Pitzer College nurtures engaged, socially responsible citizens of the world through an academically rigorous, interdisciplinary liberal arts education emphasizing social justice, intercultural understanding, and environmental sensitivity.
On an annual basis, the Pitzer College Alumni Association recognizes one alumna/nus and one recent graduate who embody the values of the College and our community. Nominees are reviewed and a winner is decided by the Alumni Board. These winners will be honored at the Celebration Dinner held during Alumni Weekend.
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes a graduate who boldly puts the spirit of a Pitzer education into action. This person’s professional and/or personal achievements demonstrate unwavering commitment to making impactful changes in his or her community. The recipient demonstrates how a Pitzer education truly prepares graduates to transform the world.
The Young Alumni Achievement Award recognizes a graduate of the last ten years who relentlessly applies Pitzer’s unique educational experience to his or her new professional life. The recipient finds creative and innovative ways to make impactful changes in the community.
Read About Past Alumni Award Winners