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Guest Lecture: Dr. Marybeth Gasman

The director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Marybeth Gasman will engage with the Whittier College community in a discussion about diversity and higher education on April 25 at 3 p.m. The talk titled Engaging a Diverse Nation: Lessons from Minority Serving Institutions will take place at Whittier College’s Memorial Chapel, located at 13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier, CA 90601. All faculty, students, staff, and community members are welcome to attend.

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Poet Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

President Club LuncheonMore than 100 Poet athletes were recognized for their success in the classroom at the 10th Annual President’s Club luncheon. Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger and Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman acknowledged 130 athletes who earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 3.5 or higher during the academic year.

College to Launch Surfing Course in Fall 2016

Surfing course at WhittierThe Whittier College Dean of Academic Affairs and Registrar's Office have announced an exciting new elective course to be launched in fall 2016. KNS 401: Surfing Fundamentals will offer Whittier students the opportunity to experience a Southern California tradition without leaving the campus. 

2016 Feinberg Lecture: The Future of the Middle East

Feinberg Lecture 2016, Robin WrightProlific journalist and author Robin Wright enlightened the Whittier College community as she discussed her experiences as a journalist in the Middle East during this year’s Feinberg’s Lecture titled “Rock the Casbah – The Future of the Middle East,” held at the Ruth B. Shannon Center of the Performing Arts.

Andrew Lara '16 Experiences Being President of the College for a Day

Andrew Lara, President for the DayAndrew Lara '16 was selected to be Whittier College 2016 President of the Day among a talented pool of student applicants. Lara, leads the Asian Student Association and is pursuing undergraduate studies in international business and Chinese.

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