One Week One Pitzer

One Week. One Pitzer., our annual (award-winning) week of philanthropy and giving is focused on creating endless opportunities for Pitzer students. Inspired by the Pitzer community’s continued commitment to growth, innovation, and achieving collective success, we invite you to join us in this week of generosity!

One Week. One Pitzer. Infinite Possibilities! 

Below, you’ll learn more about the priority funds for this year: 

  • The Pitzer Fund: Supports the College’s highest priorities and provides flexibility to respond to student needs.     
  • The Pitzer Annual Scholarship Fund: Supports student financial aid. Gifts, in any and all amounts, are needed.  
  • The Student Success Initiative Fund: Empowers students to successfully navigate their unique journey at Pitzer by providing strengths-based holistic personal, academic, and professional support. This fund advances strategies and resources designed to help create an equitable experience for all students and strengthens student identity-affinity group partnerships.
  • The Pitzer Internship Fund: Supports student engagement in meaningful internship experiences that facilitate career exploration and the development of professional skills and networks.    
  • The Melvin L. Oliver Racial Justice Initiative Fund: Supports the College’s efforts to promote analysis and activism around racial justice issues.  
  • Strive2Thrive Fund: Provides funding for vital student mental health and wellness resources and infrastructure.
  • The Student Garden Fund: Supports the efforts of the Student Garden Club to keep the Student Garden thriving.  

With the generosity of our donors, we can continue to provide the necessary support for Pitzer students to succeed throughout their college journey. 

How Can I Make A Difference?

Help us achieve our goal of 500 donors — Gifts of any size support the College community in a variety of ways. While our goal this year is based on participation, we encourage you to make a gift, meaningful to you, to support one of the priority funds listed above. 

To support the mission of Pitzer College, please make a gift today.

Alumni, Families, Faculty, Staff, and Friends

One Week. One Pitzer. Events

The activities listed below are a blend of on-campus and virtual events. Stay tuned to our social media accounts for exclusive content and engagement from in-person events!  

Community Coffee Cart Kick-Off   
Monday, April 3  
9–11 a.m. 
Scott Hall Courtyard  
This beloved, time-honored tradition is back! Come celebrate the start of One Week. One Pitzer. at this kick-off event. Don’t forget to bring your reusable cup or mug! Mingle with students, faculty, and staff while enjoying breakfast burritos, doughnuts, and a hot cup of coffee or tea.  
Sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement and Annual Giving  

The Boys Who Said NO! Film Screening  
Tuesday, April 4  
6–8:30 p.m.  
Benson Auditorium  
Sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement and Annual Giving  

Career Services Virtual Conversation with Families  
Calling all Pitzer Families! Come and hear about the many resources available to your student through the Office of Career Services.  
Tuesday, April 4  
4–5 p.m.  
RSVP to [email protected]  
Sponsored by Career Services  

Strive2Thrive Wellness Wednesday  
Wednesday, April 5  
12:30–1:30 p.m.  
McConnell Lobby  FMI:… 
Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs 

LinkedIn Headshot Photographs for Students  
Wednesday, April 5  
12–1:15 p.m.  
Broad Center Patio  
Sponsored by Career Services   

Blood Drive Hosted by the GSC  
Wednesday, April 5 
8 a.m.–8 p.m. 
Gold Student Center, Multipurpose Room   

Thursday, April 6 
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 
Scott Hall Courtyard   
Come by and create your own custom, fresh flower bouquet. 
 Sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement and Annual Giving  

Women’s Tennis – Pomona-Pitzer vs. Chapman  
Friday, April 7  
3 p.m.   

“Planting Hope” Student Garden Event  
Saturday, April 8 
Noon–2 p.m.  
The Student Garden  
Visit the Student Garden for a bounty of fun activities, including an egg hunt, seeding and garden tour, rock painting, and tea- and herb bundle making! 
Sponsored by the Student Garden Club

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