Student and Alumni Stories
Life After Whitman - Alumni Stories
Emerging Entrepreneur Matt Dittrich '12 Launches New Search Fund
March 26, 2020 • The Whitman politics major and 2018 graduate of the Yale School of Management is kick-starting his career with the formation of Blue Wood Capital, a search fund aimed at acquiring a business he will lead as CEO.
Walla Walla Offers Plentiful Opportunities Over Summer Months
March 25, 2020 • This spring's summer job fair is going virtual. A smaller, in-person fair was held in early March, but throughout the spring, employers and organizations looking for volunteers, interns or paid employees will set up virtual info sessions through the SEC. The events will be held on Handshake, Whitman’s online platform for jobs an internships. The virtual info sessions make it easy for students finishing the semester remotely to still connect with oppportunities
WINcubator Creates Space for Community Innovation and Entrepreneurship
February 25, 2020 • On Feb. 21, 2020, Whitman Innovation Network hosted an open house to introduce the WINcubator to the college and Walla Walla community. Located in the basement of the Whitman College Technology Services building on Main and Touchet streets, the project was funded by a $25,000 grant from the Port of Walla Walla, a nonprofit dedicated to tourism and business development in the valley.