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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    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 Whittier Scholars Slider An Individualized Liberal Arts Program Whittier Scholars create their own major or minor or design their own course of study around a traditional major Learn more Alumni Spotlight I enjoyed Whittier College for the intersection of so many cultures Musician and WSP alumna Kelissa McDonald 11 Read more Research Fieldwork Developing Country Studies to Power Representation a look at recent WSP self designed majors Read more Prev Next In This Section Whittier Scholars Program Mobile About Admission Program Requirements Facilities Program Faculty Research Fieldwork Off Campus Experience After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Whittier Scholars Program After Whittier After Whittier On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Whittier Scholar Program students graduate with a wide variety of opportunities before them Recent Whittier Scholars Program alumni are completing advanced degrees in a number of disciplines at reputable institutions that include the University of Southern California University of New Mexico Medical School School University of Virginia Law School Georgetown School of Foreign Service and Cornell University Graduates who enter the workforce are enjoying professional careers in fields such as health medicine entertainment law and education See what our alumni are up to Megan Maguire Marshall 12 Medical Student University of New Mexico in Albuquerque The Whittier Scholars Program gave me the opportunity to design my own educational plan for completing pre medical course requirements while exploring my other interests in the humanities social sciences and self designed research projects This program and the major I completed at Whittier College helped me articulate my

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  • Support | Whittier College
    Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Whittier Scholars Slider An Individualized Liberal Arts Program Whittier Scholars create their own major or minor or design their own course of study around a traditional major Learn more Alumni Spotlight I enjoyed Whittier College for the intersection of so many cultures Musician and WSP alumna Kelissa McDonald 11 Read more Research Fieldwork Developing Country Studies to Power Representation a look at recent WSP self designed majors Read more Prev Next In This Section Whittier Scholars Program Mobile About Admission Program Requirements Facilities Program Faculty Research Fieldwork Off Campus Experience After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Whittier Scholars Program Support Support On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Continued success of the Whittier Scholars Program depends on the generosity of our donors Your gift of time money or resources allows us to continue to provide students with the best opportunities to learn and develop provide a quality education and attract and retain top scholars and students Ways to Support Gifts to the Whittier Fund Tuition does not cover the entire cost of educating a student Unrestricted gifts to the Whittier Fund bridge the funding gap and help provide exceptional opportunities that all students enjoy including access to a great education internships job counseling small class sizes and leadership and team building opportunities Unrestricted gifts provide the most flexibility and allow Whittier to use your gift where the need is greatest Directed gifts to the Whittier Fund may be designated for a particular purpose within the College s identified institutional needs including student service and academic program support student scholarships faculty recruitment and retention library resources and acquisitions and athletics However you choose to support the Whittier Fund

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  • Program Faculty | Whittier College
    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 Whittier Scholars Slider An Individualized Liberal Arts Program Whittier Scholars create their own major or minor or design their own course of study around a traditional major Learn more Alumni Spotlight I enjoyed Whittier College for the intersection of so many cultures Musician and WSP alumna Kelissa McDonald 11 Read more Research Fieldwork Developing Country Studies to Power Representation a look at recent WSP self designed majors Read more Prev Next In This Section Whittier Scholars Program Mobile About Admission Program Requirements Facilities Program Faculty Research Fieldwork Off Campus Experience After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Whittier Scholars Program Program Faculty Program Faculty On 2 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Doreen O Connor Gómez Professor of Spanish Director of Whittier Scholars Program Wardman Hall 108

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  • The College to Host Waking the Green Tiger Filmmakers | Whittier College
    of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences AMPAS Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study 1313 Vine Street Hollywood CA 90028 An RSVP is required for this screening at the Linwood Dunn Theater Please RSVP online or call Denise Wong Velasco at 562 907 5140 for parking and more information about the event Doors open at 6 p m Seen through the eyes of activists farmers and journalists Waking the Green Tiger follows an extraordinary unprecedented and successful campaign to stop a huge dam project on the Upper Yangtze river in the high mountains of southwestern China Featuring astonishing archival footage never seen outside China and interviews with a government insider and witnesses the documentary also tells the story of Chairman Mao s determination to conquer nature in the name of progress Millions of people were mobilized in campaigns that reshaped China s landscape destroyed lakes marshes forests and grasslands unleashed dust storms and stifled science For fifty years the idea was instilled in succeeding generations that nature must serve the people Critics of this approach were silenced for years For the trailer and links for press kit for Waking the Green Tiger please visit Face to Face Media For advance interviews please contact Director Face to Face Media Gary Marcuse 604 251 0770 An RSVP is required for this screening at the Linwood Dunn Theater Please RSVP online or call Denise Wong Velasco at 562 907 5140 for parking and more information about the event Waking the Green Tiger has won numerous awards and recognition including the Grantham Prize 2012 Special Award of Merit for Environmental Journalism Ifeng Phoenix Television Green China Documentary Film Award 2013 Shortlisted for the 2012 International Green Film Award Cinema for Peace Berlin Colorado Environmental Film Festival Best of Festival 2013 Vancouver International Film Festival Audience Recognition Top Ten Canadian Films Whittier College Campus Screenings Waking the Green Tiger 78 minutes followed by discussion with the filmmakers Monday November 16 2015 7 9 p m Whittier College Hoover Hall 100 13406 E Philadelphia St Whittier CA 90608 See description above Searching for Sacred Mountain 20 min followed by discussion with the filmmakers Tuesday November 17 2015 7 8 p m Villalobos Hall Whittier College 13406 E Philadelphia St Whittier CA 90608 The documentary tells the story of Liu Jianqiang an investigative environmental journalist and Beijing editor of ChinaDialogue who has recently converted to Buddhism The documentary includes footage of senior Chinese government officials declaring their commitment to an ecological civilization that draws on Buddhism Daoism Confucianism and other Chinese cultural traditions as a means of addressing the country s growing environmental challenges It also shows that leading Chinese academics are making the connection between such traditions and the protection of vulnerable lands and habitats For further information and viewing online please visit Searching for Sacred Mountain online on the Pulitzer Center website or use search terms Searching for Sacred Mountain Pulitzer For press information for Searching for Sacred Mountain visit their press kit For advance interviews

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  • Whittier College Receives $2.6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education | Whittier College
    Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education On 7 Oct 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday October 7 2015 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 Technology Engineering and Mathematics learning and research at the College and significantly increase the graduation and retention rates of Latinos and students from other underrepresented groups This is the largest Title V grant that the College has received and it is awarded for a period of five years Whittier College a nationally ranked liberal arts college known as a model for the nation in educating and preparing a thriving diverse student population has the added distinction of being recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution HSI The HSI designation is granted to colleges and universities with at least 25 Hispanic undergraduate student enrollment Over 40 of Whittier s student population identifies as Hispanic or Latino This grant will profoundly increase the College s capacity for science learning and research by strengthening curriculum and career support for students and by providing state of the art equipment in our new Science and Learning Center said Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger Our commitment to educating a diverse student population is a priority and our focus on STEM and allied health education transforms students into scientific leaders and informed decision makers in our community and beyond Key elements of Whittier

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  • Whittier Scholars Program Latest News | Whittier College
    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 Wednesday September 30 2015 Institute for Baseball Studies Hosts Author Andy McCue and Former Dodger Wes Parker The Institute for Baseball Studies delighted local Dodger fans with its latest guest lectures a two part evening featuring author Andy McCue and former Dodger first baseman Wes Parker McCue is the author of a compelling detailed and 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

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  • Upcoming Whittier Scholars Program Events | Whittier College
    Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Whittier Scholars Slider An Individualized Liberal Arts Program Whittier Scholars create their own major or minor or design their own course of study around a traditional major Learn more Alumni Spotlight I enjoyed Whittier College for the intersection of so many cultures Musician and WSP alumna Kelissa McDonald 11 Read more Research Fieldwork Developing Country Studies to Power Representation a look at recent WSP self designed majors Read more Prev Next In This Section Whittier Scholars Program Mobile About Admission Program Requirements Facilities Program Faculty Research Fieldwork Off Campus Experience After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Upcoming Whittier Scholars Program Events Upcoming Whittier Scholars Program Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins 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

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  • Center for Engagement with Communities | Whittier College
    Service Prev Next In This Section CEC Mobile About Fellowships Internships Community Partners CEC Distinguished Fellows Support the CEC Contact Us You are here Home Center for Engagement with Communities Center for Engagement with Communities On 2 May 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continuing a proud tradition of community engagement a hallmark of a Whittier College education dating back to 1915 the Center for Engagement with Communities CEC promotes course based service learning for credit internships tied to programmatic requirements and faculty student research on issues that both address compelling needs in the community and enhance academic learning both here and abroad Ongoing service learning initiatives highlight collaborations between the College and community based organizations throughout the region while student internships across the curriculum are secured in nonprofit organizations The CEC s applied learning emphasis embodies the College s founding mission to graduate educated citizens primed to make smart decisions and serve communities locally and globally The CEC supports more than 25 for credit service learning courses across ten academic departments directed by a quarter of the College s faculty and involving a quarter of the student body The Center also manages six co curricular programs that both provide leadership opportunities for our students and promote education related initiatives developed in partnership with local K 12 schools and youth serving institutions that address the literacy college access physical activity and after school program needs of children and young people in the local community Through the work of the CEC Whittier College has been designated an engaged campus by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and has been named by the Corporation for National and Community Service to the President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction Center for Engagement with Communities About Fellowships Internships

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