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From All-Star to Coach: Madison Quan ’22 Makes a Slam Dunk

Madison Quan wears black graduation robe with a purple lei, a gray stole, and an orange and blue stole. Quan holds up the diploma from CGU and tucks a bouquet of red roses in her left arm. Quan has long straight dark brown hair.Claremont, Calif. (July 20, 2023)—Madison Quan ’22 can boast many firsts. She became the first in her family to graduate from college and the first to graduate from grad school. She earned the first SCIAC Player of the Year title in Pomona-Pitzer women’s basketball history. She joined the first SCIAC women’s basketball team to play internationally against pro teams. Quan keeps her love for the sport alive by coaching her former team and designing team culture workshops at the Hive.
July 20, 2023
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Courses Take Exciting and Unexpected Shapes Thanks to the Hive

Claremont, Calif. (May 23, 2023)—Have you ever thought about intertwining art and math by shaping clay? Or connecting historic surf craft to environmentalism? How about wildcrafting and the ethics of foraging? Through these explorations and more, Pitzer students, faculty, and staff are reimagining learning with support from the Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative [Read More...]
May 23, 2023
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Protecting Vietnam Bears: Pitzer Alumni’s Research Culminates in an Herbal Recipes Book

An elderly village woman and a college student sit behind a house as the student holds up a large green leaf. The student wears an orange top and blue jeans and orange shoes. The woman wears a purple shirt and black pants and hat.In collaboration with Pitzer and Claremont Colleges alumni, Animals Asia, the Traditional Medical Association of Vietnam, and the Hive have published a book of local women’s herbal remedies. This book presents an alternative to the practice of bear bile farming that is harming the bear population in Vietnam. In October, the group hosted a launch party to celebrate printing 1,000 copies. “I’ve found Pitzer students to possess a keen curiosity for sustainability problem solving. They are drawn to programs like this Vietnam Health Design program because they get to imagine and work with local communities to design better futures while seeing the real-world constraints and needs.”
January 4, 2023
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Design Innovator Frederick S. Leichter Will Lead New Claremont Colleges’ Center for Collaborative Creativity

Claremont, Calif. (April 1, 2016) — Bringing dynamic experience in fields ranging from higher education to technology, Frederick S. Leichter, a key design innovator and executive for Fidelity Investments, has been selected as the founding director of The Claremont Colleges’ Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity. Known as “the Hive,” the center officially [Read More...]
April 1, 2016