Campus News and Headlines
2004-2005 Academic Year

Pitzer College Ranked in Top Tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S.News & World Report
August 19, 2005
Pitzer College is ranked 53rd overall in the nation among liberal arts colleges in the 2006 U.S.News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

Pitzer College Hosts Girls State for 10th Consecutive Year
June 28, 2005
Pitzer College hosts Girls State to its campus for the 10th year. The American Legion Auxiliary youth citizenship program, which runs until Saturday, July 2, meets this year for the 62nd time since its founding in 1940.

Jessica Hurley '92 Awarded Emmy for Television Documentary
June 22, 2005
Jessica Hurley '92 was awarded an Emmy for Best Documentary at the 31st Annual Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards, held on June 18, 2005 in San Diego, California.

Four Outstanding Sagehen Atheletes 2005
May 2005
Felipe Aguilar ’05: Outstanding Male Student Athlete of the Year; Raudric Curtis ’05, Judi and Frank Fenton Athletic Leadership Award; Katherine Hopkins, ’05 Daley Award for Athletic Achievement; Jennie Marble ’05 Two Time Female Athlete of the Year

A Record Number of Pitzer College Students Awarded 2005 Fulbright Fellowships
May 2, 2005
Pitzer College has received a record ten Fulbright Fellowships for the 2005-2006 academic year. Nine Pitzer College students and one alumnus have been awarded Fulbright grants to continue in their fields of study.

Pitzer College Life Lessons for Seniors
April 14, 2005
Career Services sponsors a program series to help seniors transition to life after Pitzer.

Join Pitzer College for the First Annual Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning Symposium
April 11, 2005
Nicole Brams and Chelsey Hauge, Pitzer seniors, will give presentations at the CIEL symposium.

Nigel Boyle, Distinguished Author and Scholar of Public Policy
March 28, 2005
Professor Nigel Boyle’s book FAS and Active Labour Market Policy was officially launched in Ireland on March 14, 2005 at a gathering of Irish dignitaries.

Men's Basketball Team Wins SCIAC Championship
February 25, 2005
The Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens basketball team defeated the University of La Verne last night 72-59 to win their second straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship.

Inaugural Scholarship Recipient Jason Rivera '06 Fabian Nunez '97 Scholarship Benefit Speech
February 17, 2005
On February 16, Univision in Los Angeles hosted the Fabian Nunez '97 Scholarship Benefit. The text of the speech given by Jason Rivera '06, recipient of the inaugual scholarship, follows.

Senator and Activist Tom Hayden to Deliver Keynote
February 10, 2005
Tom Hayden, former California state senator, will deliver a keynote address titled “The Role of the University in Social Change, the Long View,” at the Higher Education in the Crosshairs: Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice conference.

National Institutes of Health Grants Support Genetic Research at Pitzer College
Jan. 5, 2005
Two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) substantially advance Pitzer College’s role in genetic research aimed at deciphering the mechanisms of cell life.

Aid for Tsunami Victims through CAPAS
January 3, 2005

CAPAS (The Center for Asian Pacific American Students) is partnering up with World Vision with aid to thousand of Asian families affected by South Asian tsunamis.