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Commission Awards Grant to Pitzer College and Manual Arts High School to Improve Instruction

Claremont, Calif. (February 13, 2004) – The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) awarded Pitzer College and Manual Arts High School $594,924 to improve instruction. Pitzer has been awarded this three-year grant in federal monies to create a professional development collaboration to address teaching and learning conditions in history-social science departments. Other participants in the project [Read More...]
February 13, 2004
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Pitzer College to Host International Society of Political Psychology Conference

Panels will examine political order, democracy, intergroup conflict and political leadership CLAREMONT, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2004) — The International Society of Political Psychology will present a daylong series of talks on five topics in political psychology Saturday, January 17, in the Broad Performance Space at Pitzer College. The opening session will feature William Ascher, Dean [Read More...]
January 9, 2004
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A Common Approach to Culture Energizes Understanding of Diversity

Dr. Milton J. Bennett to explore dynamics of international and multicultural education CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2003) – Pitzer College continues to be a leader among the nation’s colleges and universities in its commitment to intercultural understanding. Whether in its acclaimed External Studies programs or as a product of its nationally recognized campus diversity, the [Read More...]
October 27, 2003
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The Writer as Activist: Community, Spirit, Earth

Pitzer College hosts poetry reading by writer Kim Stafford CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2003) — Kim Stafford, founding director of Northwest Writing Institute, will share his poetry and prose at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the Fletcher Jones Language Lab at Pitzer College. “Bringing Stafford to Pitzer is part of the Writing Center’s efforts [Read More...]
October 27, 2003
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Multicultural Lessons at the Dinner Table and Beyond

Pitzer College hosts author Cathy Bao Bean for reading and conversation CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2003) – Cathy Bao Bean knows the struggle to understand one’s identity and candidly shares her journey in The Chopsticks – Fork Principle: A Memoir and Manual. Pitzer College will host a reading and conversation with Cathy Bao Bean at [Read More...]
October 15, 2003
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Mural Honors Local Heroes for Role in Community

Vina Danks Middle School to unveil tribute to students, staff, teachers and labor leader Cesar Chavez CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 8, 2003) — Pitzer College’s commitment to building strong communities can be found in its outreach programs. From Nepal, Italy, China and Costa Rica to local programs in Pomona and Ontario, the College works as a [Read More...]
October 8, 2003
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Grant Strengthens Pitzer’s International Study Programs

Funds will be used to facilitate faculty and student collaborations with host countries CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2003) — Pitzer College is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to focus on intercultural faculty and student exchanges with partner institutions abroad. The three-year faculty led pilot [Read More...]
October 8, 2003
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Pitzer College Programs Recognized for Shaping Student Success

U.S. News & World Report cites Pitzer’s leadership in “Study Abroad,” “Service Learning” categories CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2003) — The nation’s college presidents, chief academic officers and deans of students have affirmed what the Pitzer community has known for some time: The College’s Study Abroad and Service Learning programs lead the way for America’s [Read More...]
October 1, 2003
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Pitzer College Joins Consortium for Strong Minority Presence

CLAREMONT, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2003) — Pitzer College has joined the Consortium for a Strong Minority Presence (CSMP). The 35 member colleges of CSMP are committed to providing mentoring support in a liberal arts environment to predoctoral and postdoctoral minority fellows who aspire to careers as teachers/scholars in the liberal arts. The Pitzer junior scholars [Read More...]
September 25, 2003