2015 Presidential Receptions • Various cities
September 29, through October 18, 2015 in the cities listed below
Join Whitman College alumni, parents and friends for a series of receptions introducing our 14th President, Dr. Kathleen M. Murray. Hear from Dr. Murray 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.
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September 29, 2015 - New York City
September 30, 2015 - Washington, D.C.
October 8, 2015 - Seattle, WA
October 13, 2015 - Honolulu, HI
October 18, 2015 - San Francisco, CA
Welcome Young Alumni • Various cities
October 2 through November 5, 2015 in the cities listed below.
Join local alumni, parents and friends to welcome young alumni new to the area and catch up with other area alumni. Feel free to drop in anytime on your way home!
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October 2, 2015 • 6-9 p.m. • Philadelphia, PA
October 6, 2015 • 6-9 p.m. • Chicago, IL
October 15, 2015 • 6-10 p.m. • Austin, TX
October 20, 2015 • 6-8 p.m. • Anchorage, AK
October 21, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. • Minneapolis, MN
October 22, 2015 • 6-8 p.m. • Portland, OR
October 27, 2015 • 7-9 p.m. • Walla Walla, WA
November 3, 2015 • 6 p.m. • Denver, CO
November 3, 2015 • 6-8 p.m. • Seattle, WA
November 5, 2015 • 6-8 p.m. • San Francisco, CA
Alumni Parents Reception 2015 • Walla Walla, WA
October 24, 2015 • 4-5:30 p.m. • Whitman College Campus, Baker Center (formerly BFC)
Meet fellow Whittie parents and students and compare your Whitman experiences! Enjoy a sampling of cheeses and fruit, local wine and non-alcoholic beverages.Read more and RSVP online
W Club Luncheon • Bellevue, WA
October 28, 2015 • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • COAST Bellevue Hotel
Whitman College alumni, parents and friends are invited to join Athletic Director Dean Snider for a W Club Luncheon celebrating Whitman varsity athletics. Our featured speakers are NWC Swim Coach of the Year Jenn Blomme and Baseball Head Coach Brian Kitamura '10.Read more and RSVP online
Geology ROCKS • Baltimore, MD
November 2, 2015 • 6 p.m. • Argosy Café
Everyone is invited to hang out, relax, and visit with Kirsten Nicolaysen, associate professor of geology. You may even hear a discussion or two regarding Geology at Whitman. This is a casual, no-host event with a cash bar for drinks and some light appetizers provided by the Whitman College Alumni Association.Read more and RSVP online
Welcome Reception • Las Vegas, NV
November 19, 2015 • 7-9 p.m. • At the home of Susan and John Blackmon '79, Overseer
Las Vegas area alumni, parents and friends are invited to a wine and dessert reception with Nancy Mitchell, Director of Alumni Relations, and Donna Gardner '95, Development Officer. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with other members of the Whitman family living in and around the Las Vegas area.Read more and RSVP online
Alumna wins prestigious young investigator award from the Society for the Study of Evolution
October 8, 2015 • Catherine Wagner '04 recognized as an outstanding young evolutionary biologist
Alumna profiled for her hip-hop activism
October 5, 2015 • Aisha Fukushima '09 uses her talents to spread positivity
Alumnus talks to The New Yorker about the hairstyles of the presidential candidates
September 14, 2015 • Janet Stephens '80 is a self-proclaimed hairdressing archeologist
Whitman alumna publishes study on working mothers
September 7, 2015 • Caitlyn Collins '08 talks about balancing work and family on Good Day Austin.
Well-known artist's work coming to Whitman's campus
August 26, 2015 • Ai Weiwei's sculpture "Refraction" finds home at Whitman thanks to alumni
Whitman Connect is is Whitman's online community, where you can find your friends and classmates and network with fellow Whitties.Visit Whitman Connect
Gordon Scribner Award
The Gordon Scribner Award honors Gordon Scribner '42, former dean of students and director of alumni. Recipients for 2015 are Wilber Pribilsky '55 and Karen Elder Pribilsky '58.
Chastity Belt - 2012 Alumnae Rock Band
Starring Gretchen Grimm, Lydia Lund, Julia Shapiro, and Annie Truscott. Their latest album, "Time To Go Home," recently made several Best Albums of 2015 (so far) lists. Photo courtesy of Hardly Art.
Give to Whitman
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.
W Club/Alumni Baseball Trip
Join members of the W Club and the Alumni Association for a trip to Seattle Mariners Spring Training in Arizona, March 9-12, 2016.