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Pitzer Alumnus and Inside-Out Graduate Freddy Cisneros ’21 Receives Executive Fellowship

Freddy Cisneros '21Pitzer 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.
May 24, 2022
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Pitzer College Seniors Kenneth Butler ’22 and Benjamin Sievers ’22 Win Napier Awards to Support Social Change Initiatives

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.
April 14, 2022
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Pitzer College Students, Recent Grads and Alumni Awarded Prestigious Honors

Pitzer College Tree from logoDuring 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.
May 17, 2019
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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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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