College Night with the Sounders vs United • Washington, DC
June 1, 2016 • RFK StadiumRead more and purchase tickets online.
Come join Whitman alumni, parents, and friends in cheering on the 'homestate' soccer team. Whitties are encouraged to come early and mix in the reserved tailgate area. Just look for the Whitman banner!
Whitman will be joined in the area with alumni from other Washington State schools including WSU, Gonzaga, and Western Washington University. We hope to see you there!
6 pm Tailgate area available and 8 pm Soccer game begins
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!
Adam Lau '06 awarded first place in Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition
May 26, 2016 • The Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation awarded bass Adam Lau First Place in the 17th annual Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition in New York City on May 21.
Vall-Spinosa '59 named director of Employee Health Services at Sandia National Laboratories
May 25, 2016 • Health-care pioneer Arthur Vall-Spinosa '59 starts new career with Sandia National Laboratories
Whitties Helping Whitties program paves the way for professional development
May 1, 2016 • Since its inception in 2013, Whitties Helping Whitties has continued to grow in popularity, drawing record numbers to recent events in Seattle, Portland and San Francisco, the cities with the largest concentrations of Whitman students, families and alumni.
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.
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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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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