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Pitzer College Wins 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Grant

Pitzer students, faculty and staff in Vancouver Island, spring 2016.New partnership with Vancouver Island University will increase Indigenous student access to higher education in US and Canada Claremont, Calif. (November 30, 2016)—Pitzer College and its program partner Vancouver Island University have won a 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant for its new program, Vancouver Island and Pitzer College Indigenous Student and Innovation [Read More...]
November 30, 2016
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Grant Will Boost Sagehen Athletics and Promote Culture of Excellence

Claremont, Calif. (May 17, 2016) — A grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help promote athletic excellence at Pomona and Pitzer colleges, highly-regarded neighboring institutions in Claremont, California. The grant funds, totaling $2 million, will support additional team travel and recruiting, improved apparel including a full gear rebrand, upgrades to facilities such [Read More...]
May 17, 2016
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Pitzer College Professor Timothy Justus Receives GRAMMY Foundation Grant to Examine Music, Language and the Brain

Claremont, Calif. (April 15, 2013)—Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Psychology Timothy Justus was selected by the GRAMMY Foundation for a $19,900 grant to support research that will examine how the brain processes music and language. Justus received one of only five scientific research grants given by the foundation this year. Justus’ research will explore the [Read More...]
April 20, 2013
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Pitzer College Native American Youth Program Receives $10,000 Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 12, 2013) – Pitzer College’s Native American Summer Pipeline to College program was awarded a $10,000 grant by the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF). The NACF’s California Bridge Initiative Arts + Health program supports projects that use art to enhance the health of Native youth. “The organizations awarded 2013 California Bridge [Read More...]
April 12, 2013
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Pitzer College Professor Gina Lamb Receives Cal Humanities Grant

Claremont, CA (May 10, 2012) — Pitzer College Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies Gina Lamb has received a Community Stories grant from Cal Humanities, a nonprofit that promotes the humanities in California. The grant will fund Lamb’s on-going documentary project about the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe’s culture and community. The Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe [Read More...]
May 10, 2012
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Pitzer College Professor Claudia Strauss Receives NSF and Wenner-Gren Foundation Grants

Claremont, Calif. (May 9, 2012) — Pitzer College Professor of Anthropology Claudia Strauss has received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Wenner-Gren Foundation to conduct research on the experiences and views of the unemployed in Southern California. Strauss’ two-year-long project will examine how unemployed men and women from different classes and ethnic [Read More...]
May 9, 2012
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Pitzer Art Galleries Receives Pasadena Art Alliance Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 8, 2011) — Pitzer Art Galleries received a Pasadena Art Alliance Grant to support its fall 2011 exhibition entitled Synthetic Ritual to be held at Nichols Gallery. The 2011 Pasadena Art Alliance Grant recipients will be honored at a luncheon on March 8. Synthetic Ritual will be co-curated by Gabi Scardi, Milan-based [Read More...]
February 8, 2011

Pitzer College Receives $1 Million Donation from Ahmanson Foundation

Claremont, Calif. (December 8, 2010) – Pitzer College has received two grants totaling $1 million from the Ahmanson Foundation towards creating a new center for media studies. The Media Studies Program at Pitzer has been one of the fastest growing majors within the Claremont Colleges consortium. Since 2004, the number of students majoring in the [Read More...]
December 8, 2010