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Pitzer Rises in Annual Ranking of Top Liberal Arts Colleges

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, Calif. (September 15, 2022)—In its 2023 Best Colleges list released this week, U.S. News & World Report ranks Pitzer #33, two spots up from last year and tied with the College of the Holy Cross and Scripps College. U.S. News evaluated 1,500 colleges and universities on 17 measures of academic quality, including graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, [Read More...]
September 15, 2022
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CASA Pitzer Expands Social Justice Program with $250,000 Pledge

People gather for a slideshow workshop presentation about abolitionism at CASA Pitzer.An anonymous donor pledged $250,000 over five years to help sustain and advance Pitzer College's Critical Action & Social Advocacy (CASA) Pitzer’s work in critical analysis and community partnerships around the most pressing social justice issues in the Inland Empire. Based in Ontario, CASA Pitzer brings local residents, organizers, activists, artists, and nonprofits together with Pitzer College faculty and students to build community and enact change. “We did research this past semester with a CASA Pitzer student who looked at other community engagement centers across the country, and he could not find a single one that is quite like ours."
September 12, 2022

Introducing Pitzer’s New Tenure-Track Professors

Pitzer College has welcomed exceptional new faculty members since the 2020–21 academic year. As the College embarks on the 2022-23 academic year, we wanted to offer a brief overview of the tenure-track professors who have joined our community.
August 30, 2022

New Community, New Adventure: Pitzer Move-in Day 2022

Interim President Jill A. Klein greets Pitzer families alongside students holding up welcome to Pitzer signs.Families helped Pitzer first-year and transfer students settle into residence halls and their new life. Upon arriving on campus on August 20, they were greeted by students waving signs that said, “Welcome Class of 2026,” “Sagehen Pride,” and “Honk if you love Pitzer!”
August 24, 2022
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Pitzer Hive Fellows Make Social Impact Through Human-Centered Design

Tommy Shenoi '24 and Paul Grandchamp '24At the Hive, you fall in love with the problem, not the solution. A creative hub for The Claremont Colleges, the Hive taught this motto to its seven Summer Design Fellows—six of whom are Pitzer College students—as they pursued projects to promote student health in a variety of ways. Discover how the Hive taps into “the Pitzer brain” through out-of-the-box, hands-on innovation.
August 23, 2022
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Celebrate National Wellness Month With Pitzer’s Strive2Thrive Staff

Kristin Williams and Stephanie Hannant sit in Grove House patio with Pitzer mugs on a table.Wellness is as unique to a person as a fingerprint. In honor of National Wellness Month, Strive2Thrive staff members Kristin Williams and Stephanie Hannant share health tips and how Pitzer students can access self-care that is tailor-made for their needs. “We don’t just want you to survive, we want you to thrive. Strive2Thrive looks at the whole student in a holistic manner.”
August 18, 2022