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Pitzer College Senior Wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (May 1, 2009)–Pitzer College senior Sonya Fierst has been awarded a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study abroad for an academic year. Fierst double majors in sociology and international/intercultural studies, and she also studied abroad with Pitzer in Botswana. Through the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program, she will be attending a university abroad and participate [Read More...]
May 1, 2009
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Pitzer-Pomona Baseball Ranks First in National Poll

Claremont, Calif (April 27, 2009)–The Pitzer-Pomona Sagehen baseball team is ranked first by the American Baseball Coaches Association’s Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division III Poll. Its SCIAC record is 15-0 and its overall record is 31-3. The Sagehens had been ranked in the third and 11th spot by the biweekly poll earlier this season. “It’s a [Read More...]
April 27, 2009
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Pitzer College Junior Awarded Robert Day Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Melanie Gularte ’10, recipient of a 2009-2010 Robert Day Scholarship. Gularte is an economics major and the first Pitzer student to receive this honor. ““Melanie did a great job throughout the assessment process in earning her place among the 18 students chosen this year as Robert [Read More...]
April 17, 2009
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Pitzer Sophomore Awarded 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 8, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Allen Chen ’11, recipient of a 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Chen, a molecular biology major, plans to pursue a MD or PhD in molecular biology and hopes to conduct research in molecular genetics, develop new gene therapies and teach at a medical university. The Barry [Read More...]
April 8, 2009
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Professor Jose Zapata Calderón to Speak at Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Conference

Claremont, Calif. (March 23, 2009) – Pitzer College Professor José Zapata Calderón will speak on “Remembering the Legacy of César Chavez: Combining Multiculturalism, Critical Pedagogy and Community-Based Service Learning/Research for Social Change” at Clark Atlanta University’s Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Virtual Conference. Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Time: 12 noon – 2 p.m. [Read More...]
March 23, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Wins Critical Language Enhancement Award

Claremont, Calif. (March 20, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Owen Brewer ’09, recipient of a 2009 Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. Brewer, an international & intercultural studies and romance languages double major, will participate in a Hindi intensive summer language institute. While at Pitzer, Brewer studied abroad in China. Seventy-two percent [Read More...]
March 20, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Brian Dolphin Awarded Watson Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (March 18, 2009) – Pitzer College senior Brian Dolphin ’09 has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to pursue his research project, “The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music.” Dolphin, who studied abroad with Pitzer in Nepal, will continue his research in Cameroon, India, Indonesia, Russia and Norway. “Music eternally [Read More...]
March 18, 2009