• Alumnae Leadership Council,  Homecoming,  Palmer Endowed Scholarship,  Scholarship,  Sisterhood

    Palmer Society Newsletter – Spring 2021

    Hello Palmer Sisters, A timely update to keep our alumnae sisters in the know about plans for this coming year including important announcements about how the Palmer Society will be marking it’s 100th anniversary.  1. Homecoming As the Palmer Society reaches its 100th Year Anniversary, we would like to officially announce that due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions, the Palmer Society 100th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration will be postponed to 2022.  Homecoming Survey Please fill out the linked survey about the Palmer Society 100th Homecoming Celebration before May 4th, 2021. The Palmer Society 100th Homecoming (2022) Alumni Survey Be part of the Plan Are you interested in volunteering to plan our special Homecoming Anniversary…

  • Uncategorized

    2021 NME Update

    Due to the pandemic, The Palmer Society will not be participating in New Member Education for the Spring of 2021.⁣The Palmer Society wants our potential members to be able to build the same bonds we did through our experiences and fully implement the changes we want to make to our process.⁣

  • Scholarship

    Update from the Actives

    The Palmer Society Actives have discussed indepth the submission on the @/BlackatWhittier IG page to figure out what steps can be made to improve the society. The goal is to commit to continued learning. An upcoming opportunity for this goal will be a talk about racism in society culture, which will be found on the @/BlackatWhittier IG page. The next step will be applying the knowledge learned into actions, including but not limited to… Internal Changes – Implementation of anti-discrimination standards within the society and reevaluating the New Member Education process to identify areas where potential biases may arise. Potential Programs – Creation of workshops and discussions that reflect our…

  • Graduation,  Scholarship

    Class of 2020

    The Palmer Society would like to recognize and celebrate 16 graduates in the Class of 2020! We would like to recognize their hard work and efforts in their academics, service, and sisterhood throughout their time at Whittier College. Recognized below are the different awards received, abroad experiences had, and favorite memories made by our graduating sisters. The Palmer Society wishes them the best as they enter the alumni chapter. Aimee Armosilla WSP- East Asian Cultural Studies “My favorite memory would be the times that I have studied abroad because I really got to understand more about myself and my interests while spending my time with people that I love and…

  • Alumnae Leadership Council,  Palmer Retreat,  Sisterhood

    Updated: Palmer Retreat 2020

    Updated 5/12/20: Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 the 2020 Retreat has been cancelled. Thank you for the positive response, we are excited for when we will be able to gather once again. Hello Palmer Sisters,  The Palmer Alumnae Leadership Council is pleased to announce the date and location of the 2020 Alumnae Retreat. The retreat will take place June 5th-7th in the Kona Kai Spa and Resort in San Diego, CA . Please join us for a weekend of sisterhood bonding and relaxation. The hotel offers a variety of amenities to enjoy including a complete spa and private beach. We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate that will be…

  • 2020 NME

    2020 Candidates

    Candidate Michaela Aparicio ’23 Major: Whittier Scholars Program Hometown: Whittier, CA Candidate Alexa Lidskin ’20 Major: Whittier Scholars Program Hometown: San Gabriel, CA Candidate Jacky Lopez ’21 Major: Psychology & English Hometown: Whittier, CA Candidate Melissa Martinez ’23 Major: Biology & French Hometown: San Diego, CA Candidate Esme Young ’22 Major: Child Development Hometown: San Francisco, CA

  • Homecoming

    Palmer Alumnae Silent Auction – Donations Needed

    Palmer sisters are gathering for brunch on Saturday, October 12th. It’s Homecoming Weekend and yet another chance for you to reconnect. Not sure if your old pals are coming? Let’s call them and find out! It will be a special time for you and your besties from the college days. In the meantime, wed like to ask for your help in presenting our annual Alumnae silent auction. The proceeds gathered from the Silent Auction held at this year’s Homecoming Brunch support the efforts of the Palmer Leadership Council, such as our annual Senior Soiree welcoming new Palmer Graduates to the alumnae chapter and the upcoming Palmer Society 100th Anniversary Celebration…

  • Homecoming

    Annual Homecoming Brunch 2019

    Whittier Weekend will be held the weekend of October 11-12th, 2019. The Annual Homecoming Brunch will be held on October 12, 2019 at The Knotted Apron. The Palmer Society invites alumnae to join the Palmer Annual Homecoming Brunch during Whittier Weekend 2019 to celebrate Palmer Sisterhood. Alumnae and Active sisters are looking forward to this year’s annual event to reunite and to celebrate sisterhood and loyalty.  Special Things to look forward to: A day of mingling with sisters, new and returning alike, and an abundance of memories to share! A slideshow celebrating Palmer Sisterhood! Announcement of our 2020 Palmer Alumnae Endowed Scholarship Prizes! The Active raffle! A Silent Auction to…

  • Homecoming,  Palmer Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship Information

    Calling All Volunteers. The Endowed Scholarship has a lot of Palmer Pride but it is clear to us that we could never accomplish this task with integrity without our incredible sisters and volunteers. The Scholarship Board welcome any volunteers who would like to step up to assist with this year’s scholarship award cycle. We need mentor-coaches for the applicants on written applications (now through August 23), reviewers for the written application (out of area Palmers are especially encouraged in this capacity- August 25-September 13), mock-interviewers for the finalists (schedule at convenience September 21-October 2), and interviewers for the final round panel (October 6). If you would like to submit your…