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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.

New Gift To Fund Student Health Promotion Program at Occidental College
November 17, 2022

A generous gift from the Choi Family, combined with gifts from other donors, will fund a new campus-wide health promotion program to address the growing need for mental health and wellness education for Occidental students.

Kristina Kvien '87 discusses modern diplomacy as a Obama Scholars speaker at Occidental College.
October 29, 2022

Social media has had a huge impact on international diplomacy over the past decade--a reality that has played out most dramatically in Ukraine, career diplomat Kristina Kvien '87 P'20 told an Occidental College audience October 21.

Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93 with her camera
October 4, 2022

Gabriela Cowperthwaite ’93 screened her new documentary “The Grab” at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) this month.

Choi Auditorium interior
September 12, 2022

The longstanding annual tradition is being reactivated with a full series of in-person events for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

Michael Gonzales '96
August 29, 2022

A career Foreign Service officer, Gonzales was nominated by President Joe Biden. He most recently served as deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of African Affairs.

Thorne Hall on campus
August 1, 2022

The Occidental College Board of Trustees has elected seven new members and recognized the valued service of two members who have stepped down from the board. An eighth member automatically joined the board upon being elected president of Occidental's Alumni Board of Governors.

Namandjé Bumpus ’03
July 20, 2022

Occidental College trustee and Johns Hopkins Professor Namandjé Bumpus ’03 has been named as the U.S.

Three Occidental College Graduates Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
June 14, 2022

A graduating Occidental senior and two alumni have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellowships, awarded annually to candidates in the sciences and social sciences who are pursuing a master’s degree or Ph.D.

Director of prehealth Kat Wang and students
May 5, 2022

A dinner reception was held to honor the achievements of the ‘pandemic cohort’ of pre-health students—which include a 72% admission rate to graduate programs—and inspire future applicants.

Warner Music Group executives speak to Occidental College students
April 8, 2022

Three top executives from Warner Music Group (WMG)—two Oxy alumni and a parent of a current student—provided insight into the rapidly evolving music and entertainment industry and offered some practical advice on how to break into the business in a March 28 panel presentation at Occidental.

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