Profiles of Change


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Pitzer Troublemaker Video Series

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Jeff Gottlieb '75

Jeff Gottlieb '75 is an investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times, winner of the Pulitzer Prize of Journalism for Public Service, and a Pitzer College alumnus.

"One of the things I took away as a Pitzer student was the importance of social responsibility and taking part in what's going on around you. I think that helped lead me toward journalism."

Learn more about Jeff and how a Pitzer education transforms the world.

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Founding Faculty Member Steve Glass

Steve Glass is a founding faculty member and professor emeritus of classics at Pitzer. For 47 years, he inspired and educated troublemakers at Pitzer College.

"If I were an extraordinarily wealthy man, I would find just how much money Pitzer needed to ensure that every student who required financial aid would get it in full. Students who can afford to go here, go; students who can't, don't. This created a two-tier college system. Now, where's the diversity that you wished to have? So, whenever I give money to Pitzer (and I do annually), it's almost always dedicated to financial aid."

Learn more about Steve's extraordinary story.

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Michele Siqueiros '95

Michele Siqueiros is executive director of the Campaign for College Opportunity.

"A troublemaker, for me, is someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo. I certainly feel that at Pitzer we were trained to change things for the better. At Pitzer, students are challenge, supported and engaged. It was at Pitzer that I learned I could be involved in the political process. I think that Pitzer will continue to serve more generations of students that will go out and be troublemakers, themselves, and change the world."

Learn more about Michele and see how a Pitzer education changes the world.