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.

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.

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.

Denise Bauer and Eric Garcetti
July 12, 2021

An Occidental College alumna and a former faculty member have been nominated

Kristine White
June 21, 2021

The English major and theater minor was part of a New York Times team that won a public service Pulitzer for its data-driven coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anne Cannon
June 16, 2021

Determined to make a difference in young people’s lives, Trustee Anne Wilson Cannon ’74 has made a multi-million-dollar estate gift to Occidental College that, when added to her previous giving, makes her the largest living individual donor in the College’s 134-year history.

Occidental alumni Anne Marie Crooke '19 and Adrienne Adams '17
April 27, 2021

Two recent Occidental College alumni have won prestigious national fellowships to pursue graduate studies in chemistry and American studies.

Dr. Kimberly Shriner '80
April 16, 2021

An infectious disease specialist, a pioneering African American scientist and an advocate for LGBTQIA+ youth are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors during Virtual Reunion Weekend, June 11–13.

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.

Oxy students at the Apollo Night performance
January 27, 2021

This year’s Black History Month expands opportunities to virtually commemorate Black history and achievement, on campus and beyond.

Gilman Fountain on Oxy's campus
January 27, 2021

Occidental’s iconic Gilman Fountain at the main entrance to campus has been redesigned and restored for future generations to admire and enjoy.

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