Presidential Reception • Spokane, WA
May 4, 2016 • The Historic Davenport Hotel, Elizabethan BallroomRead more and RSVP online.
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. Online registration for this event is closed, but walk-ins are welcome.
Washington State Society 2016 Potlatch Dinner • Washington, DC
May 20, 2016 • Washington HiltonRead more and REGISTER online.
You are invited to attend this annual event celebrating and sampling the delicacies from the State of Washington for those living in Washington DC. Steve and Charlotte Hammond, both class of '79, will be your Whitman table hosts. This is Whitman's fifteenth year participating in this event.
Young Alumni Urban Hike • San Francisco, CA
June 5, 2016 • City Hall steps, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett PlaceRead more and RSVP online.
Join Anna Murveit ’13 and members of the Young Alumni Advisory Council for an “urban hike,” a chance to see a side of the Bay Area you’ve never seen before. Meet new Whitties and reconnect with old friends while exploring numerous parks, historic neighborhoods and scenic views!
John Stanton '77 named CEO of the Seattle Mariners
April 27, 2016 • Stanton calls the appointment "perhaps the supreme honor for me in my career."
Kirk Adams '93 appointed president of the American Foundation for the Blind
April 26, 2016 • Adams, currently the CEO of Lighthouse for the Blind in Seattle, will take the position with AFB in May.
Bringing a New Voice to Nonprofit Boards
April 14, 2016 • Chau Dang '06 shares her thoughts on being asked to serve on the board of the American Cancer Society
John-Henry Heckendorn '12 starts successful political consultancy
April 6, 2016 • Heckendorn's Ship Creek Group wins 4 of 4 recent elections
Washington State Supreme Court Justice to deliver Whitman College Commencement address
March 28, 2016 • Mary Yu returns to campus for May 22 ceremony
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Monthly Bluegrass Jam at Lyman Hall
Every third Friday, Lyman House comes alive with the sound of music. Specifically, bluegrass music. This monthly bluegrass jam is the product of a partnership between Lyman Resident Director Louise Fix '14 and Kate Hockersmith from The Mythical / Movable Blue Mountain Bluegrass Jam.
Winnifred Collier Ringhoffer '50 Sally Rodgers Award for Lifelong Achievement
Winn Collier Ringhoffer '50 graduated from Whitman with a degree in music, then earned a master’s degree from Boston University and a Soloist Certificate in Voice. She has spent her life since bringing music into the lives of audiences and students alike, providing service through song at a local, regional and national level.
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Gifts from alumni, parents, and friends are integral to the financial strength of Whitman College, improving the overall quality of the liberal arts education we provide.
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