Campus News (page 3)

June 5, 2020

New Laspa Center Grant Will Fund Student-Led COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Scripps College Laspa Center for Leadership has introduced its 2020 Community Action Grant for current Scripps College students. Awarded in amounts between $250 to $2,000, the grant will support projects that help students’ hometown communities better cope with the impact of COVID-19.

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May 29, 2020

Scripps Faculty Take Over WAMC’s Academic Minute

Scripps College faculty will be featured daily during the week of June 1, 2020, on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Academic Minute, a daily podcast dedicated to condensed updates on groundbreaking research. Hosted by Dr. Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Academic Minute features a different professor each day, drawing experts from top research institutions.

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May 15, 2020

Summer 2020 Community Update from the President

As we close this academic year, I hope that this message finds you and your families safe and healthy. This extraordinary semester has challenged the Scripps community in unprecedented ways while also highlighting our strength and tenacity. As we reflect on our experience navigating the past eight weeks, I would like to share the following news and updates.

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May 13, 2020

Honors and Awards: Scripps Students Earn Awards and Fellowships for Global Engagement and Education

This spring, five students were named Fulbright awardees and an additional seven received prestigious fellowships, scholarships, and awards to pursue teaching and study across the globe.

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May 8, 2020

Suchi Branfman Receives 2020 Diversity Teaching Award

Scripps College choreographer, performer, educator, and activist Suchi Branfman is one of The Claremont Colleges’ 2020 Faculty Diversity Teaching Award recipients. The Claremont Colleges Diversity Teaching Award recognizes those who regularly and effectively address issues or concerns related to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their classroom practices and curriculum.

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April 24, 2020

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Bradford “Brad” Blaine

Life Trustee and Emeritus Professor of History Bradford “Brad” Blaine passed away on April 14, 2020. Brad’s kindness and unwavering support of the College will be remembered by those he touched during his association with Scripps, which spanned more than 50 years.

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April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update: College Finances

As we begin our third week of remote instruction, it has been a pleasure to hear about the robust learning and engagement taking place in formal and informal online forums. I am immensely grateful for the work ethic, dedication, and creativity of Scripps students, faculty, and staff during this period of disruption and uncertainty. Your willingness to adapt to new ways of learning, working, and communicating is remarkable, especially against the backdrop of rising concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on our individual and collective health and well-being.

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April 10, 2020

LinkedIn Praises Career Planning & Resources’ Résumé Book for Championing the Class of 2020

LinkedIn praised the 2020 Scripps College Résumé Book for digitally championing the Class of 2020 during physical campus closures. The book, which Career Planning & Resources (CP&R) publishes each spring and promotes to potential employers, is a digital compilation of résumés from seniors and recent graduates.

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March 30, 2020

2020 Commencement Update

Dear Scripps Community, Commencement is one of Scripps’ most cherished traditions, from processing through the doors of Denison Library to crossing the stage on Elm Tree Lawn. Seniors, families, faculty, and staff alike look forward to celebrating the achievements and aspirations of our graduates in a community-wide event that highlights the power of education, engagement, […]

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March 16, 2020

Mail/Copy Center Hours and Services

In an effort to support social distancing, the Mail Center has implemented new procedures. Mail Center/Copy Center hours will be Monday-Friday from 8-2. We will be open to the community for package and copy center pickups between the hours of 11am – 12:30 pm (Monday-Friday).  If you are going to ship anything through the Scripps […]

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