July 9, 2017
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, 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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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” […]
November 11, 2016
Elizabeth Payne LaBau ’03, a dessert blogger, is featured in a Washington Post article about entrepreneurs whose online businesses are considered influencers through the power of social media and are growing a “mini-economy” as a viable marketing model.