Pitzer College Recognized as One of America’s Most Innovative and Best Liberal Arts Schools by U.S. News and World Report
September 10, 2018
U.S. News and World Report names Pitzer College among the country’s best liberal arts college and most innovative schools in its new 2019 Best Colleges rankings.
Pitzer College 2018-19 Lecture Series Explores Social Perception
August 30, 2018
Pitzer College’s Munroe Center for Social Inquiry (MCSI) 2018 speakers series, “Perception in a Social World: Sensing Others and Seeing Ourselves,” will illuminate what it means to be social and sentient in today’s world. Throughout the semester, prominent speakers from a range of disciplines will explore our evolving understanding of social perception.
Crafting Intercultural Connections in Vietnam
August 13, 2018
Pitzer Mailroom Supervisor and alumna Kathy Kile ’97 spent 28 days this summer volunteering in Hue, Vietnam, where the College hosts a summer study abroad partnership with Hue University.
The Princeton Review Ranks Pitzer in Top 20 for Most Active Students, Best Dorms and Campus Food
August 7, 2018
The Princeton Review has ranked Pitzer College #1 in Most Active Student Government and #2 in Most Politically Active Students in its The Best 384 Colleges 2019 Edition.
Pitzer Names Higher Education Veteran Michael Segawa as VP for Student Affairs
August 1, 2018
Following a competitive national search, Pitzer College appoints J. Michael Segawa as its new vice president for student affairs.
Chemistry Professor Aaron Leconte Awarded NSF Grant for Exemplary Teacher-Scholars
July 30, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded one of its most prestigious grants for early-career faculty to Associate Professor of Chemistry Aaron Leconte.
Mother Nature’s Signal Flares
July 27, 2018
Char Miller ’75 teaches in the Environmental Analysis Program at Pomona College. In this piece for the Spring/Summer 2018 Participant, he writes, "My first brush with the life-threatening nature of western wildfires came on a sizzling-hot day in October 1973."
Pitzer College Names Laura Troendle New Head of Administration and Finance
July 19, 2018
College names Laura Troendle as its new vice president of administration, finance and treasurer. She begins the post on July 23.
Pitzer College Receives $1.1 Million Mellon Grant to Expand Prison Education at The Claremont Colleges
July 10, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (July 10, 2018)—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Pitzer College a five-year $1.1 million grant to develop an integrated Claremont Colleges-wide Critical Justice Education (CJE) program. The multi-pronged CJE program will foster social change through the power of prison education and educate Claremont Colleges students and locally incarcerated individuals. The Critical Justice [Read More...]
Pitzer Professor Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 Wins American Political Science Association Book Award
July 5, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (July 5, 2018)—The American Political Science Association has awarded Pitzer College Professor of Political Studies Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 a 2018 Herbert A. Simon Book Award for her book, The Devil Is in the Details: Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity. The APSA Public Administration Section’s annual award recognizes work that makes [Read More...]