News

Karen Alarcon shares her college and career aspirations
July 18, 2012
· Latino California

SCA Scholar Karen Alacron is profiled and shares a story about her journey towards success in high school and her goals for her upcoming college career and beyond.

Four SCA Scholars reunite for an interview after graduating college
June 24, 2012
· Lynwood Patch Latino

Recent SCA college graduates give a follow up interview about their success four years later.

Scripps College Academy and Claremont Graduate University Awarded $10,000 National Grant
January 30, 2012
· Scripps College News

SCA and the Claremont Graduate University have been awarded a national grant to create a new project designed to encourage more women to pursue careers in computing and technology.

Scripps College Academy Nominated For Award from Los Angeles Business Journal
June 29, 2011
· Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal honors those professionals and organizations that continue to make a positive impact on the community.

ALC Freshman and Sophomore Head Off to Experience the College Life
June 10, 2011
· The ALC at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex

Freshman Floridalma Manual and sophomore Samantha Montoya will be living at Scripps College for two weeks this summer.

Scripps College Is Leader in Outreach
April 12, 2011
· College Board Connection

Each year, the Scripps College Academy offers free tutoring and mentoring and an accelerated college-readiness curriculum to more than 325 young women from the greater Los Angeles area.

Scripps College President Announces Two Gifts to Award Winning Scripps College Academy
February 17, 2011
· Scripps College News

President Lori Bettison-Varga announced two generous gifts to the Scripps College Academy on Wednesday evening, February 16, 2011, at an event in Los Angeles celebrating a national award for the Scripps College Academy (SCA). The College received the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award for the Scripps College Academy—the highest recognition for youth-oriented programs—from First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony last fall.

Mentoring program garners White House distinction
October 30, 2010
· Claremont Courier

SCA’s mentoring program garners attention from the White House.

Scripps College Academy gets award at White House ceremony
October 20, 2010
· Inside Socal-Education Now

Scripps College received the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Wednesday morning at a formal White House ceremony.

First Lady Gives National Award to Scripps College
October 20, 2010
· Scripps College News

First Lady Michelle Obama presents Scripps College with the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.

SCA Wins National Recognition From President of the United States
June 8, 2010
· Scripps College News

Recognized as a 2010 Coming Up Taller semifinalist by the United States President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities for its innovative and successful academic enrichment program.

Introducing The Academy
September 18, 2009
· Scripps College News

Scripps College is pleased to welcome five graduates of its Scripps College Academy (SCA) to the class of 2013 – and they’re just as pleased to be here.

Scripps College Academy Opening The Door to a Liberal Arts Education
June 24, 2009
· Scripps College News

For the seventh consecutive summer, the Scripps College Academy is bringing bright young high school women to campus for two weeks to find out what a liberal arts education is all about.

Summer Academy Has Yearlong Outreach
September 21, 2007
· Scripps Magazine

Each summer, close to 40 bright young high school students have an intensive two-week experience in which they learn what it’s like living and studying at a private liberal arts college.