Presidential Reception • Yakima, WA
August 30, 2016 • 6:30-9 p.m. • The home of Terry Abeyta '73 and Denielle BeaulaurierRead 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 the College's strategic planning process that will advance the work of Whitman and create a shared vision for the College's future. Wine and refreshments will be served.
Whitties in the Cities • Austin, TX
August 31, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. • Salty SowRead more and RSVP online
Join Whitman alumni, parents and friends for a relaxing social event celebrating Whitties in Austin. Come mingle, meet new people, and network whether you're new to the area or have lived here all your life. Kristen Whittington '14 will act as your host for the evening and there will be light snacks available for the group. Beverages will be no-host.
Whitties in the Cities • Washington, DC
August 31, 2016 • 6:00 p.m. • Iron Horse TaproomRead more and RSVP online
You're invited to join fellow DC area Whitties for an after-work get together. Come to reconnect with former classmates and meet others who replaced Walla Walla wheat field rows with District row houses. The happy hour will be at the Iron Horse Taproom in the bottom level. Pizza will be provided and beverages will be no-host. Hope you can join your fellow alumni and your event hosts Kayvon Behroozian '14 and Drew Jonnston '06.
Whitties in the Cities • New York, NY
August 31, 2016 • 6:30 p.m. • House of Brews (upstairs)Read more and RSVP online
Join Whitman alumni, parents and friends for a relaxing social event celebrating Whitties in the New York area. Come mingle, meet new people, and network whether you're new to the area or have lived here all your life. Aaron Blank '01 will once again act as your host for the evening and there will be light snacks available for the group. Beverages will be no-host.
Riley Clubb ’09 brings world’s first virtual reality theatre to Walla Walla
August 26, 2016 • Maskerade Walla Walla remains the only theatre of its kind to offer a shared viewing environment—usually, virtual reality is experienced solo.
Katy Coba '84 appointed CEO and director of Oregon's Department of Administrative Services
August 25, 2016 • Coba intends to focus on outreach and recruiting new, diverse employees to state agencies to replace the state's retiring workforce.
New dining hall to be named in honor of dean Chuck Cleveland
August 24, 2016 • Cleveland has been an important part of many students’ experiences at Whitman over the past three decades.
Griselda Guevara-Cruz '11 earns fellowship with Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
August 24, 2016 • Guevara-Cruz expects her work to focus on education issues.
Mara Abbott '08: My Ride in Rio
August 19, 2016 • The Colorado cyclist and Whitman alumna talks about that epic Olympic day, and her road ahead.
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Whitman College Commencement 2016
2016 graduates net prominent national scholarships: Members of Whitman's outgoing class have been awarded a diverse array of competitive post-baccalaureate fellowships and grants as they embark on the next chapter in their educational careers.
Gary Rollefson, 2015 Faculty Award for Service
Gary Rollefson first partnered with the Alumni Association in 2006 and continued to do so for nine years. Whether traveling to Seattle or Portland multiple times, to Philadelphia or Silver Falls, OR, and beyond, he has enchanted alumni with tales of discoveries and adventures in faraway places.
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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.
Theatre Weekend in New York City
November 10-13, 2016, join fellow theatre enthusiasts for a thrilling weekend adventure in NYC. Experience the sights, sounds, and splendor of Broadway, explore Manhattan’s newest convergence of art and architecture – the Whitney Museum of American Art, and gather with alumni, parents, and friends of Whitman College to honor Jack Freimann, Professor of Theatre Emeritus, as we celebrate his 90th Birthday.