Alumni Profiles


We asked graduates from previous years about their what they’ve been doing since they left. Click below to find out more!

Ellen Glikbarg Shea ’88.

Hometown: San Carlos, CA
Occupation: Singer & Singing Instructor
Pitzer Major: Music

“Pitzer classes are small, which allows for a great connection with the instructors, and means you have to be accountable for your attendance and work. You’re not a number in a big auditorium, but rather an individual whose opinions matter as part of the learning process.”

JoAnn Copperud ’73.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Pitzer Major: Anthropology

“[Pitzer is] a hotbed of learning! A thriving intellectual community where students and faculty care about making the world a better place.”

Joshua Choate ’14.

Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Occupation: Social Media & Customer Service Specialist at ReviewInc

“Pitzer is a place to make learning your own, and a place where you can be yourself. Pitzer thrives on having a diverse community of people, expressions and ideas, which allows the College to produce independent, open-minded and skilled students who are agents of change and leaders in their communities.”

Edward “Eddie” Pickett III ‘08.

Hometown: Berkely/Oakland, CA
Occupation: College Counselor and Dean
Pitzer Major: Double majored in Media Studies and Studio Art