2007-08 Archives - Office of Communications

Cynthia Ann McKinney to be the Sojourner Truth Lecturer at The Claremont Colleges

Claremont, Calif. (September 25, 2007)—The Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies of The Claremont Colleges has announced that Cynthia Ann McKinney will be the twenty-third keynote speaker of the annual Sojourner Truth Lecture on Thursday, October 11 at Pitzer College. McKinney, an internationally renowned advocate for human rights, voting rights and holding government accountable, was elected […]

Pitzer College Named Among Nation’s Best in 2009 Edition of The Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges

(July 29, 2008) – Pitzer College has been named one of the nation’s best colleges and number one in the category of Race/Class Interaction in the 2009 edition The Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges. For undergraduates at Pitzer “progressive learning” and academic flexibility abound. Students tend to be “motivated” and there is a strong sense […]

U.S. News Rankings Release: Pitzer in Top 50 of Nation’s Liberal Arts Colleges and Named Third Most Up-and-Coming School

Claremont, Calif. (August 22, 2008)—For the second year in a row Pitzer College has been ranked among the nation’s top fifty liberal arts colleges in U.S.News & World Report‘s 2009 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Pitzer’s overall ranking of forty-ninth reflects continued strong placements in all categories, particularly among academic quality reputation, selectivity and endowment. In addition, […]

Author and Historian Chalmers Johnson to Speak at Pitzer College

Claremont, Calif. (January 24, 2008) – Noted historian and author Chalmers Johnson will be speaking at Pitzer College on the topic “Can We End the American Empire Before It Ends Us?” on 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2008, in Avery Auditorium. Chalmers Ashby Johnson is an author and professor emeritus of the University of […]

Emerging Artist Lizabeth Eva Rossof ’95 “I Witness” on Display at Lenzner Art Gallery

Claremont, Calif. (December 20, 2007) Pitzer alumna Lizabeth Eva Rossof ’95, who was featured in Takashi Murakami’s 2007 selection of emerging artists in GEISAI, Miami creates experimental art that is playfully provocative and visually arresting and includes collaborative performance, public intervention and site-specific installations. Rossof engages a wider audience in her ongoing dialogue on social, political and environmental […]

SPELL: Sandeep Mukherjee Works on Display in Nichols Gallery

Claremont, Calif. (December 20, 2007) Known for his mural-scale, lushly colored paintings, engineer-turned-artist Sandeep Mukherjee has concocted an exhibition of paintings and drawings made specifically for the Pitzer Art Galleries. Serene and hypnotic, this exhibition is appropriately named Spell. Spell, however, is a striking departure from previous exhibitions by the artist. Withheld is the rich […]

ANTARCTICA: Joyce Campbell, Anne Noble and Connie Samaras Antarctica is Not the Continent You Have Come to Imagine

Claremont, Calif. (November 1, 2007)— Antarctica will be the subject of the largest photographic exhibition ever shown at Pitzer College. It will be the first to take place simultaneously at the campus’ Nichols and Lenzer Family Art galleries from November 17, 2007 through January 12, 2008. Antarctica, curated by Ciara Ennis, brings together the work of three extraordinary […]

Founder of Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Robert Frager to Speak at Pitzer College “The Making of a Transpersonal Psychologist”

Claremont, Calif. (October 1, 2007) – Transpersonal Psychologist, consultant, educator and spiritual teacher Dr. Robert Frager will be a guest speaker at Pitzer College in a talk titled “The Making of a Transpersonal Psychologist” on October 12, 2007, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Avery Hall 201. Transpersonal Psychology is the extension of psychological studies […]