Author Bob Goff, President Beck A. Taylor to deliver keynote speeches during Whitworth’s 125th commencement ceremonies
April 30, 2015
Bob Goff, a best-selling author and the founder of Restore International, will address Whitworth’s class of 2015 during the university’s 125th undergraduate commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, at 3 p.m. at the Spokane Arena, located at 720 W. Mallon Ave. Goff will speak to approximately 622 undergraduate students receiving degrees this year.
April 27, 2015
Whitworth Theatre will present its annual "Broadway Unbound" showcase performance on May 8 at 7:30 p.m. on Stage II in Cowles Auditorium. Admission for this event is $3. An annual highlight for Whitworth’s theatre department, "Broadway Unbound" draws hundreds of people from Spokane and Whitworth to witness one of the most visually and musically exciting performances of the year.
April 21, 2015
Whitworth University’s board of trustees voted to begin construction on the Cowles Music Center, with an anticipated start date of July 1. Construction is currently scheduled to be completed by August 2016, giving the music department time to move into the new space and begin utilizing it for the 2016-17 academic year.
April 8, 2015
The Rev. Amy Butler, senior minister of the historic Riverside Church in New York City, will deliver a lecture, “Wishful Thinking: Diversity, Community and the Future of the Church,” on April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Hixson Union Building’s Multipurpose Room. Butler’s Whitworth lecture is sponsored by the university’s political science, women’s and gender studies, and U.S. cultural studies departments. The lecture is free and open to the public.
April 7, 2015
The Whitworth Hawaiian Club, Na Pu’uwai o Hawai’i (The Heart of Hawai’i), will share food and culture with the Whitworth and Spokane communities during the club’s 45th annual lu’au on April 25. The doors will open and dinner will be served at 5 p.m. in the Whitworth Fieldhouse, and entertainment will begin at 7 p.m.
April 2, 2015
The Whitworth University Forensics team, the Arguing Bucs, took first place at the National Christian College Association National Tournament, held March 20-22 at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colo. The tournament included 22 schools from 18 states, including Azusa Pacific University, Biola University, Colorado Christian University, Dordt College, Liberty University and Wheaton College.