2005-06 Archives - Office of Communications

Pitzer College Receives $50,000 from Bernard Osher Foundation

Gift to Support College’s New Resources Program for Non-traditional Students Claremont, Calif. (June 9, 2006) – The Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded $50,000 to Pitzer College in support of its New Resources Program. Pitzer College’s New Resources Program is unique among small liberal arts colleges on the West Coast, addressing the needs of the non-traditional […]


Pitzer College GOING FOR GOLD in Residential Housing Project

Stands to Become One of the First Colleges in the Nation to Earn Gold Certification from Green Building Council Claremont, Calif. (September 12, 2005) — Pitzer College, a member of The Claremont Colleges, officially begins construction of model student residence halls on its campus with a public ground breaking ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005. […]


Eating Disorders Conference at Pitzer College February 27-March 1

Students Plan Conference to Raise Awareness of Eating Disorders among Male and Female College Students Claremont, Calif. (February 23, 2006) – Emily London, a senior at Pitzer College, along with fellow classmates discussed the need for a conference to raise the awareness of eating disorders among male and female college students. According to the National […]


Reconfiguring Families Conference at Pitzer College

The State of the Changing Contemporary Family Claremont, Calif. (February 16, 2006) – Pitzer College is hosting a two-day, interdisciplinary conference on family that brings together national scholars to discuss the state of contemporary families and issues related to family. The intent of this conference is to draw in a much broader community in this […]


Pitzer College Joint Science Department Receives NSF Grant

Funding complements College’s unique interdisciplinary educational approach CLAREMONT, Calif. (Aug. 9, 2006) – Pitzer College’s Joint Science Department recognizes that the most exciting and important problems in science these days, from global warming to unsolved questions about how the brain works, are all intensely interdisciplinary problems. A recent National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of nearly […]


Claremont’s Donald Gould Joins Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees

Claremont, Calif. (June 29, 2006) – Pitzer College is pleased to announce that Donald Gould has been elected to the Pitzer College Board of Trustees. Gould is President and Chief Investment Officer of Gould Asset Management, a global investment management company. Over Gould’s 25-year career in asset management business, he has established a distinguished track […]


Pitzer Offers Ethnobotany Lecture Wednesday, April 12

Local Tongva tribal leader Mark Acuña will discuss Pitzer’s Pre-Columbian Garden Claremont, Calif. (April 4, 2006) – Pitzer College is offering a lecture titled “Pre-Columbian Garden: Pitzer’s Hidden Treasure” by local Tongva tribal member and Dance Captain emeritus, Mark Acuña, on the evening of Wednesday, April 12. Acuña is a recognized expert on plant uses […]


Tom Hayden Kicks Off Redefining Los Angeles Lecture Series

Former California state senator speaks Oct. 12 CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2005) — Tom Hayden, social activist and former California state senator, will present a talk titled “Los Angeles and the Planet of Slums” as part one of the three-part Redefining Los Angeles lecture series at Pitzer College. Hayden is the author of numerous works, […]


Pitzer College to Host “Faces of the Fallen”

Exhibition features portraits of armed forces members killed in Iraq CLAREMONT, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2005) — Pitzer College will host “To Never Forget: Faces of the Fallen,” Oct. 7 to Nov. 11 in the Nichols Gallery in the Edythe and Eli Broad Center. The traveling show to date includes 1,483 portraits of American servicemen and […]


Pitzer Again Named Among Top 50 Colleges for Women

CLAREMONT, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2005) — Pitzer College’s resolve to provide young women with the kind of environment that gives them the best chance of success in college and after graduation was recognized by CosmoGIRL magazine in its second annual guide to the nation’s 50 best colleges. Pitzer joins Amherst College, Duke University, Grinnell College, Pomona College, […]