2009-10 Archives - Office of Communications

Sagehen Women’s Water Polo Wins Third Consecutive SCIAC Championship and Most Valuable Player

Claremont, Calif. (May 5, 2010)—Pitzer College congratulates Tamara Perea ’11 and the entire women’s water polo team for the third consecutive Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship. Perea was also named Most Valuable Player. The Sagehens defeated California Institute of Technology, Claremont-McKenna-Scripps and Occidental College, with an over all 9-1 SCIAC win/loss record, to […]


Pitzer College Student Awarded Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (May 4, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Solamon Estin ’10, recipient of a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship. Estin, who double majors in political economy and Latin American studies, will spend 2011-12 studying in Nicaragua. He also received a 2010 Fulbright Fellowship to Columbia. The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further […]


Claremont Rugby Team Wins Division II National Championships

Claremont, Calif. ( May 4, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Morgan Bennett ’13, Ben Eachus ’11, Alexandre Ferre ’11, Spencer Harrison ’12, Richard McKinney ’10, Max Reed ’11, Stephan Shortall ’10, Matthew Solimano ’10, Timothy Stapenhorst ’12, Noah Taubman ’10 and the entire Claremont Rugby team for capturing the Division II National Championships. The Claremont […]


Pitzer College Alumnus Awarded Journal of Biomolecular Screening Academic Excellence Award

Claremont, Calif. (May 3, 2010) – Pitzer College alumnus Sam Hasson ’03 was awarded the Journal of Biomolecular Screening Academic Excellence Award by the Society for Biomolecular Sciences (SBS) for his presentation “Developing New Chemical Tools to Study Mitachondrial Protein Translocation.” Hasson, a molecular biology major at Pitzer, is currently pursuing a PhD in biochemistry […]


Pitzer College Wins Four 2010 Hermes Creative Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2010) — Pitzer College received four 2010 Hermes Creative Awards. The Fall 2009 Participant, designed by Stephanie Guerra Estrada, received a Platinum Award in the Publications/Magazine category. The Pitzer Web site home page, designed by a web design committee and programmed by Laurie Babcock and Joseph Dickson, won a Gold Award in […]


Emeritus Professor’s Book Now Available in Chinese Edition

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2010) – Emeritus Professor Peter Nardi’s book, Interpreting Data: A Guide to Understanding Research, is now available in a Chinese edition, co-published by Pearson and Chongqing University Press. Nardi taught sociology at Pitzer College. Written in non-technical, everyday language, this supplementary text is a quick guide to understanding data. Readers learn to work […]


Pitzer College Student Awarded a Kemper Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 28, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Kari Todd ’12, recipient of a 2010 Kemper Scholarship. Todd, who double majors in international relations and business, plans to study abroad with Pitzer in Nepal next spring. She will attend the Kemper Foundation’s annual conference this fall to discuss summer projects and meet other scholars. […]


Pitzer College Seniors Win Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 27, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates 2010 Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) awardees, Taylor Aston-Nielsen ’10, Misa Kabashima ’10 and Sean Sullivan ’10. Aston-Nielsen, a double major in economics and political studies, studied abroad in Ecuador and England. Kabashima, a double major in French and history, studied abroad in France and […]


Sagehen Swim and Dive Teams Rank Third in SCIAC

Claremont, Calif. (April 16, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Vincent Giannotti ’11, Kimi Ide-Foster ’10, Dana Kingman ’11, Sarah Lee ’10, Hannah Miller ’13, Erik Petersen ’11 and the entire Pitzer-Pomona women and men’s swim and dive teams for placing third in the 2009-10 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (SCIAC) Division III. “I’m very proud […]


Sagehen Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Receives High National Rankings

Claremont, Calif. (April 15, 2010) — The Pitzer-Pomona Track and Field teams have received high rankings in the Division III outdoor track and field by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA.) The Sagehen men’s track team was named ninth overall while the women’s team ranked 21st nationally. The USTFCCA use […]


Pitzer College Receives an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 14, 2010) – The Pitzer College Center for the Study of Global Communities received a $150,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support funding of a faculty director position. The Pitzer College Center for the Study of Global Communities engages students in comparative study of global issues and helps them […]


Pitzer College Alumnus Wins Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (April 13, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Yuki Sugawara Lin ’08, winner of a 2010-11 Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) Fellowship. Lin, who majored in economics and minored in Chinese, won the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Fellowship in 2008 and spent the last two years working in Japan. He will attend the […]


Pitzer College Art Galleries Received Getty Foundation Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 9, 2010) — Pitzer Art Galleries received a 2010 Multicultural Undergraduate Internship grant from The Getty Foundation. The Pitzer Art Galleries Getty intern will work as an exhibition researcher and curatorial assistant for the upcoming exhibitions Writ Large slated for July 2010 and Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears opening September 23, 2010. “We […]


Pitzer College Professor Wins Mathematical Association of America Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 5, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics David Bachman received a Mathematical Association of America Tensor–SUMMA grant for his Gateway to Exploring the Mathematical Sciences Program. The Gateway to Exploring the Mathematical Sciences Program brings 50-70 middle school students from surrounding communities to the Pitzer College campus once a month to […]


Pitzer College Associate Vice President Receives Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 2, 2010) — Pitzer College Associate Vice President for College Advancement Joy Kliewer received a Consortium for Innovative Environment in Learning Grant for her project “Outdated or Underrated: Exploring Experimental Colleges and Universities in America.” Kliewer, with collaborator Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Newmann, will teach a seminar entitled “Outdated or Underrated: Exploring Experimenting Colleges […]


Pitzer College Wins Two Education Advertising Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 1, 2010) — Pitzer College received two Educational Advertising Awards from Higher Education Marketing Reports. The “Welcome Week 2009″ materials, designed by Stephanie Guerra, received Silver in the Imprinted Materials category. The “Congratulations” admissions envelope, designed by Gabriela Contreras, was recognized with a Merit Award. The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest […]