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Poet Talks: Alma Martinez '84

Join fellow Poets for a discussion, and Q&A session with Alma Martinez '84 - actor, director, theatre scholar, and United States-Mexican theatre expert. Join Alma for a continental breakfast at 10:00 a.m. before the discussion at 11:00 a.m.

This event is hosted by the Center for Collaboration with the Arts and the Office of Alumni Programs. Alumni who plan to attend, please RSVP to by Friday, March 27, 2015. 

Guest Lecture: Raymond Rocco

Political Scientist Raymond Rocco of the UCLA Latin American Institute will discuss his new book, Transforming Citizenship: Democracy, Membership, and Belonging in Latino Communities.

SpringFest Carnival 2015 - Poets Around the World

Diversity Council organizations, The Office of International Program’s Global Ambassadors, and students from Kaplan International English will share their culture through interactive activities, food and dance. The carnival is focused on providing the student body an opportunity to explore different cultures and countries through activities, food and interaction with one another. The event will feature a baby giraffe, mechanical surf board, rock climbing wall, and more!

Doing Business in China

Google, China, Whittier CollegeNothing compares to the real-world business situations that an international experience presents. Especially when you get to travel to the largest economy of the world and visit places such as Shanghai, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong.

Poets Get Published

Kelsey Kwong, Whittier College, seniorWriting has always been a creative outlet for Kelsey Kwong ’15 who majors in chemistry and minors in French and music. She is grateful for her professors at Whittier College who have guided and inspired her to find her voice as a writer. Kwong’s latest poem 3 Tanka will be published in UCLA's Literary Print Journal Westwind this spring.  

Lady Zen:Jazz, Blues, Poems - Performance Thursday, February 26th

Lady Zen: Jazz, Blues, Poems
Alzenira Santos Amaral de Quezada) is an internationally known lyric poet who performs
commissioned art as a director, performance poet, and vocalist for numerous venues,
colleges, and festivals across the US, Europe, Mexico and Brazil. As a teaching artist, she
presents workshops for young writers through poet laureate Wes McNair’s Imagination

OMEP-Whittier College Gives to Local Charity

Whittier College, OMEP, Shelters Right HandMembers of OMEP-Whittier College recently presented a check to the local charity Shelter’s Right Hand (SRH) in the amount of $1,261. These proceeds will go a long way for SRH, an auxiliary to the Women's and Children's Crisis Shelter. The funds were raised through the annual Jog-a-Thon sponsored by OMEP-Whittier College and The Broadoaks School.