Life After Pitzer

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJob listing, check. Resume, check. Fresh-baked cookies and lemonade…what?

We all know that resumes are important, and should be edited with care. But when was the last time you had your resume reviewed over lemonade and cookies in a turn-of-the-century house built for a California citrus grower?

At Pitzer, it happens all the time! Just ask Career Services.

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Top 10: Things You Should Know About the World Cup…But Probably Don’t

Phantasm of 1950For legions of football fans all around the world, the World Cup is the ultimate spectacle, played out on an international stage by world-class players.

But for Nigel Boyle and David Goldblatt, two Pitzer professors who have spent years studying the world’s game, it means much more, as evidenced by the flurry of comments made recently over coffee:

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The Sagehens Take the Field…and the Classroom

Womens Lacrosse

When asked about his favorite memory as head coach of the Pitzer-Pomona men’s soccer program, Bill Swartz, a 26-year member of the Sagehen community, offers a quick smile and an easy answer.

 

“1990 was our first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship,” remembers Swartz. “My first recruiting class won the championship game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS). Don Wolcott scored a turn-around, top of the key goal in overtime.”

 

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The Student Experience – Noemi Larrondo ’14

Noemi with BalloonsDuring her Pitzer tenure, Noemi Larrondo ’14, a Political Studies and Chicano/a Studies major, has spent the majority of her time volunteering at various organizations and getting involved with the Latino Student Union. She’s also an avid dancer and volleyball player. Now a senior, Noemi reflects on her Pitzer experience and offers sage advice for prospective students and their families!

 

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