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August 30, 2017

Fall 2017 Academic Convocation: Gathering Celebrates the New Academic Year, Faculty Excellence

On Tuesday, August 29, Scripps College welcomed students, faculty, and staff to campus for the start of the 2017­–18 academic year. President Lara Tiedens delivered the opening remarks, followed by Amy Marcus-Newhall, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, who congratulated the recipients of the annual Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards.

March 25, 2015

WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, Features New York Times Commentary that Praises Scripps College

WBUR 90.9, Boston's NPR news station, interviews New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about his book on the challenges high school students face when selecting the right college or university. Bruni's piece features alumna Jenna Leahy ’10 and details why she decided to come to Scripps College.

March 24, 2015

MSNBC Publishes New York Times Columnist’s Commentary Mentioning Scripps College

MSNBC.com reposts New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's Sunday commentary on "Where You Go is Not Who You'll Be," which highlights Scripps College alumna Jenna Leahy '10.

March 16, 2015

Claremont Courier Features Scripps College Professor and Alumna Mary MacNaughton ’70

In this feature story about artist and former Scripps College art professor Millard Sheets, the Claremont Courier also quotes alumna Mary MacNaughton ’70, who serves as the director of the Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

March 2, 2015

Chronicle of Higher Education quotes Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga

The Chronicle of Higher Education quotes President Lori Bettison-Varga for a story on how small colleges have adapted in the wake of the Great Recession.

February 16, 2015

Scripps College Students Named to Fall 2014 Dean’s List

The following Scripps College students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.

February 12, 2015

Scripps College Praised for High Number of Fulbright Fellowships

Scripps College is featured today in The Chronicle of Higher Education after ranking #7 among U.S. colleges producing the highest number of Fulbright recipients in the country.

December 16, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Announces Scripps College Receives $100,000 Grant from Hearst Foundation

The San Francisco Chronicle recently announced that the Hearst Foundation has awarded Scripps College a $100,000 grant to further support student academic research.

December 16, 2014

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga in The Los Angeles Times

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga was quoted in a recent Los Angeles Times story examining how women's colleges are taking the lead to redefine gender norms.

October 20, 2014

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga Honored With Alumni Award

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga on Saturday received a Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, the University of California, Santa Barbara, at its inaugural Women in Leadership event.