Daniel Le Ray joined Whitman in August 2013 after five years living in the Boston area. Since graduating from the University of Warwick in the U.K., he has worked in publishing, communications and marketing, including a stint in Berlin as editor of Europe's largest marketing and PR magazine, Communication Director. Most recently, he was marketing manager for Sedo.com, an online company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Outside of the Whitman communications office, he enjoys good food and good bourbon, good dogs and good music.
Alumni tour through Grand Coulee grandeur
This past August, Professor of Geology Pat Spencer – along with Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History David Schmitz – led 17 alumni on a trip to Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River.
Whitman students take top honor at the first Global Entrepreneurship Week ceremony
November 26, 2013 Over 100 community members, including representatives from the three local higher education institutions, the Chamber of Commerce, the City Council and the Washington Department of Commerce, attended the Global Entrepreneurship Week ceremony on Nov. 19.
Model United Nations team wins in Washington, D.C.
November 15, 2013 The Model United Nations team recently returned from Washington, D.C., with two prestigious awards under its belt.
Whitman alumnus helps NASA launch lunar spacecraft
November 13, 2013 Friday Harbor, Wash., is a town on San Juan Island, just north of Seattle. It’s not the kind of place you would normally associate with space travel, but it is home to Mike Loucks ’85.
Q&A with Samuel Freedman, New York Times columnist and Columbia professor
October 31, 2013 Award-winning author, New York Times columnist and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism professor Samuel G. Freedman visited Whitman College last month to talk about his most recent book.
Make A Difference Day fosters Whitman’s bonds with the Walla Walla community
October 25, 2013 More than 130 volunteers from the Whitman College community gathered in the Reid Campus Center to hear Anne-Marie Zell Schwerin ’85, Executive Director of the Walla Walla YWCA, kick off this year’s Make A Difference Day.
SCORE program brings first years into the Whitman and Walla Walla communities
August 28, 2013 Whitman College’s Student Engagement Center kicked off its fifth SCORE (Summer Community OutReach Excursion) program last week, and more than 30 first-year students opted to join the program.