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  • Whittier College Professor Awarded $120,000 Grant from the California Community Foundation | Whittier College
    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 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 Professor Awarded 120 000 Grant from the California Community Foundation Whittier College Professor Awarded 120 000 Grant from the California Community Foundation On 1 Apr 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday April 1 2015 Whittier College has been awarded a 120 000 grant from the California Community Foundation CCF to assist Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto Hinman with the launch of the Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching ICLRT and piloting new tools for English Language Learners ELLs The two year grant will fund the launch of the Institute whose mission it is to promote relevant research and develop academic resources for ELLs and Standard English Learners SELs via linguistically and culturally responsive teaching practices ICLRT will also provide research based and practitioner oriented professional development services tools and resources for K 12 systems and teacher education programs serving ELLs and SELs The impetus of my research has been my mother s story which represents the stories of many immigrants and ELLs when they enter our school system I look forward to the significant impact that ICLRT will have on the process of language acquisition for many more ELLs said Soto Hinman The grant partner district Whittier City School District WCSD will also support the piloting of new tools such as an app and a teacher recognition process with ELLs Three target schools Phelan Sorensen and West Whittier Elementary Schools have been selected to receive specialized professional development services due to their high number

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/04-1-15-0 (2016-01-26)
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  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Named Commencement Speaker for Whittier College | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Named Commencement Speaker for Whittier College Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Named Commencement Speaker for Whittier College On 25 Mar 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday March 25 2015 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday May 15 2015 The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus During the event Mayor Garcetti will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters L H D Honorary degrees are Whittier College s highest honor reserved for individuals whose lives have personified the convictions ambitions values and accomplishments celebrated at the College Whittier is a college that encourages students to become engaged citizens with communities all around the globe wherever our graduates find themselves said President Sharon Herzberger We are pleased to honor on graduation day a Mayor whose life work has been devoted to improving communities in Los Angeles I know he will inspire our graduates to serve and improve their own communities The 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles is known for his back to basics agenda which is focused on job creation and solving everyday problems for L A residents From 2001 until taking office as Mayor he served as the Councilmember representing the 13th District which includes Hollywood Echo Park Silver Lake and Atwater Village all of which were dramatically revitalized under Garcetti s leadership Garcetti was elected four times by his

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/03-25-15-0 (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier College Appoints Steve Delgado as Vice President for Advancement | Whittier College
    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 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 Appoints Steve Delgado as Vice President for Advancement Whittier College Appoints Steve Delgado as Vice President for Advancement On 11 Mar 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday March 11 2015 Steve Delgado has been appointed vice president for advancement for Whittier College Prior to his appointment Delgado served as director of development and alumni programs at the College In this new role Delgado will oversee development communications and alumni relations In addition he will help identify and implement signature programs to bring new audiences to Whittier spread the College s reputation for excellence throughout the world and generate important new revenue Since arriving at Whittier College in 2010 Delgado has led a team of professionals whose efforts have led to all time highs in the number of yearly leadership donors as well as the Whittier Fund and has been instrumental in driving forward the successful campaign for the renovation of the College s Science and Learning Center He has worked closely with many faculty members on transformative initiatives always striving for successful outcomes for students and improvements to the education Whittier College can provide Steve s work to build an engaged Poet nation of alumni parents and friends through innovative events around the country has built a stronger community willing to serve this College as donors volunteers or mentors said President Herzberger A Los Angeles native Delgado

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/03-11-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • 2015 CEC Distinguished Fellow | Whittier College
    Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events 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 2015 CEC Distinguished Fellow 2015 CEC Distinguished Fellow On 25 Feb 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday February 25 2015 Dr Freeman A Hrabowski President of the University of Maryland Baltimore County UMBC was presented as the newest Center for Engagement with Communities Distinguished Fellow to recognize his significant contributions to the field of education A strong advocate for STEM education and a mathematician by training Hrabowski said he gets goose bumps from solving math problems His speech Holding Fast to Dreams Creating a Climate of Success for All Students addressed the need to have a reality check with the student and the educational institution and then work together to ensure student success Hrabowski s hunger for education was instilled in him at a very young age He grew up in Birmingham Alabama in the 1960s and was inspired by Dr Martin Luther King to march for his right to an education which landed him in jail for a week at the age of 12 It taught me that I could be strong at a young age said Hrabowski The Center for Engagement with Communities CEC Fellow s program was instituted to recognize individuals whose service and education values exemplify the goals of Whittier College and the CEC Each Fellow is invited to give a talk to the Whittier College community and spend time on campus meeting with faculty students and invited guests Fulfilling his CEC Fellowship duties and in an incredibly tight agenda Hrabowski met in the course of two days with Whittier

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/02-25-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • 2015 Feinberg Lecture: Mosab Hassan Yousef | Whittier College
    Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events 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 2015 Feinberg Lecture Mosab Hassan Yousef 2015 Feinberg Lecture Mosab Hassan Yousef On 18 Feb 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday February 18 2015 Mosab Hassan Yousef an author whose life was the subject of the documentary The Green Prince and the autobiography Son of Hamas will be the 2015 Feinberg Lecture speaker on March 5 at 7 p m at the A J Villalobos Hall at Whittier College 13406 Philadelphia Street Whittier CA 90608 Hassan is the eldest son of a founding member of Hamas who worked as a spy for Israel s security service for a decade A Palestinian and son of Hamas leader and founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef the younger Yousef worked undercover for Israel s internal security service Shin Bet from 1997 to 2007 Shin Bet considered him its most valuable source within the Hamas leadership The information Yousef supplied prevented dozens of suicide attacks and assassinations of Israelis exposed numerous Hamas cells and assisted Israel in hunting down many militants including his own father a Hamas leader In 1999 Yousef converted to Christianity and in 2007 he moved to the United States His request for political asylum was granted in 2010 The event is free and open to the public but an RSVP is required and a photo ID must be shown at the door RSVP to Terrie Valenzuela at 562 907 4219 or tvalenzuela whittier edu by February 27 The Feinberg Lecture Series is made possible through an endowment established by the late Sheldon Feinberg a former

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/02-18-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • President Herzberger Promotes Benefits of Collegiate Play at NCAA Convention | Whittier College
    Life Admission About Academics News Events 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 President Herzberger Promotes Benefits of Collegiate Play at NCAA Convention President Herzberger Promotes Benefits of Collegiate Play at NCAA Convention On 16 Jan 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments Friday January 16 2015 Fulfilling her duties as chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council President Herzberger attended the NCAA Convention in Washington D C this week where she represented the Division s more than 170 000 student athletes and 444 institutions Joining her counterparts from Divisions I and II and NCAA President Mark Emmert onstage during the convention s opening business session President Herzberger highlighted the benefits of intercollegiate play and the importance of maintaining sustainability in Division III We re very proud of the fact that our Division III student athletes not only graduate and have academic success rates above the non athletes said President Herzberger during the panel session but we still have improvements to make She went on to outline the challenges currently facing Division III programs and the difficult decisions that Division III schools will face as the cost of competitive play increases Asked where she d like to see the NCAA in 2025 President Herzberger said she hoped Division III schools will keep the value of sports participation in mind when facing difficult budgetary decisions My hope is that we ll find ways to continue to have varied and full sports programs on our campuses and that we ll be able to reduce the cost of intercollegiate athletics but not reduce teams she said The convention s opening business session ended with an inspiring video featuring one athlete from

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/01-16-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier College Included in President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll | Whittier College
    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 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 Included in President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Whittier College Included in President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll On 9 Dec 2014 By pzurita 0 Comments Tuesday December 9 2014 For the fourth year in a row Whittier College has been recognized with the President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction The distinction awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service CNCS is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service service learning and civic engagement All College community engagement projects and programs are included as part of the application but three service learning projects led by Whittier College faculty and students were highlighted in the College s 2014 Honor Roll application Physical Activity and Child Development Research Project at Lydia Jackson Elementary Reading Friends Project at Lydia Jackson Elementary and La Serna High School Garden Project with English Language Learners ELL We are honored to be among the group of institutions chosen in recognition of our good work in the community said Joyce Kaufman director of the Center for Engagement with Communities at Whittier College The President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll launched in 2006 annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/12-9-14-1 (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier College Announces New Vice President and Dean of Students | 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 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 Announces New Vice President and Dean of Students Whittier College Announces New Vice President and Dean of Students On 9 Dec 2014 By ebecerra 0 Comments Tuesday December 9 2014 Dr Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College following a national search He will officially join the College in March 2015 Pérez comes to Whittier College from Seattle Pacific University where he has served as Dean of Students for Community Life overseeing all aspects of residence life student programs and multi ethnic programs Prior to that he was at George Fox University where he most recently served as the Dean of Inclusion and Student Leadership Programs Chief Diversity Officer With the appointment of Dr Joel Pérez the Whittier College community is gaining someone who cares passionately about student success who fully embraces our mission and who has the character and experience to serve as an exceptional Vice President and Dean of Students said President Sharon D Herzberger With his wealth of different experiences building co curricular programs at a variety of private colleges I am confident that we have found the right person to spearhead the College s area of student life From the start of his career Pérez has led efforts on all the campuses he has served to create a more inclusive community This has entailed mentoring students as

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