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2014 Writer's Festival: Craft Talk With Jennifer Clement

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, Jennifer Clement, author of the cult classic novel Widow Basquiat, will be hosting a Craft Talk at the Ruth B. Shannon Center on Wed., April 23, at 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. She will also be hosting a Reading and Q&A after the talk, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) Series: Careers in Arts & Entertainment

Backpack to Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and explore stories of traditional and not-so-traditional career paths. Discussions at each workshop center around diverse career options and paths in a variety of professional fields, and broach topics such as:

Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) Series: Careers in the Medical Fields

Backpack to Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and explore stories of traditional and not-so-traditional career paths. Discussions at each workshop center around diverse career options and paths in a variety of professional fields, and broach topics such as:

Artist Talk & Opening Reception: Ihrie Means, "Storytelling"

Whittier College is pleased to present the exhibit Storytelling by Ihrie Means.

“This exhibit is arranged to give an unedited, non-glorified look at the process of putting together a graphic novel. By bringing my studio into the gallery space visitors will get the chance to see what goes into the making of two very different genres of graphic narrative," said Means.

Senior Class Gift Final Celebration

After the President's Dinner seniors are encouraged to make their way to Setá in Uptown Whittier for a night of fun and dancing! This event is open only to students whom have participated in the Senior Class Gift Campaign — if they haven't given yet, graduates are able to do so at the Senior Week events or anytime online. Make sure to visit: www.whittier.edu/seniors for more information on the campaign.

Baccalaureate Ceremony

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is an opportunity for graduates, faculty, and families to gather together and express gratitude for the Whittier College experience. The Baccalaureate Ceremony is a bookend to the President's Convocation that students attended at the beginning of their collegiate experience, graduates will participate in the Light of Learning Ceremony.

 

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