Stories and Features

  • Senior Class Banner Designer Wants to Bring Benefits of Art Therapy to Others

    May 21, 2020 • Graduating senior Eliza Wyckoff was able to explore her passion for art by creating the Class of 2020 banner for Commencement.

  • Entrepreneur Matt Dittrich ’12 and the Magic of a Whitman Education

    May 4, 2020 • Entrepreneur Matt Dittrich ’12 is passionate about giving back to Whitman and its students in gratitude for the scholarship that made his education possible.

  • Senior Fund Offers Way for Graduates to Begin Giving Back

    May 1, 2020 • The earliest records of the Senior Fund date to 1986, and it raised nearly $200,000 to support different aspects of the college. The Class of 2013 holds the record for donations, with 65% of the class contributing for a total of over $15,000.

  • President's Scholarship Allows Math Major Sylvie Corwin ’22 to Pursue Art Passion

    April 15, 2020 • Whitman offers President’s Scholarships and talent-based scholarships in theatre arts, fine arts, debate and music. For the fine arts award, recipients have to at least minor in the Art Department. Now a sophomore mathematics and English double major, with an art minor, Sylvie Corwin included images of painted mailboxes in her art portfolio, and received a talent-based President’s Scholarship to study at Whitman.

  • Scholarships Help Scholar-Athlete’s Dreams Take Flight

    February 18, 2020 • When Anthony Nevoso ’20 graduates from Whitman College this May, he will be the first person in his family to earn a degree. But that’s just one piece of a trajectory that will take Nevoso literally into the skies. This summer, the economics major and captain of the Whitman Blues baseball team will begin flight school, fulfilling a lifetime dream of being an airline pilot.