Feature Stories (page 2)

September 13, 2022

Joanna Hamel Dunklee ’62 Leaves Generous Planned Gifts to Scripps College

By Emily Glory Peters Joanna Dunklee ’62 (right) with Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Amy Marcus-Newhall In an act of extraordinary generosity, Joanna Hamel Dunklee ’62 […]

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August 22, 2022

Jolene Hubbs ’99 “Returns the Favor” Through an Endowed Scholarship at Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters Hubbs, shown here during her time at Scripps, will leave an endowed scholarship for future students The world of academia has loomed large in the life […]

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August 10, 2022

Lizbeth Valdivia-Jauregui ’23 Explores the Cultural, Curative Power of an LA Community Garden

By Emily Glory Peters Lizbeth Valdivia-Jauregui ’23, a 2022 Racial Justice and Equity Fellow More than fruits and flowers are thriving at Buena Vista Community Garden in Pomona, California. The […]

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July 25, 2022

Mica Barrett ’23 Turns the Spotlight on LA’s Queer Black Ballroom Scene

By Emily Glory Peters Mica Barrett ’23 is one of Scripps’ 2022–23 Racial Justice and Equity Fellows As a first-year student, Mica Barrett ’23 (they/them) was drawn to Scripps by […]

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July 19, 2022

Scripps College Releases its 2021–2022 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Report

By Emily Glory Peters The 2021–22 DEIJ Report is the first released by the College Last year as part of its broader mission to accelerate antiracist work on campus and […]

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July 8, 2022

Molly Yeselson ’23 Advances Education Access for Incarcerated Students

By Emily Glory Peters Molly Yeselson’ 23 has been named one of Scripps’ 2022–2023 Racial Justice and Equity Fellows Access. It’s a defining characteristic of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice […]

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June 27, 2022

Scripps to Receive $1 Million for Religious Studies Scholarships from Wendy Smith ’68 and Meredith Ross

By Emily Glory Peters Meredith Ross and Reverend Wendy Smith ’68 Reverend Wendy Smith ’68 and her wife Meredith Ross first met when a friend asked Ross to join her […]

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June 13, 2022

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Break Ground on New Science Center, The Nucleus

By Emily Glory Peters and Bridgette Ramirez Weinberg Family Dean of the W.M. Keck Science Department U.J. Sofia reveals The Nucleus as the name of the new center. Scripps College […]

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June 10, 2022

Scripps College Alumnae Return for Reunion Weekend, Raise Critical Funds for Students

By Emily Glory Peters After two years of virtual festivities, Scripps College welcomed back the classes of years ending in two and seven for an on-campus Reunion Weekend in April. […]

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May 6, 2022

Thank You for Raising $240,000 on Scripps College’s 2022 Day of Giving

By Emily Glory Peters After a 24-hour generosity blitz on April 13, Scripps College community members raised $239,839 for the College’s annual Day of Giving. From alumnae, parents, staff, and […]

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May 2, 2022

Managing for the Future: Scripps College’s Financial Outlook

By Emily Glory Peters In March 2020, Scripps was facing a financial Goliath. The pandemic not only shut down critical revenue streams such as room, board, and campus events, it […]

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April 25, 2022

“Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”: Denise Nelson Nash ’76 on Why She’s Giving to Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters Denise Nelson Nash ’76’s heart for women’s education and commitment to giving back share the same root: her mother. “My mother was an educator and active […]

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April 12, 2022

Scholarship Awardee Sophie Fron ’22 Charts Her Own Humanities Path at Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters Fron is the recipient of the Ament scholarship, founded in honor of William Sheffield Ament, professor of English and a member of the original faculty of […]

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April 4, 2022

Celebrate the Future of Scripps College with Day of Giving on April 13

With the return of in-person instruction, Reunion, and even a dual Commencement this May, Scripps College has a lot to celebrate this year. In support of our current students and […]

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March 31, 2022

Here’s What Underrepresented Students Want You to Know About Supporting Diversity at Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters QuestBridge Scholars at Scripps College are underrepresented and are often the first generation in their families to attend college Natalia Alameda ’25, Vanessa Gutierrez ’25, and […]

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March 7, 2022

“Phonathon is More Than Job”: Bianca Torres-Hamlin ’22 on Why Giving Matters

By Lauren Mar ’25 Phonathon Student Supervisor Bianca Torres-Hamlin ’22 says her experience fundraising for Scripps has helped her grow as a leader and form tight bonds with the wider […]

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February 28, 2022

Scripps’ Racial Justice and Equity Initiatives—Where Are We Now?

By Emily Glory Peters Inaugural Racial Justice and Equity Fellow Blessing Nketchi-Etse Roland-Magaji ’24 presenting her research at Scripps’ Research Tea 2021 In September 2020, Scripps College received a landmark […]

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January 27, 2022

Scripps College’s New Mentorship Program Deepens Alum-to-Alum Connections

By Emily Glory Peters Margaret Finnegan ’87 and Ariel So ’20 were matched as part of Scripps’ new alum-to-alum mentorship program. To apply, please click here. Marked by its close-knit […]

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January 26, 2022

Results for The Giving Season at Scripps College: You Topped Our Goal!

By Emily Glory Peters The Giving Season is a year-end campaign to raise support as our students enter the new year. To learn more, click here. This past November, Scripps […]

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January 11, 2022

Scripps’ New Parent Leadership Council Co-Chairs: “All Parents Have Stories Students Benefit From”

By Emily Glory Peters John Fukunaga and Cheryl Shojinaga (far left and far right) are the newest co-chairs of Scripps’ Parent Leadership Council, a group dedicated to helping the College […]

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