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February 19, 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.”

January 29, 2016

Angela Davis Holds Scripps Students Spellbound During Scripps Presents Event

Angela Davis, a revolutionary author, scholar, and activist, speaks on radical activism at event hosted by Scripps Presents. Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reporter Imani Tate captured highlights from the talk.   Read more  

January 22, 2016

Office of Public Events and Community Programs Launches Scripps Presents Events Series

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.

January 21, 2016

Spotlight on Staff: Corrina Lesser, Director of Public Events and Community Programs

This past fall, Scripps College welcomed Corrina Lesser as the new director of public events and community programs. Lesser was previously director of programming and planning for the Chicago Humanities Festival, where she helped curate annual programs as well as single events focused on cultivating public engagement with visual art, music, literature, history, film, performance, and other topics in the humanities.