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Pitzer College Adopts Test-Blind Admission Policy

Office of AdmissionNearly two decades after becoming the first college on the West Coast to adopt an SAT-optional admission policy, Pitzer College will switch to a test-blind admission policy for at least three years, beginning with the admission cycle for fall 2022.
June 8, 2021
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Four Pitzer Students Selected as 2021 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

Pitzer College Tree from logoPitzer College students Robert Green ’23, Quentin Jenkins Jr. ’23, Sergio Quechol ’23, and Jocelyn Vega-Robledo ’23 have been selected for the 2021 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program. The MMUF program is the centerpiece of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s initiatives to increase diversity in the ranks of institutions of higher learning.
May 24, 2021
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Roots of Resistance

Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda"Roots of Resistance: A Story of Gender, Race, and Labor on the North Coast of Honduras," by Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96, has just been released by University of Texas Press and is available online now.
April 21, 2021
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Documentary Produced by Pitzer Professor and Students Premieres at Outfest/Fusion Film Fest

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, Calif. (April 15, 2021)—Crystal Diaries, a feature documentary produced over three semesters in Professor Gina Lamb’s Media Arts for Social Justice course, will premiere at the Outfest/Fusion Film Festival, which runs from April 16 to April 20. The documentary, produced in collaboration with Encye Smith and Beyond the Runway, will be streamed at the festival. Professor [Read More...]
April 15, 2021
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Freedom From Religion Foundation Endows Secular Studies Fund at Pitzer College

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, Calif. (March 31, 2021)—The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has awarded Pitzer College a $300,000 gift to establish the FFRF Secular Studies Endowment. This gift will help Pitzer’s Secular Studies program fulfill its mission to increase understanding of—and disseminate knowledge about—secularism, atheism, agnosticism, humanism, naturalism, and freethought in societies and cultures, past and present. [Read More...]
March 31, 2021