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Irvine Foundation Presents Leadership Award to Michele Siqueiros ’95 for Her Educational Access Advocacy

Michele Siqueiros ’95 has been selected as a recipient of a 2024 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. The award recognizes leaders in California whose innovative solutions to critical state challenges are improving lives and creating opportunities throughout the state. Siqueiros serves as the president of The Campaign for College Opportunity, a nonprofit policy advocacy and [Read More...]
March 5, 2024
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Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Golf Wins SCIAC I

Katelyn Vo makes a stroke on the golf course. Vo wears the golf uniform of a white cap and white skirt with a blue shirt.The No. 1-ranked Pomona-Pitzer women’s golf team finished as champions of the SCIAC I Tournament with Katelyn Vo PO’24 tying for the SCIAC I individual title last weekend at Los Lagos. Pomona-Pitzer owned the course against a stacked SCIAC I competition at Los Lagos with the Sagehens finishing with the highest number of pars as [Read More...]
March 4, 2024

An Oscar-Nominated Film and Discussion Explore the Racial Wealth Gap

The Barber of Little Rock presents an intimate picture of the racial wealth gap in the community of Arlo Washington, a barber in Little Rock, Arkansas, whose vision of a just economy led him to create a nonprofit community bank. Earlier this week the Pitzer community welcomed Washington and John Hoffman, one of the film’s [Read More...]
February 21, 2024

Hayley Blain-Weinstein ’91 Makes Game Show Dreams Come True 

Hayley Blain-Weinstein ’91 wears a headset and takes a selfie in front of the studio audience at The Price is Right.From Love Connection to Extreme Makeover to My Feet Are Killing Me, Hayley Blain-Weinstein ’91 has met many kinds of people in her reality television casting career. Who would live on a remote island or race around the world for a cash prize? Who has a rare illness in need of treatment? Who would look for love in front of millions of viewers? Blain-Weinstein’s job has been to find people who fit those bills. 
February 20, 2024

Beihua Guo ’21 Unearths L.A. Aqueduct’s Dark History Through Photography

Black and white photo of Beihua Guo standing beside a camera on a tripod on a lakeside with mountains in the background.Photographer and Pitzer alum Beihua Guo ’21 has received $5,000 as a finalist for The Aftermath Project’s 1492/1619 American Aftermaths grant. Guo’s project, “Water Is Thicker Than Blood,” illustrates the ignored and forgotten history of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the California water wars. According to its website, The Aftermath Project is a nonprofit that supports photographers “to [Read More...]
February 16, 2024
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Pitzer College Named Top Fulbright Producer in 2023–24

The Fulbright logo of white lines criss-crossing through a blue circle is overlayed on a blue badge with a gray outline and a dark burgundy ribbon cutting through the middle of the badge and above the circle. White text on the logo reads Fulbright Top Producer U.S. Student Program 2023 2024.Pitzer College has been chosen as one of the top producers of students for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in 2023–24, according to an announcement earlier this week from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international academic exchange program. Since 1946, the [Read More...]
February 13, 2024
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How Do We Talk About Israel and Palestine?

Pitzer orange tree logoThe Pitzer College Presidential Initiative on Constructive Dialogue facilitated the event “How Do We Talk about Israel and Palestine?” on February 5. President Strom C. Thacker moderated a conversation between Salam Al-Marayati and Daniel Sokatch, who have collaborated at other events on dialogues about Palestine and Israel. The event took place via Zoom due to extreme [Read More...]
February 7, 2024