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Pitzer College Joins PLACE, an academic-community network for civic engagement and public-humanities work

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, Calif. (June 26, 2019)–Pitzer College, along with ten colleges and universities across the country, form Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE), a project of Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP). PLACE is supported by a two-year, $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Association of American Colleges and [Read More...]
June 26, 2019
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant Supports Teaching and Learning at The Claremont Colleges

Claremont, Calif. (October 19, 2016)—The Claremont University Consortium has received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to help faculty members enhance their teaching through programming, consultation services and support programs. The design of the CTL has been informed by research on [Read More...]
October 19, 2016
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Claremont Colleges Receive $1.5 Million to Develop Digital Humanities

Claremont, Calif. (October 14, 2014)—The five undergraduate colleges of the Claremont University Consortium—Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Harvey Mudd and Pitzer College—have received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen and expand digital humanities (DH) teaching and scholarship across The Claremont Colleges and beyond. The emerging field of digital humanities studies [Read More...]
October 14, 2014
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Pitzer College Students Receive Mellon Foundation Environmental Summer Research Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2013)—Pitzer College students Evelyn Byer ’14, Zoe Elkin ’15, Karina Faulstich ’15, Jessica Grady-Benson ’14 and Robert Little ’15 have been awarded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Environmental Analysis Fellowships for Summer Research. The fellowships are funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the intercollegiate environmental analysis program at [Read More...]
April 17, 2013
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Pitzer College’s art+environment Program Unveils Edgar Heap of Birds Artwork

Claremont, Calif. (January 25, 2013) — Pitzer College’s new art+environment program is kicking off its inaugural year with a public art installation by Edgar Heap of Birds, the program’s first artist-in-residence and an internationally-recognized contemporary artist. The installation, Native Hosts, will be on display for two years in various locations across Pitzer’s campus. Native Hosts [Read More...]
January 25, 2013
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Pitzer College Receives Two Mellon Foundation Grants

Claremont, Calif. (June 24, 2009)—Pitzer College received two grants from the Mellon Foundation to expand academic programs in the areas of global communities and environmental science. The Mellon Foundation gave $600,000 for the development of programs in Pitzer’s Center for the Study of Global Communities. The Center’s goal is to engage students in comparative study [Read More...]
June 24, 2009
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Grant Strengthens Pitzer’s International Study Programs

Funds will be used to facilitate faculty and student collaborations with host countries CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2003) — Pitzer College is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to focus on intercultural faculty and student exchanges with partner institutions abroad. The three-year faculty led pilot [Read More...]
October 8, 2003