Alumni News

Alumni Connections Alumni connections: Networking at its best
 

As countless Whitman alumni will attest, when it comes to reaching educational and professional goals, one of the best resources available is a network of alumni who are willing to mentor young graduates and help them gain real-world experience.

Debaters Debate Reunion
 

Calling all debaters: Whitman debate coaches, both present and past, and the alumni office have teamed up to organize a Debate Reunion in conjunction with Spring Reunion Weekend 2011.

Greek Day Greek Day
 
Greek Day: June 9, 2011. Participating fraternities: Sigma Chi, Phi Delta Theta, Tau Kappa Epsilon and Beta Theta Pi. Participating sororities: Delta Gamma, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha Phi, Phi Mu, Alpha Chi Omega and Delta Delta Delta.

A head for business and a passion for art A head for business

As a young couple, John ’54 and Janet Peterson explored some of the most renowned museums of the world. First, in Germany and France, while John served as a finance officer in the Army, and later in Manhattan, where they lived a short time after his service ended.

Alumni Books Alumni Book Collection
 
Research, novels, textbooks and memoirs by Whitman alumni.

nominations Alumni board nominations due in February 

All alumni may participate in nominating new members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. The procedure requires 12 or more alumni to sign a petition on behalf of someone they wish to nominate. E-mails are acceptable.

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Whittie News is the monthly e-newsletter for Whitman alumni and friends. It features campus news updates, events, travel opportunities, photo galleries, links and much more.

Annual Find Annual Fund: Make it an annual thing
 
Every year your unrestricted gift helps the college recruit highly capable students, attract dedicated faculty, fund collaborative student-faculty research and support innovative programs.

How did you get where you are? How did you get where you are?

What was your major at Whitman? After Whitman, how did you get where you are now? Was there a defining moment or experience at Whitman that changed or set your future course?

Teach for America Teach For America

For Miyoko Patricelli ’10, it began with a handful of medical forms and a bewildered 19-year-old young man. She was a Whitman student volunteering at Walla Walla Helpline, and he was trying to obtain money for a doctor’s prescription he could not afford. As he struggled to write his own name and his own birthday, Patricelli knew she had to change something.

Lucile Rempel In Memoriam
 
Lucile E. Rempel died Oct. 4, 2010, at her Walla Walla home. She was the wife of the late Arthur "Art" Rempel, beloved longtime Whitman biology professor.