News Releases Archive

Williamson Gallery of Scripps College Awarded $100,000 Getty Foundation Grant for Revolution and Ritual

The Williamson Gallery of Scripps College has been awarded a $100,000 Getty Foundation grant to support the research and planning for the future exhibition project Revolution and Ritual: The Photographs of Sara Castrejon, Graciela Iturbide, and Tatiana Parcero, as part of the Getty Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.

Added: July 15, 2014

Women and Print: A Contemporary View

Scripps College starts off its year of exhibitions with Women and Print: A Contemporary View, the fifth in a series dedicated to outstanding women artists. An opening reception will be held at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery on Sept. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Added: June 30, 2014

Scripps College is the Focus of Telemundo’s Community Affairs Program

Scripps College continues to gain regional media attention from influential Spanish-language community affairs programs. Recently, the First-Generation @ Scripps program and the Scripps College Academy were both featured on KVEA-TV channel 52’s public affairs program called, “Enfoque Los Angeles.”

Added: June 27, 2014

Scripps College Motto of “New Life Begins” Featured in Book on Significant College Documents

“A New Life Begins,” the Scripps College motto, welcomes first-year students and campus visitors alike. Now, the adage has been selected as a source of inspiration in a nationally released academic anthology, titled “Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education.”

Added: June 19, 2014

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