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October 16, 2017

Celebrating Ellen Browning Scripps on Our Day of Giving

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 18, as we celebrate the birthday of Scripps College founder Ellen Browning Scripps.
October 2, 2017

A Small Gift Makes a Big Impact on the Scripps College Press

The Scripps College Press has served as a hub of creative expression of the College from the beginning.  The Press has provided generations of students from The Claremont Colleges the opportunity to learn the art of traditional letterpress and printmaking with start-up funds from the Class of 1941. Continuing in that vein, a recent gift to support the Press is helping to expand the role of book arts on the campus and across the Scripps community.
September 8, 2017

A Call for Action to Support Undocumented Members of the Scripps Community

In a statement to the community this week, President Tiedens speaks to the concerns surrounding immigration in the United States. We turn to our alumnae, families, and friends to support our students, staff, and faculty affected.
September 7, 2017

President Tiedens Appoints Harvey Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Scripps College President Lara Tiedens announced to the community on September 7, 2017, that Binti Harvey, who currently serves as vice president for Marketing and Communications, will fill the role as interim vice president for Institutional Advancement.
August 30, 2017
2016-17 image to celebrate a successful fundraising year.

Alumnae, Parents, and Friends Help Scripps Set All-Time Fundraising Record

The numbers are in, and Scripps College surged past its financial goals for the 2016-17 year thanks to our devoted and generous alumnae, families, and friends. This year included remarkable gifts to support The Scripps Fund, our endowment, and valuable programs for students, staff, and faculty.
August 25, 2017

Archibald Announces Departure from Scripps Institutional Advancement

Mike Archibald, vice president for Institutional Advancement, announces his resignation, effective in October. During his tenure at Scripps College, Archibald led the College in developing the tenants behind the More Scripps campaign. The most successful campaign in Scripps history, bringing in more than $144 million with one year remaining, More Scripps has enhanced campus life at the College.
August 8, 2017
Paul Bishop

Paul Bishop, Longtime Scripps Staff Member, Recognized with Memorial Award

A beloved and dedicated member of the community, Bishop sadly passed away this June. A new award, the Paul R. Bishop Memorial Award in Choral and Vocal Music, commemorates his legacy with the goal of celebrating the exemplary work of choral and vocal music students in the Joint Music Program.
July 13, 2017
Dunklee '62 with student, Sophie Fahey '17

Joanna Dunklee ’62 Gives Big to Scripps with $1M Real Estate Gift

Inspired by the goals of the More Scripps campaign, alumna Joanna Dunklee ’62 completed a $1M real estate gift in June, supporting the College’s endowment.
July 5, 2017
Peg Hart '49 Yearbook Photo

Peg and Dave Hart Leave a Legacy of Generosity

Alumnae of a certain era may recall that Margret “Peg” Hart ’49 and her husband David were active ambassadors for Scripps College.
June 14, 2017

Give Back to Scripps During Our Final Day of Giving in 2016-2017. Our Roots Run Deep.

Give Back to Scripps During Our Final Day of Giving in 2016-2017. Our Roots Run Deep.
May 23, 2017

Career Planning & Resources Re-dedicated in Honor of Carlotta Welles ’39

In honor of alumna and donor Carlotta Welles ’39, Scripps College unveiled the Carlotta Welles ’39 Center for Career Planning & Resources on May 12, 2017.
May 5, 2017

Individuals Recognized with 2017 Alumnae Awards

Each year, the Scripps College Alumnae Association recognizes three Scripps women during Reunion Weekend. These awards were established to honor members of the College’s community, and we are excited to announce this year’s recipients of the Distinguished Alumna, Outstanding Recent Alumna, and Volunteer of the year awards. The Distinguished Alumna award was first presented in […]
April 27, 2017

Scripps Designates New Mental Health Support Fund

Scripps College students have cited mental health and wellness services as one of their top priorities, and the College recognizes that mental health is a national concern. Scripps has responded by significantly expanding access to therapists on campus, within the Consortium, and in the surrounding Claremont community. However, Consortium therapists are oversubscribed and the cost […]
April 13, 2017

Virginia Halverson Selected to Lead the Office of Parent Engagement and Philanthropy

This spring, Michael Archibald, vice president of Institutional Advancement, announced the appointment of Virginia Halverson as the new director of parent philanthropy. In this role, Virginia will oversee parent volunteerism and fundraising at Scripps, including the Parent Leadership Council and the Parents Fund. With over 10 years of experience at liberal arts, higher education institutions, […]
April 12, 2017

Barbara Bruner ’76 Provides 10 Years of Sponsorship for Carter Center Executive Briefing

In early spring, Barbara Bruner ’76 selected Grace Reckers ’18 as the Scripps attendee for the Carter Center Executive Briefing held in Atlanta this April. Bruner, a Scripps College Trustee, has funded at least one student a year to attend the briefing for the past decade. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former […]
March 21, 2017

Keck Science’s Summer Science Immersion Program (SScIP) Awarded Grant Funding

Keck Science’s Summer Science Immersion Program (SScIP) returns for its fifth year this summer. Incoming first-year Scripps, CMC, and Pitzer students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields can take advantage of the weeklong program held in August. The summer experience is intended for first-generation college students, from groups traditionally underrepresented in science, […]
February 23, 2017

Nkechi Deanna Njaka ’05 Selected as the 2017 Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence

Residency Program: Authentic + Radical Presence: A Practice for Living Fully Present + Fully Self-Expressed The Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence (LLAiR) program is a unique opportunity for an alumna to share her professional and life experiences with the Scripps College campus community. It is named in honor of Lois Langland, a poet and Scripps professor of […]
February 20, 2017

Catherine Collinson ’85 Provides Financial Literacy Advice Following WISER Hero Award Recognition

The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) celebrated 20 years as an organization dedicated to the education and advocacy at improving the long-term financial quality of life for women. In September 2016, WISER honored Catherine Collinson ’85 with an annual Hero Award for her work in financial literacy research. Catherine, who currently serves as […]
February 15, 2017

Results: Give Back to the School You Love

We did it! Thank you for participating in the Give Back to the School You Love Winter Day of Giving on February 13. Over 100 alumnae responded to support Scripps and the many initiatives that impact our students. These areas include diversity initiatives, student emergency funds, internship grants, and The Scripps Fund. One-third of Monday’s gifts […]
February 8, 2017

Give Back to the College You Love

Join Us for the Winter Day of Giving on February 13, 2017 When Ellen Browning Scripps founded Scripps College in 1926, she wanted more for women, more for humanity, and more for the world. Ninety years later, Scripps continues to inspire students to develop their curiosity, intellect, and talents through active participation in a community […]