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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.

2019 athletics hall of fame awardees
September 24, 2019

A dominating baseball team, an international volleyball star, an Olympic hurdler, a PGA tour champion and an All-American water polo goalie will be inducted into the Occidental Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, October 18, during Family & Homecoming Weekend.

Karalee Nakatsuka '89, 2019 California History Teacher of the Year
September 14, 2019

Middle school history teacher Karalee Wong Nakatsuka ’89 has an unmistakable passion for her subject. “I like to make history come alive for my students,” says the 30-year Arcadia Unified School District veteran.

Sabrina Degnan '19, candidate for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year
September 10, 2019

Occidental College track and field and volleyball star Sabrina Degnan ’19 has been named a top candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

Occidental faculty were honored at the College's 2019 Convocation ceremony.
August 27, 2019

Four Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service August 27 as the Class of 2023 was formally welcomed to the Oxy community at the College’s 125th annual Convocation ceremony.

Occidental College Professor Broderick Fox
August 9, 2019

For the second time in three years, a script by Occidental College’s Broderick Fox has been awarded top honors in the University Film & Video Association's Juried Scriptwriting Competition.

Occidental College professor and composer Adam Schoenberg
August 5, 2019

Two Occidental College faculty won Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for their work on the 2018 television documentary That Far Corner: Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles.

bird specimens in the Moore Lab of Zoology
July 8, 2019

Three Occidental College 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.

Professor Ainsley LeSure
May 28, 2019

Occidental’s Ainsley LeSure has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship and a visiting faculty fellowship at Brown University that will support a sabbatical year of work on her latest book, an exploration of the tenacity of racial injustice.

Sophal Ear, Occidental College associate professor of diplomacy & world affairs
May 23, 2019

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named a recipient of the 2019 Tobis Medal, bestowed annually by the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality to people prominent in their chosen field who have also given back to society.

2019 Dean's Awards winners pose with dean Rob Flot
May 13, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, five members of the graduating Class of 2019 received a Dean's Award at the Student Leadership Awards ceremony.

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