2012-13 Archives - Office of Communications

Pitzer College Seniors and Alumni Awarded 24 Fulbright Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (June 21, 2013) — Pitzer College’s most recent graduates have been awarded 24 Fulbright Fellowships, breaking the school record the College set last year. Pitzer congratulates all its alumni who have received 2013-14 Fulbright Fellowships: Elisa Asdourian ’13, Sophie Beiers ’13, Ana Berry ’12, Sydney Calander ’13, Rachel Conrad ’13, Kristin Dobbin ’13, […]


Pitzer College Recent Graduates Set New Record with 24 Fulbright Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (June 21, 2013) — Pitzer College’s most recent graduates have been awarded 24 Fulbright Fellowships, breaking the school record the College set last year. Pitzer congratulates all its alumni who have received 2013-14 Fulbright Fellowships: Elisa Asdourian ’13, Sophie Beiers ’13, Ana Berry ’12, Sydney Calander ’13, Rachel Conrad ’13, Kristin Dobbin ’13, […]


Pitzer College Appoints Brian A. Carlisle New Vice President for Student Affairs

Claremont, Calif. (June 6, 2013) — Pitzer College announces the appointment of Brian A. Carlisle as the College’s new vice president for student affairs. Carlisle will take the post on July 22. A nationally respected student advocate, Carlisle comes to Pitzer from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, where he has served as the dean […]


MTV Appoints Pitzer College Alumna Lauren Dolgen ’97 Executive Vice President of Series Development

Claremont, Calif. (May 31, 2013)—Pitzer College alumna Lauren Dolgen ’97 has been promoted to head of West Coast reality programming and executive vice president of series development. In her expanded new position, Dolgen will oversee the strategic creation and development of all of the network’s West Coast-based reality television slate, including oversight of current hits […]


Sagehen Round Up for the Week of May 20, 2013

Claremont, Calif. (May 27, 2013) – The end of the 2012-13 Sagehens athletic year, several Pitzer athletes earned All-SCIAC accolades while the Baseball Team went 11 innings in its opening round NCAA Tournament game against nationally-ranked Texas-Tyler before falling in a heartbreaker. Postseason awards were announced with Erik Munzer ’13 earning first-team All-SCIAC honors in […]


Pitzer College Student Samantha Morse ’14 Awarded US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (May 17, 2013)— Pitzer College student Samantha Morse ’14 has been awarded a US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Arabic in Oman this summer. The CLS Program aims to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. A double major in English and world literature and […]


Record Number of Students Awarded Teach For America Positions

Claremont, Calif. (May 17, 2013) — Pitzer College congratulates 13 students awarded Teach For America positions: Evelyn Cheung ’13, Alison Espinosa-Setchko ’13, Molly Hasegawa ’13, Dusty Havens ’13, Acacia Hori ’13, Xochil Johansen ’13, Danielle Johnson ’13, Jessica Keener ’13, Casey Leek ’13, Benjamin Levine ’14, Victoria Morales-O’Connor ’13, Tara Rothe ’13 and Danielle Ryu […]


Pitzer College Students Lead the Claremont Colleges Debate Union to National Top 10 Finish

Claremont, Calif. (May 14, 2013)—Led by Pitzer College students and debate veterans Braden Holstege ’14 and Nicolas Rosa ’13, the Claremont Colleges Debate Union (CCDU) is ending the academic year ranked tenth in the nation. Debating as a team, Holstege and Rosa’s tenth place finish at the quarter finals of the 2013 national championship at […]


Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley to Deliver Commencement Address at Pepperdine University

Claremont, Calif. (May 14, 2013) — Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley will address education graduates at the commencement ceremonies of the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) and receive an honorary doctorate on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 2 p.m. “We are honored to have Dr. Trombley address our education graduates, […]


Pitzer College Wins Eight International Hermes Awards

Claremont, Calif. (May 9, 2013) – Pitzer College Office of Communications has won eight 2013 Hermes Creative Awards – three Platinum, three Gold and two Honorable Mentions. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Entries come from […]


Sagehen Women’s Water Polo Team Wins 2013 SCIAC Championship

Pasadena, Calif. (April 29, 2013)—The Sagehens Women’s Water Polo team defeated Redlands 10-7 in the SCIAC Tournament finals to win its second consecutive SCIAC Championship on Sunday afternoon at Caltech. With the win, the Sagehens improve to 18-16 overall and 9-2 in the SCIAC as they will advance to the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championship […]


Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai Joins the Varieties of Democracy Project as Kazakhstan Expert

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2013) — Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai has been selected as a country expert on Kazakhstan for the Varieties of Democracy Project (V-Dem), a team of social scientists devoted to creating a better understanding of democracy and the factors necessary for creating representative governments. In her role as […]


Pitzer College Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Receives Two Distinguished Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 25, 2013) – Pitzer College Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Angel Perez has been awarded two prestigious honors, a US-France International Education Administrators Program Fulbright and a Winifred Hausam – Helen Fisk Award. The US-France International Education Administrators Program Fulbright is a highly selective International Education Administrators (IEA) […]


Pitzer College Students Named Robert Day Scholars

Claremont, Calif. (April 23, 2013)—Pitzer College students Rachel Aronoff ’15, Braden Bernards ’15 and Braden Holstege ’14 have been selected as Robert Day Scholars. The Robert Day Scholars Program at Claremont McKenna College’s Robert Day School of Economics and Finance prepares students for leadership roles in business, finance, government and nonprofits. “The Robert Day Scholars […]