Press Releases

Pitzer Art Galleries Receives Pasadena Art Alliance Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 8, 2011) — Pitzer Art Galleries received a Pasadena Art Alliance Grant to support its fall 2011 exhibition entitled Synthetic Ritual to be held at Nichols Gallery. The 2011 Pasadena Art Alliance Grant recipients will be honored at a luncheon on March 8. Synthetic Ritual will be co-curated by Gabi Scardi, Milan-based [Read More...]
February 8, 2011

Pitzer College Alumna Exhibits at the Orange County Museum of Art

Claremont, Calif. (February 3, 2011) — Alumna Rebecca Goldfarb ’96 exhibits in the 2010 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA.) The only exhibition of its kind in California, the California Biennial brings together a large cross-section of the State’s most innovative contemporary visual artists. The Biennial continues the Orange County Museum [Read More...]
February 4, 2011
Press Releases

Director of Pitzer Art Galleries to Juror 2011 Feitelson Arts Fellowship Award

Claremont, Calif. (January 31, 2011) — Pitzer Art Galleries Director Ciara Ennis will juror the 2011 Lorser Feitelson & Helen Lundeberg Feitelson Arts Fellowship Award along with Todd Gray, professor of art at California State University Long Beach and Carol A. Stakenas, executive director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). The Feitelson Arts Fellowship award [Read More...]
January 31, 2011

Pitzer College Receives $1 Million Donation from Ahmanson Foundation

Claremont, Calif. (December 8, 2010) – Pitzer College has received two grants totaling $1 million from the Ahmanson Foundation towards creating a new center for media studies. The Media Studies Program at Pitzer has been one of the fastest growing majors within the Claremont Colleges consortium. Since 2004, the number of students majoring in the [Read More...]
December 8, 2010

Pitzer College Alumna Authors Two Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Claremont, Calif. (December 6, 2010) – Pitzer College alumna Betsy Brown Braun ’70 has authored two Top 10 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers, Just Tell Me What to Say (Harper Collins, 2008) and You’re Not The Boss of Me: Brat Proofing Your Kids (Harper Collins, 2010.) Braun is a child development and behavior specialist, parent [Read More...]
December 6, 2010
Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Football Players Selected to All-Star Games

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Sagehen quarterback Jake Caron ’11 and tight end Robert McNitt ’11 on being selected to compete in the Division III Football Senior Classic and the Bowl of the Stars, an all-star contest featuring the top Division III football players against the Conadeip All-Stars of Mexico. Caron, [Read More...]
November 23, 2010

Pitzer College Joint Science Department Awarded a Jean Boissevain Lectureship

Claremont, Calif. (November 8, 2010) — Pitzer College Joint Science Department (JSD) under the leadership of Dean David Hansen, was awarded a Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions in the amount of $18,500 from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This award will allow the Joint Science Department to bring to campus a leading [Read More...]
November 8, 2010
Press Releases

Pitzer College Alumna Receives Richard Beckhard Practice Award

Claremont, Calif. ( November 2, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Leslie Dashew ’70, recipient of the Family Firm Institute Richard Beckhard Practice Award in recognition for her work and mentorship to families in business. Dashew, who majored in psychology at Pitzer, is the founder of the Human Side of Enterprise and serves on the board [Read More...]
November 2, 2010
Sagehen Athletics

Jose Cortez Named to 2000’s All-Decade Team

Claremont, Calif. (October 25, 2010) — Former Sagehen Jose Cortez ’09 has been named to the 2000’s All-Decade Team. Cortez was unanimously selected as the First Team designated hitter. Cortez, who majored in organizational studies, played for the Sagehens from 2000-2003 and was a member of two SCIAC Championship teams (2002, 2003.) He was [Read More...]
October 25, 2010