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Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai Joins the Varieties of Democracy Project as Kazakhstan Expert

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2013) — Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai has been selected as a country expert on Kazakhstan for the Varieties of Democracy Project (V-Dem), a team of social scientists devoted to creating a better understanding of democracy and the factors necessary for creating representative governments. In her role as [Read More...]
April 29, 2013
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Pitzer College Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Receives Two Distinguished Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 25, 2013) – Pitzer College Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Angel Perez has been awarded two prestigious honors, a US-France International Education Administrators Program Fulbright and a Winifred Hausam – Helen Fisk Award. The US-France International Education Administrators Program Fulbright is a highly selective International Education Administrators (IEA) [Read More...]
April 25, 2013
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Pitzer College Wins Two 2013 Educational Advertising Awards

Claremont, Calif. (March 7, 2013) — Pitzer College Office of Communications was awarded two 2013 Educational Advertising Awards for design by Higher Education Marketing Report. 2012 New Student Orientation was awarded Gold in the Imprinted Materials category and Spring 2012 Special Edition of The Participant received Merit for External Publication in the schools under 2,000 [Read More...]
March 7, 2013
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Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai Challenges Prevailing Theories about Capitalism and Democracy in Post-Soviet Countries

Claremont, Calif. (February 13, 2013) — Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai has published an article about the relationship between capitalism and democracy in post-Soviet countries in Perspectives on Politics. Her article, “Improbable but Potentially Pivotal Oppositions: Privatization, Capitalists, and Political Contestation in the Post-Soviet Autocracies,” is based on nearly 200 in-depth interviews [Read More...]
February 13, 2013
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Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley Joins the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Claremont, Calif. (February 12, 2013) — Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley has been appointed by US President Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Trombley was sworn in on February 11, 2013 in Washington, DC, by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs J. Adam Ereli at the Board’s [Read More...]
February 12, 2013
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President Barack Obama Appoints Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley to Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Claremont, Calif. (February 11, 2013) — Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley has been appointed by US President Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Trombley will be sworn in during the Board’s first quarterly meeting on February 11, 2013 at 10:45 a.m. in Washington, DC by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of [Read More...]
February 11, 2013
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President Obama to Appoint Pitzer President Laura Skandera Trombley to Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Claremont, Calif. (December 20, 2012) — The White House announced today that Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley will be appointed by US President Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The Office of the Press Secretary also announced two additional key administration post appointments by President Obama: Ruth David and Maria [Read More...]
December 20, 2012
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Pitzer College Wins Three 2012 Hermes Creative Awards

Claremont, Calif. (May 11, 2012) — Pitzer College received three 2012 Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The 2011 Viewbook, designed by Gabriela Contreras, received a Gold Award in the Publications/Viewbook category. The Troublemakers video, produced by Mona Ducrocq, won Gold in the Video/Nonprofit category. The Pitzer College home page, [Read More...]
May 11, 2012
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Pitzer College Financial Aid Associate Director and Students Speak Out on Proposed Cal Grant Cuts in Sacramento

Claremont, CA (March 16, 2012) — Pitzer College’s Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid Yvonne Gutierrez-Sandoval ’03 along with Pitzer students Guadalupe Avila ’14, Alba Cobian ’14 and Cesar Vargas ’14, participated in a “Day in the Capitol” event on March 7 in Sacramento, CA. The event was organized by the Association of Independent California [Read More...]
March 16, 2012
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Pitzer College Associate Director of Financial Aid Appointed to DOE Committee

Claremont, Calif. (February 1, 2012) — Pitzer College’s Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid Yvonne Gutierrez-Sandoval ’03 has been selected by the US Department of Education (DOE) to participate its new Student Loan Negotiated Rulemaking committee. She is serving as a primary negotiator, representing private non-profit institutions. The Student Loan Negotiated Rulemaking committee is developing [Read More...]
February 1, 2012