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Whitman Tracks Alumni Trajectory 5 Years Out

Ben Kunz, News Reporter

September 19, 2017

Each May for the past three years, The Institutional Research Office has produced five-year reports using Linkedin data that asks, “Where are our alumni?” Kristen Handley works in the Institutional Research Office and leads the project. She appreciates the Linkedin survey because of ease of access...

Pros and Cons of Joining Linkedin

Ben Freedman, humor page editor

September 22, 2016

Pros: An appropriate platform to flaunt increasingly obsolete skill set for potential employers Somewhat satisfying to claim “limited working proficiency” for language other than English Momentarily get parents off back for not planning for professional life after Whitman Surprisingly u...

Whitman Updates Advertising Strategy with Social Media

Illustration by Julie Peterson.

Josephine Adamski

April 17, 2014

  Starting this year, Whitman College is increasing its presence in the fast-paced social media world. Whitman is integrating social media into its advertising strategies in order to help Whitman reach a larger audience of prospective students, current students and alumni.  Whitman has demon...

A Movie Reviewer’s ‘Hair’y Adventure

Illustration by Luke Hampton

Nathan Fisher

April 11, 2013

For almost two years I've had the awesome job of writing movie reviews for The Pio––Friday night: the theater with a tub of popcorn; Saturday morning: Zip off a short review. Easy! Never thinking that I would have to work and write a real article, I was shocked to see an email from my editor asking me to look into a ...

SEC fosters student-alumni ties through social media

Illustration: Ariel Carter-Rodriguez

Emily Lin-Jones

February 23, 2012

Today's increasingly competitive job market can present a pretty intimidating challenge to the newly graduated or soon-to-graduate Whitman student, and many soon discover that networking is vital. That's why the Student Engagement Center is currently looking for ways to connect more students to alumni throu...

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