Alumnae (page 6)

September 6, 2013

Scripps College Honors Alumna and Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords ’93 will be honored by Scripps College on Sept. 21 with the College’s highest level of recognition, the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal, announced Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today.

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April 12, 2013

Scripps College Alumna Sarah Harris ’96 Selected for Prestigious Legal Diversity Fellows Program

Baker & McKenzie partner Sarah Harris ’96 is one of 160 lawyers selected for the 2013 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, an organization made up of the legal profession’s top general counsels and managing partners. The fellows program identifies high-potential lawyers from diverse backgrounds.

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February 18, 2013

Scripps College Receives $5.3 Million Pledge from Trustee Nancy Katayama ’77

President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a $5.3 million pledge to Scripps College from current Scripps College Board of Trustee Nancy Katayama ’77. The pledge came in anticipation of a significant fundraising initiative and will produce immediate and long-term benefits for the College.

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May 21, 2012

2012 Scripps College Graduates Named to Spring 2012 Dean’s List

The following 2012 Scripps College graduates were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.

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November 23, 2011

Mali Children Flock to New Library Launched by Sarah Smilkstein ’11

Scripps College alumna Sarah Smilkstein ’11 recently celebrated the opening of a community education center she worked tirelessly to establish in an impoverished neighborhood in Mali. Smilkstein won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant for her project in the Niamakoro neighborhood of Bamako, Mali.

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November 15, 2011

Scripps College Applauds Alumna Gabrielle Giffords’ Recovery and Successful Book Release

A day of triumph was declared on the Scripps College campus today as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ ’93 continued recovery was affirmed by her appearance on ABC’s 20/20 and the national release of the congresswoman’s memoir, “Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope,” was cheered.

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November 12, 2011

Scripps College Celebrates Alumna Gabrielle Giffords’ National Book Release

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga on Tuesday will lead a community celebration of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ ’93 continued recovery by lauding the national release of the congresswoman’s memoir, “Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope.”

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October 13, 2011

Lucinda Smith ’88 one of Georgia’s “most powerful and influential”

The Georgia Diversity Council recognizes Scripps College alumna Lucinda B. Smith ’88 as one of the most powerful and influential women in the state.

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July 15, 2011

Barbara Arnwine Receives Gruber International Justice Prize

Scripps College alumna Barbara Arnwine ’73 has received a prestigious Gruber International Justice Prize for her excellence in defending and promoting civil rights and gender equity throughout the U.S.

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April 15, 2011

Author Matt Logelin Reads from “Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love”

Matt Logelin, author of “Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love,” reads from his book on Monday, April 18, at 4:15pm in Scripps College’s Hampton Room. This event, which includes a book signing following the reading, is free and open to the public.

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