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State Senate President Kevin de León to Keynote Air Quality Summit at Pitzer College

California State Senator Kevin de LeonClaremont, Calif. (October 3, 2016)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College is hosting “Air Quality in Southern California: Which Way Forward?”, a summit on regional air quality, environmental justice and climate action. California Senate President pro Tempore and Pitzer alumnus Kevin de León ’03 will present the keynote address. The summit [Read More...]
October 3, 2016
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Pitzer College Announces 2016 Alumni Award Winners

Claremont, Calif. (April 18, 2016)—Pitzer College has named public education reformer Amy Rosen ’76 its 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award honoree and community leader Betty Avila ’08 its 2016 Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient. They will be honored at a reception on Friday, April 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Pitzer College President’s Residence. Each [Read More...]
April 19, 2016

A Voice for Justice

Susan Sobel 12Pitzer College alumna Susan Sobel ’12 wants to expand the conversation about the American justice system and is using her role as a new contributor to The Huffington Post to do just that. Her first piece for the Post, “What Prison, Poetry, and a Redhead Have in Common,” outlines how she became an advocate for [Read More...]
October 14, 2015
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Two Emmy Nominations for Alumnus Ben Cotner’s Film on the Fight for Same-sex Marriage

Claremont, Calif. (July 27, 2015)—Pitzer College alumnus Ben Cotner ’02 received an Emmy nomination for the documentary The Case Against 8, which he co-directed and co-produced with Ryan White. The film, which takes an in-depth look at the federal lawsuit against Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, was nominated for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction [Read More...]
July 27, 2015
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Chef Jenn Louis ’93 Rolls out Recipes for Handmade Pasta

Claremont, Calif. (March 18, 2015)—Pitzer College alumna Jenn Louis ’93 shares recipes and top-chef tips for creating pasta in her debut cookbook, Pasta by Hand: A Collection of Italy’s Regional Hand-Shaped Pasta. The book will be released by Chronicle Books and available through major book retailer next week. Pasta by Hand provides more than 65 [Read More...]
March 18, 2015