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Pitzer College Announces 13 Student Fulbright Recipients

Pitzer College Tree from logoEleven Pitzer College seniors and one Class of 2021 graduate have been offered 2022–23 Fulbright Fellowships so far this year. Seven of the recipients will teach English in countries ranging from Mexico to Taiwan. The other five recipients will conduct research around the globe. Their self-designed projects include examining the possibility of measles elimination through self-vaccination in remote boat communities in Cambodia and environmental stress on cells at the University of Warsaw in Poland. One recipient, Kenneth Butler, who earned credits toward his Pitzer degree as an incarcerated student in Inside-Out courses, will study rehabilitation and reintegration in the Ugandan prison system.
April 27, 2022
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Pitzer Senior Kenneth Butler ’22 Earns Fulbright Fellowship to Uganda after Serving 15 Years in Prison

Kenneth Butler '22Pitzer College student Kenneth Butler ’22, who pursued his Pitzer degree through Inside-Out courses while incarcerated in a medium-security prison, has been awarded a 2022-23 Fulbright US Student Program grant to study the lives of men released from a maximum-security prison in Uganda. Butler, one of the College’s 12 Fulbright awardees so far this year, is the first formerly incarcerated student from Pitzer to win a Fulbright. Butler served 15 years before being paroled in June 2021.
April 27, 2022
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Pitzer Alumnus Enrique Romero ’16 Builds Intercultural Understanding as a Fulbright Program Officer in Mexico

Enrique Romero '16Claremont, Calif. (September 15, 2017)—Pitzer College alumnus Enrique Romero ’16, who taught English in Mexico as a 2016-17 Fulbright Fellow, is continuing his efforts to promote international understanding as a program officer for the Fulbright Commission in Mexico City. In his new role with the United States-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange (COMEXUS), Romero [Read More...]
September 15, 2017
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Pitzer College Students and Alumni Win 2017 Regional, National and International Awards

Pitzer Gates on Mills Avenue looking southClaremont, Calif. (August 9, 2017)—More than 30 Pitzer College students and graduates won fellowships, scholarships and awards during the 2016-17 academic year. Here is an overview of Pitzer’s outstanding scholars and the awards they received to support research projects, language learning and academic programs around the world. American Sociological Association Honors Program Adriana Ceron ’18 [Read More...]
May 1, 2017