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Pitzer College Named #9 for “Great Financial Aid” and #11 for “Community Service” by Princeton Review

Pitzer Gates on Mills Avenue looking southClaremont, Calif. (August 31, 2016)—The Princeton Review named Pitzer College #9 in “Great Financial Aid” and #11 in “Students Most Engaged in Community Service” in its 2017 edition of The Best 381 Colleges. The Princeton Review surveyed 143,000 students at 381 top colleges, asking undergraduates to rate their schools on dozens of topics. The “Great [Read More...]
August 31, 2016
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Pitzer College Awarded Capacity Building Grant to Expand Diversity and Participation in Study Abroad

Claremont, Calif. (August 25, 2016) — The US Department of State and Partners of the Americas announce 18 recipients of the 2016 Capacity Building Grants for US Undergraduate Study Abroad. Pitzer College, the only liberal arts college among the recipients, has been awarded a grant to improve diversity and participation in study abroad. Pitzer’s newly [Read More...]
August 25, 2016
Press Releases | Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Teams Picked No. 1 in Preseason Polls

Claremont, Calif. (August 24, 2016)—The Sagehens men’s cross-country team and women’s soccer team came out on top of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) coaches’ preseason poll rankings. These polls predict which teams are most likely to capture their sports’ 2016 conference titles. Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross-country team has earned 11 conference titles, with their [Read More...]
August 24, 2016
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Athletics Director Lesley Irvine Named Chair of SCIAC Committee

Lesley IrvineClaremont, Calif. (August 24, 2016)—Pomona-Pitzer Director of Athletics Lesley Irvine has been named to the chair of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletic Administrators Committee. The committee is composed of athletic directors and administrators from SCIAC institutions across Southern California. Irvine became director of Pitzer College and Pomona College’s combined athletic program in [Read More...]
August 24, 2016
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Pitzer Professor David S. Moore’s The Developing Genome Wins a 2016 William James Book Award

Claremont, Calif. (August 17, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of Psychology David S. Moore has won the American Psychological Association’s 2016 William James Book Award for his most recent work, The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics. Moore shares the honor with New York University Professor of Neural Science and Psychology Joseph LeDoux and his book Anxious. The [Read More...]
August 17, 2016
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Pitzer Graduate Marie Fleming ’16 Joins Peace Corps to Improve Food Security in Madagascar

Marie Fleming '16Claremont, Calif. (July 13, 2016)—Pitzer College recent graduate Marie Fleming ’16 will serve with the Peace Corps as an agriculture extension agent in Madagascar. For the next two years, she will work with community members on issues related to sustainable agriculture and food security, bolstering local harvests while reducing destruction of forest buffer zones. Fleming [Read More...]
July 13, 2016