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Pitzer College Receives Silver Medal in 2008 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards Program

Claremont, Calif. (September 18, 2008)—Pitzer College received a silver medal for Individualized Special Events in the 2008 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence Awards Program. The award recognizes institutions and professionals who excel in advancement programs and educational communications. The silver medal honored events held to celebrate the grand opening [Read More…]

September 18, 2008
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Pitzer College President Trombley Joins Chronicle of Higher Education/New York Times Higher Education Cabinet

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2008)—Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley joined with other leading thinkers in higher education to participate in the inaugural meeting of the The Chronicle of Higher Education/New York Times Higher Education Cabinet, held on September 15. The Cabinet, made up of chancellors, presidents and trustees, convened to discuss the most pressing issues facing [Read More…]

September 16, 2008
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Society without God by Pitzer Associate Professor Phil Zuckerman Published by NYU Press

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2008)—Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us about Contentment by Pitzer College Associate Professor Phil Zuckerman was recently published by NYU Press. Zuckerman observes that while most humans worldwide are vigorously religious, most residents of Denmark and Sweden generally do not worship any god, do not pray and [Read More…]

September 16, 2008
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U.S. News Rankings Release: Pitzer in Top 50 of Nation’s Liberal Arts Colleges and Named Third Most Up-and-Coming School

Claremont, Calif. (August 22, 2008)—For the second year in a row Pitzer College has been ranked among the nation’s top fifty liberal arts colleges in U.S.News & World Report‘s 2009 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Pitzer’s overall ranking of forty-ninth reflects continued strong placements in all categories, particularly among academic quality reputation, selectivity and endowment. In addition, [Read More…]

August 22, 2008
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Pitzer College Named Among Nation’s Best in 2009 Edition of The Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges

(July 29, 2008) – Pitzer College has been named one of the nation’s best colleges and number one in the category of Race/Class Interaction in the 2009 edition The Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges. For undergraduates at Pitzer “progressive learning” and academic flexibility abound. Students tend to be “motivated” and there is a strong sense [Read More…]

July 29, 2008
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U.S. News Rankings Release: Pitzer in Top 50 of Nation’s Liberal Arts Colleges and Named Third Most Up-and-Coming School

Claremont, Calif. (August 22, 2008)—For the second year in a row Pitzer College has been ranked among the nation’s top fifty liberal arts colleges in U.S.News & World Report‘s 2009 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Pitzer’s overall ranking of forty-ninth reflects continued strong placements in all categories, particularly among academic quality reputation, selectivity and endowment. In addition, [Read More…]

April 22, 2008
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Pitzer College Student Athletes Recognized for 2008-09 Season

Claremont, Calif (April 21, 2009)—Pitzer College congratulates seniors Brandon Huerta, Madeline Kieselhorst, Angie Martinez, Jeremy Namkung and Andrew Russell, recognized at the 2008-09 Student Athlete Awards on April 15. The Daley Award for Athletic Achievement was presented to Madeline Kieselhorst and Jeremy Namkung. Kieselhorst was named to the 2008 All Academic Cross Country Team by [Read More…]

April 21, 2008
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Pitzer College Students Recognized in 2009 Harvard Model United Nations Conference

Claremont, Calif (April 21, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Sol Estin ’10, Eleanor Green ’11, Alec Lentz ’09 and Caroline Martin ’12, recognized at the 2009 Harvard Model United Nations Conference for their representation of Zimbabwe. Estin received an Outstanding Delegation award for his participation on the World Health Organization committee while Lentz picked up [Read More…]

April 21, 2008