Press Releases

Irvine Foundation Presents Leadership Award to Michele Siqueiros ’95 for Her Educational Access Advocacy

Michele Siqueiros ’95 has been selected as a recipient of a 2024 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. The award recognizes leaders in California whose innovative solutions to critical state challenges are improving lives and creating opportunities throughout the state. Siqueiros serves as the president of The Campaign for College Opportunity, a nonprofit policy advocacy and [Read More...]
March 5, 2024
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L.A. Mayor Karen Bass Taps Michele Siqueiros ’95 for Advisory Team

Michele Siqueiros holds her partner Solomon Rivera’s hand as Solomon puts an arm around Karen Bass. Siqueiros wears a navy blue blazer and has straight shoulder-length brown hair. Rivera has short salt and pepper hair and wears a navy blue suit with light blue dress shirt and maroon tie. Bass has a short afro of brown hair and wears glasses and a light blue blazer and pants.Pitzer College alumna and trustee Michele Siqueiros ’95 is making history as an advisor to Los Angeles’ first female mayor, Karen Bass. Siqueiros numbers among 103 members of Bass’ transition team—headed by civil and labor rights leader Dolores Huerta as co-chair—for the mayor’s first 100 days in office. “I’m thrilled to be a part of the mayor’s transition team for the city I was born and raised in and love deeply!” said Siqueiros.
January 18, 2023
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Pitzer College Alumna Bridget Baker ’82 Recognized for Promoting Diversity in the Entertainment Industry

Claremont, Calif. (February 14, 2012) — Pitzer College alumna and NBCUniversal executive Bridget Baker ’82 will receive the Champion Award from the T. Howard Foundation. The T. Howard Foundation, which promotes diversity in the multimedia and entertainment industry, gives the award to recognize “outstanding leadership in the area of diversity.” The foundation’s 19th Annual Diversity [Read More...]
February 14, 2012
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Pitzer Emerita Trustee Honored as Distinguished Graduate

Claremont, Calif. (May 28, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Emerita Trustee Deborah Deutsch Smith ’68, recipient of the University of Washington’s 2009 Distinguished Graduate Award. Smith, who majored in psychology at Pitzer, is a professor of special education at Claremont Graduate University and director of IRIS Center, which provides interactive modules and other training materials [Read More...]
May 28, 2009