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Pitzer College Students Awarded Teach for America Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (December 12, 2011) — Pitzer College students Stephanie Migdail ’12, Laura Silverberg ’12, Sarah Surrey ’12 and Elisha Whitman ’12 were awarded Teach For America positions for fall 2012. Migdail, an English & world literature major and economics minor, will teach in Las Vegas, NV. Silverberg, a double major in environmental studies and [Read More...]
December 12, 2012
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Pitzer College Alumna Sissy Trinh ’96 Trains Teens to Speak Up to City Hall

Claremont, Calif. (December 7, 2011) — Pitzer College alumna Sissy Trinh ’96 founded the Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps teenagers change their neighborhoods and change their lives. Established in 2002, SEACA’s mission is to “build an empowered Southeast Asian community through leadership development, education, advocacy and community organizing.” [Read More...]
December 7, 2012
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Bringing Home the Gold: Pitzer Wins Two Top Awards from CASE

Claremont, Calif. (June 14, 2012)—Pitzer College won two grand gold 2012 Circle of Excellence Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for “Come Home to Roost,” last year’s alumni reunion weekend invitation designed by Communications Coordinator Mona Ducrocq. The invitation earned grand gold in the Excellence in Design Overall Category as [Read More...]
June 14, 2012
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Pitzer Professor Robert (Lee) Munroe Discovers Indoor Open-Fire Cooking May Affect Cognitive Development in Children

Claremont, Calif. (June 14, 2012) —For millions of children in the developing world, open-fire cooking may be related to serious cognitive issues, according to a paper published by Pitzer College Research Professor of Anthropology Robert (Lee) Munroe and UC Riverside Professor of Psychology Mary Gauvain in the April issue of International Journal of Environmental Health [Read More...]
June 14, 2012