#StayingConnected

Created for our Pitzer alumni and family communities, this digital one-stop-shop is designed with you in mind. It features curated content, resources, and virtual experiences from a variety of genres and disciplines. Pick an activity and share it with your closest Pitzer friends and family. If you capture the moment, take a photo and send it to us or use the hashtag #pitzerathome.

Want to suggest a feature or experience? We’d love to hear it! Please contact us.

Next Stop
A virtual tour of exhibits and museums from across the world; no passports or plane tickets required!

Since travel is limited over the next few months, consider traveling virtually to different countries and visit these one-of-a-kind museums with Google Arts & Culture:
Museu de Arte de São Paulo – São Paulo, Brazil
British Museum London, England
Musée d’Orsay Paris, France
Pergamon Museum Berlin, Germany
Uffizi Gallery Florence, Italy
National Museum of Anthropology Mexico City, Mexico
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Netherlands
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Seoul, South Korea
Guggenheim Museum New York City, United States
National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.,United States
The J. Paul Getty Museum Los Angeles, United States
For more, view the collections list here.

Or spend six days in Italy visiting one museum each day!
Musei Vaticani, Rome
The Uffizi Gallery, Florence
The Capitoline Museum, Rome
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan
Trajan’s Market, Rome
Ara Pacis, Rome

Or, check out some local museums.

First Stop: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC
Come visit one of the most popular museums in the world! Its’ unique features include Dinosaurs, the Hall of Mammals, Insect Zoo and the Hall of Paleobiology.

Next Stop: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The uniqueness of this museum is the splendid architecture that was designed by the talented Frank Lloyd Wright. This museum includes works from Franz Marc, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso and Jeff Koons.

Next Stop: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
This museum fondly known as the Met includes the work of many famous artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Giotto di Bondone and Jackson Pollock. This museum features over 2 millions pieces of fine art.

Next Stop: The National Women’s History Museum, Virginia
We invite you to learn about the history of women in the United States and its unique and distinct impact on culture through education and empowerment which shaped the future of our nation.

Final Destination: NASA – Langley Research Center, Virginia
Free virtual tours are available of the Langley Research Center, which is one of the oldest field centers originating in 1917. And see the latest technology developed to explore the Earth’s atmosphere and space.

Here are two more exceptional choices to consider.

First Stop: The Dali Theater Museum, Spain
Located in Catalonia, Spain, this museum is solely dedicated to the artwork of Salvador Dalí including his life and career. He is also buried on the premises. The museum offers virtual tours of the grounds and a few exhibits.

Next Stop: The Louvre, France
Located in Paris, France, the Louvre is considered the world’s largest art museum and serves as an iconic landmark in Paris. Some of its best-known pieces include the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, and is also home to Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa.

Pitzer Art Gallery Events
Tune in on Thursdays to join the Pitzer Art Galleries with our “Stay at Home” artist talks series. To register, click here.

2020 Senior Thesis Virtual Art Exhibition, No Single Sources
Now until May 29

Scripps College Senior Art Exhibition

Explore the Great Outdoors
Thanks to Google Earth and Google Arts and Culture the great outdoors is now available to you right from your device! You can now explore national parks virtually from your living-room couch.

Acadia National Park – Maine
Arches National Park
– Utah
Badlands National Park – South Dakota
Big Bend National Park – Texas
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – Colorado
Bryce Canyon National Park – Utah
Canyonlands National Park – Utah
Channel Islands National Park – California
Cuyahoga Valley National Park – Ohio
Death Valley National Park – California
Denali National Park – Alaska
Dry Tortugas National Park – Florida
Everglades National Park – Florida
Glacier National Park – Montana
Grand Canyon National Park – Arizona
Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming
Great Smoky Mountain National Park – North Carolina/Tennessee
Guadalupe National Park – Texas
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park – Hawai’i
Joshua Tree National Park – California
Mesa Verde National Park – Colorado
Mount Rainier National Park – Washington
Olympic National Park – Washington
Redwood National and State Parks – California
Rocky Mountain State Park – Colorado
Sequoia National Park – California
Shenandoah National Park – Virginia
Virgin Islands National Park – St. John
Wild Cave National Park – South Dakota
Yellowstone National Park – Wyoming/Montana/Idaho
Yosemite National Park – California
Zion National Park – Utah

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks
Visit the Kenai Fjords, Hawaii Volcanoes, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon, or Dry Tortugas right from the comfort of your home as you embark on a ranger-guided journey to places most people never go.

Other Virtual Experiences:
Google Arts & Culture
Google Earth Voyager
The National Museum of the United States Air Force
The Vatican Museum
NASA Glenn Virtual Tours
The Dali Theatre-Museum
British Museum
National Gallery of Art

Coloring Pages:
Pitzer Coloring Pages
LACMA Coloring Pages

LiveNation: Live From Home

Dance with the Radio City Rockettes!
Ever wanted to dance with the Radio City Rockettes? Now you can! Join them every Tuesday (fitness class) and every Thursday (dance class). All classes are at noon EST via Instagram Live.

Jumpstart At Home Learning Activities and Resources
Read some of Jumpstart’s favorite storybooks featured in the Jumpstart curriculum and then have fun doing some simple activities together!

Pitzer Coloring Pages

San Diego Zoo Kids: Watch and Learn Series

Storytelling w/ Levar Burton
Live Readings Mondays at 9 a.m. (Children’s Stories), Wednesday at noon (Young Adult), and Fridays at 6 p.m. (Adults).

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton

Kid’s Health: How to Talk to Your Child About COVID-19

Cooking/Drawing with Pixar
Recreate a famous dish from some of your favorite Pixar movies or learn how to draw one of your favorite characters by viewing these YouTube videos.

Pitzer Virtual Backgrounds

Pitzer@Home Presents Getting Unstuck Career Development Series Resources
Get Unstuck Worksheets – Session 02 – Click Here to Download
Get Unstuck Worksheets – Session 01 – Click Here to Download

Certifications

Facebook for Business Certifications

Google Analytics Academy
Analytics Academy helps you learn about Google’s measurement tools so that you can grow your business through intelligent data collection and analysis.

Google Skillshop
The one-stop-shop for every kind of learner who wants to succeed with Google professional tools and solutions.
Includes Google Ads, Google Marketing Platform, Analytics Academy, YouTube, Google My Business, Google Ad Manager, Android Enterprise Academy, Google AdMob, Google for Education, Waze Academy, and Authorized Buyers.

HubSpot Certifications
Show the whole world you mean business!
Grow your career and business by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

Tips and Tools for Working From Home

Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success
Whether you’re new to remote work or not, discover how to be productive and stay connected when working from home or other remote environments.

BreakTimer
Save yourself from RSI and eye-strain. BreakTimer allows you to set up custom breaks and will remind you to take them. BreakTimer is free and available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Six Ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected
Steven Hickman, Psy.D., executive director of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, offers this timely perspective on managing our new virtual reality.

Conferences

Salesforce Connections
These previous paid in-person experiences are now free virtually. Build on skills to captivate your customers, rev up your revenue, and build love and loyalty as you learn about marketing, commerce, and service.

Adobe Summit
The digital experience conference has gone digital. Hear from Adobe leaders, discover new product innovations, and explore 100+ breakouts across six tracks. All in your browser and on demand!

Pitzer’s Forums and Lectures
Coming soon!

Pitzer’s Alumni and Family Book Club
Coming soon!

Languages

Duolingo  
Sure, there’s a travel ban right now but we can dream, can’t we? With this free language app, there’s no excuse to show up on your next vacation without new levels of mastery.

Rosetta Stone
Free access for students for the next three months!

Mango Languages
Free, online language-learning classes for all ages. Enroll in self-paced classes for over 20 languages. Mango also offers ESL courses in Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and other languages. Please note that you must have an LA County Library card to access this service.

Other

Brainfuse  
Get help on demand, anytime, anywhere. Brainfuse is eLearning for all ages and all levels offering skill-building in a variety of subjects and features like live tutoring, job coaching, and a 24-hour writing lab. Please note that you must have an LA County Library card to access this service.

Learning Express
Gain access to practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks for school and career, including college entrance, civil service and citizenship. También en Español. Please note that you must have an LA County Library card to access this service.

TED Ed @ Home

Classes

Lynda.com
Stream online instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, Lynda.com is for anyone looking to learn new skills in a wide range of subjects including photography, animation, music, web development, software, and project management. Access an unlimited number of courses 24/7. Please note that you must have an LA County Library card to access this service.

Philanthropy University
The premier learning platform for social impact!
Access valuable courses and organizations anywhere in the world!

Skillshare
Browse thousands of free classes for your career, passion, and everything in between! These classes are taught by the world’s best practitioners in design, business, photography, and more.

Coursera
Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies. Udemy offers
100,000 online courses that explore a variety of fresh topics.

Pitzer and Claremont College Events

Virtual Fitness Classes with Sagehen Athletics
Qi Gong, Mindfulness, & Insomnia with Dr. Kathy Yep

Pitzer@Home Presents Mindful Tuesday Resources
Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance Worksheets from Professor Marcus Rodriguez

Yoga and Fitness

Do Yoga With Me
Free yoga videos for all levels.

Nike YouTube Channel
Live community workouts every Saturday.

Underarmor YouTube Channel
Workouts from the comfort of home.

24Go with 24 Hour Fitness
Participate in live Zumba, Spartan, Your Trainer, Pop Pilates, Senior Workouts and more every day. Or, go at your pace with the 24GO app with At-Home Workouts feature a mix of Cardio, Core, Strength, Mindset, and Recovery Workouts.

Planet Fitness Live
Join in daily at 4 p.m. PST for an in-home workout session on Facebook. Or download the app with exclusive workouts.

Mindfulness and Mental Health

Pitzer Strive2Thrive Instagram
A great collection of motivational and self-care tips for mind, body, and spirit.

EmPOWER Center

CDC – Managing Stress and Anxiety

COVID-19 Resources and Information Guide
A resource guide provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to help people with well-being and mental health.

Headspace
Free Mindfulness and Guided Meditation App.

TherapistAid.com
Your ultimate stop to all things therapy-related! Find activities and resources to help you and your loved ones of all ages cope with anxiety, stress, and other uncomfortable feelings.

Support Hotlines

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741

Disaster Distress Helpline
800.985.5990

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
Toll-Free: 800.950.6264 (M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m. EST)
Pomona Valley: 909.399.0305 (9 a.m.-9 p.m. PST)
In a crisis, text “NAMI’ to 741741
Find Your Local NAMI