News Releases Archive

Scripps College Interrogates the Sound of Silence

Is silence the absence of sound? Is it a refusal to speak – or an inability to respond? What are the politics of silence? How is silence enjoyed, mandated, or inflicted? How are silence and gender related? This fall, the Scripps College Humanities Institute explores the theory and practice of silence: voluntary and coerced, solitary and communal, literal and metaphoric.

Added: September 12, 2014


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps College 24th Best Liberal Arts College in Nation

U.S. News & World Report ranks Scripps College 24th on its annual list of America’s best liberal arts colleges. Key contributing factors to Scripps’ top-tier position included scores for lowest student debt, high school counselor assessment, small classes, and student-faculty ratio.

Added: September 9, 2014


Scripps College Allergy-Free Station Serves Safe and Sumptuous Food Options

Dana Shaker's collaboration with dining staff and Sodexo, the campus' food services partner, resulted in the allergy-free food station, a regular fixture at the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Commons dining hall since November 2010. The station offers a delicious array of proteins, starches, and vegetables at each lunch and dinner.

Added: August 6, 2014


The Princeton Review Names Scripps College Best Value

The Princeton Review ranks Scripps College among the nation's best colleges, with top 20 status for best value, classroom experience, and quality of life, and more.

Added: August 5, 2014


Scripps College Ranks High on Forbes’ Best Colleges List

Forbes Magazine has named Scripps College one of America's top colleges for the seventh consecutive year, placing it 69th on its list of 100 institutions praised for academic excellence.

Added: July 30, 2014


Williamson Gallery of Scripps College Awarded $100,000 Getty Foundation Grant for Revolution and Ritual

The Williamson Gallery of Scripps College has been awarded a $100,000 Getty Foundation grant to support the research and planning for the future exhibition project Revolution and Ritual: The Photographs of Sara Castrejon, Graciela Iturbide, and Tatiana Parcero, as part of the Getty Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.

Added: July 15, 2014


Women and Print: A Contemporary View

Scripps College starts off its year of exhibitions with Women and Print: A Contemporary View, the fifth in a series dedicated to outstanding women artists. An opening reception will be held at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery on Sept. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Added: June 30, 2014


Scripps College is the Focus of Telemundo’s Community Affairs Program

Scripps College continues to gain regional media attention from influential Spanish-language community affairs programs. Recently, the First-Generation @ Scripps program and the Scripps College Academy were both featured on KVEA-TV channel 52’s public affairs program called, “Enfoque Los Angeles.”

Added: June 27, 2014


Scripps College Motto of “New Life Begins” Featured in Book on Significant College Documents

“A New Life Begins,” the Scripps College motto, welcomes first-year students and campus visitors alike. Now, the adage has been selected as a source of inspiration in a nationally released academic anthology, titled “Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education.”

Added: June 19, 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.

Added: June 18, 2014