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Pitzer College Art Galleries Provides First-Generation and Students of Color Apprenticeships for Curatorial Experience

Pitzer College Art GalleriesA new apprenticeship award offers Pitzer College first-generation and students of color opportunities to gain hands-on, in-depth curatorial experience at innovative arts organizations. In collaboration with the Pitzer College Art Galleries, the Benjamin Godsill ’00 and Anna Burns Student Apprenticeship Award is designed to provide a bridge to long-term museum careers.
May 11, 2022
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Pitzer Parents’ Investment in Mental Health and Wellness Helps Students Thrive

When Larry Raskin P’23 and Ramesh Sinaee P’23 toured college campuses a few years ago with their son, Elliot Raskin ’23, they learned there was a growing mental health crisis among college students nationwide. In 2019, they helped establish Pitzer's Strive2Thrive health and wellness program with a gift of $75,000. In December 2021, they pledged an additional $100,000 to kickstart a fundraising campaign to better support the critical mental health needs of Pitzer students.
May 6, 2022
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Pitzer Professor Alicia D. Bonaparte Named President-Elect of the Pacific Sociological Association

Pitzer College Associate Professor of Sociology Alicia D. Bonaparte has been named the president-elect of the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA). “I am truly excited to start working on my presidential theme for 2023–24, which will center Blackness and the intellectual thought that investigates it in various ways,” Bonaparte said. “I have always enjoyed being a part of an organization comprised of scholars at the undergrad, graduate, and professional levels, who are invested in inquiry, mentorship, social justice, and activism.”
May 5, 2022
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Women’s Golf Sagehens Claim First-Ever SCIAC Championships

Cecil the SagehenThe Pomona-Pitzer Women's Golf team claimed their first SCIAC Championship as well as their first SCIAC Individual Champion in Abby Euyang (PO’22) at the 2022 SCIAC Golf Championships at Tukwet Canyon. Pitzer’s Kiara Todd ’25 ended day one tied for twenty-second after she shot an 84 (+12) and came to shave one stroke off of her day-one score with an 83 in day two and came back for her best score of the tournament in day three with a 75 that featured three birdies and 12 pars to tie with Chang at sixteenth overall. This is Todd’s first season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Golf team.
May 4, 2022

Staff Spotlight: CAPAS Director Linda Lam

Linda LamMeet Linda Lam (she/her), the director of the Center for Asian Pacific American Students (CAPAS) at Pitzer, and our first community member spotlight for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month.
May 2, 2022
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Pitzer College Art Galleries Presents 2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition: Shift + Ground

Pitzer College Art Galleries presents the work of Pitzer seniors Jack Contreras ’22, Lily Fillwalk ’22, Claire Manning ’22, Olivia Meehan ’22, Max Otake ’22, Julia Duran Stewart ’22, and Zoe Storz ’22 in the 2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition: Shift + Ground. The exhibition will be in Pitzer College’s Nichols Gallery, Lenzner Family Art Gallery, Scott Hall, and the Academic Quad from April 28 to May 14. An in-person opening reception to celebrate the exhibition will take place on Thursday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grove House.
April 27, 2022
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Pitzer College Announces 13 Student Fulbright Recipients

Pitzer College Tree from logoEleven Pitzer College seniors and one Class of 2021 graduate have been offered 2022–23 Fulbright Fellowships so far this year. Seven of the recipients will teach English in countries ranging from Mexico to Taiwan. The other five recipients will conduct research around the globe. Their self-designed projects include examining the possibility of measles elimination through self-vaccination in remote boat communities in Cambodia and environmental stress on cells at the University of Warsaw in Poland. One recipient, Kenneth Butler, who earned credits toward his Pitzer degree as an incarcerated student in Inside-Out courses, will study rehabilitation and reintegration in the Ugandan prison system.
April 27, 2022