Zest: Pitzer News and Events

Week of February 15, 2021

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All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

This Week’s Events

Social Documentation & Asian Americans Speaker Series: Immigration, Solidarity and Mass Incarceration
Monday, February 15, 7-8:30 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
Join us for a conversation with Paul Yung, an attorney and community advocate who helped found API RISE (Asian Pacific Islander Reentry & Inclusion through Support and Empowerment) and Billy (Houth) Taing, the outreach coordinator of API RISE and a former lifer who was incarcerated for 21 years.

Career Services

Pitzer Connect Series: Technology
Tuesday, February 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake
Shari Simon P’22, a member of the Pitzer Family Leadership Council member, will talk about career paths in technology.

Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday: Physical Wellness with Yoga
Wednesday, February 17, noon-3 p.m.
Instagram: @PZStrive2Thrive
Join us this semester on Instagram for all of our Wellness Wednesday programming. This week we will be talking about physical wellness with yoga practice.

Career Services

Preparing for the Gap Year Fair
Wednesday, February 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake
Thinking about going to the Gap Year Fair on Friday? Planning to talk to recruiters virtually and wondering how to make a positive impression? Join us as we talk about how to stand out in a virtual environment.

Writing Center Open House

Writing Center Open House and Information Session
Thursday, February 18, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
Meet Writing Center staff, learn how to become a Writing Fellow, and enter to win DoorDash/UberEats gift cards and other prizes! Join us for the full session, or stop by any time!

Career Services

Career Fair Prep: Claremont Colleges Gap Year Fair
Friday, February 19, 10:30-11 a.m.
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Meet in our Zoom Room where we can address last-minute questions and concerns about the Gap Year Career Fair. The virtual fair runs from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Career Services

The Claremont Colleges’ Virtual Gap Year Fair
Friday, February 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Pitzer College is the host of this year’s Virtual Gap Year Fair. Sign up in Handshake to preview a list of employers and to register.

Ongoing Events

Mindful Movement: Insomnia
First Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m
Third Thursdays, 12:15 p.m.

You are invited to participate in a drop-in qi gong class. The goal is to teach simple practices to help your grapple with hard situations such as illness, natural disasters, chronic stress, violence, imprisonment, inequities, death, immigration policies, and more. Open to all; no experience necessary.

The City Bois Podcast
Fridays at 4 p.m.
The City Bois Podcast is brought to you by Noah and Marcus, two of our Community Assistants. Tune in weekly on Fridays at 4 p.m. PST!


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