Events


  • Aug 12

    Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2016 • Ashland, OR

    August 12-14, 2016 • Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, Oregon

    For 37 years, Whitman alumni, parents and friends have met in Ashland, Oregon, to attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, for a weekend of theatre and post-play discussions. Saturday morning features a lecture by Theresa DiPasquale, Cowan Professor of English Language & Literature. Throughout the weekend, she will lead group discussions following the evening productions.

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  • Aug 18

    Sigma Chi Alumni Event • Seattle, WA

    August 18, 2016 • 5-7:00 p.m. • Hagerty's Sports Bar, Washington Athletic Club, 2nd Floor

    Alumni brothers of the Gamma Epsilon chapter of Sigma Chi are cordially invited to come together to reconnect with old friends and meet new brothers. Chapter President Nadir Ovcina will be in attendance to update members on the chapter’s current affairs and outlook for the coming school year. It will be a great opportunity to show support for Sigma Chi and to strengthen the ties between alumni and the active chapter.

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  • Aug 18

    Presidential Reception • Anchorage, AK

    August 18, 2016 • 6-9 p.m. • The Hotel Captain Cook, Quarterdeck Room, Tower I, 10th Floor

    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.

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  • Aug 30

    Presidential Reception • Yakima, WA

    August 30, 2016 • 6:30-9 p.m. • The home of Terry Abeyta '73 and Denielle Beaulaurier

    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.

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  • Aug 31

    Whitties in the Cities • Austin, TX

    August 31, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. • Salty Sow

    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.

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  • Aug 31

    Whitties in the Cities • Washington, DC

    August 31, 2016 • 6:00 p.m. • Iron Horse Taproom

    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.

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Whitman College Commencement 2016

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.

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Gary Rollefson, 2015 Faculty Award for Service

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.

Gary Rollefson, 2015 Faculty Award for Service

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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.

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