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Pitzer College Center for California Cultural and Social Issues Recognized by Corporation for National and Community Service

Claremont, Calif. (February 9, 2009) – The Pitzer College Center for California Cultural and Social Issues was named to The Corporation for National and Community Service President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary community service. Launched in 2006, the Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve [Read More...]
February 9, 2009
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Pitzer College Launches Emerging Artist Program

William Ransom Welcomed as Inaugural Pitzer Artist in Residence Claremont, Calif. (December 19, 2008)—Pitzer College Art Galleries inaugurates its new Emerging Artist Program with its first artist in residence, William Ransom. Ransom creates meticulously crafted, large-scale sculptural works from recycled and found wood reminiscent of Martin Puryear’s post-minimalist sculptures and installations. Ransom will transform Pitzer’s [Read More...]
December 19, 2008
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Pitzer College Leads Country in Fulbright Fellowships Per Capita

Claremont, Calif. (November 06, 2008) – In 2008, Pitzer College has been awarded more Fulbright Fellowships per capita than any other college or university in the U.S. Pitzer College students and alums were awarded 11.5 Fulbright Fellowships per capita in 2008. Other top liberal arts institutions in Fulbright awards per capita include Pomona College (10.3), [Read More...]
November 6, 2008
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Art Exhibit at Pitzer College Explores Poverty, Race and Motherhood

Claremont, Calif. (October 31, 2008) – The exhibit Beggars and Choosers: Motherhood is Not a Class Privilege in Americawill open on November 6, 2008 and run through December 5, 2008. The show contains over 50 photographs exploring public perceptions of poor women who have children— and the assumption that motherhood should be associated with economic status, [Read More...]
October 31, 2008
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Pitzer President Laura Skandera Trombley Receives CASE CEO Leadership Award

Award Honors Campus Leaders for Outstanding Efforts to Promote Understanding and Support of Education Claremont, Calif. (October 31, 2008) – Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley received the 2008 Chief Executive Officer Leadership Award, given by District VII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The award recognizes institutional leaders for outstanding [Read More...]
October 31, 2008
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Resolution 3 Symposium

Claremont, Calif. (October 7, 2008) – Pitzer College Media Studies Program and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions announce the Resolution 3 Symposium, a component of Resolution 3: Video Praxis in Global Spaces. It will take place from Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26, 2008 at Pitzer College and LACE in Hollywood. This event is free and open to the [Read More...]
October 7, 2008
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Discussion with Award-Winning Author Dinaw Mengestu

Claremont, Calif. (October 6, 2008) – The Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies (IDBS) at The Claremont Colleges announces a discussion with author and writer, Dinaw Mengestu. Mengestu, who fled the communist revolution in Ethiopia as a child, is the author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. This book won The Guardian First Book Award in [Read More...]
October 6, 2008