Press Releases

Chemistry Professor Aaron Leconte Awarded NSF Grant for Exemplary Teacher-Scholars

Associate Professor of Chemistry Aaron Leconte Claremont, Calif. (July 30, 2018)—The National Science Foundation has awarded one of its most prestigious grants for early-career faculty to Associate Professor of Chemistry Aaron Leconte. The five-year $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant recognizes Leconte’s exceptional work as both a scientist and a teacher and supports [Read More...]
July 30, 2018

Mother Nature’s Signal Flares

Char Miller '75My first brush with the life-threatening nature of western wildfires came on a sizzling-hot day in October 1973. My Pitzer classmate John Warfel ’74, then living in a dilapidated cabin in Palmer Canyon, had been asked by his landlord to clear space around the structure in case fire swept through the Claremont foothills. Channeling Tom [Read More...]
July 27, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer College Names Laura Troendle New Head of Administration and Finance

Laura Troendle, VP of Administration, Finance and TreasurerClaremont, Calif. (July 19, 2018)—Pitzer College names Laura Troendle as its new vice president of administration, finance and treasurer. She begins the post on July 23. As vice president for administration, finance and treasurer, Troendle will provide expert financial and budget planning, supervise human resources management issues and serve as a liaison and resource to Pitzer’s president, [Read More...]
July 19, 2018