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December 16, 2014

New York Times Mentions Scripps College in Story About Barnard College’s Admissions Policy

The New York Times mentions Scripps College in this story examining Barnard College’s recent decision to consider possibly adopting a formal admissions policy for transgender students.

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June 18, 2014

Claremont Heritage Honors Scripps College with 2014 Historic Preservation Award

Scripps College was awarded the Bess Garner Historic Preservation Award for outstanding stewardship in preserving its celebrated campus. Claremont Heritage, a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of the history of the city of Claremont, presented the College with the distinguished honor at a June 14 ceremony held in Scripps’ historic Revelle House Garden.

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May 28, 2014

Scripps College honors the memory of Maya Angelou

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.”

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October 13, 2013

Remembering Bekki Lee

It is with deep sadness that Scripps College writes of the devastating news of the passing of its dear friend and colleague, Bekki Lee.

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September 21, 2013

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

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ’93 was honored today at Scripps College by being the third recipient of the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal, the College’s highest level of recognition.

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September 16, 2013

New Digital Book on Early U.S. Photographer Edward Curtis’ Photos of Native Americans

An extensive online archive of Edward S. Curtis’ work – amounting to more than 2,000 still images and 22 recordings of tribal songs – has recently launched as a free digital book for use in classrooms.

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March 18, 2013

Laspa Center for Leadership at Scripps College Established With $5 Million Gift

President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a $5 million gift to establish a women’s leadership center at Scripps College. The new center will be named in honor of Eileen Schock Laspa ’67, P’95 and Jude Laspa, Harvey Mudd College ’65, P’95 who made the keystone gift. The LASPA Center for Leadership at Scripps College, the women’s college of The Claremont Colleges, will embody programming focusing on 21st century leadership including Leadership, Analysis, Scholarship, Public Service and Action.

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February 28, 2013

Scripps College Wins Four CASE Awards of Excellence

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII recognized Scripps College with two 2013 Gold Awards for outstanding work in communications and marketing. This year’s awards will be presented at the CASE District VII Conference Awards Luncheon on March 2 in San Francisco.

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December 10, 2012

Scripps College Receives $2 Million Gift for Endowed Chair for the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities From The Malott Family Foundation

President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a $2 million gift to Scripps College to establish The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Endowed Chair for the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities.

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November 8, 2012

The 50th Anniversary of The Port Huron Statement: The Legacy of a Manifesto

Tom Hayden, former California state legislator and co-writer of the Port Huron Statement, a manifesto of the American 1960s student activist movement, lectures on “Inspiring Participatory Democracy: The Legacy of Port Huron” in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons at 4:15 p.m. on Nov. 13.

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