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2nd Annual Study Abroad Reunion - Celebrating 55 Years of International Education

The OIP will recognize the special contribution from Whittier faculty, staff, administration, the board, and of course, our students, creating meaningful, transformative, and accessible international education opportunities.

We will also provide study abroad returnees with useful information about how to take their experiences abroad to the next level, academically, professionally, and socially.

Situación: Desaparecido

General Admission: $10
Whittier College Students: $5

Grupo de Teatro Sinergia and Teatro Frida Kahlo proudly present Situación: Desaparecido​
Written and directed by Rubén Amavizca-Murúa, creator of Esclavas, Frida Kahlo, and The Women of Juarez
Presented in Spanish with English supertitles

Professor Geirola Comments on the Relevance of E-Books

Gustavo GeirolaWhittier College Professor Gustavo Geirola attended last month the Guadalajara International Book Fair, the biggest of its kind in the Spanish language. Some of Geirola's books and academic journals were presented at the Fair and he was also interviewed by Mexican television regarding the impact of e-books.

Improving Local Police Relations: A KPCC Panel Discussion

Police relations, KPCC panel, Robert Cristo

Police officer-involved shootings and the state of race relation in the country have been big topics in the news lately. This important national issue was recently discussed in a local forum hosted by KPCC, Southern California Public Radio and moderated by AirTalk host Larry Mantle. Whittier College political science major Robert Cristo '14 was part of the panel discussion.

2015 Feinberg Lecture: Mosab Hassan Yousef

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. A photo ID will be requested at check-in.

Mosab Hassan Yousef is the author of the autobiography, Son of Hamas, and the subject of a documentary entitled The Green Prince (Mr. Yousef’s code name) which won the Audience Award for World Cinema at its 2014 Sundance Film Festival premiere. 

Starting the Semester Off Strong!

Spring semester is here! Join us for a fun and informative workshop on how you can hit the ground running. Learn how to set new goals, organize, study, and become a successful student. 

Annual MLK Jr. Celebration

On behalf of the Black Student Union, you are all invited to the Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 19th from 6pm – 8pm in Club 88. The theme for the event is: “The Modern March: Celebrating How Far We Have Come & Recognizing How Far We Have Yet To Go”

Study Abroad Fair

Come join us at the Study Abroad Fair! 

  • Introduce yourself to the Office of International Programs staff. 

  • Learn about program options 1:1 with representatives from our partner programs. 

  • Meet faculty leaders of our Jan Term and May Term Faculty-Led Travel Courses.

  • Meet our study abroad alumni to hear about how their exciting adventures abroad have enriched their Whittier experience! 


iPlace Open House! - Office of International Programs

Welcome to the new International Place, or iPlace for short!

This new space will serve as a central advising center, student lounge, meeting place, and study abroad library for the Whittier College community!

Meet & hangout with OIP staff, Peer Advisors, and Poet Global Ambassadors!

Refreshments will be served, so share in grand opening of this new campus resource.