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Whittier Students Advocate for Disenfranchised Groups at Sacramento Lobby Days

Lobby Days 2016Whittier College students in Visiting Professor Gretchen Heidemann’s “Social Welfare Policy” class traveled last month to Sacramento where they joined 1400 other social work students at the State Capitol to learn about legislature and advocate for change in state policy at the 28th Annual Lobby Days.

Leadership Artistry

Nancy AdlerNancy Adler, a leading authority on global leadership and cross-cultural management, recently visited Whittier College to discuss how to create leadership that is highly creative and artistic.

All-Sports Awards Banquet

The All-Sports Awards Banquet is organized to recognize the Whittier College student-athletes’ achievements on and off the field. This special evening will culminate with the recognition of our Athletes of the Year and Four-Year Letter Winners.

Individual Tickets $20


Women's Water Polo Team Earns Conference Title

SCIAC Champions, Women Water PoloWhittier College's Women's Water Polo team earned the 2016 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) title on April 24 defeating University of La Verne 17-12. 

The Poets, the reigning 2015 SCIAC Champions, will enter into the NCAA Division I National Championships and play against an opponent who is yet to be determined.

Soto Becomes the Youngest Whittier High School Hall of Fame Inductee

Soto, Whittier High School Hall of FameAssociate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto was inducted into the Whittier High School Hall of Fame for her contributions to the field of education, specifically for her contributions to the field of second language acquisition as well as giving back to Whittier High School via service learning projects with Whittier College students in her Urban Education academic course.