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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


Scripps College Professor Explores the Lives of Women at Crossroads

Scripps College Associate Professor of Writing Kimberly Drake was a recent featured guest on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. Her interview will air twice daily this entire week at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the California Channel.

Added: June 12, 2014


A Record Number of Scripps Students Receive Grants for Summer Internships

Once Mara Falahee ’16 researched The Borgen Project in Seattle, she knew this nonprofit that dedicates itself to ending world hunger was the right summer internship fit for her, except for one concern – it was unpaid. But thanks to a record number of Scripps-funded internship grants, which recently have grown from 59 to 101 – Falahee was able to accept the opportunity.

Added: June 11, 2014


Ellyn Erving ’14 Exemplifies What it Means to be a Scripps Student Athlete

As a Scripps senior, Ellyn Erving ’14 did it all. She led the women’s Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Track and Field team to a NCAA championship, jumped a personal best at a national meet, completed her senior thesis, made the dean’s list, and earned All-American honors.

Added: June 10, 2014


Scripps College Board of Trustees Welcomes Five New Members

Scripps College announces the election of five new members to its Board of Trustees, four of whom are alumnae of the College. Their three-year terms begin July 1.

Added: June 3, 2014


Rankings Round-up 2014-2015

Scripps College continues to be ranked highly among the most academically prestigious colleges in the country. Again this year, The Princeton Review named Scripps a Best Value College, based on factors including excellent academics, generous financial aid and cost of attendance – categories that underscore the College’s commitment to access and excellence.

Added: May 30, 2014


Rave review for alumna Nonie Creme’s Commencement speech

TIME.com writer Randye Hoder and parent of a 2014 Scripps graduate was skeptical of the college's selection of alumna Nonie Creme '94 as the Commencement speaker going in, but coming out she called the speech "one of the best addesses" she ever heard or read.

Added: May 29, 2014


Scripps College honors the memory of Maya Angelou

"Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage."

Added: May 28, 2014


Scripps College Announces Appointment of Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced the appointment of Binti Harvey as the College’s new chief marketing and communications officer, effective June 30, 2014. Harvey fills the position vacated by Marylou Ferry, who moved from Scripps to Pomona College earlier this year.

Added: May 27, 2014


City of Claremont Honors Scripps College for Campus Restoration and Landscaping Efforts

City officials presented Scripps College with a 2013 Excellence in Design Award for distinguished work on the College’s iconic Margaret Fowler Garden at a May 15 public award presentation at Claremont City Hall.

Added: May 20, 2014