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.

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.

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.

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.

Oxy Students, Alumni Win 8 Fullbrights
July 15, 2021

Two graduating Occidental seniors and six recent alumni have been named winners of prestigious Fulbright scholarships to teach and conduct research in seven countries on four continents. A third senior was named an alternate.

Anahy Lizarraga '23 in the biology lab
July 14, 2021

More than 100 students have convened at Occidental for the annual 10-week research program, some living and learning on campus for the very first time.

Swan Hall with flowering trees
May 10, 2021

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.

Oxy campus with roses
May 3, 2021

Occidental students, staff and faculty celebrate the annual tradition of Student Leadership Awards.

Occidental College 2021 Science Scholars
April 8, 2021

Four Occidental College students collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of biology, geology, chemistry and biochemistry have been named 2021-22 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

image of Colombia
March 18, 2021

For the sixteenth consecutive year, Occidental College is one of the country’s top producers of student Fulbright Awards, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual Fulbright rankings.

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