Whittier College

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Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California, United States.wikipedia
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Whittier, California

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Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California, United States.
The city is named for the Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier and is home to Whittier College.

Richard Nixon

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Alumni include: Former U.S. President Richard Nixon; actress Andrea Barber, known from the television comedy Full House and Fuller House; social media entrepreneur Cassey Ho; actor Geoff Stults; author Jessamyn West; and Susan Herrman, who was one of two white female "student Freedom Riders" who sought to desegregate interstate bus travel in the South in 1961.
He remained in his hometown and attended Whittier College with his expenses covered by a bequest from his maternal grandfather.

Andrea Barber

Alumni include: Former U.S. President Richard Nixon; actress Andrea Barber, known from the television comedy Full House and Fuller House; social media entrepreneur Cassey Ho; actor Geoff Stults; author Jessamyn West; and Susan Herrman, who was one of two white female "student Freedom Riders" who sought to desegregate interstate bus travel in the South in 1961.
She earned a degree in English from Whittier College in 1999.

Whittier Law School

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Whittier Law School, located on a satellite campus in Costa Mesa, California, started in the Hancock Park section of Los Angeles in 1966 as Beverly Law School.
The law school is part of Whittier College, a private institution.

Jessamyn West (writer)

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Alumni include: Former U.S. President Richard Nixon; actress Andrea Barber, known from the television comedy Full House and Fuller House; social media entrepreneur Cassey Ho; actor Geoff Stults; author Jessamyn West; and Susan Herrman, who was one of two white female "student Freedom Riders" who sought to desegregate interstate bus travel in the South in 1961.
A Quaker from Indiana, she graduated from Fullerton Union High School in 1919 and Whittier College in 1923.

Don Coryell

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From 1957–1964, Whittier won eight straight SCIAC titles under the direction of legendary coaches George Allen (1951–56, 32-22-5), Don Coryell (1957–59), and John Godfrey (1960–1979).
As head coach at Whittier College from 1957 to 1959, Whittier won conference championships in each of Coryell's three years.

George Allen (American football coach)

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From 1957–1964, Whittier won eight straight SCIAC titles under the direction of legendary coaches George Allen (1951–56, 32-22-5), Don Coryell (1957–59), and John Godfrey (1960–1979).
Allen was the head football coach at Whittier College in Whittier, California for six seasons, where he was 32–22–5 from 1951 through 1956.

Geoff Stults

Alumni include: Former U.S. President Richard Nixon; actress Andrea Barber, known from the television comedy Full House and Fuller House; social media entrepreneur Cassey Ho; actor Geoff Stults; author Jessamyn West; and Susan Herrman, who was one of two white female "student Freedom Riders" who sought to desegregate interstate bus travel in the South in 1961.
He moved to Los Angeles, and began to perform in the college theater productions while attending Whittier College, in Whittier, California.

Robert D. Durham

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Durham’s post-secondary education began at Whittier College located in Whittier, California.

Occidental–Whittier football rivalry

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Whittier maintains a century-long football rivalry with the Tigers of Occidental College; the two schools play for the shoes of 1939 All-American Myron Claxton.
The Occidental–Whittier football rivalry is a college football rivalry between the Occidental College Tigers and the Whittier College Poets, both members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

James Adomian

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Adomian is an alumnus of Los Angeles Baptist High School and attended Whittier College studying in a self-designed major in Economics and Theatre Arts.

John Fasana

A graduate of Whittier College, John has many accomplishments, such as being the chairman of the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments Transportation Committee, representing 30 San Gabriel Valley cities as a Director to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, served as chairman of the MTA board in 2001-2002, being currently a member of the Finance Committee and the Operations Committee, and represented the League of California Cities in the development of ballot language and support by cities of the 1992 Los Angeles County Park and Recreation Act, which passed with over 60% of the vote and included funding for the Duarte Teen Center.

Arthur Allan Seidelman

Born in New York City, he received his B.A. from Whittier College and an M.A. in Theatre from UCLA.

Dorothy Baker

Baker attended Whittier College, then transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles, from which she graduated in 1929.

Ken Davitian

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He graduated from Whittier College.

Tony Strickland

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Strickland earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science at Whittier College, where he earned the Leadership and Service Award and was a Nixon Scholar.

Wayne R. Grisham

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In 1949, he earned a B.A. at Whittier College, in Whittier, California.

Arturo Porzecanski

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Born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay, of European Jewish immigrant parents, Porzecanski came to the United States in early 1968 and earned his B.A. degree in economics at Whittier College (1968-1971) and then his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics at the University of Pittsburgh (1971-1975).

Cheryl Boone Isaacs

In 1971, she graduated from Whittier College with a degree in political science.

Salvador Plascencia

Plascencia holds a B.A. in English from Whittier College and an MFA in fiction from Syracuse University.

Peter L. Harris

Harris attended Whittier College, where he played center on the football team, and was a catcher for the baseball team.

Fred D. Anderson

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Anderson completed his BA from Whittier College and his MBA from UCLA.

Linda Vallejo

Vallejo received a BA in Fine Arts from Whittier College in 1973, studied lithography at the University of Madrid, Spain, and earned an MFA from California State University, Long Beach in 1978.