Dean’s Award Winners 2024
Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on and off campus, embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.
Occidental College's four Dean's Award winners for 2024

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Tom Stritikus Named 17th President of Occidental College
The Occidental College Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Tom Stritikus as the College’s 17th president. Stritikus comes to Occidental from his position as president of Fort Lewis...
Occidental College Presents UN Week 2024
Organized by faculty and students from the Department of Diplomacy & World Affairs, the annual program takes place March 25–29 this year and features a dynamic series of events...
From The Occidental: Beginner Birders Take Flight at Community Bird Walk with Moore Lab of Zoology
In late February, a group of nearly 20 students, faculty and community members gathered for a bird walk, hosted by Occidental’s Moore Laboratory of Zoology, a museum and research...
President Elam Signs Second Nature Climate Commitment
On Jan. 21, President Harry J. Elam, Jr. signed the Second Nature Climate Commitment to combat climate change and support sustainability at Occidental College.
2023: The Year in Photos
Look back on the past year through the lens of Occidental College photographer Marc Campos and freelance photographers Sarahi Apaez and Sam Leigh.
Occidental College President Emeritus John B. Slaughter Dies at 89
John Brooks Slaughter, Occidental College’s 11th president, died on December 6 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, surrounded by family and friends.
From The Occidental: Occidental’s First Micro Forest Will Have Macro Impact
Student volunteers are creating a micro forest on campus which will foster biodiversity, increase carbon sequestration and save water.
Inaugural Olive Harvest Builds Community and Climate Awareness
Occidental students, staff and faculty came together to harvest a bumper crop of olives from the Olive Grove on the north side of campus.
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