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November 2, 2016

ConverAction with Norm Ornstein

Election 2016 has been one of the most unusual presidential bids in recent memory, with many wondering what the outcome will mean for the future of America and the two-party system. Norman Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, and a frequent contributing writer toThe Atlantic and National Journal, will […]

October 26, 2016

IDEA Presents: Religion, Politics, and the Presidential Election

Religion, Politics, and the Presidential Election Wednesday, October 26, 5:30–6:30pm Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College   Join us for a 7C discussion about the presidential candidates’ interactions with religious communities, and how their approaches might shape the outcome of the election. The discussion will be moderated by Zayn Kassam, John Knox McLean Professor of Religious Studies, Pomona College. […]

October 25, 2016

Bias Incident Protocol Working Group

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, In keeping with Scripps College’s commitment to strengthen a campus-wide culture of inclusion, last year, the administration initiated a process to evaluate the effectiveness of current policies and practices with respect to bias incidents on the Scripps campus. The Dean of Students Office and SCORE have conducted preliminary research […]

October 14, 2016

Staff Training Invitation – Fostering Inclusion in the Workplace

Please click on the link below to reserve your spot for one of the sessions.  Thank you. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fostering-inclusion-in-the-workplace-tickets-28607352361     Sana Bisharat Human Resources Generalist Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave. Claremont, CA 91711 (909)607-4112 Sbishara@scrippscollege.edu

October 13, 2016

ConverAction with Maria Hinojosa

      ConverActions: National Climate on Race, Community, and Change ConverActions are moderated noontime discussions where students, faculty, and staff explore the national climate on race, community, and change through the lens of selected Scripps Presents programs. Open to the entire Scripps community, these events offer a forum to address topics and themes raised […]

September 22, 2016

ConverAction with Jeff Chang

      ConverActions: National Climate on Race, Community, and Change ConverActions are moderated noontime discussions where students, faculty, and staff explore the national climate on race, community, and change through the lens of selected Scripps Presents programs. Open to the entire Scripps community, these events offer a forum to address topics and themes raised […]

September 8, 2016

ConverAction with Melissa Harris-Perry

      ConverActions: National Climate on Race, Community, and Change ConverActions are moderated noontime discussions where students, faculty, and staff explore the national climate on race, community, and change through the lens of selected Scripps Presents programs. Open to the entire Scripps community, these events offer a forum to address topics and themes raised […]

September 1, 2016

Message on Diversity and Inclusion from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As an educator, I have long believed that education, especially higher education, has an important role to play in creating a more just society. From my very early conversations with members of the Scripps College community, it was evident that diversity and inclusion are highly valued here. This was […]

August 29, 2016

Welcome Message from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Scripps College Community Members, It has been my great pleasure to welcome students, faculty, staff, alumnae, families, and friends to campus as we begin the 2016­–17 academic year. The first days of fall semester are always exhilarating—reunions with old friends happen alongside farewells to families, new experiences intersect with familiar places and routines, and […]

May 13, 2016

May Diversity and Inclusivity Community Update

Diversity and Inclusion Update   Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, I am writing to provide the final update of this academic year on the College’s actions and progress toward combating institutional racism, expanding support for students of color and members of other marginalized groups, and creating a more inclusive climate for all Scripps […]

April 18, 2016

Workshop on Anti-Oppression with Toni Myers, M.A. ’12

Friday April 22nd 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Toll Hall TV Room This workshop is a low-key dialogue space and work session for students of all knowledge levels. It is designed to engage multiple learners, including those just beginning the process of critical thinking and learning with respect to social justice.  This collaboration with SCORE staff […]

April 13, 2016

IDEA Newsletter (4/5/16)

Hello, Scripps Community! We’re excited to share the April issue of the IDEA newsletter with you. This issue spotlights the inaugural 7C Faculty Diversity Awards celebrating both teaching and mentorship in the 7C community. It also highlights upcoming events and workshops, recent national news stories, and the latest Diversity and Inclusivity Community update from Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall and the senior team. […]

April 11, 2016

Anti-Oppression Workshops led by Antoinette Myers ’12

Antoinette Myers ’12 will be on campus April 20-22 leading workshops for students and faculty: Engaging Power, Privilege, and Oppression: An Anti-Oppression Curriculum Design Workshop for Students  Workshop and Conversation on Anti-Oppression Pedagogy for Faculty   Student Contact: Sam Haynes shaynes@scrippscollege.edu   Faculty Contact: Julia Liss jliss@scrippscollege.edu

April 3, 2016

April Diversity and Inclusivity Community Update

Diversity and Inclusion Update   Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty and Staff, I am writing to provide an update on the College’s actions and progress toward combating institutional racism, expanding support for students of color and members of other marginalized groups, and creating a more inclusive climate for all Scripps students. In a meeting with […]

March 8, 2016

IDEA Newsletter (3/8/16)

Hello, Scripps Community! We’re excited to share the inaugural issue of the IDEA newsletter with you. The newsletter is designed to keep you updated on topics related to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access at Scripps College. IDEA Initiative at Scripps College: The IDEA Initiative is a comprehensive plan to align resources, programs, and events to […]

February 16, 2016

February 2016 First-Gen Newsletter

Dear Scripps Community, We hope you enjoyed a wonderful winter break and have adjusted well into the full swing of the spring semester.  We are particularly eager to distribute the February 2016 Newsletter of the First-Generation @ Scripps program. This issue features highlights of our 2nd annual First-Gen student retreat that took place on February 5-6, 2016. […]

February 5, 2016

Diversity and Inclusion Update

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, We write to follow up on our December 15 letter in which the senior team committed to actions to address institutional racism and create a more supportive climate for students of color and other marginalized groups at Scripps College. Diversity and inclusion was a focus topic at our […]

February 2, 2016

Scripps List of Demands

Last fall, a group of students drafted a letter to the administration calling upon increased action to combat institutional racism and oppression. View Letter

February 2, 2016

2013 Diversity and Inclusivity Strategic Plan

The focus of this diversity and inclusivity strategic planning document is to provide the roadmap for how to best make significant and immediate progress for diversity as we move forward with the strategic priorities of the College. Diversity is inclusive and differentiated, meaning that while diversity addresses many identities, the issues associated with each are […]

December 15, 2015

In Response to the SOUL Coalition

Dear SOUL Coalition, Thank you for meeting with the senior team today. I’d like to acknowledge the role you have played—and continue to play—in articulating changes that are needed to address institutional racism and create a more supportive climate for students of color and other marginalized groups at Scripps College. I am writing to provide […]