|January 5, 2018|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 18, as we celebrate the birthday of Scripps College founder Ellen Browning Scripps.
|October 2, 2017|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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.
|May 23, 2017|
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|
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 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|
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, […]