Student and Alumni Stories
Life After Whitman - Alumni Stories
3-2 Engineering Program Allows Students to Build Technical Career on Liberal Arts Foundation
January 14, 2020 • In the nearly 70 years Whitman’s 3-2 Engineering program has been in place, more than 200 students have completed the program, which includes three full years at Whitman College, and then an additional two years at a partner engineering school. The student finishes with two complete bachelor degrees — one from each institution.
Crystal Ellis ’01 Fights to Make Furniture Safer for Children
January 14, 2020 • After losing her toddler in a furniture tip-over accident, Crystal Ellis has dedicated herself to campaigning for laws that demand furniture manufacturers meet a higher safety standard.
MULTIMEDIA: Marcus Amerman ’81 Pushes Boundaries of Native American Beadwork
December 16, 2019 • Native American beadwork artists Marcus Amerman ’81 pushes the envelope on traditional beadwork by creating realistic pieces based on historic photographs. A member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Amerman earned a degree in art from Whitman College and often infuses his work with sociopolitical messages.