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Whitman Updates Advertising Strategy with Social Media


  Starting this year, Whitman College is increasing its presence in the fast-paced social media world. Whitman is integrating social media into its advertising strategies in order to help Whitman reach a larger audience of prospective students, current students and alumni.  Whitman has demonstrated its commitment to new social media approaches by increasing student involvement, including commissioning Film & Media Studies students to create commercials for the school. Whitman has also created two new positions this year specifically for social media strategies. Director of Digital Communications Kristen Healy joined Whitman this past August and Digital and Social Media Specialist Sarah Corley began in September. “Using social media in our advertising and communications in our strategy creates a more authentic voice. Obviously we're supposed to say good things, we work for Whitman, but having social ... (more)

New Eating Disorder Support Group Fills Much-Needed Gap


With help from Active Minds, Whitman’s mental health advocacy club, some students have started the first confidential eating disorder support ...

Immigration Week Seeks to Educate, Inspire Action


An estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. Current immigration policies criminalize these individuals, and at least ...

Tatiana Kaehler Elected As Next ASWC President, Executive Council Announced


After an overall turnout that's slightly lower than last year's with 905 students participating--approximately 58 percent of the student body--ASWC ...

ASWC Resolutions Address Symposium, Nontenured Faculty


The Associated Students of Whitman College considered two separate resolutions relating to next year’s Power and Privilege Symposium during the ...

Bridges Picks ‘Reservation Blues’ for Summer Reading


Another in a series of “lasts” for President George Bridges came over spring break, when the Whitman Office of Communications ...


Phi Delta Theta Installs New Solar Panels


Over spring break, junior Joseph Heegaard finished his three-year project of installing 14 solar panels on the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house, making Whitman's ... (more)


Tatiana Kaehler Next ASWC President, Executive Council Elected


Results for the Associated Students of Whitman College 2014-2015 executive council election were released on Monday, April 14. Junior Tatiana Kaehler will be ASWC president ... (more)


Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants


For the first time at Whitman College, the Student Engagement Center has distributed six internship grants to Whitman students pursuing internships abroad this upcoming ... (more)