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Pitzer College Seniors Kenneth Butler ’22 and Benjamin Sievers ’22 Win Napier Awards to Support Social Change Initiatives

Pitzer College seniors Kenneth Butler ’22 and Benjamin Sievers ’22 both aspire to use their Pitzer educations and personal experiences to help create a more just world. On April 9, they each received a Napier Award for Creative Leadership to do exactly that. The awards are part of the Napier Initiative, an intergenerational mentoring program born from a partnership between Pilgrim Place senior community and The Claremont Colleges.
April 14, 2022
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Pitzer Student Chloe Ortiz ’22 Receives Watson Fellowship to Explore Ecotheology in Four Countries

Pitzer College senior Chloe Ortiz ’22 has been awarded the 2022–23 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. The $36,000 one-year fellowship supports college seniors with unique independent study projects outside the US. A political studies major, Ortiz will travel to Italy, Ireland, Brazil, and Australia for her project, “Climate Pilgrimage: Catholic Ecotheology in Action.”
April 8, 2022
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Artists Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza to Explore Their Work and Worlds at Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture

Multidisciplinary artists Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza will discuss their collaborative practices as part of Pitzer College’s Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Their talk, “Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza in Conversation,” will be held in the College’s Benson Auditorium at 4:15 p.m.
April 7, 2022
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Pitzer College Names Steven C. González ’85 and Michael V. Ceraso ’14 as its 2022 Alumni Award Recipients

Each year, Pitzer College recognizes alumni who exemplify Pitzer’s core values in their professions and communities and give back to their alma mater after graduating. This year, Pitzer recognizes Steven C. González ’85 as the College’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Michael V. Ceraso ’14 as the 2022 Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient.
April 5, 2022