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Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Cross Country Claims National and SCIAC Championships With Historic Wins 

The Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country team gather on the field in two rows as they raise hands in a number one gesture. One player at the center raises a large red trophy over his head and another player waves a blue flag with orange text that reads PPXC. Players in the front row hold up a blue sign with white text that reads 2023 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Champion.Claremont, Calif. — Dec. 4, 2023 — With impressive feats on the track, the Sagehens men’s cross country team has clinched three major wins in Division III athletics this fall—including a one-point victory on the national level.  At the end of October, Pomona-Pitzer’s team ran to their third-straight SCIAC Championship in dominant fashion finishing with [Read More...]
December 4, 2023
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San Manuel Grant Will Enhance Efforts to Support Native and Indigenous Students, Community Outreach

Pitzer orange tree logoClaremont, Calif. – Nov. 30, 2023 – Pitzer College announces a $60,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in support of the College’s efforts to support Native and Indigenous students and communities through cultural education, archives, oral histories, internship opportunities, and relationships with local tribes. The grant will provide funding to the [Read More...]
November 30, 2023
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Pitzer’s First-Year Seminars Explore AI, Musical Theater, and Political Geometry 

Four students converse as they sit around a circular wood table with their notebooks, pens, and highlighters. A professor stands behind them while holding a tablet.What if you could take a class that experiments with science writing using ChatGPT? Or a class that explores how Wicked and Hamilton shape politics? Or a class that asks what makes us human? Pitzer College’s first-year seminars (FYS) introduce students to a multitude of topics that encourage critical thinking and push academic writing beyond the five-paragraph outline.
November 17, 2023
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Incarceration to Reintegration: Kenneth Butler ’22 Helps Pilot Program in Uganda 

Kenneth Butler stands in front of a class while reading from a paper in his hand. Butler wears a black polo shirt with the yellow logo for PEP-Uganda on the upper left corner. To his right is a black banner for the Reintegration Academy with the statement “Education is liberation, a commitment to commitment, change agents making change, forgiveness & healing, restorative justice, inspire empower.”When Kenneth Butler ’22 was released in 2021 after 15 years of incarceration, he was on his way to a bachelor’s degree from Pitzer College. However, he didn’t yet know how to rebuild his place in the community and start his career.  Butler turned to the Reintegration Academy, an eight-week program that teaches formerly incarcerated individuals about life skills, career development, and vocational education. Now, Butler is helping expand the academy in Uganda as part of his Fulbright.
November 8, 2023