News Releases Archive

Commencement 2016: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright To Deliver 2016 Commencement Address

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will deliver the College’s 2016 Commencement address on May 14. “We proudly welcome Dr. Albright to Scripps College, and eagerly anticipate a glimpse of the person ‘behind the position’ that so many of us admire for her history-making role as America’s first female Secretary of State,” Amy Marcus-Newhall, interim president of Scripps College, said.

Added: February 22, 2016


Scripps Presents: Nancy Pelosi to Students “There’s a Special Place in Heaven for People Who Vote”

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi shared her trademark humor and pointed yet graceful conversational style while discussing a range of political and personal topics at a Scripps Presents: Conversations noontime event on February 18. More than 500 students and community members attended, erupting in appreciative laughter, particularly at her closing pronouncement that she believes “there’s a special place in heaven for people who vote.”

Added: February 19, 2016


Scripps College in Princeton Review’s 2016 “Colleges That Pay You Back”

– CLAREMONT, California – February 11, 2016 Scripps College earned a spot in the Princeton Review’s annual book of outstanding colleges for academics, affordability and career prospects. The College is profiled in the new 2016 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.” […]

Added: February 11, 2016


Professor Vanessa Tyson and Mia Shackelford ’17 Featured on KPCC’s “Air Talk”

Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, participated in a panel discussion on the KPCC-FM (88.3) radio show, “Air Talk,” presented before an audience at Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theater and broadcast live on February 10.

Added: February 11, 2016


CP&R Releases 2016 Scripps College Resume Book

This is our fifth year in publishing the competitive resumes of nearly 100 Scripps graduates currently in the job market.

Added: February 5, 2016


Spotlight on Faculty: Mary Hatcher-Skeers, Professor of Chemistry

Mary Hatcher-Skeers was appointed as the Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr. Chair in Natural Sciences in 2012 in recognition of her outstanding teaching and contributions to scholarship in the natural sciences.

Added: February 5, 2016


Results in the Classroom Earn Athenas and Stags Scholar All-America Team Honors

The reigning conference champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving teams have had a great deal of success in and out of the pool over the years. The list of accolades continues to grow as both the Stags and the Athenas were recognized as Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) in an announcement on Jan. 27. The award recognizes teams whose grade-point average totaled 3.0 or higher during the 2015 Fall semester. The men's team compiled a GPA of 3.27, and the women's average was 3.38 during that time period.

Added: February 3, 2016


Office of Public Events and Community Programs Launches Scripps Presents

Scripps Presents is committed to hosting eye-opening, mind-bending, genre-defying tête-à-têtes with iconic and emerging thinkers and doers, writers and performers, whose passion and perspective are changing the way we see the world.

Added: January 22, 2016


Spotlight on Staff: Rima Shah, Director of EmPOWER Center

This month heralds the opening of the 7C EmPOWER Center for survivors of sexual assault. The center provides free, confidential advocacy and support to 7C students impacted by sexual violence, dating/domestic violence, and stalking, as well as programs that will develop organically through collaborations between students, faculty, staff, and the newly appointed director of the center, Rima Shah.

Added: January 22, 2016


Make 2016 Your Year to Shine

– CLAREMONT, California – January 15, 2016 In 2016, may your intellect, passion, and ideas light up change and make the world a little brighter for everyone.

Added: January 15, 2016