Pitzer Students Turn Complex Psychological Concepts into Books for Children
March 2, 2021
Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Psychology Marcus Rodriguez asked his students to explain complex ideas in a way his six-year-old daughter could understand. Quoting Einstein, he said, “If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
OBSA Celebrates Black History Month this February
February 3, 2021
(February 3, 2021) – OBSA invites you to celebrate Black History Month in and around The Claremont Colleges. They are still collecting events from other organizations, so look for new programs on their social media. Stay connected with @obsaclaremont (IG) and Obsa Claremont (FB). Call for SubmissionsThe Fifth Annual Black Intersections Conference: Justice & Black [Read More...]
Remembering Barbara Drake
November 23, 2020
We celebrate the life of Barbara Drake, beloved Tongva Elder, grandmother, mother, mentor, teacher, and friend.
Pitzer College Triples Sustainable Power to EV Drivers on Earth Day 2019
April 22, 2019
In a dramatic expansion of the Pitzer College’s commitment to environmental sustainability, the College dedicated six new ChargePoint electric vehicle charging stations in its East Mesa parking lot. This expansion triples the number of Pitzer’s electric vehicle charging stations.
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies honors professor emeritus José Z. Calderón
April 5, 2019
José Z. Calderón, Pitzer College professor emeritus of sociology and Chicano/a and Latino/a studies, has been named the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) 2019 Scholar, the organization’s lifetime achievement award.
Pitzer’s Community Engagement Center builds on 20 years of bringing people together to make an impact
January 25, 2019
This article first appeared in Pitzer College’s alumni magazine, The Participant. Read the full fall/winter edition online. Jenessa Flores Parker ’10 knows that not every child’s early exposure to education is positive. She also realizes how much this matters. As an urban fellow for Pitzer College’s Community Engagement Center (CEC), she spoke with young men at [Read More...]
Ralph Gustavo Zamora ’21: Environmental Advocate and W.M. Keck Foundation Scholar
November 16, 2018
Spotlight on Ralph Gustavo Zamora '21, environmental advocate and W.M. Keck Foundation Scholar.
Pitzer College Summer 2018 Highlights
August 29, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy earned LEED Platinum certification and is on track to become The Claremont Colleges’ first net-zero energy building. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Pitzer a $1.1 million grant to expand prison education at the 5Cs. The Princeton Review ranked Pitzer #1 Most Active Student Government, #2 Most Politically Active Students, #15 [Read More...]
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."
Exceptional Ambassadors: Pitzer’s Royal Thai Scholars
May 9, 2018
When Kanyarat “Kate” Jitmana ’18, Supasiri “Mos” Rittiron ’18 and Chanchanok “Saw” Sudta ’18 join the procession to Commencement Plaza on Saturday, the three young women will be celebrating a journey that began more than 8,000 miles away in Thailand. All three Pitzer seniors came to the College on Royal Thai Scholarships, highly competitive [Read More...]