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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.

Oxy student standing in front of an exhibit at the Natural History Museum
August 31, 2022

InternLA, Oxy’s annual paid internship program, allows talented Oxy students to gain real-world work experience over the summer with Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations.

Occidental College's Upward Bound Program Renewed with Five-Year, $3 Million Grant
June 29, 2022

Occidental College's Upward Bound program has been awarded a five-year, $3-million grant by the U.S. Department of Education to continue motivating low-income and first-generation high school students to attend college and complete a postsecondary degree.

campus
May 13, 2022

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.

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.

Occidental College's Summer 2021 Upward Bound scholars
July 27, 2021

A $68,000 California Community Foundation (CCF) grant is making it possible for Occidental College’s Upward Bound program to continue to provide safe, in-person college-prep services to low-income high school students from Northeast Los Angeles despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Swan Hall with flowering trees
May 10, 2021

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.

Nurses in Japan wearing PPE Portraits
February 22, 2021

Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.

Dr. Kim Shriner at Huntington Hospital
December 7, 2020

Through a new partnership between the hospital and the College’s Office of Pre-Health Advising, 25 pre-health students have taken part in a tailored preceptorship program.

contact tracing map
September 22, 2020

A new public health practicum lets students address a pressing need by interning with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

COVID-19 virus illustration
September 14, 2020

Co-taught by an Oxy professor and an Oxy alumna who is an infectious disease expert, the class features an impressive lineup of guest speakers including primatologist Jane Goodall and Pasadena Director of Public Health Dr. Ying-Ying Goh.

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