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Pitzer College Wins Two MarCom Design Awards

Claremont, Calif. (October 30, 2009) – Pitzer College received two MarCom Awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals for excellence in design. The Participant Fall 2008 issue received a Platinum Award in the category of educational institution magazine and “Welcome Week 2009” received a Gold Award in the marketing, promotion campaign or special [Read More...]
October 30, 2009
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Pitzer #1 Nationwide in Fulbright Fellowships per Thousand

Claremont, Calif. (October 26, 2009) – In 2009, Pitzer College was awarded more Fulbright Fellowships per thousand than any other college or university in the US. Pitzer College students and alums were awarded 14 Fulbright Fellowships per thousand in 2009. Rounding out the top five in per capita Fulbrights are New College of Florida (10.2), Pomona (9.9), Scripps (9.4) [Read More...]
October 26, 2009
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Research by Pitzer College Professor Cited in Irish Parliament

Claremont, Calif. (October 16, 2009) – Pitzer College Professor Nigel Boyle’s 2005 paper, FÁS and Active Labour Market Policy 1985-2004, was cited during an Irish Parliament debate on the Labour Services bill. Deputy Varadkar said: “It is unfortunate that this bill is a missed opportunity to start from scratch and examine the Labour Services Act [Read More...]
October 16, 2009
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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