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  • 152 Whittier College Students Named to Dean's List | Whittier College
    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 152 Whittier College Students Named to Dean s List 152 Whittier College Students Named to Dean s List Monday January 11 2010 Whittier College has named 152 undergraduate students to the Fall 2009 Dean s List Undergraduate student are awarded Dean s List honors if he or she earns a 3 70 grade point average GPA while completing a full time course load 12 units in the fall and spring terms Celina Adame Erica Amico Vanessa Amran Jannelle Andrade Stephanie Angus Matthew Anson Jordan Arnold Emily Baeza Kyle Baxter Nicole Beauchamp Trevor Bormann Caitlin Bourgaize Elizabeth Brinkerhoff Anthony Bursi Mitch Calmer Alexander Calonne Melissa Campos Garrett Carr Matthew Carroll Ismael Castro Taylor Chin Tristan Churchia Caroline Cox Deyla Curtis Victoria Curtis Colleen Daly Michelle Daneri Miriam De Dios Joshua DeBets Megan Maguire Marshall Kacie Martinez Ashley Medina Laura Medina Drew Menez Jessica Miller Jenna Montoya Prisma Morales Veronica Moreno Carolyn Mukai Noelle Navarro Allie Nicholson Tara Nishiyama Katherine Normand Jessica Ochoa Caitlyn O Connor Morgan Oliver Amber Olmos Vanessa Parada Scott Parrelli Ana Perez TaShaunna Peterman Allison Desfor Michael Dimler Elizabeth Dollmeyer Michael Dougan Terees Dowd Richard Duran Amanda Edwards Lizeth Felix Sanchez Dana Fitzpatrick Kathryn Foley Elspeth Foran Apollonia Galvan Genevieve Garcia Sarah Garcia Thailin Gavilanes Joshua Goldman Angelica Gonzalez Ashley Gonzalez Yasmin Gonzalez Sydney Gould Dylan Griffiths Gabriela Gutierrez Lizette Gutierrez Kaya Halemano Victoria Halote Ameshia Hamlet Stephanie Han Jason Harney David Harpster Scott Peyatt Chelsea Pomfret Daniel Quele Madrid Gema Ramila Michael Raygoza Alexander Reese Erik Rempen Tina Rinaldi Dominic Romero Maria Rusti Lynne Saladin Melissa Samarin Athrylis Sather Hodgetts Evalina Schwable Kami Seminara Cristian Sepulveda

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/Dean%27s_list_2009 (2016-01-26)
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  • 2010 Feinberg Lecture: Performance Artist Claudia Stevens Presents an Evening With Madame F | Whittier College
    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 2010 Feinberg Lecture Performance Artist Claudia Stevens Presents an Evening With Madame F 2010 Feinberg Lecture Performance Artist Claudia Stevens Presents an Evening With Madame F Monday January 11 2010 Nationally recognized performance artist playwright and musician Claudia Stevens will give a talk and present her solo production An Evening with Madame F a play about women musicians at Auschwitz for the 2010 Feinberg Lecture on February 18 at 7 30 p m in the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts 6760 Painter Ave Whittier CA 90608 The performance is free and open to the public but seating is limited and reservations are required For more information or to RSVP please call Terrie Valenzuela 562 907 4219 Steven s entire body of work is a collection of unique and multifaceted interdisciplinary pieces that engage topics such as hate crimes issues of identity hidden family past history and reconciliation Stevens original musical drama An Evening with Madame F stands among a handful of Holocaust related theatrical pieces that give artistic expression to a catastrophe that defies comprehension and since 1990 this one woman show has been presented at more than 100 venues across the country and produced for public television While drawing on several first hand accounts by women musicians who survived the Holocaust the story of Madame F primarily chronicles Fanja Fenelson who as a youth performed in the women s orchestra at Auschwitz The show s haunting musical score incorporates songs once performed by concentration camp inmates Herself the daughter of Holocaust survivors Stevens also meditates in the performance

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/Feinberg_Lecture_2010_Claudia_Stevens (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier College Receives Grant from W.M. Keck Foundation | Whittier College
    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 Grant from W M Keck Foundation Whittier College Receives Grant from W M Keck Foundation Tuesday October 20 2009 The W M Keck Foundation has awarded Whittier College a grant for 250 000 to launch two interdisciplinary learning centers the Center for Science Health and Policy CSHP and the Center for Collaborations with the Arts CCA The funding from the Keck Foundation will primarily support cross discipline course development and student fellowships Theatre professor Jennifer Holmes will serve as CCA s inaugural director and biology professor Dave Bourgaize will serve as the inaugural director for the CSHP Support from the Keck Foundation to launch the Centers affirms Whittier s approach to education that we are educating students to see the world from multiple perspectives and applauds Whittier faculty for their excellent commitment to interdisciplinary teaching The Keck Foundation award also will further enable us to recruit talented students who can make significant contributions to these fields in the future said President Sharon Herzberger The Centers will maximize student learning by further advancing the College s deep commitment to interconnected curricula as well as collaborative teaching undergraduate research and internships and the integration of student learning experiences within local national and international communities A centerpiece of the project will be the Keck Undergraduate Fellows Program which will give financial and mentoring support to 21 of the College s best students providing funds for internships and research assistantships in the summer following their junior year and for continuing scholarly activity during their senior year Furthermore the grant will support the development of eight new cross study courses tied to the Centers travel to external

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/Whittier_Receives_Grant_from_Keck_Foundation (2016-01-26)
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  • Professors Danilo Lozano and David Muller Present Wind Ef Fusions —CD Kickoff Concert in the Shannon Center | Whittier College
    Kickoff Concert in the Shannon Center Thursday October 1 2009 Professors Danilo Lozano and David Muller will present a recital of music for flute and bassoon drawn from their CD Wind Ef Fusions on Sunday November 8 at 4 p m in the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Whittier College 6760 Painter Ave Whittier CA 90608 Tickets 10 general admission For additional information directions or to purchase tickets please call 562 907 4203 or visit online www shannoncenter org The CD was recorded at the Shannon Center and will be released on Crystal Records CDs will be available for purchase at the concert for 15 All artist proceeds from ticket sales and CD purchases will be used to help support the cost of private music instruction for Whittier College students ARTISTS Danilo Lozano Danilo Lozano flute soloist musical director record producer and educator performs both innovative and accessible music by Latin American African American Latin Jazz and Cuban composers as well as rarely heard pieces of the classical and contemporary repertoire As founding member of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra he recorded on all Hollywood Bowl releases and is a featured soloist in many Grammy nominated Latin Jazz and Cuban charanga recordings He is a featured soloist on legendary Cuban bassist Israel Lopez Cachao and the Cineson All Stars double Grammy award winning CD release entitled Ahora Si Univision Cineson Lozano has also been involved in Narada Productions critically acclaimed Cuba LA project as musical director and flutist and as musical director of Edward James Olmos PBS Special Americanos the latter having earned an Imagen Award in 2000 Most recently Danilo serves as both musical director and flute soloist with Jose Rizo s prestigious Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars Lozano also serves as musical director and

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/News/Professors_Danilo_Lozano_and_David_Muller_present_Wind_Ef_Fusion (2016-01-26)
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  • Talk With Author Of Enrique's Journey, Sonia Nazario | Whittier College
    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 Talk With Author Of Enrique s Journey Sonia Nazario Talk With Author Of Enrique s Journey Sonia Nazario Tuesday October 20 2009 Pulitzer prize winning reporter Sonia Nazario will speak at Whittier College on Thursday November 12 at 7 30 p m in the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts 6760 Painter Ave Whittier CA 90608 Nazario will read from her national bestselling book Enrique s Journey which tells the true story of an Honduran boy s struggle to find his mother in the United States This event is open to the public and admission is free but reservations are required For additional information and to reserve tickets contact the Shannon Center boxoffice shannoncenter org or 562 907 4203 Enrique s Journey first appeared as a series of articles in the Los Angeles Times and won more than a dozen awards including the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing the George Polk Award for International Reporting the Grand Prize of the Robert F Kennedy Journalism Award and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Guillermo Martinez Marquez Award for Overall Excellence Expanded into a book Enrique s Journey won two book awards and is required reading for all incoming freshmen at 25 universities and dozens of high schools nationwide Nazario has spent 20 years reporting and writing about social issues most recently as a projects reporter for the Los Angeles Times She has won numerous national journalism and book awards and has been named among the most influential Latinos

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/News/Pulitzer_prize_winner_Sonia_Nazario_to_speak_at_Whittier_College (2016-01-26)
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  • 38th Annual Whittier College Tardeada Celebrates Latino Culture | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News 38th Annual Whittier College Tardeada Celebrates Latino Culture 38th Annual Whittier College Tardeada Celebrates Latino Culture Friday October 16 2009 The 38th Annual Whittier College Tardeada a celebration of Latino culture and heritage will highlight Cuban culture music dance and food with the theme Havana Cabana Tardeada will take place on Sunday October 25 at 4 00 p m in the Campus Center Courtyard 7214 Painter Avenue Whittier CA Whittier College Over the past four decades Tardeada has become an essential community building event at Whittier bringing the entire student body alumni and families together to enjoy an afternoon of inter generational activities and fun Entertainment will include salsa dancers from Paso de Oro Academy Trio music and student performances For more information contact Luz Maria Galbreath director of the Ortiz Program at 562 907 4962 Tardeada was established in 1971 by the late Martin Ortiz 48 founder of the Center of Mexican American Affairs which was renamed The Ortiz Programs after his retirement Ortiz was instrumental in increasing the number of Latino student matriculating and graduating from Whittier Currently nearly 30 percent of Whittier s student body

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/News/Annual_Tardeada_2009 (2016-01-26)
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  • Woodrow Wilson Fellow Richard Halloran to Speak on Rising of China | Whittier College
    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 Woodrow Wilson Fellow Richard Halloran to Speak on Rising of China Woodrow Wilson Fellow Richard Halloran to Speak on Rising of China Monday October 12 2009 Woodrow Wilson visiting fellow and Asia expert Richard Halloran will deliver a special lecture Revival of the Middle Kingdom Rising China in the 21st Century on Thursday October 22 at 8 p m in AJ Villalobos Hall 7214 Painter Avenue Whittier CA Whittier College For more information please contact the Office of the President 562 907 4201 The lecture is part of the College s East Asia Studies program and is made possible with the assistance of a federal grant secured with the help of U S Congresswoman Linda Sanchez Halloran is a columnist for The Rising East magazine He previously worked for The New York Times serving as a military and defense correspondent and as Bureau Chief for Japan Korea Taiwan and the central Pacific region At The Washington Post he served as Economic Correspondent in Washington and as Northeast Asia Bureau Chief Halloran s books include Japan Images and Realities Serving America Prospects for the Volunteer Force and Sparky A Political Portrait of Senator Spark M Matsunaga of Hawaii His articles have appeared in major newspapers including The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribuneand his awards include the Gerald Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/Richard_Halloran_to_speak_at_Whittier_College (2016-01-26)
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  • Iphigenia and Other Daughters Staged at Whittier College | Whittier College
    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 Iphigenia and Other Daughters Staged at Whittier College Iphigenia and Other Daughters Staged at Whittier College Thursday October 1 2009 Iphigenia and Other Daughters a play adapted by Ellen McLaughlin fromEuripedes and Sophocles will come to the stage at 8 p m on October 21 24 and 2 p m on October 25 in the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Robinson Theatre on the Whittier College campus 6760 Painter Ave Whittier CA 90608 Admission is 10 For additional information directions or to purchase tickets please call 562 907 4203 or visit online www shannoncenter org Iphigenia and Other Daughters is a re telling of the ancient story of Agamemnon through the lives of its women In her portrayal of these characters McLaughlin explores the notion of sacrifice What is the difference between Iphigenia s sacrifice of her life for the good of her country and Electra s sacrifice of her sanity to remember her family s murderous past How much of what we decide to do is our own free will and how much pre determined by our own fate or role in society Most importantly when you kill for revenge does the violence ever stop These are some of the questions that are addressed through the lives of these characters This production features an all student cast and is directed by Jennifer S Holmes assistant professor of theatre and communication arts Each year the theatre department produces up to four faculty

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