Pitzer Alumnus Sam Horowitz ’20 Tackles Global Challenges as a Yale University Kerry Fellow
February 19, 2021
Sam Horowitz ’20 has been named a 2020–21 Kerry Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University. He is a first-year master of environmental management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment, specializing in environmental policy analysis.
Caregiving and Political Engagement in the Era of COVID
February 9, 2021
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Professor Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 receives grant to study women caregivers’ relationship with the political sphere
Baleigh McCuskey Hired as First Female Assistant Coach for Pomona-Pitzer Football
February 2, 2021
Pomona-Pitzer Football announced today that Baleigh McCuskey has been promoted to Outside Linebackers Coach, joining the shortlist of female position coaches in NCAA Division III football. McCuskey previously served as the Director of Football Operations after she joined the Sagehen football staff in 2019.
Pitzer College Launches Country’s First Inside-Out Bachelor’s Degree Program for the Incarcerated
December 10, 2020
Incarcerated men at California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) in Norco, CA, can now earn a bachelor’s of arts degree from one of the country’s top liberal arts colleges. Pitzer College, a member of The Claremont Colleges, is the first university or college in the country to develop a bachelor’s degree program for the incarcerated based on a sustainable inside-out curriculum. The inaugural cohort of eight incarcerated students in the Pitzer Inside-Out Pathway-to-BA are expected to graduate by the end of 2021.
Pitzer College Professor Tarrah Krajnak Wins Award for Documentary Work
December 4, 2020
The product of seven years’ worth of Tarrah Krajnak’s work documenting a turbulent period in the history of Lima, Peru, and its impact on her life have garnered the Pitzer College associate professor of art the 2020 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize.
Pitzer College Becomes an Inaugural Member of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance to Share Strategies and Resources to Further Racial Equity in Higher Education
November 20, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver and other national liberal arts college leaders recently joined the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Alliance which will provide resources and tools for member colleges, including annual campus climate surveys of faculty, staff, and students.
President Melvin L. Oliver Master of Ceremonies for Aspen Institute Conference “All Land is not Creating Equal: Unleashing Family and Community Wealth through Land Ownership” on November 18
November 16, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver, a noted expert on racial inequality and co-author of Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality, will be the master of ceremonies of an upcoming special event hosted by the Aspen Institute in honor of the Center’s 15th anniversary.
Remembering Stanley Crouch, Former Poet-in-Residence
September 23, 2020
Claremont, Calif. (September 23, 2020)—Stanley Crouch, former Pitzer College poet-in-residence, cultural critic, jazz expert, and literary provocateur, died September 16 at age 74 in New York. From 1968 to 1975, Crouch taught at The Claremont Colleges, first as poet-in-residence at Pitzer College, then as the first full-time faculty member of the Black Studies Center, and [Read More...]
U.S. News Ranks Pitzer #36 Best National Liberal Arts College
September 14, 2020
In the newly released 2021 Best Colleges rankings, U.S. News and World Report names Pitzer College among the country’s best liberal arts colleges ranking at #36.
Pitzer College Launches Racial Justice Initiative Inaugural Panel
September 3, 2020
Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver’s Racial Justice Initiative, which seeks to embed the study of racial violence and justice throughout the campus and curriculum, will launch its inaugural panel on Thursday, September 10.