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.

David Plouffe poses with the first group of Obama Scholars
October 22, 2018

American politics may be "ugly, small and unimaginative," but the only way to change the country’s direction is to win elections, former Obama campaign manager and White House senior advisor David Plouffe told an Occidental College audience October 19.

October 22, 2018

The Occidental College Board of Trustees welcomed three new trustees and recognized the valued service of eight departing trustees at its October meeting.

Thorne Hall Exterior
October 16, 2018

This year’s results are in: Occidental College is one of the top-ranked liberal arts colleges in the country.

October 3, 2018

Occidental College students worked with Los Angeles city officials over the summer in a continuing effort to accelerate and measure the city’s pursuit of sustainable, inclusive, and equitable growth as part of a unique global initiative backed by 193 countries.

Lily Lapenna
October 3, 2018

Lily Lapenna, founder of Block for Impact and award-winning financial education entrepreneur, has been named the 2018-19 Young Initiative Senior Fellow at Occidental College. 

audience
September 26, 2018

What does it take to become a leader—and to ascend to the helm of two major international companies? To hear Sally Beauty Holdings president and CEO Chris Brickman ’86 tell it, "Leadership is a journey.

September 6, 2018

South of Fletcher: Stories from the Bowtie, a photo exhibition about a complicated site on the Los Angeles River, will be on display at Occidental College’s Weingart Gallery September 13 – November 4. The show is part of a larger multi-platform storytelling project by Fonografia Collective, produced by Clockshop.

September 4, 2018

Occidental biology professor Dan Pondella has received a $346,916 grant from the National Science Foundation to digitize the College’s unique fish and marine invertebrates collection and give researchers worldwide access to it.

September 4, 2018

Nearly one year after its season was cut short due to a depleted roster, Occidental's football team scrapped its way to a 20-0 season-opening win over CETYS University in Mexicali, Mexico, on September 1. 

August 28, 2018

Four Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service August 28 as the Class of 2022 was formally welcomed to the Oxy community at the College’s 124th annual Convocation ceremony.

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