News Releases Archive

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


Scripps College 2014 Commencement Speaker and Alumna Nonie Creme Urges Graduates to “Set the World on Fire”

Scripps College’s 2014 Commencement speaker Nonie Creme, an alumna and a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, a leading global beauty product brand, urged graduating seniors on Saturday to not “be scared about what comes next” in life and to take risks as they “set the world on fire.”

Added: May 17, 2014


2014 Scripps College Graduates Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

The following 2014 Scripps College graduates were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.

Added: May 14, 2014


Scripps College Capstone Day 2014: Celebrating Student Research

The 110 Scripps College seniors who presented their theses at “Capstone Day” explored a wide range of academic topics that included evolving racial and gender identities to shifting consumer preferences in music to molecular dynamics in DNA.

Added: May 8, 2014


Scripps College Faculty Member Selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar

Scripps College Professor of Music Hao Huang was one of 16 educators selected nationally by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar program to participate in the seminar “Arts, Architecture, and Devotional Interaction.” During the four-week summer program, Huang will be at the University of York in York, England to conduct research.

Added: May 6, 2014


Scripps College Professor Discusses Food Politics on Statewide Public Affairs Program

Scripps College Professor of International Political Economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach 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: May 6, 2014


Charlotte H. Johnson appointed Scripps College vice president for student affairs and dean of students

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced the appointment of Charlotte H. Johnson as the College’s new vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

Added: May 2, 2014