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Pitzer College Wins Six Hermes Creative Awards

Claremont, Calif. (May 1, 2017)—Pitzer College Office of Communications has won six 2017 Hermes Creative Awards, including one platinum award in the special event category for the creative development and design of promotional and marketing materials – from the event seal to invitations and web design to commemorative gifts – for the inauguration of President [Read More…]

May 1, 2017
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Pitzer College Students and Alumni Win 2017 Regional, National and International Awards

Pitzer Gates on Mills Avenue looking south

Claremont, Calif. (April 28, 2017)—More than 25 Pitzer College students and graduates have won 2017 fellowships, scholarships and awards so far this spring semester. With these awards, they will be working to promote human rights in Macedonia, analyzing the underpinnings of aggressive cancers, researching retention rates among first-generation Black and Latinx students in STEM programs, [Read More…]

May 1, 2017
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Pitzer College Student Tiffany Ortamond ’17 Wins 2017 Napier Award

Claremont, Calif. (April 28, 2017)—Pitzer College student Tiffany Ortamond ’17 was awarded a $15,000 2017 Napier Award to implement her work with Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia, Canada. Pitzer seniors Eli Erlick ’17 and Nick Necochea-Flores ’17 were named 2017 Napier Fellows, with Erlick being selected as a Napier Award alternate. With this award, Ortamond [Read More…]

April 28, 2017
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Pitzer Student Brendan Schultz ’20 Wins Davis Projects for Peace Award to Create Macedonian Youth Conference

Claremont, Calif. (April 26, 2017)—Pitzer College student Brendan Schultz ’20 has been awarded $10,000 by Davis Projects for Peace to organize a youth conference this summer in Macedonia. Schultz’s project, “Bridging Backgrounds: A Macedonian Inter-Ethnic Conference for Cultivating Mutual Understanding and Tolerance,” will bring together Macedonian participants from all ethnic backgrounds with the goal of [Read More…]

April 26, 2017
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Pitzer College Student Sydney Warren ’18 Awarded Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (April 26, 2017)—Pitzer College student Sydney Warren ’18 has been awarded a 2017 Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship to participate in an intensive seven-week academic program this summer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. With the PPIA Fellowship, Warren will hone her skills as a leader, [Read More…]

April 26, 2017
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Sagehens Women’s Water Polo Team Wins 2017 SCIAC Championship

Women's Water Polo team

La Verne, Calif. (April 23, 2017)—The Sagehens won the 2017 SCIAC Women’s Water Polo Championship. Three Pomona-Pitzer players scored two goals each and rode a smothering defense on the team’s way to a 9-3 win over No. 1 seed Whittier College Poets at Las Flores Park on Sunday afternoon. Pitzer College’s Jocelyn Castro ’18 scored two first half goals, and Natalie Hill (PO ’19) [Read More…]

April 24, 2017
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Pitzer College Announces Student Leadership and Student Voice Award Winners

Claremont, Calif. (April 21, 2017)—Pitzer College recognized students and student-led groups that embody the College’s core values at its second annual Student Leadership Awards on Wednesday, April 19. For each of Pitzer’s five core values—Social Responsibility, Intercultural Understanding, Interdisciplinary Learning, Student Engagement and Environmental Sustainability—one individual and one student-led organization were honored for their leadership [Read More…]

April 24, 2017