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
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Pitzer Student Elizabeth Weinlein ’17 to Master Chinese with State Department Critical Language Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (March 30, 2016)—Pitzer College student Elizabeth Weinlein ’17 has been awarded a US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to undertake intensive language study in China in summer of 2016. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) is a fully funded summer language and cultural immersion program that aims to expand the number of Americans [Read More...]
March 30, 2016
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Pitzer College Ranks #1 in Student Fulbright Fellowships for Sixth Straight Year

Claremont, Calif. (February 22, 2016)—For the sixth consecutive year, Pitzer College is the top producer of student Fulbright Fellows among all US colleges in the “bachelor’s institutions” category, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Pitzer’s 21 2015-16 student Fulbright Fellows topped the Chronicle’s top-producer list, which included Smith College, Williams College and Amherst College. [Read More...]
February 22, 2016
Spotlights

Pitzer College Students Receive Life-Changing STEM Scholarships

Claremont, Calif. (January 28, 2016)—Five Pitzer College students are one step closer to becoming physicians because of life-changing Rose Hills Foundation STEM scholarships. The scholarships are part of a four-year $750,000 grant from the Rose Hills Foundation to Pitzer College, beginning this academic year. They are awarded to high-achieving students from Southern California who show [Read More...]
January 28, 2016
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Pitzer Student Lillian Horin ’17 Recognized for Outstanding Research at National Science Conference

Claremont, Calif. (November 16, 2015)—Pitzer College student Lillian Horin ’17 earned a presentation award for outstanding research in physiology at the 2015 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science conference. Horin was one of nearly a thousand undergraduate and graduate student presenters at the conference, which was held on October 29-31 in [Read More...]
November 16, 2015
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Pitzer Alumnus Gabriel Villarreal ’14 Heads to Sacramento for Capital Fellows Program

Claremont, Calif. (July 24, 2015)—Pitzer College alumnus Gabriel Villarreal ’14 has been awarded an Assembly Fellowship, one of four fellowships administered by the Capital Fellows Programs of the Center for California Studies. These programs give outstanding college graduates the opportunity to experience all aspects of government in the California State capital. Through both classes at [Read More...]
July 24, 2015
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Pitzer Graduate Focuses on Community Health with Coro Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (July 20, 2015)—Pitzer College alumna Katherine Sutherland ’15 has been awarded a Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs to St. Louis, MO. Coro fellowships train highly qualified recent college graduates to be versatile leaders who can forge connections and lead across the non-profit, business and government sectors in urban environments. An anthropology major and [Read More...]
July 20, 2015