October 20, 2014 – Scripps students have seen the future of higher education—and are curious about its changes. Dr. A. Lee Fritschler, Professor Emeritus at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, former Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education under President Clinton, and the 2014 Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, engaged with students and the greater Claremont Colleges community in a weeklong series of discussions, classroom visits, and presentations about the future of higher education.
October 18, 2014 – Because of its relatively close proximity to Hollywood and the entertainment industry, Scripps College students often have the opportunity to work with industry professionals from all walks of life. And sometimes, when the stars align, the entertainment industry comes to Claremont. Such was the case on September 23 when singer-songwriter Kina Grannis came to The Claremont Colleges.
October 17, 2014 – I AM THAT GIRL: Scripps College is the local chapter the world-wide movement inspiring girls to love, express and be who they are through both providing a space for conversation and creating and promoting healthy media content. Our local chapter is a space for collaboration, conversation and creation. We meet weekly to talk about life as women in addition to planning and executing several media projects and media literacy related events.
October 20, 2014 – Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga on Saturday received a Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, the University of California, Santa Barbara, at its inaugural Women in Leadership event.
October 13, 2014 – Scripps College is one of five undergraduate colleges of the Claremont University Consortium to share a $1.5 million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to promote digital humanities.
October 13, 2014 – Scripps College has received a $10 million donation from an anonymous donor to support the construction of its tenth residence hall.