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Pitzer College Senior Wins Three Academic Awards

Claremont, Calif. (May 5, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Francine Mireles ’09, who has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a Critical Language Enhancement Award and a Hyogo Earthquake Memorial Research Scholarship. Mireles is a major in East Asian cultural studies. While at Pitzer, she studied abroad with Pitzer in China and Pitzer Summer Study in [Read More...]
May 5, 2009
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Pitzer College Alumna Wins Award

Claremont, Calif. (May 27, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Yolanda Romanello ’05, recipient of Claremont Graduate University’s (CGU) “Dream and Believe” award. The scholarship provides one year’s tuition and stipend to a doctoral student whose life and research will make an impact on the community and world. Romanello, who majored in Spanish studies in Latino [Read More...]
May 2, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (May 1, 2009)–Pitzer College senior Sonya Fierst has been awarded a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study abroad for an academic year. Fierst double majors in sociology and international/intercultural studies, and she also studied abroad with Pitzer in Botswana. Through the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program, she will be attending a university abroad and participate [Read More...]
May 1, 2009
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Pitzer-Pomona Baseball Ranks First in National Poll

Claremont, Calif (April 27, 2009)–The Pitzer-Pomona Sagehen baseball team is ranked first by the American Baseball Coaches Association’s Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division III Poll. Its SCIAC record is 15-0 and its overall record is 31-3. The Sagehens had been ranked in the third and 11th spot by the biweekly poll earlier this season. “It’s a [Read More...]
April 27, 2009
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Pitzer College Junior Awarded Robert Day Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Melanie Gularte ’10, recipient of a 2009-2010 Robert Day Scholarship. Gularte is an economics major and the first Pitzer student to receive this honor. ““Melanie did a great job throughout the assessment process in earning her place among the 18 students chosen this year as Robert [Read More...]
April 17, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Wins Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Award

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Austin Brawner ’09, recipient of a 2009 Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET.) Brawner is an economics major and studied abroad with Pitzer in Italy. The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program aims to improve foreign language education in Japan and to encourage international exchange by fostering [Read More...]
April 17, 2009
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Pitzer Sophomore Awarded 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 8, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Allen Chen ’11, recipient of a 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Chen, a molecular biology major, plans to pursue a MD or PhD in molecular biology and hopes to conduct research in molecular genetics, develop new gene therapies and teach at a medical university. The Barry [Read More...]
April 8, 2009
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Pitzer Student Justin Weitzel ’09 Wins HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Fan Video Contest

Claremont, CA (March 26, 2009) — Pitzer College student Justin Weitzel ’09 won the grand prize in HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Lip Dub Fansterpiece contest. Weitzel submitted a stop-motion animation video comprised of 1,496 individual still-fames to make up the 2:29:06 second final product, a technique he learned at Pitzer College. The video was shot with [Read More...]
March 26, 2009
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Professor Jose Zapata Calderón to Speak at Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Conference

Claremont, Calif. (March 23, 2009) – Pitzer College Professor José Zapata Calderón will speak on “Remembering the Legacy of César Chavez: Combining Multiculturalism, Critical Pedagogy and Community-Based Service Learning/Research for Social Change” at Clark Atlanta University’s Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Virtual Conference. Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Time: 12 noon – 2 p.m. [Read More...]
March 23, 2009
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Pitzer College Football Players Named to SCIAC All-Academic Football Team

Claremont, Calif. (March 20, 2009) – Pitzer College student-athletes Jacob Caron ’11, Steven Collisson ’12, Robert Montalvo ’10, Russell Oka ’10 and Andrew Russell ’09 were named to the 2008-2009 Sothern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic Football Team. “We are proud of the accomplishments of our athletes on and off the field and this [Read More...]
March 20, 2009