Pitzer College Names Susan Feniger ’76 and Adrian Brandon ’15 its 2021 Alumni Award Recipients
March 31, 2021
Each year, Pitzer College recognizes individuals who exemplify the College’s core values in their profession and in their community. This year, Susan Feniger ’76 and Adrian Brandon ’15 have been named as Pitzer's 2021 Alumni Award Recipients. Last year's honorees Romarilyn Ralston and Steven Liang will also be recognized during this year's Alumni Weekend Celebration.
Pitzer Alumnus Sam Horowitz ’20 Tackles Global Challenges as a Yale University Kerry Fellow
February 19, 2021
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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.
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Pitzer Alumna Receives Gilliam Fellowship to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Science
August 25, 2020
Pitzer College alumna Lillian Horin ’17 is one of 45 doctoral students nationwide, along with their advisers, to receive a Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2020 Gilliam Fellowship to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
New Members Announced for Pitzer College Alumni Board
August 19, 2020
Pitzer College Office of Alumni & Family Engagement announces five new members to the College’s Alumni Board for 2020-21
New Pitzer College Alumni Board Members Announced for 2019-20
August 22, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (August 22, 2019)— Pitzer College Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement announces six new members to its Alumni Board for 2019-20, joining 10 continuing alumni members. They are led by Michele Siqueiros ’95, who began her two-year term as president on July 1. In this role, she also serves as a member of [Read More...]
Pitzer College Names Social Justice Advocates Angela Sanbrano ’75 and Mere Abrams ’10 its 2019 Alumni Award Winners
March 13, 2019
Pitzer College has selected two graduates who are dedicated to creating a more just world as its 2019 Alumni Award recipients. Angela Sanbrano ’75, a champion of immigrant and refugee rights, is Pitzer’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Mere Abrams ’10, a gender specialist and consultant, is the College’s Young Alumni Achievement Award winner.
Pitzer College Alumnus Alfredo Valencia ’14 Explores Groundbreaking Cancer Research in New Article
January 23, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Pitzer College alumnus and Harvard University graduate student Alfredo “Freddy” Valencia ’14 co-authored a review article for the 20th anniversary edition of the journal Nature Cell Biology. Valencia’s article, “Chromatin regulatory mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities in cancer,” was commissioned by Nature Cell Biology, which is published by the same company that [Read More...]
Pitzer Professor and Alumna Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 Wins Diversity Teaching Award
March 8, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (March 8, 2018)—Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 was awarded a 2018 Claremont Colleges Diversity Teaching Award, which honors innovative educational activities and programs that address issues related to diversity and inclusion both inside and outside college classrooms. Portillo’s contributions to teaching and learning, along with those of Pomona College Professor Sara [Read More...]