April 4, 2018

The Scripps Experience: The Sallie Tiernan Field House

On a typical sunny afternoon at Scripps, the lounge chairs beside the outdoor pool overflow with studying or socializing student at the Sallie Tiernan Field House, Scripps’s fitness, health, and wellness center.  

December 21, 2017

Top 10 Media Mentions in 2017

  Scripps College generates thousands of media stories a year about its faculty, students, and alumnae. These are just 10 of the breakthrough stories that garnered significant Internet, social media, or traditional media fame for Scripps in 2017. Scripps Presents events earn regional and national news coverage A headliner Scripps Presents event featuring National Book […]

April 17, 2017

Campus Events: Scripps Dances Annual Spring Concert Explores Belonging, Intimacy, and Connectivity

Students, faculty, and guest artists come together on April 21 and 22 for Scripps Dances, the Scripps College Dance Department’s annual spring concert. Presenting original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, this year’s program features many “abstract dances and socially minded works that explore the importance of belonging, intimacy, and connectivity,” says Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson, co-chair of the department.

October 27, 2015

Scripps College Olive Oil Competition

Calling all Scripps College faculty, staff, students and Alumni! We are taking submissions for the Olive Oil Label Competition now until November 3rd. This is your chance to have your design memorialized on the 2015 Scripps College Olive Oil bottle. See the competition flyer for more detailed information. Good Luck! Click here to view flyer […]

September 11, 2015

Scripps College Announces Lori Bettison-Varga Endowment Fund

On September 8, Scripps College announced the establishment of The Lori Bettison-Varga Endowment Fund for Student Thesis and Research Support. The fund will focus on supporting senior thesis/senior capstone projects, a Scripps tradition and the pinnacle of the College’s academic program. As seniors, Scripps students are required to conduct original research that is not only […]

September 10, 2015

$25 Million Gift Establishes Center for Creativity and Collaboration for the 5Cs

“The challenges we face today call for audacious thinkers and doers who can work collaboratively and creatively across disciplines.” —Rick Sontag (HMC ’64) In making a $25 million gift that will benefit the five undergraduate campuses of The Claremont Colleges, Rick and Susan Sontag hope to help some of the nation’s most talented students harness […]

August 27, 2015

Discover the Scripps LiveSafe App

The Scripps LiveSafe app facilitates communication with campus safety officials. The app allows Scripps community members to engage in discreet and risk-free bystander intervention through information sharing. Using their iPhone or Android devices, users can report GPS-tagged information with added pictures, video, and audio clips. Safety officials are able to respond to students via a […]

August 21, 2015

Introducing the Scripps College App

The Scripps College mobile app provides a simple way to stay in touch with the campus community. The app allows users to access campus information; schedule and organize classes, assignments, and events; and connect with classmates and friends.

July 8, 2015

Scripps College Announces Departure of President Lori Bettison-Varga

Inspiring leader credited with advancing Scripps’ academic excellence, fiscal strength, and institutional reputation will join the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Lori Bettison-Varga, president of Scripps College since 2009, will leave her post this fall, Scripps College announced today. Bettison-Varga has been named President and Director of the Natural History Museum of Los […]

July 1, 2015

Weathering the Drought

For the past two decades, Scripps College has adopted a broad range of sustainability initiatives as part of its charge to protect and preserve the environment. Scripps’ commitment to water conservation and sustainability includes implementation of landscaping projects and an upgraded irrigation system. While these actions will result in some changes to the appearance of Scripps’ grounds, the College is committed to preserving the natural beauty of the campus.