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Light the Way

  • 12/5/2016 4:00 p.m.
Light the Way is the annual celebration of faculty and staff, both current and retired, who go above and beyond their work and make a financial gift in support of the Whitworth mission. Each individual luminaria along the Hello Walk represents a past or present employee who made a gift this year.
Hello Walk Loop
Kelsey Bumgarner, (509) 777-4605 or

Faculty Scholarship Forum

  • 9/19/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 10/3/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 10/6/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 10/20/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 11/7/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 11/17/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 12/12/2016 11:45 a.m.
  • 2/9/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 2/20/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 3/2/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 3/9/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 4/24/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 4/27/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 5/1/2017 11:45 a.m.
The Faculty Scholarship Forum exists to provide grassroots support for faculty scholarship, serve as a forum for presentation of research, grant an opportunity to educate colleagues and receive feedback regarding research, and be a place for friendships to begin and flourish.
Hixson Union Building (HUB) Crow's Nest
Anita Lewis, (509) 777-3270 or

Political Science BSA Merit Badge College Sessions 1 and 2

  • 2/4/2017 AllDay
  • 2/25/2017 AllDay
Patrick Van Inwegen will be hosting a merit badge college for Boy Scouts Spokane. The event is sponsored by the Political Science Department.
Dixon Hall 102, 103, 104, 105A, 105B, 106, 107, 108, 204, 206, 205
Stephanee Newman, (509) 777-3834 or

Honors Luncheon

  • 2/8/2017 11:00 a.m.
Lunch for honors students or those interested.
Hixson Union Building (HUB) MPR
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or

The Re-birth of a Nation: The Racial and Religious Politics of the 2016 Presidential Election

  • 2/16/2017 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Hawkins is the Abd el-Kader Visiting Faculty Fellow at The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. She is a former professor of political science at Wheaton College (IL). She is also a scholar on the The Pluralism Project and and on the Race, Faith, and Culture Project at the University of Virginia.
Weyerhaeuser Hall Robinson Teaching Theatre
Stephanee Newman, (509) 777-3834 or

Community Building Day 2017

  • 9/20/2017 8:00 a.m.
Community Building Day is an opportunity for Whitworth faculty, staff, and students to engage in meaningful community service activities throughout Spokane County. Participants return to campus for lunch in the dining hall, entertainment, and guest speakers.
Hawthorne Hall Parking Lot
Brooke Watts, (509) 777-4566 or