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Pitzer College Named “Community Engaged” by the Carnegie Foundation

December 6, 2006 – Pitzer College is one of 76 colleges or universities that has been selected by The Carnegie Foundation for their new elective Community Engagement Classification. Unlike the Foundation’s other classifications that rely on national data, this is an “elective” classification wherein institutions elected to participate by submitting required documentation describing the nature [Read More...]
December 6, 2006
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Pitzer Announces Community Garden Expansion

Growing Food Organically Integral to Pitzer College’s Commitment to Environmentalism Claremont, Calif. (November 2, 2006) – Pitzer College is celebrating the expansion of its organic garden and the donation and delivery of ten tons of compost with a special community gardening day on Saturday, November 11. The garden expansion will facilitate increased production of organic [Read More...]
November 2, 2006
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Ralph Nader to Speak at Pitzer College October 25

Inaugural Event of Dining with Democracy Speaker Series Dining with Democracy is a new lecture series aimed at bringing today’s leaders to Pitzer to inspire tomorrow’s leaders. Integral to the program is the discussion following the lecture with a small group of students, faculty, and staff over a meal at the Grove House. Claremont, Calif. [Read More...]
October 12, 2006
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Intercollegiate Media Studies Announces New 5C Major

Claremont, Calif. (September 28, 2006) – Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Associate Professor of English and Media Studies at Pomona College & Chair of the Intercollegiate Media Studies (IMS) Steering Committee, and Tracy Biga MacLean, Academic Director of IMS, are pleased to announce an IMS major. The new major, which takes effect immediately, requires the completion of 11 [Read More...]
September 28, 2006
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Pitzer College Named Among ‘The Best 361 Colleges’ by Princeton Review

Major college ranking publication touts quality academics, outstanding professors CLAREMONT, Calif. (August 23, 2006) – Pitzer College provides an excellent educational environment that relies on world-class faculty and a high level of interaction in and out of the classroom, according to the Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features Pitzer in the 2007 [Read More...]
August 23, 2006
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Pitzer College to Host “Interrupted Life: Incarcerated Mothers in the United States”

Exhibit curated by Rickie Solinger, director, WAKEUP/Arts CLAREMONT, Calif. (Aug. 17, 2006) – Pitzer College will host “Interrupted Life,” a traveling public art installation that examines the lives of incarcerated mothers and their families as well as the policies and politics of incarceration in the United States, at the Nichols Gallery Aug. 28-Sept. 29. Curated [Read More...]
August 17, 2006