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.