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Happy 111th B-Day Grove House

The Grove House being moved to the Pitzer campus in 1977.Claremont, Calif. (October 22, 2013)—Pitzer College’s Grove House is throwing a big birthday party. On Friday, October 25, Pitzer’s popular café and social center will celebrate turning 111 years old with hand-crafted food, a student-run haunted house and live music by the Herbert Bail Orchestra and The Jaguars. The festivities start at 8:30 p.m. “It [Read More...]
October 22, 2013
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Pitzer College Named a 2014 Best Value College by Kiplinger

Claremont, Calif. (October 17, 2013) — Pitzer College moved up 10 places on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance‘s list of Best Values in Private Colleges, landing at #39 among all liberal arts colleges. Kiplinger evaluates colleges across the country based on their academic excellence and affordability. Pitzer’s ranking in the top 40 reflects its selective admission standards, [Read More...]
October 17, 2013
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Pitzer Alumna Kimberly Bautista ’07 Wins Best Documentary Award at International Film Festival

Kimberly Bautista '07Claremont, Calif. (October 16, 2013)—Pitzer College alumna Kimberly Bautista ’07 won the Best Documentary award at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) for her film, Justice for my Sister. She received the award during LALIFF’s closing ceremony at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles on October 14. Bautista directed and produced Justice for [Read More...]
October 16, 2013
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Pitzer College Alumnus Honored for Leadership in Conservation

Char Miller '75Claremont, Calif. (October 9, 2013)—Pitzer College alumnus Char Miller ’75 was awarded the Pinchot Institute for Conservation’s Pinchot Medallion in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to environmental conservation and sustainable natural resources management. The highest honor bestowed by the Institute, the medallion was given to Miller during the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration in September. “Char [Read More...]
October 9, 2013
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Amazonian Art Exhibit Opens at Pitzer College

Claremont, Calif. (October 7, 2013) — Pitzer College presents a unique exhibit of artwork from the Brazilian Amazon. Cattle in the Amazon: Despised Invaders to Prized Possessions? features paintings by indigenous artist Jaider Esbell and other Amazonian artists that touch on themes surrounding nature, sustainability and development. The exhibit opens on Thursday, October 10 in [Read More...]
October 7, 2013
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Pitzer College’s New LEED-Certified Residence Halls Win Design Award

Claremont, Calif. (September 30, 2013) — American Institute of Architects Orange County (AIAOC) recognized Pitzer College’s Residential Life Project Phase II with an Honor Award at its 2013 Design Awards on September 19, 2013. The project’s architects, carrier johnson + CULTURE, received the AIAOC’s top award in the Residential Program category. “Phase II’s LEED Platinum [Read More...]
September 30, 2013