Jerry Hillis '61 Happy to Support College that Supported Him
August 22, 2019 • Jerry Hillis '61 knows the difference that scholarships can make for students. One made a difference for him. "I came from a very poor family," said Hillis. "I thought the only way I could go to college was on an athletics scholarship."
Lazaro Carrion '07 Finds Calling at Intersection of Technology and Education
August 5, 2019 • Latin American studies and sociology major Lazaro Carrion '07 is a project director at Cyborg Mobile, a technology and management consultancy in the Seattle area.
Hal Hunt '55 Believes in Sharing the Gift of Whitman
July 31, 2019 • Hal Hunt ’55 believes strongly in the quality of the education he received at Whitman and the positive influence he’s seen it have on so many other students — and his own family.
VIDEO: Rebecca Gotz '14 Pursues Passion for Creativity at Zulily
July 23, 2019 • When alumna Becca Gotz '14 graduated from Whitman she wanted to do something creative. This creative drive landed her in Seattle, Washington as an editorial stylist for Zulily, a global online retailer.
Barbara and Sandy McClinton Find Joy in Supporting College Together
July 17, 2019 • When Barbara (Sweany) McClinton ’69 was living in the residence halls at Whitman College, there was only one phone per section. The women whose rooms were near the phone were in charge of answering it and calling down the hall to whomever the call was for.
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Alumnus Finds Purpose in Guiding Youth
Alumnus Shares Passion for Purpose
One of the leading consultants on academic student success and professional development, Phil Gardner '69 believes purpose is the key to pursuing one's passion throughout life.
"Many students who seek a liberal arts degree are driven by their passion for a field of study," Gardner said. "But, when it comes to linking college and career, there is a big difference between having passion and having purpose."