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  • Cultural & Ethnic Organizations | Whittier College
    students at Whittier College Alianza is dedicated to the educational success of these talented and dedicated students and serves in a variety of ways including raising funds for scholarships and other programs For more information about Alianza de los Amigos please click here Amigos Unidos Whittier College is proud of its sizeable Latino population and Amigos Unidos formerly Hispanic Student Association is very active in promoting Latino issues and culture through different social events field trips and speakers from the community In addition Amigos Unidos does outreach into the surrounding area through community service and mentoring college bound students Amigos Unidos has played a key role in implementing the annual Latino Graduation Celebration and also participates in the coordination of specialized events such as Tardeada Contact amigosu poets whittier edu Asian Students Association The Asian Students Association promotes Asian culture and traditions as well as the contributions of Asian Americans The club hosts social events throughout the year but is best known for its signature event Asian Night which is held every spring Asian Night celebrates Asian culture and heritage through an exploration of food dance music and other performing arts Asian Night received the Whittier College Outstanding Annual Event in 2006 2007 2008 and 2010 Contact asa poets whittier edu Black Student Union BSU The BSU assists Black students enrolled at Whittier both academically and socially through events programs and activities held throughout the year BSU seeks to make an impact on the political cultural psychological and intellectual development of its members All BSU activities programs and events are coordinated with the intent to instill a sense of pride in Black students and to encourage a positive perception of the cultural and historical contributions of all African descended people BSU s goal is to create a legacy at Whittier

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/ethnic (2016-01-26)
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  • LGBTQ & Gender Related Clubs | Whittier College
    Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Cultural Center Slider Cultural Center Prev Next In This Section Cultural Center Mobile Ortiz Programs Resources for Latino Students Diverse Identities Program Interfaith Programs Alternative Spring Break Cultural Ethnic Organizations LGBTQ Gender Related Clubs Events Contact Us You are here Home Cultural Center LGBTQ Gender Related Clubs LGBTQ Gender Related Clubs On 28 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments The Cultural Center also serves as a Pride Center and welcomes any student group that acknowledges and celebrates LGBTQIA and Gender identity We currently house one active group but would love to work with more students to increase awareness visibility resources and support Transgender Other Identified Bisexual Gay Lesbian and Allies for Diversity TOBGLAD TOBGLAD is a confidential group that serves as a support system for students and involves them in crucial

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/LGBTQIA (2016-01-26)
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  • Events | Whittier College
    of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Cultural Center Slider Cultural Center Prev Next In This Section Cultural Center Mobile Ortiz Programs Resources for Latino Students Diverse Identities Program Interfaith Programs Alternative Spring Break Cultural Ethnic Organizations LGBTQ Gender Related Clubs Events Contact Us You are here Home Cultural Center Events Events On 28 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments September 6 12 p m Memorial Chapel Welcome session for Latino students and families 6 2 p m Villalobos Sesión informativa en español 7 9 45 a m Graham Athletic Center Diversity session 15 Hispanic Heritage Month begins 16 4 p m Naylor Portico Estudiantina de la Universidad Autonoma de Querétaro 17 7 p m Guest lecture Ecuadorian motion picture photographer Miguel Alvear 26 7 30 p m Shannon Center La Casa de Bernarda Alba A BFA play in Spanish October 24 7 a m Downtown Los Angeles Homeboy Industries 5K 25 4 30 p m Campus Center Courtyard 44th Annual Tardeada 28 6 p m Hoover 100 Middle Eastern Film Series A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night November 1 Native American Heritage Month begins 2 11 30 a m Campus Center Courtyard Day of the Dead Celebration 9 7 15 p m Garrett House Guest Lecture Carla Della Gatta The Untold History of Shakespeare and Latinidad 16 6 p m Hoover 100 Documentary Screening Walking the Green Tiger 17 7 p m Villalobos Documentary Screening Searching for Sacred Mountain 18

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/events (2016-01-26)
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  • Information for Undocumented Students | Whittier College
    accommodations for students with clinical documentation of disabilities so that they may have an equitable college experience Q Can I use services offered by the Center for Advising and Academic Success CAAS such as tutoring computer lab or guidance from an academic coach A Yes All Whittier College students have access to resources and services provided by CAAS CAAS empowers all Whittier College students to become successful self directed and collaborative lifelong learners Whether you are looking for short or long term assistance with your educational objectives through tutoring workshops advising coaching or are simply looking for a space to work on an assignment CAAS s support services and holistic learning environment meet the needs of anyone who is willing to work towards building and sharpening their academic and personal goals Q If I fall ill can I receive medical care at the Student Health and Wellness Center A All Whittier College full time undergraduate students can use the services of the Student Health and Wellness Center regardless of their insurance carrier or legal status Provider appointments are free Part time students must be enrolled in at least six 6 units per semester to be eligible for Student Health and Wellness Center services Additionally part time students who wish to use the health center must pay a 75 semester fee Q If I am undocumented can I use the Counseling Center s services A Counseling services are provided at no cost to all currently enrolled undergraduate students at Whittier Professional counseling staff is on call 24 hours a day seven days a week For after hour advice call the After Hour RN Telephone Advice Line at 562 464 4548 This service is NOT for life threatening Emergencies For emergencies call Campus Safety at 562 907 4211 and ask to be

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/undocumentedfaq (2016-01-26)
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  • Cultural Center Latest News | Whittier College
    part of the third event of the Whittier College s Lecture Series Master Class on More Monday January 11 2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In addition to the traditional semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Wednesday October 21 2015 The College to Host Waking the Green Tiger Filmmakers The programming is part of the College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment During the week of November 16 20 2015 Whittier College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment LIASE program will host award More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus the celebration of peace was led by children from The More Friday September 18 2015 Scholarship Opportunity Mexican American Dream The Council of Mexican Federations in North America COFEM its affiliated Federations

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/74 (2016-01-26)
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  • Upcoming Cultural Center Events | Whittier College
    Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni You are here Home Academics Upcoming Cultural Center Events Upcoming Cultural Center Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 10 Wed 02 10 2016 5 00pm The Meeting Fascinating and dramatically compelling this eloquent play depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times Malcolm X and Dr Martin Luther King Jr Differing in More Feb 11 Thu 02 11 2016 6 00pm Chicana Leadership Master Class Josefina Lopez Reception 6 00 p m Program 6 30 p m Whittier College welcomes Founding and Artistic Director of Casa0101 and Real Women Have Curves playwright Josefina Lopez who will share her insights on More Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/cultural-center/events (2016-01-26)
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  • Helping Hands 2014 | Whittier College
    Vision History Notable Alumni President s Office Campus Leadership Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater Admission Aid First Year Students International Students Transfer Students Graduate Students Get to Know Us Apply for Admission Financial Aid Costs Admitted Students Contact Us Campus Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Leaper Mobile About Leadership Service Opportunities Student Government Clubs Organizations Commuter Students Events Programs Student Employment Forms Resources Contact You are here Home LEAP Helping Hands 2014 Helping Hands 2014 On 7 Jan 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments LEAP About Leadership Opportunities Service Opportunities Helping Hands Day Helping Hands Gallery Student Government Clubs Organizations Events Programs Student Employment Forms

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/leap/service/hhgallery (2016-01-26)
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  • Johnson Hall | Whittier College
    several first year Living Learning Communities LLC The first year LLCs are meeting places for students to come together and collaboratively construct new ideas traditions and experiences They are designed to help students succeed through their first year at Whittier College and beyond These communities foster social well being academic enrichment and individual growth by providing each student with a sense of belonging on campus The double rooms in Johnson Hall are 16 X 16 and include sinks The lounge area has a piano and cable television and a fireplace Recent renovations in Johnson Hall include laundry room and bathroom improvements furniture upgrades in all main lounges construction of new classrooms and installation of wireless Internet Eco friendly elements include water saving toilets low flow shower heads energy saving light bulbs and each hall has its own recycling bins History Johnson Hall was built in 1955 as a residence hall for women significant renovations were completed in 2007 It was named for Clifford and Susan Johnson whose gifts made the building possible Susan was one of the first women on the faculty teaching science and math and Clifford was on the board of trustees for 45 years Resident Advisors Name Andrew Lara 16 Major International Business and Chinese Hometown Highland Park CA Activities Asian Student Association Paragonian Society Hobbies Concerts Traveling Basketball After college I want to be a business consultant sent to other countries for business My best Whittier College experience has been Becoming an RA My favorite thing in the world is Skydiving A quirky fact about me I like to randomly rap Name Amer Rashid 17 Major Political Science and Global Cultural Studies with an emphasis in the Middle East Hometown Fresno CA School Activities Vice President of ASWC Senate Admissions Ambassador President of Students for Justice

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/reslife/johnson (2016-01-26)
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