Student and Alumni Stories
Life After Whitman - Alumni Stories
Whitties Talk About Life on the Front Lines of COVID-19
June 12, 2020 • When nurse practitioner Carolyn Korfiatis ’05 gets to work at her small rural hospital in Mammoth Lake, California, she goes through “the car wash.”
Educational Designer Katie Krummeck ’03 Creates Innovative Commencement Address
May 20, 2020 • Whitman College is creating a virtual event for its 134th Commencement Ceremony. The event will include remarks from President Kathleen Murray, Board of Trustees Chair Nancy Serrurier, class speaker Maude Lustig ’20 and Katie Krummeck '03, as well as the traditional reading of names by Provost Alzada Tipton, and short video clips and photos provided by the graduates themselves.
Graduates of the Great Recession Share Career Advice for Class of 2020
May 6, 2020 • The classes of 2008 and 2009 faced one of the most challenging job markets in decades, as the U.S. reeled from the impacts of the Great Recession. The Class of 2020 faces an equally uncertain job market, with hiring slowing and the unemployment rate rising in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.