• Alumnae Leadership Council,  Homecoming,  Sisterhood

    Save the Date – Homecoming 2022

    Hello Palmer Sisters, A timely update to keep our alumnae sisters in the know about plans for Homecoming 2022, including important announcements about how the Palmer Society will be marking it’s 100th anniversary.  1. Homecoming 2022 As you may all know the Palmer Society reached its 100th Year Anniversary, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 100th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration was postponed to 2022. The committee planning this incredible milestone is excited to share with you following updates.   Homecoming 2022 The Palmer Society’s 100th anniversary will be a two-part event celebration consisting of Friday Welcome Mixer and our traditional Saturday Homecoming Brunch. The Friday Welcome Mixer will be an evening…

  • Newsletter

    Fall 2021 Newsletter

    Hello Palmer Sisters, After 15 months of being off-campus, Whittier College is focusing on returning to on-campus instruction and creating a sense of campus life for students. This will be a huge endeavor. With this in mind, The Palmer Society Actives are in collaboration with Whittier Administration and following all guidelines set in place for the return to campus. Although many restrictions remain in place in response to COVID-19, the Palmer Society Actives are enthusiastic for the upcoming school year.   1. Homecoming Reimagined Celebration 2021 “While we wish we could celebrate with you on our beautiful campus, we look forward to bringing our alumni community together in new ways…

  • 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…