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Pitzer College Senior Wins Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Award

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Austin Brawner ’09, recipient of a 2009 Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET.) Brawner is an economics major and studied abroad with Pitzer in Italy. The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program aims to improve foreign language education in Japan and to encourage international exchange by fostering [Read More...]
April 17, 2009
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Pitzer Sophomore Awarded 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 8, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Allen Chen ’11, recipient of a 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Chen, a molecular biology major, plans to pursue a MD or PhD in molecular biology and hopes to conduct research in molecular genetics, develop new gene therapies and teach at a medical university. The Barry [Read More...]
April 8, 2009
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Pitzer Student Justin Weitzel ’09 Wins HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Fan Video Contest

Claremont, CA (March 26, 2009) — Pitzer College student Justin Weitzel ’09 won the grand prize in HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Lip Dub Fansterpiece contest. Weitzel submitted a stop-motion animation video comprised of 1,496 individual still-fames to make up the 2:29:06 second final product, a technique he learned at Pitzer College. The video was shot with [Read More...]
March 26, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Wins Critical Language Enhancement Award

Claremont, Calif. (March 20, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Owen Brewer ’09, recipient of a 2009 Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. Brewer, an international & intercultural studies and romance languages double major, will participate in a Hindi intensive summer language institute. While at Pitzer, Brewer studied abroad in China. Seventy-two percent [Read More...]
March 20, 2009
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Pitzer President Laura Skandera Trombley Receives CASE CEO Leadership Award

Award Honors Campus Leaders for Outstanding Efforts to Promote Understanding and Support of Education Claremont, Calif. (October 31, 2008) – Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley received the 2008 Chief Executive Officer Leadership Award, given by District VII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The award recognizes institutional leaders for outstanding [Read More...]
October 31, 2008