Driving Historic Legislation for Higher Education
October 22, 2021
On October 6, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed two bills into law that will make it easier for students to transfer to a four-year university in California. Pitzer College alumna and trustee Michele Siqueiros ’95 was with the governor when he signed the bills at California State University, Northridge. As president of the Campaign for College Opportunity, Siqueiros was part of a coalition that brought the bills to the governor’s desk. The Campaign for College Opportunity, a nonprofit policy advocacy and research organization committed to increasing college access and success, co-sponsored the bills.
A 100-Year Battle for Environmental Justice in Texas
October 14, 2021
In his new book "West Side Rising," Char Miller ’75 tells the story of a historic flood in San Antonio, Texas that sparked a Latino environmental movement.
Pitzer Alumna Dana Brozost-Kelleher ’16 Wins Pulitzer Prize
August 4, 2021
Dana Brozost-Kelleher ’16 has received the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting as part of a team of journalists who investigated the use of K-9 units and the damage police dogs inflict on Americans.
Devon Hartman ’77 Plans to (Solar) Power the Economy
May 27, 2021
After six years of planning, CHERP Inc., the Claremont-based nonprofit founded and run by Pitzer College alumnus Devon Hartman ’77, has launched a new project called CHERP Solar Works—the world’s first nonprofit solar panel assembly factory. Based in Pomona, CA, the factory is a prototype facility for a network of nonprofit solar factories to be built in disadvantaged communities across the country.
Meet a Pitzer Alum: Carlos Alvarez ’15
November 11, 2020
Carlos Alvarez ’15, a First-Gen college graduate, works as the Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs at Pitzer College. Carlos’ work in the Office of the Dean of Faculty and on Staff Council provides him with opportunities to support the Pitzer community. Carlos enjoys serving as a resource to Pitzer students, staff, and faculty and supporting the endeavors of his colleagues.
Meet a Pitzer Alumna: Nurjahan Boulden ’07
October 8, 2020
In the News
The following video references potential challenging content such as gun violence and is flagged for anyone who wishes to know about it in advance. As a gun violence survivor, alum Nurjahan Boulden ’07 has focused her efforts on developing a gun violence prevention and recovery program for schools and organizations across the country. If after viewing the [Read More...]
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