Zest: Pitzer News and Events

Week of January 25, 2021

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We are excited to welcome Pitzer students to the spring semester!
Catch up on co-curriculum programming and student engagement opportunities, the return of Pitzer Friday, and more! Read Dean Sandy Vasquez’s spring semester welcome message in the latest Dean of Students Newsletter.

Read the latest Participant
Take a moment to read “2020 & Beyond: Creating a Pathway Forward” from the Special 2020 Issue of The Participant. This is the story of how the Pitzer College community has come together to provide a pathway forward for students during the pandemic. Also featured are the 50th anniversary of Environmental Analysis and an interactive timeline.


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This Week’s Events

CEC | Welcome Back Open House
Wednesday, January 27, 9-11 a.m.
Join the Community Engagement Center for their Spring Open House! Learn about remote community engagement opportunities, resources, and support the office has to offer. Chat with staff and have your questions about CEC answered.

Wellness Wednesday Kick-Off
Wednesday, January 27, noon-3 p.m.
Join us this semester on Instagram: @PZStrive2Thrive for all of our Wellness Wednesday programming.
This week, we will be sharing an overview for the semester and introduce the Eight Dimensions of Wellness.

Spring Kick-Off: Re-Introduction of Career Services
Wednesday, January 27, 12:30-1:15 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for Zoom link
This spring semester, many of you will start to apply for jobs and summer internships, be thinking about grad school, and other career-related topics. Learn how Career Services can help you stay engaged in your career journey. 

Study Abroad Information Sessions
Wednesday, January 27, 2-3 p.m.
Friday, January 29, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
Learn more about study abroad and options through Pitzer. Students planning to study abroad are required to attend one session prior to meeting with a study abroad adviser.

Cloudmed Information Session
Wednesday, January 27, 5:30-7 p.m.
Registration link in calendar
Cloudmed (formerly Triage Consulting Group) is a single-source enterprise platform provider of Revenue Intelligence™ solutions for hospitals. Learn about their career opportunities.

Just for Seniors Series: Looking for a Job in a Pandemic
Thursday, January 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for zoom link
Join Career Services for the second in a series designed just for seniors. Career Services team members will provide an overview of job search strategies and resources and then be available to answer questions.

Career Fair Prep – Caltech and Harvey Mudd 2021 Stem Career Fair
Friday, January 29, 9:30 – 10 a.m.
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Come and meet in our Zoom Room where we can address last-minute questions and concerns about the Caltech & HMC 2021 STEM Career Fair. The virtual fair runs from 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

MLK Commemorative Lecture: Yara Shahidi in Conversation
Saturday, January 30, 3-4 p.m.
RSVP information in calendar
Actress Yara Shahidi, the star and executive producer of Grown-ish, is also the founder of We Vote Next, an organization dedicated to voter education. Join us for a conversation about creating culture and changing culture during these politically charged times.


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