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Pitzer College Launches Country’s First Inside-Out Bachelor’s Degree Program for the Incarcerated

Pitzer College Tree from logo 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.
December 10, 2020
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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

Brant clock tower at Pitzer CollegePitzer 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.
November 20, 2020
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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

President Melvin L. OliverPitzer 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.
November 16, 2020
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Remembering Stanley Crouch, Former Poet-in-Residence

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, 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...]
September 23, 2020
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Pitzer Professor David S. Moore Named an APA Fellow

Pitzer College Professor of Psychology David S. Moore has been elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, an honor given only to researchers who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology.
August 31, 2020