Sanya Dhama ’24 Wins Projects for Peace Award to Empower Youth in Public Health Education
March 10, 2023
Sanya Dhama ’24 has been awarded $10,000 by Projects for Peace to create an educational task force and develop a curriculum to improve public health decision-making for students in Inland Empire school districts. Dhama’s project, “Youth Health Education to Empower and Protect,” will bring together health professionals, epidemiologists, pedagogists, and stakeholders including teachers and students. [Read More...]
2023 Napier Fellows Empower Communities as Social Change Agents
February 16, 2023
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Gang violence, eco-friendly environments, and support for trans communities—four Pitzer seniors have been named 2023 Napier Fellows for developing projects that address the needs and challenges connected with each of these issues. Danny Camarena ’23, Jorge Angel Lizarraga ’23, Michelle Muturi ’23, and Sergio Quechol ’23 are among this year’s 12 Napier Fellows, a program [Read More...]
Pitzer Students Awarded for Exceptional Community Engagement
January 20, 2023
Pitzer College’s Community Engagement Center has recognized nine students with the Fall 2022 Kallick Community Service Award. Provided by Pitzer alum Deborah Kallick ’78, the $500 award goes to students who have completed 100 or more community engagement hours during the academic year. From mental health care, to composting, to voter engagement, to partnerships with Indigenous communities, these Pitzer students exude passion for social change no matter where they work.
Pitzer Alumnus and Inside-Out Graduate Freddy Cisneros ’21 Receives Executive Fellowship
May 24, 2022
Pitzer College alumnus Freddy Cisneros ’21, who graduated last year with a degree in organizational studies, has been accepted to the Executive Fellowship Program, a 10-month public policy fellowship offered through Sacramento State University’s Capital Fellows Programs. Cisneros is one of eight members of an initial cohort of students from the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) who have graduated from Pitzer through the Inside-Out Pathway-to-BA program.
Pitzer College Seniors Kenneth Butler ’22 and Benjamin Sievers ’22 Win Napier Awards to Support Social Change Initiatives
April 14, 2022
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.
Kyle Greenspan ’23 Wins Projects for Peace Award to Help Thai Students Learn to Read
April 8, 2022
Pitzer College student Kyle Greenspan ’23 has been awarded a 2022 Projects for Peace grant for $10,000 to help facilitate Thai literacy education for elementary students in Isaan, Thailand’s largest and poorest region.
Pitzer College Students, Recent Grads and Alumni Awarded Prestigious Honors
May 17, 2019
During the 2018-19 academic year, more than 40 Pitzer College students and recent graduates have won national fellowships, scholarships and other academic honors. With these awards, they will study abroad from Japan to Southern Africa, travel to El Salvador to provide maternal health in remote communities, work to create a more inclusive community and to teach in countries across the globe.
Pitzer Senior Genevieve Kules ’18 Wins Davis Projects for Peace Award
April 9, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (April 9, 2018)—Pitzer College student Genevieve Kules ’18 has been awarded a Davis Projects for Peace prize to develop a peace garden and video production skills workshop with Native American and Quaker youth in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Pitzer sophomore Isaiah Kramer ’20 was selected as the alternate for the Davis Projects for [Read More...]
Engineering Students from Pitzer and Harvey Mudd Colleges Win Regional APICS Competition
March 21, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (March 21, 2018) Pitzer College student Peter Leung ’19 and Harvey Mudd College (HMC) students, Bohan Gao ’19, Anjaneya Malpani ’18, Ramita Kondepudi ’18, have won top honors at the regional APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) student case competition. The group will head to Chicago in September to compete in the [Read More...]
Pitzer College Seniors Win CMC Business Plan Competition
March 9, 2018
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...]