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Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Swim and Dive Wins Two NCAA Relay National Championships

The Pomona-Pitzer women’s swim and dive team smile and hold up the NCAA trophies above their heads.On March 23, the Pomona-Pitzer women's swim and dive team ended the 2024 NCAA Division III Swim and Dive Championship with two Relay Championships under their belt. First, the Sagehens won the 400 Freestyle Relay National Championship to put an exclamation point on a seventh-place team finish, ending the four-day competition with 257.5 points. The Sagehens’ 400 Freestyle Relay National Championship title is the second national title that they clinched. The team also earned the 200 Freestyle Relay title on March 21, claiming the women's first National Championship title since the 1983–84 season.
April 8, 2024
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Alumni With Passions for Health and Educational Equity Named 2024 Alumni Award Recipients

Susan Warren and Cesar Vargas NunezPitzer College announces the selection of Susan Warren ’78 P’01 as the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Cesar Vargas Nuñez ’14 as the 2024 Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient.   Warren and Vargas Nuñez will be honored during a special awards reception held later this month during Pitzer’s Alumni Weekend 2024, April 26–28. Each year, the College honors [Read More...]
April 3, 2024

Pitzer College Media Statement on Study Abroad Program Changes

April 2, 2024 — Pitzer College has removed study abroad programs in 11 countries, including one at the University of Haifa in Israel, from its pre-approved list because they did not meet certain of the criteria outlined in the college’s guiding principles for Study Abroad and International programs, specifically, lack of enrollments for at least [Read More...]
April 2, 2024

Sammy Basa ’25: Working Toward Conserving Sibuyan Island’s Coral Reefs 

A portrait photo of Sammy Basa standing on a field of green grass with rolling green hills in the background. Basa has short dark hair and wears a gray polo shirt.Sammy Basa ’25 traced his love for the ocean to a boat ride under a star canopy to Sibuyan Island. Basa recalled how the brisk wind cooled his face and how he and his mother dipped their feet into water that glowed with bioluminescence. “The bright flashes of blue and green were like stars in the sea, and we watched in wonder as they faded into the darkness,” said Basa. “While those flashes appeared as pure magic to my younger self, they signified something profound—a deep-seated bond between my family, our land, and the marvels of the natural world.”
March 26, 2024