Press Releases

Pitzer College Students and Recent Grads Garner Prestigious Honors

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, 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...]
May 11, 2018
Press Releases

Five Pitzer Students Selected as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship logoClaremont, 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...]
July 14, 2017
Press Releases

Pitzer Seniors Chance Kawar ’17 and Jennifer Lesorogol ’17 Win Coro Public Affairs Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (April 18, 2017)—Pitzer College students Chance Kawar ’17 and Jennifer Lesorogol ’17 have been awarded Coro Fellowships to Los Angeles. The Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs is a nine-month graduate-level leadership-training program that prepares talented and committed individuals to become effective and ethical leaders. The fellowship is designed to develop change-makers who can forge connections and [Read More...]
April 18, 2017
Press Releases

Pitzer College Announces its Inaugural Student Leadership Award Winners

Claremont, Calif. (April 25, 2016)—Pitzer College recognized students and organizations that embody the College’s core values at its inaugural Student Leadership Awards on April 20. For each of Pitzer’s five core values—Social Responsibility, Intercultural Understanding, Interdisciplinary Learning, Student Engagement and Environmental Sustainability—there were two winners, one student and one student-led group. At the awards reception, [Read More...]
April 25, 2016
Press Releases

Pitzer College Announces 15 Student Fulbright Winners

Claremont, Calif. (April 21, 2016)—Pitzer College congratulates its graduating seniors and alumna who have been awarded 2016-17 Fulbright US Student Program fellowships so far this year: Amanda Chang ’16, Ciera Fleming ’16, Nicola Ying Fry ’16, Hannah Leib ’16, Amanda Leon ’16, Jennifer Lowe ’12, Nina Matsumoto ’16, Sarah Norise ’16, Christopher Norwood ’16, Fiona Nugent [Read More...]
April 13, 2016
Press Releases

Pitzer Student Adriana Ceron ’18 Selected as 2016 Mellon Mays Fellow

Claremont, Calif. (April 8, 2016)—Pitzer College student Adriana Ceron ’18 has named a 2016 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program fellow. An initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, MMUF aims to increase faculty diversity by supporting underrepresented students who want to pursue careers as professors. Ceron, a sociology major and Chicano/a-Latino/a studies minor, is [Read More...]
April 8, 2016
Press Releases

Pitzer Student Eli Erlick ’17 to Found Trans Youth Leadership Program with Davis Projects for Peace Award

Claremont, Calif. (April 6, 2016)—Pitzer College student Eli Erlick ’17 has been awarded $10,000 by Davis Projects for Peace to establish the Trans Youth Leadership Summit, a Los Angeles-based leadership institute for young transgender people. Erlick’s initiative is one of 120 proposals from across the country selected for the award, which supports college students who [Read More...]
April 6, 2016