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Record Year for Pitzer College Admissions

Continued commitment to academic excellence and diversity Claremont, Calif. (October 5, 2009) – The Pitzer College entering class is the most academically talented and diverse in the College’s 46 year history. Pitzer College received a record 4,081 applications and offered admission to only 20%, making Pitzer the ninth most selective liberal arts college in the [Read More...]
October 5, 2009
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Pitzer College Receives Strong Ratings from Fitch and Moody’s

Claremont, Calif. (October 5, 2009) – Pitzer College received an “A” rating from Fitch Ratings and an “A3” from Moody’s Investors Service. Fitch Ratings assigned the College an “A” rating to reflect “Pitzer’s strong operation margins; satisfactory balance sheet liquidity; and solid student demand as evidenced by increasingly selective admissions and increased matriculation rates.” The [Read More...]
October 5, 2009
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Sagehen Women’s Softball Team Named Top Ten All-Academic Team

Claremont, Calif. (September 29, 2009)— The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named the Sagehen women’s softball team a Top Ten All-Academic Team. Pitzer-Pomona ranked seventh overall in the NCAA Division III category. The teams were ranked based on GPAs for the 2008-2009 academic year. Of the recognition, President Trombley said, “I am so proud of the [Read More...]
September 29, 2009
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Pitzer College Sophomore Wins Collaboration Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (September 25, 2009)—Pitzer College congratulates Marie Claire Burt ’12, recipient of a Collaboration Fellowship to attend the 2009 Opportunity Collaboration held in Ixtapa, Mexico from October 17 to 20. Burt, a political science major, has been active in nonprofit causes since high school where she founded its Amnesty International and Habitat for Humanity [Read More...]
September 25, 2009
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Pitzer College Named a Best College for Asian American Pacific Islander Student Activism

Claremont, Calif. (September 25, 2009) — Asian Pacific Americans for Progress listed Pitzer College among its Top Ten Best Colleges and Universities for Asian American Pacific Islander Student Activism. Pitzer College was recognized as “a place that strives to enrich and develop social, intellectual and personal growth among its students by providing a welcoming and [Read More...]
September 25, 2009
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Pitzer Students Receive Getty Foundation Internships

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2009) — Pitzer College students spent the summer working at various museums across California through the Getty Foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program. Jeremiah Gregory ’11 interned at the Pitzer Galleries, Delaine Ureño ’09 at the Claremont Museum of Art and Stefan Vallecillo ’11 at the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum. Started [Read More...]
September 16, 2009
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Pitzer College Opens New Café on Campus

Claremont, Calif. (September 8, 2009) — A new café on the Pitzer College campus opened today, with President Laura Skandera Trombley pouring the first cup of coffee. Located in Bernard Hall, the café will be named through a community vote. Serving coffee, espresso drinks, sandwiches, wraps, salads, fruit cups, juices and freshly-baked pastries, quiche and [Read More...]
September 8, 2009
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New Dean Appointed for the Joint Science Department

Claremont, Calif. (September 8, 2009) — Pitzer College announces the appointment of David E. Hansen, PhD as the new dean of the Joint Science Department (JSD), a program of Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College and Scripps College. “Housing biology, chemistry and physics, the Joint Science Department is the embodiment of interdisciplinary science and the future [Read More...]
September 8, 2009
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Pitzer College Wins Two Awards from University and College Design Association

Claremont, Calif. (August 25, 2009) — Pitzer College’s Office of Public Relations received two awards from the University and College Design Association (UCDA)’s 39th Annual Design Competition. Awards will be handed out on Sunday, October 4, 2009 during the 39th UCDA Design Conference in Seattle, Washington. The 2008 Report Excellence, designed by Gabriela Contreras, received [Read More...]
August 28, 2009
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Fall 2009 Campus News from President Trombley

Dear Pitzer Community, Today we formally welcome the newest members of the Pitzer family, the Class of 2013, and I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone for all you have done to prepare for the arrival of our new students and their families. Because of your work I am certain we will have [Read More...]
August 28, 2009