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Whitworth selects Dale Hammond, ’98, as its Director of Alumni & Parent Relations and Annual Giving

June 21, 2013

Dale Hammond, ’98, will join Whitworth University as its next director of alumni & parent relations and annual giving, replacing Aaron McMurray, ’95, who accepted a position at Warner Pacific College in Portland, Ore., earlier this spring. Hammond will start in his new role July 8.

Biology major awarded full-tuition scholarship from Woodrow Foundation

June 20, 2013

Each academic year, the Woodrow Foundation awards a scholarship to one Whitworth student based on academic excellence, leadership skills and financial need. This year’s recipient is Benjamin Wiseman, a biology major from La Grande, Ore. Wiseman’s $36,007 Woodrow Foundation Scholarship covers full tuition, books and fees for the 2013-14 academic year.

Organizations recognize Whitworth as national leader in academic quality, value

June 19, 2013

Over the past year, Whitworth was once again recognized by numerous organizations as a prestigious and academically excellent university.

Whitworth seniors explore fields of study through summer internships

June 10, 2013

Ingrid Gonzales Sub Cuc
Whitworth Act Six Scholars Ingrid Gonzales Sub Cuc and Hanh Nguyen will be venturing deeper into their fields of biology and chemistry by traveling to different areas of the country for summer internships.

Whitworth alumna lives out her love of art

June 5, 2013
An arch created by Gardner at the Human Rights Center in
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.

Whitworth alumna Betty Gardner, ’08, is an artist whose primary discipline is sculpture in varied media. She lives in Priest River, Idaho, where she continually explores new methods and pursues new projects.

Whitworth University Board of Trustees elects two new members in 2013

June 4, 2013

Terri Wilson
Terri Wilson, ’78, former vice president of operations at Spokane Teachers Credit Union, and Nick Fowler, Chairman & CEO of Northwest Medical Isotopes, were elected to the Whitworth University Board of Trustees at the board’s meeting in April. Both Wilson and Fowler will attend their first board meeting this October.

Gates Millennium Scholar chooses to attend Whitworth

June 3, 2013

Caleb B. Bia, who was recently selected as a Gates Millennium Scholar (GMS), an honor that provides a full-ride college scholarship, has decided to pursue his education at Whitworth University. He plans to major in kinesiology.

A senior at Rehoboth Christian High School, Bia has been on the Honor Roll throughout his high school career and has also been involved in choir and band. Bia helps lead worship as a drummer at his church; he also organizes and supervises youth-group activities during the week. In addition to being nominated for the Gates Millennium Scholar award, he received the New Mexico Kingdom Award after being nominated as a future community leader by high school staff.