best cities in America for college students", Los Angeles metro area, home to Whittier College, ranks #8 among the best cities for college students. The top three spots on the list were Boston, Washington, DC, and San Francisco.

Honors Convocation 2015

Honors Convocation

Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service on Friday, April 24. Professor of Mathematics Jeff Lutgen was honored with the Nerhood Teaching Excellence Award.

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Meet the Class of 2015: Terry Jacob

Whittier College, Class of 2015, Terry JacobSpringfield, Pennsylvania native Terry Jacob ’15 was not enthused about the idea of shoveling off snow in the early mornings. An avid lacrosse player who grew up in the northeast, Jacob knew too well that even springtime can be cold and wet.


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