Entries by Communications Director


Freshly returned from the bright, sunny land of Minneapolis (not joking, actually), ASWC Sustainability Chair Dani Hupper and I have plenty of new ideas from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference. Our abode for the trip was none other than the Ice Man’s loft. Seriously: the proprietor, well known […]

Case Mastery

Over Thanksgiving break, the Finance Committee of the Associated Students of Whitman College helped the Whitman College Moot Court Team obtain funding to compete in the American Collegiate Moot Court Association’s Western Regional Competition in Anaheim, California. My fellow team captain Yu Jian Wang and I spent a significant amount of time preparing. We learned […]

Make Your Move: Chess Match Checks

The top five players from the Whitman College Chess Club traveled to Seattle in November play a match against the University of Washington. This event was the culmination of months of planning and multiple events, one of which was a campus-wide tournament that occurred on Halloween Day in Maxey. Shengjun Wang, myself, and Matthew Coppersmith […]

First-year Platforms

Each of the first-year senator candidates submitted a platform in order to be included on the ballot. Ben Cosgrove Hometown: Fall City, WA Res Hall: Jewett My name is Ben Cosgrove, and I’m here to represent the Whitman College class of 2019.  I have only been here for two weeks, but I already feel right at […]

Power & Privilege Chairperson

Job Description:  1) To oversee the planning of the Power & Privilege Symposium as a whole. This includes working collaboratively with logistics, marketing, and content committees (and chairs) to make sure they are meeting deadlines and expectations. 2) Represent the Power and Privilege Planning Committee in engaging with the administration and community. 3) Appoint a […]

Join the Communications Committee! 

The Communications Committee is the awesome creative branch of ASWC that deals with marketing and connecting students to their representatives. We are currently looking to fill three positions for the 2014-2015 school year: Tech Director Graphics Editor Copy Editor Note: The Tech Director and Copy Editor positions have now been filled. Applications have been extended […]

Apply to be ASWC Club Director

The Club Director sits on the Executive Council and Finance Committee, and works to support and oversee over 50 ASWC-recognized student clubs and organizations on campus. This is a full-year position. Key duties include: Maintaining constant communication with club representatives Helping new clubs bring quality constitutions to the Senate Being approachable and willing to go […]

Apply to be ASWC Faculty Liaison

The ASWC Faculty Liaison sits on the Executive Council, and works closely with Whitman faculty and the ASWC President. The Faculty Liaison is a new position to ASWC, and is intended to increase communication between the student body and faculty regarding issues that relate to academics, tenure, and student-faculty relations. This is a full-year position. […]

Know Your Nine

This is an information session for students to understand how Title IX works at Whitman and what the process is for reporting an incident of rape or sexual assault. Speakers will include Clare Carson, Juli Dunn and Barbara Maxwell with a Q&A session to follow. Desserts and drinks provided!   Please contact Shireen Nori at aswc_nominations@whitman.edu if […]

Apply to be Executive Director of Communications

  The Executive Director of Communications sits on the Executive Council and is responsible for coordinating and managing all ASWC Communications. This is a full-year position. Key duties include: Leading the Communications Department (direct supervisor for three positions). Planning and implementing the advertising for ASWC events and initiatives. Managing and updating the website. Coordinating the […]