Whitworth University / News
July 1, 2015
This fall, Whitworth will welcome Haley Abrahamson-Fernandez, ’19, as its newest Gates Millennium Scholar. Abrahamson-Fernandez is a graduate of Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. Her scholarship will provide full coverage of her tuition as she studies at Whitworth. Scholarship recipients are also provided with leadership-development opportunities, mentoring, and academic and social support throughout their time in college.
June 22, 2015
The Corporation for National and Community Service has once again recognized Whitworth University for its commitment to community service. Whitworth has been recognized in the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in two categories: General Community Service and Community Service in Education. This is the second consecutive year that Whitworth has been recognized in two categories.
June 8, 2015
Whitworth Assistant Professor of Theology Will Kynes recently received the Manfred Lautenschläger Award for Theological Promise in recognition for his book, My Psalm Has Turned into Weeping: Job’s Dialogue with the Psalms (de Gruyter, 2012). He traveled to the Heidelberg University, in Heidelberg, Germany, to receive the award alongside nine other scholars recognized for their outstanding theological research.
June 5, 2015
On Tuesday, June 2, Whitworth University received two gold and one bronze award during the Council for Advancement and Support’s Circle of Excellence Awards. The awards acknowledge superior accomplishments in higher-education communications that have lasting impact, demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and deliver exceptional results. To view a complete list of the awards given and the institutions that received them, click here.