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April 20, 2015

First-Generation @ Scripps April 2015 Newsletter

Dear Scripps community, I am delighted to announce the distribution of the last issue of this year’s edition of the first-gen newsletter. Bea and Leah have crafted a beautiful newsletter that includes community reflections  centered around the theme of Imagining the Future. Bea and Leah have done a tremendous job this year.  Please join me […]

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April 10, 2015

Sustained Dialogues Campus Network moderator training – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Dear Scripps students, In response to inquiries about the upcoming Sustained Dialogues Campus Network (SDCN) workshop, we are extending the deadline to Tuesday, April 14 at 11:59 PM. Please see information below. We look forward to your participation on Friday and Saturday! Last semester we launched the IDEA Initiative with an interactive 2-day workshop for […]

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April 3, 2015

Sustained Dialogues Campus Network Moderator Training

Dear Scripps students, Last semester we launched the IDEA Initiative with an interactive 2-day workshop for students interested in developing their leadership skills and navigating challenging conversations around important issues. I am excited to announce that Sustained Dialogues Campus Network (SDCN) will return to campus this spring to facilitate another workshop for students. SDCN will lead […]

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February 10, 2015

First-Generation @ Scripps February 2015 Newsletter

We hope you enjoyed a wonderful winter break and have adjusted well into the full swing of the spring semester.  We are particularly eager to distribute the February Newsletter of the First-Generation @ Scripps program as it highlights the first-ever First-Gen student retreat held on January 30 and 31, 2015. Included in this newsletter are reflections, narratives, […]

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December 3, 2014

First-Generation @ Scripps December 2014 Newsletter

Please find included the First-Gen December Newsletter that includes includes narratives on experiences of failure, resilience, and growth. As the semester comes to an end, and you anticipate the arrival of the winter break, we hope you take time to reflect on your own experiences this semester and opportunities of growth. Thank you to our community for […]

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November 6, 2014

First-Generation @ Scripps November 2014 Newsletter

Please find included the First-Gen November Newsletter that includes great community contributions (staff and students) on the topic of homesickness. Enjoy the timely read. You can find past publications on our website. Regards, Sonia De La Torre, First-Gen Program Coordinator Leah Hughes ’15, Intern Bea Maldonado ’15, Intern

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October 28, 2014

10/28-10/29 Challenging Privilege, Building Inclusion Speaker Series

Peggy McIntosh, feminist author, researcher, and gender/racial equity activist, will engage the Scripps community in two days of small group meetings, classroom visits, administrative sessions, and public lectures centering on discussions of privilege systems and feelings of fraudulence. Dr. McIntosh is associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women, founder of the National SEED Project […]

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October 24, 2014

SCORE presents Thinking Through Oppressive Speech

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – at SCORE  Presented by Dr. John Ramsey, visiting professor of Philosophy Hate speech, micro-aggressions, and other problematic language do more than offend or insult. Such language oppresses others. We’ll discuss how oppressive speech works and how, as allies, we can be more aware of our own use of oppressive language. We’ll […]

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October 17, 2014

SCORE presents DIDA: Disability Ally Training

(2:30 – 4:00 p.m.) Come to the Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance’s Ally Training in the SCORE Conference Room and learn how to be in solidarity with disabled folks! We’re going to talk about ableism and its intersections with other types of oppression, models of disability, disability language and ableist language, and what it means […]

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October 8, 2014

First-Generation @ Scripps October 2014 Newsletter

Dear Scripps Community, It is with great excitement that I write to introduce the the First-Generation @ Scripps newsletter for the 2014-2015 academic year. Our First-Gen program interns, Bea Maldonado ’15 and Leah Hughes ’15, have been hard at work on programming for the first-gen community and writing this newsletter. The newsletter will be published at […]

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October 3, 2014

IDEA Community Message

Dear Members of the Scripps Community, In keeping with Scripps College’s ongoing focus on strengthening a campus-wide culture of inclusion, I’m excited to introduce the <a href=”http://www.scrippscollege.edu/diversity” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>IDEA Initiative</a>, a comprehensive plan to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access throughout the Scripps community. As a community, Scripps students, […]

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October 2, 2014

Dean’s Open Hours

Dean Charlotte Johnson invites you to her “Open Hours” this Thursday, October 2nd from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Student Union. The topic of discussion will be Transgender Admission.

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March 6, 2014

First-Generation @ Scripps March 2014 Newsletter

The March issue of the First-Generation @ Scripps Program newsletter is now available. Download today and have a wonderful upcoming spring break! Sincerely, Sonia De La Torre, Program Coordinator Maria Ceja Rodriguez ’14, Program Intern Shane Zackery ’14, Program Intern

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November 4, 2013

First-Generation @ Scripps November 2013 Newsletter

Dear Scripps Campus Community, Please find included in this email the second issue of our monthly newsletter for the First-Generation @ Scripps Program. Due to the great response, support, and feedback from our community, we chose to send the second issue to the entire campus community. You may opt to receive future monthly newsletters by […]

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October 2, 2013

First-Generation @ Scripps October 2013 Newsletter

Dear Scripps Campus Community, Welcome to the inaugural issue of the monthly newsletter for the First-Generation @ Scripps Program. We are excited to highlight the experiences and achievements of many of our first-generation students through these newsletters as well as bring awareness to first-gen issues in higher education. Thank you, Sonia De La Torre-Iniguez Assistant Dean […]

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