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  • Service Opportunities | Whittier College
    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 LEAP Service Slider Service Opportunities Be part of something bigger than yourself LEAP can link you to many service opportunities one time or short term on campus or off Prev Next In This Section Leaper Mobile About Leadership Service Opportunities Helping Hands Day Student Government Clubs Organizations Commuter Students Events Programs Student Employment Forms Resources Contact You are here Home LEAP Service Opportunities Service Opportunities On 8 May 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments With its connection to life long learning and strong character development community service has a prominent place at Whittier Service resonates with student development values strengthens a student s spirit and pride in the campus and surrounding community and affirms the historical Quaker mission upon which the College was founded LEAP in conjunction with the Whittier s Center of Engagement with Communities offers students faculty and staff one time and short term volunteer opportunities both on campus and within the local community In the past these volunteer activities have included food drives blood drives and participation in AIDS Walk Los Angeles and Relay for Life In some cases participation in campus sponsored service projects has led students to acquire long term volunteer opportunities some of which have led to career connections Each year the College also organizes Helping Hands Day a daylong event in which students faculty staff and alumni work together in a variety of

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/leap/service (2016-01-26)
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  • Become a Resident Advisor | Whittier College
    Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Residence Life Mobile Home Residence Halls Johnson Stauffer Harris Wanberg Ball Campbell Turner Arbor Ridge What to Bring Costs Frequently Asked Questions Info For Current Students Dates Deadlines Room Draw Become an RA Work Orders Roommate Conflict Room Changes Resources Policies Procedures Governance Care Packages Movie Streaming Program Living Off Campus Contact Us You are here Home Residential Life Become a Resident Advisor Become a Resident Advisor On 6 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Being a resident advisor is one of the most rewarding and rare opportunities a student can have during his or her undergraduate years Responsibilities are numerous the RA is the focal point for the day to day operation of his or her floor and as such must simultaneously serve as peer counselor referral agent friend social chairperson community builder disciplinarian and programmer The position of RA is an opportunity to maximize self development maturity and confidence during the college years beyond this the breadth of skills learned as an RA are highly transferable to the professional work world Minimum Prerequesites for RA Applications Pass the Leadership and College Student Development course INTD 150 with a grade of B or higher Maintain a 2 5 grade point average Remuneration and Rewards As compensation RAs receive a single room and a 15 meal FLEX plan this is a value of approximately 12 000 Application Timeline During spring semester registration typically in November interested students must enroll in INTD 150 Leadership and College Student Development When the class begins in February RA applications will be available online and are due approximately three weeks later In March the selection process continues with scheduled group and individual candidate interviews Notification letters shortly follow Calendar for RA Applications

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  • Poets L.E.A.D. (Leadership Education and Development) Program | Whittier College
    Community Connections Cultural Perspectives Communication The program strives to cultivate a student s ability to facilitate collaborative and relational processes that lead to positive responsible change on campus and within the community Leadership is a process not a position Leadership is much more than attaining a position of power or authority In simplest terms to lead is to show the way which in practice requires a wide variety of skills and competencies Over the past several decades researchers have worked to debunk the myth that leadership is only reserved for a few charismatic men and women Rather leadership is everyone s business The Poets L E A D program helps Whittier College students channel their inner leader and realize that we all have a role to play whether big or small in solving the difficult problems of our world and showing the way for the generations to come Poets L E A D Goals and Objectives Prepare students for leadership in a global world Engage students creativity while strengthening their research abilities and critical thinking organization and project management skills Utilize learning opportunities to improve knowledge acquisition through leadership experiences and tangible projects Create measurable impacts and outcomes from co curricular involvement Offer students the opportunity to develop a meaningful portfolio of completed work that demonstrates acquired leadership skills through a college recognized program and Help students develop and practice core leadership competencies that encompass citizenship time management project management risk management fiscal responsibility service verbal communication diversity emotional intelligence written communication delegation effective meetings critical thinking mediation conflict resolution membership selection team and group interpersonal communication To assist students in the process of developing these competencies a rubric for each competency is provided Learn more Program Courses The following courses can be taken for 0 1 credits and count toward Whittier s College s minor in the Liberal Arts of Organizational Leadership Program LAOLP INTD 150 Leadership and College Student Development CRN 20525 20526 20527 and 20725 By the conclusion of this course students will produce a Competent Leader Portfolio CLP Website with resume statement of leadership five year goal plan and two practical examples of their development in at least six of the 17 leadership competencies Leadership competencies include but are not limited to oral written and interpersonal communication conflict resolution critical thinking diversity fiscal responsibility time and project management and membership selection After submission of a successful portfolio students must pass an oral examination in order to receive the rank of Competent Leader represented by a certificate Open to all students but those interested in applying for a Residential Advisor RA position must enroll One semester 0 1 credit Offered in Spring only INTD 160 Competent Leadership Seminar CRN 10061 This self directed course allows already engaged student leaders to demonstrate their proficiency with leadership competencies through the development of a Competent Leader Portfolio CLP Website The CLP Website must include a resume statement of leadership five year goal plan and two practical examples documenting development in

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  • Residential Life | Whittier College
    that grace the campus Chances are you ll be moving in too Learn more Mark those calendars Poets Online Room Draw training sessions and draw dates are coming your way in April Learn more Prev Next In This Section Residence Life Mobile Home Residence Halls Johnson Stauffer Harris Wanberg Ball Campbell Turner Arbor Ridge What to Bring Costs Frequently Asked Questions Info For Current Students Dates Deadlines Room Draw Become an RA Work Orders Roommate Conflict Room Changes Resources Policies Procedures Governance Care Packages Movie Streaming Program Living Off Campus Contact Us You are here Home Housing Food Residential Life Residential Life On 6 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments At its core Whittier College is a strong and vibrant residential community comprised of scholars athletes artists performers volunteers and leaders hailing from both this country and abroad Living in Whittier s residential campus community students will find their pursuit of knowledge enhanced their range of cultural and social opportunities expanded and will learn more about themselves and others than ever imagined In the residence halls lifelong friendships take root and the experience can engender a whole new definition of family and home The paramount mission of our residential life program is to provide a quality safe living learning environment in which all cultures are embraced and the academic success of each student is supported through opportunities to continue learning outside the traditional classroom One of the main program goals is to provide excellent customer service expediently addressing residents needs and concerns therefore ensuring the best possible residential life experience at Whittier College New admitted transfer students may click here to complete an online housing request or housing exemption form Contact Office of Residential Life Campus Center Bldg A Office 142 562 907 4223 562 907 4980 fax Residential Life

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  • Dining Services | Whittier College
    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 Dining Services Slider Dining Services Prev Next In This Section Dining Services Mobile Catering Services Health Sustainability Contact You are here Home Housing Food Dining Services Dining Services On 28 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Whittier College provides an excellent food service program for all students employees and guests Bon Appétit Whittier s food service contractor has won awards in the food service industry for being a trend setter Bon Appétit not only prepares the food for The Spot and Campus Inn but also provides on campus catering Hours of operation menus and other information for our dining facilities can be located on the Bon Appétit at Whittier website For information on meal options click here The Spot The Spot is conveniently located on the third floor of the Campus Center next to the Student Lounge An alternative dining spot and Whittier tradition since the 1940s The Spot offers a coffee shop menu featuring freshly grilled foods authentic Mexican foods made to order sandwiches salads and daily specials in addition to an espresso bar and fresh fruit Smoothie Bar The Spot accepts Flex Dollars cash and credit cards Hours Weekly Menu The Campus Inn Serving as the campus main cafeteria the Campus Inn or CI is located on the second floor of the Campus Center and offers a variety of foods served from different stations including Café Classics Exhibition

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  • Residence Halls | Whittier College
    Governance Care Packages Movie Streaming Program Living Off Campus Contact Us You are here Home Residential Life Residence Halls Residence Halls On 6 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Whittier College is a residential community where the vast majority of students live in one of seven residence halls that grace the campus Ball Campbell Johnson Harris Stauffer Turner and Wanberg Some large and some small each hall has an individual architectural style and interior décor and each year develops a personality unique to its inhabitants A few of our residence halls are homes to themed living communities where students with a common interest share a floor and plan activities together Others are set aside for upperclassman or first and second year students such as our Living Learning Communities where freshmen live together based upon shared coursework Each hall contains common lounge areas with cable television fireplaces internet access and basic cooking facilities Additionally certain residence halls are located immediately next to such campus resources as computer labs the library the fitness center or Faculty Master s Houses houses where faculty members live and host cultural and educational events Residence halls are staffed by full time area coordinators ACs and undergraduate resident advisors RAs who provide students with continuous support assistance and program opportunities for learning and development First Year Experience Living Learning Communities Johnson Hall The closest hall to the Wardman Library and near other academic buildings Johnson houses 90 students and is directly attached to a Faculty Master s house Johnson houses first year students in living learning communities Stauffer Hall Stauffer houses approximately 210 students Stauffer houses first year students in living learning communities Themed Housing Harris Hall Near the Athletic Center Harris is home to 150 students and has wide panoramic views of LA Harris Hall also

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  • Living Learning Communities | Whittier College
    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 First Year Experience Slider First Year Experience Prev Next In This Section First Year Mobile Orientation Freshman Writing Seminars Faculty Mentors Peer Mentor Program Living Learning Communities Academic Advising Events Freshman Checklist First Year Parents Contact Us Services for Commuters You are here Home First Year Experience Living Learning Communities Living Learning Communities On 1 May 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments The Whittier College faculty and Office of Residential Life have partnered together in creating exciting living learning opportunities for first year students Living Learning Communities LLCs consist of small groups of students taking two linked courses together one of which is the Freshman Writing Seminar INTD 100 Students live in one of the two first year residence halls Stauffer or Johnson and are housed as roommates and or in rooms in close proximity LLCs are a great way for students to be a part of a close knit community and develop healthy academic relationships with peers staff and faculty both in and out of the classroom Students are encouraged to participate in groups or individually in all College programs events and activities throughout the year Benefits of Living Learning Communities Opportunities for academic and social engagement Purposeful structuring of the learning experience so that students find meaning in what they are learning Intellectual interaction with faculty staff and students both in and

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  • Student Health & Wellness | Whittier College
    Safety office the Student Health Wellness Center provides primary health care services and health and wellness resources to Whittier College residents and commuters It also offers holistic services at affordable prices and free nutrition counseling The Student Health Wellness Center is staffed throughout the academic year by multiple providers that hold rotating office hours Monday Friday and see patients on an appointment basis only Walk ins are welcomed on Monday mornings The health center is also staffed by a full time Nurse Practitioner and Licensed Vocational Nurse During the summer a Nurse Practitioner and Licensed Vocational Nurse provide care and assistance under a reduced clinic schedule There is no charge for a visit however any medications prescribed any in house labs vaccines or procedures will incur a fee The nurse or provider can inform you ahead of time of these fees Although no health insurance is required to see one of our providers it is required for lab testing or for other tests such as radiographic views i e X rays or when seeing a specialist at an outside facility Eligibility Undergraduate Students All Whittier College full time undergraduate students can use the services of the health center regardless of their insurance carrier Undergraduate students automatically pay health services fees as part of their tuition which is assessed by the Business Office at the beginning of each semester A part time student must be enrolled in at least six units 6 per semester to be eligible to use the health center In addition part time students wishing to use the health center must pay a 75 semester fee Graduate and Law Students A semester fee of 75 is assessed to graduate and law students wishing to use the services of the health center at the time of the initial visit

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