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March 9, 2018
Student discussion

More Scripps: Spotlight on Scholarships

Imagine you’re a senior in high school, eagerly waiting to hear from Scripps College whether or not you’ve been admitted to next year’s class. You’ve worked hard for this: you’re at the top of your class, you lettered in a sport, and you spent hours volunteering in your community. The envelope—or more likely email—arrives, and […]
March 2, 2018
Leonida Radford '17

Paying it Forward

Alumna in Science Profile: Leonida Radford ’17 Leonida Radford describes the sense of wonder she experienced in her seventh grade science class one day. Her teacher explained how particles in the sky reflect and absorb light, and depending on the angle of the sun, that’s why we see different colors in the sky. Discovering this […]
February 27, 2018
Meet Audrey

Empower Learning: Meet Audrey

Give to Sustain Transformative Academic Programs “Before Scripps, I hadn’t been in environments where I felt comfortable telling my story,” says Audrey Hector ’18. Audrey recently completed a rite of passage for all Scripps seniors—the senior thesis. For some, the thesis is a written discourse on a subject that they’ve become passionate about during the […]
February 23, 2018

Family Weekend 2018 Photo Recap

  Thank you to all of the families who joined us for Family Weekend 2018! Here is a slideshow with some of our favorite moments.
February 20, 2018

Spotlight on A. Carin Weinrich ’88

Immigration and Civil Rights Feature When A. Carin Weinrich ’88 reminisces about her time at Scripps College, her favorite spot on campus comes to mind: Browning Hall’s third-floor balcony. From that vantage point, she could take in the scenic views and enjoy a brief respite from busy campus life. Having a peaceful retreat at Scripps […]
February 16, 2018
Resume Book 2018

Looking for Talent? Recruit at Scripps!

  Each spring, Career Planning & Resources at Scripps College releases their annual resume book. This book is a networking tool for our students and contains over 100 resumes of current seniors and recent graduates interested in finding full-time employment in a number of industries. The names and industries are hyperlinked, making it easy to […]
February 13, 2018

More Scripps: Spotlight on Family Engagement

Interested in getting involved with Scripps College but don’t know where to start? Two families offer different perspectives into their involvement at the College. David and Moni Butze P’18 and Olivia Butze ’18 Finding Value in Volunteering David and Moni Butze have always been involved in their daughter Olivia’s education and share a devotion to […]
February 9, 2018

In Their Honor

Scripps Recognizes Transformative Leadership with 2017-2018 Named Scholarships Throughout its history, Scripps College has benefited greatly from the support of influential alumnae, family members, and friends. And three inspiring women, in particular, have enhanced the Scripps experience for current—and past—students with their commitment to academic excellence and scholarship. We honor these women and their support […]
February 6, 2018
Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler '72

Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72 Gifts $3.1 Million to Support the Arts and Humanities at Scripps College

Scripps College is thrilled to announce a landmark gift of $3.1 million from Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72 in support of the arts and humanities. Her generosity will enable Scripps to create an endowed faculty chair in the history of architecture and art and provide ongoing support for the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. Jungels-Winkler is a champion […]
February 5, 2018

Sabine Romero ’95 Selected as 2018 Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence

With over 20 years of experience in open government, Sabine Romero ’95 has made a difference from the local to the international level and everywhere in between. And she is ready to bring that experience back to Scripps for her residency titled, Open Government: Ten Ways to Make a Difference in the World. After graduating […]
January 24, 2018
Paul Bishop

Anonymous Donor Offers Matching Gift Challenge for Paul R. Bishop Memorial Award

The Paul R. Bishop Memorial Award in Choral and Vocal Music has garnered more than $18,000 in support from alumnae, family members, and friends of Bishop and the music program. As lead college for the Joint Music Program, Scripps announced the establishment of the award in August after the passing of Bishop, a beloved Scripps […]
January 12, 2018

More Scripps: Spotlight on Dance

“Dance facilitates a space for students to feel, think, speak, and move with their curiosities and interests,” says Kevin Williamson, assistant professor of dance at Scripps. “Students learn deeply about their embodied experiences, their understanding of the world and their place in it.” The dance program at Scripps College provides our students with a valuable […]
January 5, 2018
Ruth Reese-Lane '92

It Started with a Conversation

Ruth Reese-Lane ’92 has always been curious. She has a natural interest in the human experience—the story—inspired by her upbringing. Growing up in El Paso, Texas, a town nestled along the northern border of Mexico, Lane enjoyed listening to her neighbors and peers. In a town with much Latin influence, she grew up learning Spanish […]
December 18, 2017
Katherine DePalma '18

Inspire Ingenuity: Meet Katherine

Give to Secure Courageous Futures   This past August, Katherine DePalma ’18 strode confidently into the boardroom of 1776, the Washington, D.C.–based start-up seeking to transform major industries such as healthcare, energy, and education with innovative new ideas. There on an internship grant generously underwritten by the Scripps College Class of 1967, Katherine was ready […]
December 8, 2017
The Scripps Fund supports Wednesday tea

More Scripps: Annual Giving–How We Achieve the Greatest Impact

A college’s campaign is not just about the money. It is a focused initiative celebrating the achievement of the college’s hopes and dreams. A campaign is the vehicle through which an institutional vision is achieved and celebrated. Within the More Scripps Campaign is The Scripps Fund. Without a strong annual fund, implementing other fundraising initiatives […]
November 16, 2017

Calling All Entrepreneurs!

There’s a buzz at Scripps—and it’s starting to spread. From the monitoring and treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to the development of a virtual reality remote collaboration software, students are creating solutions to problems within their community. They are tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Established in 2012, Pomona Ventures is an intercollegiate group whose mission is “to inspire, […]
November 13, 2017
Suzette Guzman '18

Meet Suzette.

Give to support scholarships and students like Suzette. Neuroscientist. Dancer. First-generation college student. Future physician. Suzette Guzman ’18 exemplifies Scripps College excellence—she’s curious, she’s confident, and she’s passionate about making the world a better place. But Suzette’s path to Scripps wasn’t always certain. Growing up in a low-income immigrant community in Phoenix, “My family struggled […]
October 31, 2017

Scripps in Residence 2017 Recap

Passion. Creativity. Persistence. Last week, Scripps College hosted five alumnae and parents on campus to mentor, inspire, and share their personal journeys to success during the annual Scripps in Residence program. More than 150 students networked and engaged in meaningful conversations with these accomplished alumnae and parents during one-on-one meetings, small group workshops, classroom visits, and […]
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.