Press Releases

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 Eli Erlick ’17 to Found Trans Youth Leadership Program with Davis Projects for Peace Award

Claremont, Calif. (April 6, 2016)—Pitzer College student Eli Erlick ’17 has been awarded $10,000 by Davis Projects for Peace to establish the Trans Youth Leadership Summit, a Los Angeles-based leadership institute for young transgender people. Erlick’s initiative is one of 120 proposals from across the country selected for the award, which supports college students who [Read More…]

April 6, 2016
Press Releases

Pitzer Student Wins Peace First Prize for Advocacy Work

Eli Erlick '17

Claremont, Calif. (October 31, 2014)—Pitzer College student Eli Erlick ’17 won a $25,000 Peace First Prize for her work as an advocate for transgender youth. The national, two-year fellowship recognizes leaders aged 8-22 who are focused on making lasting social change in their communities and is awarded by Peace First, a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to creating the next generation of peacemakers. Erlick was one of five winners, selected [Read More…]

October 31, 2014