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"We gave the No. 13-ranked team in the country a scare," Oxy head coach Colm McFeely said. "We had a few chances and had we put one away, it could have a different outcome. I'm so proud of this team and the tremendous season they produced week after week--and there's more to come."
The 1:30 p.m. PST game at host Hardin-Simmons University will mark Oxy’s first-ever appearance in the NCAA playoffs. Oxy won its first SCIAC Tournament Championship in program history in a penalty shootout at Pomona-Pitzer on Nov. 3, earning the SCIAC's automatic bid to the Division III playoffs. Oxy has a record of 10-2-5 overall and finished second in SCIAC regular season play at 8-2-4.
The Woman Who Turned into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico (Stanford University Press, 2017) has been awarded the AHA’s 2018 Friedrich Katz Prize in Latin American and Caribbean History and the ASE’s Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize for the year’s best book of ethnohistory.
"Everything that affects you is based on who you elect," Plouffe told a packed Choi Auditorium as the inaugural speaker in the College’s new Obama Scholars Speakers Series, urging his audience to remain engaged in the political process as he analyzed the possible outcomes of the November 6 midterm elections.
New to the board are Brad Fauvre ’87, president of Velocity Vehicle Group, who joins the board as incoming president of the Occidental Alumni Board of Governors; Ted Mitchell, Occidental College president emeritus and president of the American Council on Education; and Grant Woods ’76, former Arizona attorney general.
Oxy is ranked highly in the 2018-2019 editions of major college guides, including U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review’s The Best 384 Colleges, the Fiske Guide to Colleges, and The Wall Street Journal.
A team of six Oxy undergraduates and 10 graduate students from USC, UCLA and Arizona State worked with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office to identify actionable gaps between city policies and programs and Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by all U.N.
Lapenna will lecture on social impact, enterpreneurship and system change leadership, engaging students on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals as part of the College’s ongoing partnership with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Conrad Hilton Foundation.