Kallick Awards Recognize Pitzer Students for Community Engagement
June 13, 2023
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Claremont, Calif. (June 13, 2023)—Pitzer College’s Community Engagement Center has recognized nine students with the spring 2023 Kallick Community Service Award. Funded by Pitzer alum Deborah Kallick ’78, the $500 award goes to each student who has completed 100 or more community engagement hours during the academic year. Award recipients have strived for social change, [Read More...]
Diego Borgsdorf Fuenzalida ’24 and Jaspa Ureña ’24 Awarded Curatorial Apprenticeships for First-Generation and Students of Color
April 18, 2023
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Claremont, Calif. (April 18, 2023)—Pitzer College students Diego Borgsdorf Fuenzalida ’24 and Jaspa Ureña ’23 have received an award from the Pitzer College Art Galleries to complete in-depth curatorial apprenticeships. Available to first-generation and students of color, the Benjamin Godsill ’00 and Anna Burns Student Apprenticeship Award provides the chance to work with two of Los Angeles’ most dynamic non-profit arts organizations: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) in Hollywood and Fulcrum Arts in Pasadena.
Pitzer Students Awarded for Exceptional Community Engagement
January 20, 2023
Pitzer College’s Community Engagement Center has recognized nine students with the Fall 2022 Kallick Community Service Award. Provided by Pitzer alum Deborah Kallick ’78, the $500 award goes to students who have completed 100 or more community engagement hours during the academic year. From mental health care, to composting, to voter engagement, to partnerships with Indigenous communities, these Pitzer students exude passion for social change no matter where they work.
Pitzer Alumnus and Inside-Out Graduate Freddy Cisneros ’21 Receives Executive Fellowship
May 24, 2022
Pitzer College alumnus Freddy Cisneros ’21, who graduated last year with a degree in organizational studies, has been accepted to the Executive Fellowship Program, a 10-month public policy fellowship offered through Sacramento State University’s Capital Fellows Programs. Cisneros is one of eight members of an initial cohort of students from the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) who have graduated from Pitzer through the Inside-Out Pathway-to-BA program.
Pitzer Students and Alumni Recognized for Academic Excellence and Innovation
April 27, 2021
In the academic year of 2020-21, Pitzer College students and alumni have been awarded prestigious national and international fellowships, scholarships and grants.
Pitzer College Students and Alumni Win Regional, National and International Fellowship Awards
April 23, 2020
In the academic year of 2019-20, Pitzer College students and alumni have been awarded prestigious national and international fellowships — from Fulbright to Watson fellowships.
Pitzer College Students, Recent Grads and Alumni Awarded Prestigious Honors
May 17, 2019
During the 2018-19 academic year, more than 40 Pitzer College students and recent graduates have won national fellowships, scholarships and other academic honors. With these awards, they will study abroad from Japan to Southern Africa, travel to El Salvador to provide maternal health in remote communities, work to create a more inclusive community and to teach in countries across the globe.
Pitzer College Students and Recent Grads Garner Prestigious Honors
May 11, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (May 11, 2018)—During the 2017-18 academic year, more than 40 Pitzer College students and recent graduates have won fellowships, scholarships and other academic honors. With these awards, they will research antibiotic-resistant infections, study fossil outcrops, learn Arabic in the Middle East, sow a peace garden in the Central Valley and teach in communities [Read More...]
Five Pitzer Students Selected as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows
July 14, 2017
Claremont, Calif. (July 14, 2017)—Pitzer College students Victor Bene ’19, Kevin Kandamby ’19, Javier LopezCasertano ’19, Naima OrozcoValdivia ’19 and Jasmine (Jazzy) Randle ’19 have been selected for the 2017 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program. An initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the MMUF Program aims to increase faculty diversity by supporting underrepresented [Read More...]
Pitzer Alumna Sachi Watase ’17 Selected for Teachers for Vietnam Program
July 6, 2017
Claremont, Calif. (July 6, 2017)—Recent Pitzer College graduate Sachi Watase ’17 will teach English at a university in the Mekong Delta this fall with Teachers for Vietnam (TfV), a nonprofit dedicated to building bridges between Vietnamese and Americans through cultural exchange and university-level language learning. Each year, Teachers for Vietnam sends four to six teachers [Read More...]