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Pitzer College Student Sydney Warren ’18 Awarded Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (April 26, 2017)—Pitzer College student Sydney Warren ’18 has been awarded a 2017 Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship to participate in an intensive seven-week academic program this summer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. With the PPIA Fellowship, Warren will hone her skills as a leader, [Read More...]
April 26, 2017
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Pitzer Seniors Chance Kawar ’17 and Jennifer Lesorogol ’17 Win Coro Public Affairs Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (April 18, 2017)—Pitzer College students Chance Kawar ’17 and Jennifer Lesorogol ’17 have been awarded Coro Fellowships to Los Angeles. The Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs is a nine-month graduate-level leadership-training program that prepares talented and committed individuals to become effective and ethical leaders. The fellowship is designed to develop change-makers who can forge connections and [Read More...]
April 18, 2017
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Pitzer College Senior and Three Alumni Named 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Claremont, Calif. (April 18, 2017)—Pitzer College senior Lillian Horin ’17 and alumni Brian Cohn ’15, Kristin Dobbin ’13 and Samuel “Yoni” Rubin ’15 have been awarded 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program selects outstanding college seniors or recent graduates who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, [Read More...]
April 18, 2017
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Pitzer Student Jordan Jenkins ’17 Wins International Writing Centers Association Scholarship

Jordan JenkinsClaremont, Calif. (December 5, 2016)—Pitzer College student and Writing Center Fellow Jordan Jenkins ’17 won a 2016 President’s Future Leaders Scholarship from the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA). The Pitzer senior was one of only four writing tutors nationwide—and the only undergraduate in the country—to receive the scholarship, which is awarded to peer tutors who [Read More...]
December 5, 2016
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Pitzer Student Jacqueline Composanto ’17 to Serve as German Academic Exchange Ambassador

Jacqueline Composanto '17Claremont, Calif. (September 7, 2016)—Pitzer College student Jacqueline Composanto ’17 has been selected by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as one of its 2016 Young Ambassadors. The DAAD Young Ambassadors Program chooses outstanding undergraduates from across North America who have studied or interned in Germany as liaisons who promote study and research in the [Read More...]
September 7, 2016
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Pitzer Graduate Marie Fleming ’16 Joins Peace Corps to Improve Food Security in Madagascar

Marie Fleming '16Claremont, Calif. (July 13, 2016)—Pitzer College recent graduate Marie Fleming ’16 will serve with the Peace Corps as an agriculture extension agent in Madagascar. For the next two years, she will work with community members on issues related to sustainable agriculture and food security, bolstering local harvests while reducing destruction of forest buffer zones. Fleming [Read More...]
July 13, 2016
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New Pitzer College Graduate Selected for Teach For America

Brendan Nwankwo '16Claremont, Calif. (June 22, 2016)—Pitzer College congratulates Brendan Nwankwo ’16, who has been awarded a position with Teach For America. A combined anthropology/English and world literature major, Nwankwo will teach in a low-income community in Chicago, IL, for two years. Nwankwo is passionate about increasing educational equity and inspiring young people of color to pursue [Read More...]
June 22, 2016