Ralph Gustavo Zamora ’21: Environmental Advocate and W.M. Keck Foundation Scholar

Ralph Zamora '21Ralph Gustavo Zamora ’21 toured Pitzer’s campus in 2015 as a high school student from nearby Ontario, CA. As soon as he heard about Pitzer’s core values—Social Responsibility, Intercultural Understanding, Interdisciplinary Learning, Student Engagement and Environmental Sustainability—he said he “felt at home immediately.” All Pitzer’s core values spoke to him, but the one that resonated [Read More...]
November 16, 2018
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Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Wins Design Award for Sustainability

AIA Presentation CeremonyClaremont, Calif. (November 1, 2018)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College and the design team at Carrier Johnson + CULTURE were recognized with an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Design Award in the category for sustainability (COTE LA). Amongst the most prestigious and competitive awards programs for architecture in [Read More...]
November 1, 2018
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Artist Elana Mann’s Sculptural Instruments Play with Ideas of Protest, Politics and Performance in New Pitzer College Art Galleries Exhibition

Pitzer College Art GalleriesClaremont, Calif. (September 14, 2018) — Instruments of Accountability at the Pitzer College Art Galleries is the largest solo exhibition of artist Elana Mann’s interdisciplinary and interactive work to date. Named a 2017-2018 Cultural Trailblazer by the City of Los Angeles, Mann blends sculpture, performance and protest in pieces that the Los Angeles Times has [Read More...]
September 17, 2018
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Pitzer College Recognized as One of America’s Most Innovative and Best Liberal Arts Schools by U.S. News and World Report

Brant clock tower and lawn with the Grove House on the right looking northeast from the roof of Avery Hall.Claremont, Calif. (September 10, 2018)—U.S. News and World Report names Pitzer College among the country’s best liberal arts college and most innovative schools in its new 2019 Best Colleges rankings. U.S. News also recognized Pitzer as a best value in liberal arts colleges and a high school counselors’ top pick, as well as a top [Read More...]
September 10, 2018
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Pitzer College 2018-19 Lecture Series Explores Social Perception

Claremont, Calif. (August 30, 2018) - Pitzer College’s Munroe Center for Social Inquiry (MCSI) 2018 speakers series, “Perception in a Social World: Sensing Others and Seeing Ourselves,” will illuminate what it means to be social and sentient in today’s world. Throughout the semester, prominent speakers from a range of disciplines will explore our evolving understanding of social perception.
August 30, 2018
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Crafting Intercultural Connections in Vietnam

Pitzer’s Kathy Kile ’97 puts social responsibility into action in Huế Pitzer Mailroom Supervisor and alumna Kathy Kile ’97 spent 28 days this summer volunteering in Hue, Vietnam, where the College hosts a summer study abroad partnership with Hue University. Kile, who attended a Pitzer study abroad information session last year, was immediately drawn to [Read More...]
August 13, 2018