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Pitzer College’s Graduating Class Selects Social Activist Patrisse Cullors as 2016 Commencement Keynote Speaker

Claremont, Calif. (April 27, 2016)— Following Pitzer College tradition, the graduating Class of 2016 has selected Patrisse Cullors, a renowned social activist, artist and co-creator of the Twitter hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, as the College’s commencement keynote speaker. Recognized as a “new civil rights leader for the 21st century” by the Los Angeles Times, Cullors is an [Read More...]
April 27, 2016
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Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley to Speak at Los Angeles Business Council’s Sustainability Summit

Claremont, Calif. (April 13, 2012) — Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley will be a featured speaker at the Los Angeles Business Council’s 6th Annual Sustainability Summit at the Getty Center on April 27. Trombley will speak about the role of sustainability at Pitzer and in higher education during the “Salon of Masters” panel at [Read More...]
April 13, 2012
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National Bestselling Author & Reporter Eric Schlosser to Speak at Pitzer College Commencement

Claremont, Calif. (April 2, 2007) – The 2007 senior class of Pitzer College has selected national bestselling author and reporter Eric Schlosser as their commencement keynote speaker. Since Pitzer’s first commencement, the College has observed its longstanding tradition having its senior class to select the keynote speaker. Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness, investigates hidden realms [Read More...]
April 2, 2007