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Trainer and advocate Cynthia Rothschild leads the Kahane Oxy-at-the-U.N. Program, which is continuing in a remote format this fall.
In spite of a remote fall semester and the cancellation of fall sports, Occidental coaches have continued to recruit student-athletes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty and create environments for first years to succeed as first-time student-athletes.
A five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will make it possible to build on the success of an Occidental College program addressing the national shortage of STEM graduates by recruiting academically talented but financially needy students during their first year in college.
The campus arts community continues to offer opportunities despite classes moving online this semester. Dance Production (Dance Pro), PULSE and Glee Club are continuing their activities and instruction remotely via Zoom to connect students and facilitate their practices.
A new public health practicum lets students address a pressing need by interning with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Recognizing the unique needs of this cohort, particularly during remote learning, the coalition of staff, students and faculty have planned targeted workshops, social mixers and peer mentoring.
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.
A new $3.2 million challenge fund will kickstart a drive to create the Edgerton-Occidental Merit Scholarship Program, a $9.6 million endowed fund that will make it possible for talented middle-income California students to attend Occidental College for the same cost as attending the University of California.
Drawing from staff volunteers across the College, the Wayfinders Program provides incoming students with support and individual attention as they navigate the transition to college—during a global pandemic.