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Jun. 30, 2020

Jeannette Hunker ’23 Keeps the Music Alive with Driveway Concert Series

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Jun. 5, 2020

New Laspa Center Grant Will Fund Student-Led COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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Mar. 13, 2020

 Scripps College FAQ: COVID-19

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June 30, 2020

Jeannette Hunker ’23 Keeps the Music Alive with Driveway Concert Series

Social distancing and shelter-at-home guidelines have affected every facet of life, from the shift to work-at-home to telemedicine doctor visits. But it’s in our communal rituals and celebrations where many people are feeling the greatest loss. “With the ban of concerts, graduation ceremonies, weddings, and other large social gatherings, most people feel a void in their lives,” says Jeanette Hunker ’23.

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June 5, 2020

New Laspa Center Grant Will Fund Student-Led COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Scripps College Laspa Center for Leadership has introduced its 2020 Community Action Grant for current Scripps College students. Awarded in amounts between $250 to $2,000, the grant will support projects that help students’ hometown communities better cope with the impact of COVID-19.

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March 13, 2020

 Scripps College FAQ: COVID-19

Previous messages shared with the community about coronavirus can be found here:   March 12, 2020 CMS Athletics Update March 12, 2020 Information for International Students March 10, 2020 Study Abroad Update March 10, 2020 Notice of Event Suspension March 5, 2020 Precautionary Measures and Travel Guidelines March 2, 2020 Spring Break Travel Update GENERAL Q: Why […]

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March 5, 2020

Coronavirus Precautionary Measures and Travel Guidelines

The College’s risk management and emergency preparedness team continues to monitor the latest updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LA DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), meets frequently to coordinate emergency response efforts, and has been developing proactive plans to minimize disruption in the event of further spread of […]

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March 2, 2020

Allison Joseph ’20 Sets Stage for Change through Activist Theater

Using activist theater, the “Ideal Woman” workshop explored women’s traditional and cultural roles in their communities. By the end of the workshop, armed with newfound confidence and creative props they’d made from nature, her students performed a five-act play which tackled issues they faced in their day-to-day lives, from navigating difficult relationships with their fathers to not being allowed to play sports with their male classmates.

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January 22, 2020

Spring 2020 Community Update From the President

Dear Scripps College Community Members, Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! As we begin our spring semester, I’m eager to share the following recent College news, updates, and announcements.

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December 4, 2019

In the Media: Laspa Executive Director Vicki Klopsch Discusses Financial Literacy with Chronicle of Higher Education

Laspa Center for Leadership Executive Director Vicki Klopsch spoke to the Chronicle of Higher Education about Scripps’ financial literacy sessions. The Linda Davis Taylor Financial Literacy Program, organized by Laspa, is facilitated by Scripps alumnae who discuss topics such as budgeting, salary negotiations, credit, and loans.

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November 7, 2019

Olive and Well: College Revives Beloved Agrarian Tradition

They are strong and have a lot of character, and though they aren’t generally temperamental, they have been known to snap when pushed too hard. These are the olive trees of Scripps College.

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August 26, 2019

Fall 2019 Welcome Letter

As the new academic year begins, Scripps is preparing to welcome new and returning students, faculty, and staff to our College community.

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March 13, 2019

Laspa Center for Leadership: Annual Summit Addresses Women’s Leadership in the 21st Century

On Thursday, February 28, alumni, parents, students, and faculty from The Claremont Colleges gathered in Scripps College’s Hampton Room for the fourth annual Laspa Leadership Summit. Organized by the Laspa Center for Leadership, the summit was established to promote active dialogue about the nature of women’s leadership in the 21st century.

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