News Releases Archive

Catherine Collinson ’85 Provides Financial Literacy Advice Following WISER Hero Award Recognition

Catherine Collinson received the Hero Award for being “a champion for Americans who are at risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement.” She expressed gratitude for the recognition and highlighted the unique community at Scripps College as a springboard for her career.

Added: February 20, 2017


Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani to Deliver Scripps College’s 2017 Commencement Address

– CLAREMONT, California – February 13, 2017 Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani will deliver the address at Scripps College’s 87th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Saujani founded Girls Who Code in 2012 as a national nonprofit organization to help close the gender gap in technology by equipping young women with […]

Added: February 13, 2017


Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Is Featured Among Renowned African American Artists

– CLAREMONT, California – February 6, 2017 The art of Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis will be featured at The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at California State University, San Bernardino from Feb. 11 – April 8 in the show, “Enduring in Vision and Linked in Tradition: Four Generations of […]

Added: February 6, 2017


Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Lends Paintings to Carleton College

– CLAREMONT, California – February 6, 2017 The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has loaned restored paintings from China dating to the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1644 and 1644–1912) to the Perlman Teaching Museum’s Braucher Gallery at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota for the winter season. As reported by the Northfieldnews.com newspaper, Scripps’ […]

Added: February 6, 2017


Loralyn Cropper ’84 Appointed as Northeast Regional Director of Coast Guard Foundation

Scripps College alumna Loralyn Cropper '84 has been appointed as Northeast regional director of philanthropy of the Coast Guard Foundation, as announced in Boating Industry magazine. In her role, Cropper will work closely with Coast Guard units in the area to identify and fulfill education, morale and family support needs for U.S. Coast Guard members.

Added: January 26, 2017


Victoria Nguyen ’15 Publishes Scholarly Paper on New Microscope Design

– CLAREMONT, California – January 24, 2017 Scripps College alumna Victoria Nguyen ’15 is first author on a scientific paper, “The Design of a Cost Effective, Multifunctional Fluorescence Microscope,” recently published about a new type of research microscope labs can assemble themselves, saving thousands of dollars. According to Assistant Professor of Chemistry Babak Sanii, who […]

Added: January 24, 2017


Scripps College Announces Spring 2017 Season of “Scripps Presents” Public Events

– CLAREMONT, California – January 12, 2017 Featuring luminaries Anna Deavere Smith, Ralph Nader, Chris Hayes, Eugenia Cheng, plus extraordinary contemporary writers Sarah Manguso, Jade Chang, Elif Batuman, Jami Attenberg, and MacArthur Genius Fellow Maggie Nelson and the not-to-be-missed evocative performance of Manual Cinema Scripps College announced today its spring public events season that features […]

Added: January 12, 2017


Jenna Leahy ’10 Named Among Forbes “30 Under 30”

Scripps College alumna Jenna Leahy '10 was named to Forbes' annual 30 Under 30 list for 2017, recognized as a young leader helping transform the future of education in and out of the classroom.

Added: January 9, 2017


Celebrating Scripps Fall Sports Award Winners

This fall, the Athenas won a SCIAC Championship and numerous awards in cross country, volleyball, and soccer.

Added: December 20, 2016


More Scripps Newsletter Is Out Now

– CLAREMONT, California – December 14, 2016 The latest issue covering the stories behind the Campaign for Scripps College is now available.

Added: December 14, 2016