Faculty Profile: Phil Zuckerman
November 7, 2017
Meet Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman, a world-renowned secular studies scholar. Zuckerman started the country’s first secular studies major at Pitzer College and is the author of Living the Secular Life.
Alumni Profile: Gael Sylvia Pullen ’78
April 1, 2017
Gael Sylvia Pullen ’78 is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and philanthropist. She is the founder of Sylvia Global Media, a global broadcasting digital platform and the founder of Girls Fly! which was acknowledged by former First Lady Michelle Obama this past December as part of the Presidential Proclamation for International Day of the Girl.
Meet Lesley Irvine
August 5, 2015
We welcome Director of Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Lesley Irvine to Pitzer College. We invite you to view this brief introductory video and get acquainted with her as she prepares for the 2015-16 Athletics season.
Laura Skandera Trombley: Auctor Futuri
June 24, 2015
Laura Skandera Trombley – 5th President
Pitzer Pathfinder: Debbie Lieberman ’07
November 7, 2014
Deborah Lieberman ’07 is jump-starting education for young children and credits Pitzer with helping her find her path. Today, as Program Director at Jumpstart, she is working to close the education gap in early education. “Pitzer,” she says, “taught me that your education can benefit others.”
Deborah went to Pitzer and discovered the importance of sustainable social change. Pitzer believes in Deborah and the path she has taken.
Pitzer Pathfinder: Elaine Waldeman ’90
November 7, 2014
Elaine Waldman ’90 is an angel in a city of angels. She loves her career and it shows. A member of Pitzer’s Class of 1990, Elaine discovered life-changing truths about herself at Pitzer and went on to practice her commitment to community mobilization for disease prevention. “Pitzer changed my life. I gained a state of being that is unafraid.”
October 10, 2014
What do you do after Pitzer College’s best year ever? Keep the fun, friendships and love of learning going strong! Acting President Thomas Poon, faculty, students and staff take a moment to celebrate Pitzer’s successes and commit to an even better year ahead.
Pitzer Pathfinder: Joshua Brown ’10
October 3, 2014
Joshua Brown is the teacher we all wish we had. He loves his job and it shows. A member of Pitzer’s Class of 2010, Josh believes in serving the greater good and practices his commitment every day. “Pitzer has been instrumental in developing the skills I need for my job,” he says of his alma mater.
Meet a Pitzer Student: Meet Meng Xu
May 28, 2014
Meng Xu ’14 studied abroad twice during college: for one semester in Tokyo, Japan and for seven semesters in Claremont, USA. Originally from Shanghai, China, Xu is one of nine international students who graduated from Pitzer College in May. Just as many students travel to Nepal or Costa Rica during college, Xu came to Pitzer to learn a foreign language and experience a culture different from his own. He viewed his initial discomfort as a desirable inevitability—a kind of prerequisite for a global education.
Meet a Pitzer Student: Marcela Jones
May 28, 2014
A New Resources student, Jones is an international & intercultural studies major at Pitzer. While interning with Huerta del Valle through Pitzer in Ontario, Jones became concerned about the quality of education in a predominantly low-income area where many children don’t speak English at home.