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Whitworth University Students Selected as Fulbright Finalists

May 23, 2016
Two Whitworth student applicants were selected as Fulbright Scholarship finalists for 2016-17. The university has a long-standing tradition of producing such finalists, with 33 students chosen since 2000. In 2009 and 2011, Whitworth was named a top producer of Fulbright finalists among master’s-level universities nationwide.

Community Leader and Alum Noel Castellanos to deliver keynote speech during Whitworth commencement ceremony on May 22

May 6, 2016
Noel Castellanos, ’82, founder of the Latino Leadership Foundation and President and CEO of the Christian Community Development Association, will give his address, “Buen Camino: Are you Ready for the Journey?,” at Whitworth University’s 126th undergraduate commencement.

Whitworth University Board of Trustees Elects Four New Members and Two Lifetime Members

May 4, 2016
The Whitworth University Board of Trustees is honored to welcome Andrew T. Erickson, ’84, Dr. David John Flesher, ’81, Alycia Gebbers, and the Rev. Gayle B. Parker, all of whom were elected during the board’s April meeting. Also during the meeting, Charles “Chuck” Boppell, ’65, and David Myers, ’64, were elected as board of trustee lifetime members.

Whitworth University to hold Distinguished Community Service Award Ceremony and Christian Leadership Panel on May 10

April 21, 2016
Whitworth University will present Richard G. Hadley, the president emeritus of Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI), with the Whitworth University Distinguished Community Service Award. Hadley will be honored for his decades of service to the Spokane community in a special event on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. Following the ceremony, a panel will discuss leadership through a Christian worldview and the ways in which Hadley has exemplified Christian leadership. Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor will lead the panel, which includes President Emeritus Bill Robinson, Professor of Leadership Studies Jack Burns, and Spokane County Commissioner and Whitworth alumna Shelly O’Quinn, ‘97. The event is open to the public, and admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4452.