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Senior Carlisle Micallef ’18 is First at Pitzer to Win a Competitive Scholarship to Attend Peking University’s Graduate Program

Carlisle Miscallef '18Claremont, Calif. (April 10, 2018) — Pitzer College student Carlisle Micallef ’18 has been awarded a Yenching Scholarship for a fully funded, 12-month, interdisciplinary master’s program in Chinese studies at the Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China. Micallef is the first Pitzer student to be selected for the highly competitive program. Micallef, who [Read More...]
April 10, 2018
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Pitzer College Seniors Win CMC Business Plan Competition

Claremont, Calif. (March 9, 2018)—A team of three Pitzer College students tied for first place in Claremont McKenna College’s Lightning Challenge, an overnight competition open to 5C students during CMC’s Entrepreneurship Week. Chava Friedman ’18, Noah Kline ’18 and Angelise Slifkin ’18 formed one of two teams that won a one-day race to create—and pitch—a [Read More...]
March 9, 2018
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Pitzer Senior and Sagehen Water Polo Goalie Daniel Diemer ’18 is Named SCIAC Athlete of the Year

SCIAC Athelete of the Year Daniel Diemer '18, Sagehens Athletics Men's Water PoloClaremont, Calif. (November 17, 2017)—Pitzer College senior and Sagehens Men’s Water Polo goalkeeper Daniel Diemer ’18 was named SCIAC Athlete of the Year, while Diemer’s teammates Adam Ward (PO’19), Joseph Schafer (PO’19) and Jacob Niskey (PO’19) earned All-Conference honors, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced today. Diemer earned SCIAC’s top accolade after leading the Sagehens to a 13-1 record in the [Read More...]
November 17, 2017
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Five Pitzer Students Selected as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship logoClaremont, Calif. (July 14, 2017)—Pitzer College students Victor Bene ’19,  Kevin Kandamby ’19, Javier LopezCasertano ’19, Naima OrozcoValdivia ’19 and Jasmine (Jazzy) Randle ’19 have been selected for the 2017 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program. An initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the MMUF Program aims to increase faculty diversity by supporting underrepresented [Read More...]
July 14, 2017
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Pitzer Student Victoria Hernandez ’18 Wins Gilman Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (May 10, 2017)—Pitzer College student Victoria Hernandez ’18 has been awarded a 2017 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this spring semester at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. The Gilman Scholarship seeks to strengthen intercultural understanding and prepare undergraduates for a global economy by increasing the number of students who can [Read More...]
May 9, 2017
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Pitzer College Students and Alumni Win 2017 Regional, National and International Awards

Pitzer Gates on Mills Avenue looking southClaremont, Calif. (August 9, 2017)—More than 30 Pitzer College students and graduates won fellowships, scholarships and awards during the 2016-17 academic year. Here is an overview of Pitzer’s outstanding scholars and the awards they received to support research projects, language learning and academic programs around the world. American Sociological Association Honors Program Adriana Ceron ’18 [Read More...]
May 1, 2017
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Pitzer College Student Tiffany Ortamond ’17 Wins 2017 Napier Award

Claremont, Calif. (April 28, 2017)—Pitzer College student Tiffany Ortamond ’17 was awarded a $15,000 2017 Napier Award to implement her work with Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia, Canada. Pitzer seniors Eli Erlick ’17 and Nick Necochea-Flores ’17 were named 2017 Napier Fellows, with Erlick being selected as a Napier Award alternate. With this award, Ortamond [Read More...]
April 28, 2017