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May 24, 2019

Scripps College 2019 Commencement Highlights

Scripps College celebrated 244 graduating seniors and welcomed them to the alumnae community at the 89th annual commencement exercises on May 18, 2019.

May 18, 2019

A Snapshot of the Class of 2019

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2019! Here is an at-a-glance look at our graduating seniors—including what they’ve studied, where they’ve been, and what they’ve eaten over the past four years.

May 16, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Gillian Holzer’s Mellow Yellow

Vincent Van Gogh’s sunflowers are wilting.In early 2018, news outlets around the world reported on chemical analyses performed by a team of Dutch and Belgian scientist that revealed that the sunflowers in Van Gogh’s famous paintings were degrading, turning from bright yellow to muddy olive green.

February 11, 2019

In the News: Scripps Remains Top Producer of Fulbright Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Scripps College was once again named a top producer of Fulbright students.

January 14, 2019

In the News: Athena Diver Jacque Desmond Makes a Splash with Winning Streak

Scripps student Jacque Desmond ’19 was named women’s diver of the week by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

May 3, 2017

CP&R: Life After Scripps: Preparing Students to Attend Top Law Schools

Scripps’ commitment to educating students for “lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity” produces alumnae who are equipped to succeed in a variety of career paths, from artists to scientists, and CEOs to politicians. Increasingly, Scripps graduates have been drawn to careers in the legal profession, and the College is providing the resources they need to secure placement in the nation’s top law schools.

April 19, 2017

Scripps College Olive Oil Receives Awards

This year’s Scripps College olive oil entries to the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition yielded a Silver medal in the “light, delicate” variety of olive oil, and Bronze recognition for the bottle's label design created by Scripps sophomore Mary Alexandra “Molly” Vaughn Antell.

September 15, 2016

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Scripps College Among Top 25 Best Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report ranks Scripps College 23rd on its annual list of America’s best liberal arts colleges in 2017, up from 29th in 2016, as reported in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, and the Los Angeles Daily News. Key contributing factors to Scripps’ top-tier position include scores for lowest student debt, high school […]

August 5, 2016

In the News: Fiske Guide Names Scripps Among Nation’s Top Colleges, As Featured in Los Angeles Daily News

The Los Angeles Daily News reports that Scripps College is among the best 321 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. as featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017."

February 26, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Ed Lists Scripps College Among Top 15 Fulbright-Producing Colleges

Scripps College has been listed in the Chronicle of Higher Education as a Top 15 highest-producing institution of Fulbright student scholars for 2015-16.