Alumni Engagement

Obama memorabilia from Occidental College Special Collections
Barry’ed Treasures
A future exhibit for the Obama Presidential Center Museum will highlight the president’s time at Oxy—and we’re looking for your memorabilia from that era
Dane Gillette ’72 and  Pat (Kruse) Gillette ’73
Kind of You to Ask
Capitalizing on a personalized appeal at a time when the pandemic made in-person visits impossible, Oxy’s Legacy Challenge documents more than $7 million in planned gift commitments to the...
Peter Quint '21, author of Resilient Silence
Silent Running
Peter Quint ’87 channels his life experiences—as an educator, athlete, and advocate for the Deaf—into his debut novel, Resilient Silence
Professor Irene Girton, Occidental, Music
Words to the Wise
As the College says goodbye to an unprecedented 11 retiring faculty, we called on some of their brightest students to share their memories, tributes, and an extra box of tissues
Occidental College 1990s
Deconstructing the '90s
As its second century dawned, Occidental welcomed a bold new president, adopted a mission Of Excellence and Equity, and brought a diversity of voices to the classroom. How did the changes...
Gilman Fountain in 1979
Baker’s Beauty
The Lucille Y. Gilman Memorial Fountain—formally known as Water Forms II —occupies a prominent place on campus and in the hearts of generations of alumni. George Baker ’58’s former students...

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