Meet a Pitzer Student: Meet Meng Xu
May 28, 2014 Video
Meng Xu ’14 studied abroad twice during college: for one semester in Tokyo, Japan and for seven semesters in Claremont, USA. Originally from Shanghai, China, Xu is one of nine international students who graduated from Pitzer College in May. Just as many students travel to Nepal or Costa Rica during college, Xu came to Pitzer to learn a foreign language and experience a culture different from his own. He viewed his initial discomfort as a desirable inevitability—a kind of prerequisite for a global education.
Meet a Pitzer Student: Marcela Jones
May 28, 2014
A New Resources student, Jones is an international & intercultural studies major at Pitzer. While interning with Huerta del Valle through Pitzer in Ontario, Jones became concerned about the quality of education in a predominantly low-income area where many children don’t speak English at home.