Actress and Activist Laverne Cox to Keynote 2019 Pitzer College Commencement
February 26, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College's Class of 2019 has selected award-winning transgender actress, producer and equal rights advocate Laverne Cox to keynote Pitzer's 55th Commencement on May 18, 2019.
College Factual Names Pitzer College Among 2019 Most Diverse
February 14, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College is ranked #56 out of 2,238 colleges and university for diversity, placing the College in the top five percent of all schools in the country. Pitzer was also ranked #9 among colleges in California.
Pitzer College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright US Students and Scholars
February 13, 2019 In the News
Pitzer College has been included on the list of US colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-19 Fulbright US Students and Fulbright US Scholars.
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Pitzer’s Community Engagement Center builds on 20 years of bringing people together to make an impact
January 25, 2019 Press Releases
This article first appeared in Pitzer College’s alumni magazine, The Participant. Read the full fall/winter edition online. Jenessa Flores Parker ’10 knows that not every child’s early exposure to education is positive. She also realizes how much this matters. As an urban fellow for Pitzer College’s Community Engagement Center (CEC), she spoke with young men at [Read More...]
Writer Mark Arax Explores California Water Issues in Pitzer College’s 2019 Sullivan Lecture
January 23, 2019 Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Award-winning journalist and California water historian Mark Arax will deliver the 2019 John D. Sullivan Memorial Lecture at Pitzer College on February 15. Drawing on his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California, Arax will explore California’s complicated relationship to water, ranging from the state’s century-old water [Read More...]
Pitzer College Alumnus Alfredo Valencia ’14 Explores Groundbreaking Cancer Research in New Article
January 23, 2019 In the News
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Pitzer College alumnus and Harvard University graduate student Alfredo “Freddy” Valencia ’14 co-authored a review article for the 20th anniversary edition of the journal Nature Cell Biology. Valencia’s article, “Chromatin regulatory mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities in cancer,” was commissioned by Nature Cell Biology, which is published by the same company that [Read More...]
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