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July 10, 2017

Scripps College Alum Jessica Dowling ’03 is a Standout in Maine Cheesemaking Community

Scripps College alumna Jessica Dowling '03 takes the helm of the Maine Cheese Guild, promoting the interests of fellow entrepreneur farmers and cheesemakers in the burgeoning cheesemaking region.

July 9, 2017

Scripps College Joanna Dunklee ’62 Provides $1M Real Estate Gift for College’s Endowment

Scripps College’s NEW Hall which opened last fall will dedicate its entry court in the fall in a naming ceremony that will honor Scripps benefactor Joanna Dunklee, a 1962 graduate of the women’s college who recently donated $1 million to the College’s endowment fund.   Dunklee was affectionately dubbed “Professor of the Library” at Cal State Dominguez […]

July 7, 2017

Peg and Dave Hart Leave a Legacy of Generosity

Peg and Dave Hart, longtime supporters of Scripps College during their lifetimes, left through their estate a $1.2 million gift to the women's college located in Claremont, Calif.

April 20, 2017

Scripps College Alumna Franca Barricelli ’85 Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University

Scripps College alumna Franca Barricelli '85 has been named dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, effective Sept. 1, as reported in the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper.

April 14, 2017

Barbara Bruner ’76 Provides 10 Years of Sponsorship for Carter Center Executive Briefing

In early spring, Barbara Bruner ’76 selected Grace Reckers ’18 as the Scripps attendee for the Carter Center Executive Briefing held in Atlanta this April. Bruner, a Scripps College Trustee, has funded at least one student a year to attend the briefing for the past decade.

April 5, 2017

Haley Wilhelm ’16 Named IES Study Abroad Ambassador of the Year

Scripps College alumna Haley Wilhelm ’16 was recently chosen among hundreds of IES study abroad students as one of the 2017 Abroad Ambassadors of the Year.

April 3, 2017

Katherine Schwab ’76 Receives Distinguished Faculty Award at Fairfield University

Scripps College alumna Katherine Schwab '76 was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award at Fairfield University's Annual Awards Dinner in New York City on March 30, 2017.

March 13, 2017

Lucia Davis ’09 Takes Art Bus Project on the Road

Lucia Davis '09 is preparing to embark across the Eastern Seaboard on a schoolbus that has been refurbished to present a traveling showcase of art and artists—it's her brainchild, and she's got the wheels to prove it.

January 26, 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.

November 29, 2016

Clever Scripps College Alumnae Make Election Products

Scripps College alumnae are putting their creative talents to good use after the contentious 2016 Presidential Election. Katy Lind ’06 is selling an election-themed soap product for “folks who want to clean off the campaign” via her nastysoap.com website. Although a recent Detroit-area news story about the product claims the soap venture “didn’t pay off” […]