News

Keep up to date on Oxy’s latest news and events. For more information, contact the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications at (323) 259-2677.

Occidental College Prof. Dolores Trevizo to Deliver Sterling Lecture
September 24, 2021

Occidental College Sociology Professor Dolores Trevizo ’88 (right) will present Occidental’s annual Sterling Lecture on September 30, a presentation delayed for 18 months by the pandemic.

students cheering at a water polo game at the DeMandel pool
September 23, 2021

The Occidental College men’s water polo team outscored Mt. San Antonio College 15-6 in their inaugural game at the De Mandel Aquatics Center Sept. 15.

Oxy oak trees
September 15, 2021

Occidental College’s ongoing effort to diversify its faculty has received a major boost from a five-year, $950,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will fund a total of nine one-year postdoctoral fellowships in the arts and humanities.

Stephanie Dinkins, from Not the Only One (N’TOO), 2018-Present.
September 13, 2021

OXY ARTS, Occidental College's public art space rooted in social justice and community organizing, is pleased to announce Encoding Futures, a two-part exhibition and public program series featuring artists working across artificial intelligence systems and augmented reality to propose more just visions of the future.

The Twin Towers in NYC, pre 9/11
September 11, 2021

Twenty years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, we look back on September 11 through the lens of seven Occidental alumni who were witness to the events. This is a reprint of “New York Stories” by Andy Faught, which first appeared in the Winter 2002 issue of Occidental Magazine.

Orientation leaders welcome new students to campus
August 23, 2021

On Monday, August 23, Occidental College welcomed the Class of 2025 as first-year and transfer students moved into their residence halls in an atmosphere of anticipation and excitement.

Two students with masks on campus
August 4, 2021

Students are bringing campus back to life this summer through a variety of programs that are returning the Oxy experience to an in-person experience.

Occidental College's Summer 2021 Upward Bound scholars
July 27, 2021

A $68,000 California Community Foundation (CCF) grant is making it possible for Occidental College’s Upward Bound program to continue to provide safe, in-person college-prep services to low-income high school students from Northeast Los Angeles despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Heather McGee
July 23, 2021

Heather McGhee, New York Times bestselling author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, will join President Elam on August 2 at 2 p.m. for a virtual conversation open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and families.

Summer 2021 REAP student group
July 22, 2021

A three-year, $247,500 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will fund Occidental’s latest effort to increase the number of academically talented underrepresented and first-generation students pursuing degrees in the sciences.

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