Events


  • Feb 17

    Building a Diverse Whitman Community • Seattle, WA

    February 17, 2016 • 7-9 p.m. • Hilton Seattle, Windward Room

    You are cordially invited to a reception hosted by the Whitman College Alumni Association at which Kazi Joshua, Whitman's new Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, will be speaking. Attend this special event to learn about the College’s current efforts to build and support a more diverse Whitman community.

    Read more and RSVP online.
  • Feb 25

    Presidential Reception • Portland, OR

    February 25, 2016 • 6:30 p.m. • Arlington Club, Parkside and Cascade Rooms

    Join Whitman College alumni, parents and friends for a special reception with our 14th President. Meet Dr. Murray and hear about initial plans to build on the success of the Now Is the Time Campaign and create a shared vision for the College's future. Wine and refreshments will be served.

    Read more and RSVP online.
  • Feb 28

    Presidential Reception • San Marino, CA

    February 28, 2016 • 2 p.m. • Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Stewart R. Smith Board Room and Courtyard

    Join Whitman College alumni, parents and friends for a special reception with our 14th President. Meet Dr. Murray and hear about initial plans to build on the success of the Now Is the Time Campaign and create a shared vision for the College's future. Wine and refreshments will be served.

    Read more and RSVP online.
  • Feb 29

    South Sound Leap Year Happy Hour • Tacoma, WA

    February 29, 2016 • 6 p.m. • Bar Bistro

    Come celebrate this unique day with Whitman College alumni, parents and friends! Liesl Olson '11, Alumni Relations Officer, and other Whitman staff will be on hand to talk about what's happening on campus and around Walla Walla. Light hors d'oeuvres will be available. Drinks are no-host so bring cash or credit card.

    Read more and RSVP online.
  • Mar 01

    The Gorge Midwinter Meet-Up • The Dalles, OR

    March 1, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. • Freebridge Brewing

    The Whitman College Alumni Association invites you to join local alumni, parents and friends to welcome those new to The Gorge and catch up with all other alumni in the area! Appetizers provided by the Alumni Association - drinks are no-host, so bring cash or card.

    Read more and RSVP online.
  • Mar 02

    Whitman College Community Meet-Up • Austin, TX

    March 2, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. • Contigo

    Join Austin area alumni, parents and friends of Whitman College for our first event of 2016! Appetizers will be available but drinks are no-host so bring cash or credit card.

    Read more and RSVP online.
  • Mar 16

    Building a Diverse Whitman Community • Portland, OR

    March 16, 2016 • 7 p.m. • Urban Studio

    You are cordially invited to a reception hosted by the Whitman College Alumni Association at which Kazi Joshua, Whitman's new Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, will be speaking. Attend this special event to learn about the College’s current efforts to build and support a more diverse Whitman community.

    Read more and RSVP online.
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Ashifi Gogo '05 personifies the criteria of the Pete Reid Award: he has demonstrated youthful exuberance toward his career and Whitman as exemplified by Pete Reid ’49. The depth of his work in the fight against pharmaceutical fraud is more than most people will accomplish in a lifetime; and in just over 10 years since he graduated.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2016

Join Theresa DiPasquale, Professor of English Language and Literature, and Whitman alumni, parents and friends for a weekend of play going and discussions. Come for the weekend or for a day. August 12-14, 2016

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