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April 20, 2017

Scripps College Alumna Franca Barricelli ’85 Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University

Scripps College alumna Franca Barricelli '85 has been named dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, effective Sept. 1, as reported in the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper.

April 14, 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.

April 5, 2017

Haley Wilhelm ’16 Named IES Study Abroad Ambassador of the Year

Scripps College alumna Haley Wilhelm ’16 was recently chosen among hundreds of IES study abroad students as one of the 2017 Abroad Ambassadors of the Year.

April 3, 2017

Katherine Schwab ’76 Receives Distinguished Faculty Award at Fairfield University

Scripps College alumna Katherine Schwab '76 was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award at Fairfield University's Annual Awards Dinner in New York City on March 30, 2017.

March 13, 2017

Lucia Davis ’09 Takes Art Bus Project on the Road

Lucia Davis '09 is preparing to embark across the Eastern Seaboard on a schoolbus that has been refurbished to present a traveling showcase of art and artists—it's her brainchild, and she's got the wheels to prove it.

January 26, 2017

Loralyn Cropper ’84 Appointed as Northeast Regional Director of Coast Guard Foundation

Scripps College alumna Loralyn Cropper '84 has been appointed as Northeast regional director of philanthropy of the Coast Guard Foundation, as announced in Boating Industry magazine. In her role, Cropper will work closely with Coast Guard units in the area to identify and fulfill education, morale and family support needs for U.S. Coast Guard members.

November 29, 2016

Clever Scripps College Alumnae Make Election Products

Scripps College alumnae are putting their creative talents to good use after the contentious 2016 Presidential Election. Katy Lind ’06 is selling an election-themed soap product for “folks who want to clean off the campaign” via her nastysoap.com website. Although a recent Detroit-area news story about the product claims the soap venture “didn’t pay off” […]

November 11, 2016

Elizabeth Payne LaBau ’03 Featured in Washington Post

Elizabeth Payne LaBau ’03, a dessert blogger, is featured in a Washington Post article about entrepreneurs whose online businesses are considered influencers through the power of social media and are growing a “mini-economy” as a viable marketing model.

September 21, 2016

Catherine Collinson ’85 Receives Hero Award

The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) honored Catherine Collinson ‘85, president of the nonprofit foundation Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, with a Hero Award at the organization’s 20th anniversary event in Washington, D.C.

August 24, 2016

Salle Yoo ’92 is Uber General Counsel, Featured in Fortune.com as a Top Woman Lawyer in America

  Scripps College alumna Salle Yoo ’92, general counsel of Uber Technologies, recently was featured in Fortune.com as a role model for other women aspiring to top positions in the legal profession. Yoo said she was determined to make partner while at San Francisco-based law firm Davis Wright Tremaine after discovering in a study that […]