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February 11, 2019

Class of 2019: Announcing Scripps’ 2019 Commencement Speaker: USAFacts President Poppy MacDonald ’97

Poppy MacDonald ’97, president of USAFacts and Scripps alumna, will deliver the address at the 89th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

February 1, 2019

Awards and Honors: Professor Stacey Wood Earns Borchard Grant to Study Role of Emotional Appeals in Mass Marketing Scams

When Vivian Murphy wrote out the check for an $890 processing fee, it seemed like nothing in comparison to the $1.5 million she would get in return from the well-known direct marketing and sweepstakes company Publisher’s Clearinghouse.

November 12, 2018

In the News: Scripps Alumna, Trustee Named Vice President for Development at Brown

Scripps College trustee, Patricia Jackson ’82, was named vice president for development at Brown University.

September 13, 2018

Leveraging the Power of a Liberal Arts Education

Sarah Young ’08 believes in the power of a liberal arts education for women.

August 30, 2018

In the Media: California Lawmakers Approve Bill to Require Corporate Boards to Include Women

As reported by The Los Angeles Times, California lawmakers drafted a bill that would require women to be included on the boards of directors of firms headquartered in California by 2019.

August 13, 2018

In the Media: Michelle Maltais Named Consumer Editor, USA Today

Formerly the deputy director of audience engagement at the Los Angeles Times, Michelle Maltais ’94 was named the consumer editor for USA Today.

July 24, 2018

In the Media: Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day Featured in Chicago Sun Times for Smithsonian Exhibit

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery is currently showing about 20 works from a series by Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day, as featured in The Chicago Sun Times.

July 13, 2018

In the Media: Diane Eichler ’90 in the Denver Business Journal

The Denver Business Journal recently profiled Diane Eichler ’90 as a thought leader in marketing and branding. Eichler is president of DecibelBlue, a creative marketing and PR firm based in Denver.

June 29, 2018

Lynne Thompson ’72 Begins Term as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Scripps College is pleased to announce that Lynne Thompson ’72 will step into her new role as chair of the Board of Trustees on July 1, 2018. She was unanimously elected to the position by the Board in March 2017.

June 5, 2018

Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Authors Successful California Senate Bills Addressing Equity and Sexual Harassment Issues

California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, a 1971 graduate of Scripps College and advocate for women's rights, recently authored and guided successfully through the senate three California bills.