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Pitzer College Hosts the Cactus and Succulent Society of America

Claremont, Calif. (May 28, 2015)—As California grapples with one of its worst droughts on record, the Cactus and Succulent Society of America is coming to the environmentally sustainable campus of Pitzer College. The Society will hold its biennial convention on Pitzer’s water-wise grounds June 14-19, 2015. The Cactus and Succulent Society of America (CSSA) is [Read More...]
May 27, 2015
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SCIAC Recognizes Pitzer Students’ Talents on the Tennis Court

Claremont, Calif. (May 19, 2015)—Pitzer College student-athlete Jacob Yasgoor ’17 was named first-team All-SCIAC for men’s tennis, and Jonathan Kim ’16 and Graham Maassen ’17 earned second team honors in a vote of the league’s coaches. Yasgoor, who played at No. 2 singles, had the top winning percentage for the Sagehens (13-4) before being lost for the season [Read More...]
May 20, 2015
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Pitzer Student Francis Sugita ’16 Tapped for Teaching Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (May 19, 2015)—Pitzer College student Francis Sugita ’16, a political studies major, has been awarded a Breakthrough Collaborative Teaching Fellowship for summer 2015. He will be assigned to Oakland, CA, to teach low-income middle-school students and help prepare them to succeed in college. One of the most rigorous teaching experiences available to undergraduates [Read More...]
May 19, 2015
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Pitzer Students Receive Critical Language Enhancement Award

Maria Krol-Sinclair ’15Claremont, Calif. (May 11, 2015)—Two Pitzer College students, already Fulbright fellowship recipients, have also received a Critical Language Enhancement Award (CLEA) for language instruction prior to their fellowships. A feature of the US Student Fulbright Program, the CLEA is given to a select number of students to help promote cross-cultural exchange and dialogue. Maria Krol-Sinclair [Read More...]
May 18, 2015
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Four Pitzer College Students Awarded JET Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (May 14, 2015)—Pitzer College congratulates Emma Hanashiro 15, Hannah Levy ’15, Jasmine Ortlieb ’15 and Kirsten Simons ’15, who have been awarded Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program fellowships to teach English in public schools in Japan for one year. The JET fellows will team-teach with Japanese teachers of English and also serve [Read More...]
May 15, 2015
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Remembering Musician and Folklorist Guy Carawan

Claremont, Calif. (May 13, 2015)—Guy Carawan, Pitzer’s folklorist-in-residence in the late ’60s and early ’70s, is being remembered around the country as the musician and activist who made “We Shall Overcome” an anthem of the civil rights movement. Carawan died on May 2 at the age of 87. Carawan started teaching at Pitzer in the [Read More...]
May 13, 2015
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Pitzer College Students and Alumni Awarded 21 Fulbright Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (June 12, 2015)—Pitzer College congratulates its graduating seniors and alumni who have been offered 2015-16 Fulbright Fellowships so far this year: Sebastian Aguiar ’14, Tassos Bareiss ’15, Braden Bernards ’15, Adrian Brandon ’15, Andrew Buitron ’15, Nour Bundogji ’15, Casandra Campeas ’11, Laura Gabriel ’15, Lindsay Galeste ’15, Miriam Goldfarb ’15, Matthew Hollander [Read More...]
May 13, 2015