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Founders Day 2024

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm


On February 21, 2024, Pitzer will host its annual Founders Day Celebration in honor of the College’s founding in 1963. 

Join us for this community-wide event as we honor Pitzer’s past and present. Students, faculty, and staff can attend all programming for free.

Registration is open.

Schedule of Events

9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Guest Check-in
Guests must check in to receive their meal ticket and registration materials.
McConnell Center, Lobby

10:30­–11:45 a.m.
Community Meal
Must present meal ticket at door.
McConnell Center, Dining Hall

Noon–1 p.m.
“Pitzer Then” Panel Discussion, moderated by President Strom C. Thacker
Gold Student Health and Wellness Center, Multipurpose Room

1:15–3:15 p.m.
“Pitzer Now” Table Conversations led by Pitzer’s Women of the 60s
Gold Student Health and Wellness Center, Multipurpose Room

3:30–4:30 p.m.
Campus History Walk
Meet at McConnell Center, Apron
(Comfortable walking shoes recommended)

Radical Roots of Pitzer Art Exhibit
Skandera Hall Lobby
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Be sure to visit the Guest Lounge and Pitzer Store located in the
McConnell Center, Living Room between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

$20 Registration Fee Covers brunch and all programming.

For more information, email engagement@pitz​​er.edu.


February 21
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Gold Student Center Multipurpose Room
1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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