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...]
Pitzer Seniors Chance Kawar ’17 and Jennifer Lesorogol ’17 Win Coro Public Affairs Fellowships
April 18, 2017
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...]
Pitzer Student Hernan Gallo-Cornejo ’17 Wins Udall Environmental Scholarship
May 13, 2016
Claremont, Calif. (May 13, 2016)— The Udall Foundation recognized Pitzer College junior Hernan Gallo-Cornejo’s dedication to environmental justice with a 2016 Udall Scholarship. He is one of 60 students from across the US—and the first male student from Pitzer—to be named Udall Scholars this year. At Pitzer, Gallo-Cornejo has coordinated “toxic tours” in the LA [Read More...]
Pitzer College Announces its Inaugural Student Leadership Award Winners
April 25, 2016
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...]