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.

February 4, 2020

A five-year, $1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation will make it possible for Occidental College to widen its network of community partners in Northeast LA and expand its arts education programs to enhance local residents’ engagement with the issues that matter to them.

January 8, 2020

Five years ago during the West African Ebola epidemic, Occidental Professor Mary Beth Heffernan read first-person accounts from patients who were terrified by the anonymous head-to-toe personal protection (PPE) suits worn by their caregivers.

December 16, 2019

The Occidental College Glee Club will tour Arizona January 11-14, bringing its wide-ranging repertoire of a capella choral music to Mesa, Phoenix, Sedona and Flagstaff.

Art senior comps opening reception, 2019
December 3, 2019

Working in a variety of media, 10 Occidental College seniors will make their public debut on December 5 with the opening reception for “Syndicate: A Comprehensive Exhibition” in the gallery of the College’s new Oxy Arts community art center on York Boulevard in Highland Park.

"Breaking Bread in L.A." at Oxy Arts
August 30, 2019

Oxy Arts, the community-based arts hub of Occidental College, will launch the opening season for its newly opened space on York Boulevard with Breaking Bread in L.A., a three-month exploration of how food offers the possibility of cross-cultural connections in our cosmopolitan metropolis.

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.

Occidental College Children's Theater
July 10, 2019

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will celebrate its ​24th year with an original story, The Adventures of Christopher Robin Hood, plus three adventurous adaptations of traditional folktales for a seven-week outdoor run in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on

Occidental College art professor and artist Linda Lyke
June 13, 2019

A new solo exhibition by Occidental College’s Linda Lyke, Field Notes: When Taxonomy Becomes Iconography, will continue through August 4 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton.

Oxy Arts on York
May 22, 2019

Oxy Arts, Occidental College’s community-based arts hub, will formally open the doors of its newly renovated York Boulevard space on Wednesday, May 22 with a 5 p.m. community open house, the first in a series of four over the next week.

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