Feature Stories (page 3)

November 24, 2021

Your Giving in Action: Career Planning & Resources at Scripps College

By Emily Glory Peters With help from donors, Scripps College has offered professional development services to students since the 1960s, eventually creating the Career Planning & Resources center. In 1926, […]

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November 17, 2021

Eliza Kornfeld ’23 on Growing into a Leader at Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters During The Giving Season at Scripps, we’re highlighting student leaders as they share how their Scripps experience helped them use their voice and act on daring […]

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November 11, 2021

The Giving Season at Scripps Starts November 30 on Giving Tuesday

By Emily Glory Peters The holidays are a peak time for charitable support at Scripps College, when many alums, parents, and friends choose to give back to our students. To […]

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November 1, 2021

A Beginner’s Guide to Gift Planning: Supporting Scripps Students for the Future

By Emily Glory Peters Director of Gift Planning Teresa Wilmott shares that leaving something for Scripps students is simpler than you think. Planned gifts—also often called estate or legacy gifts—from […]

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October 11, 2021

Rally Round Scripps’ Student-Athletes for this Year’s 1946 Challenge

By Emily Glory Peters Megan Maley ’23 (left) is just one of the many Scripps Athenas impacted by gifts to CMS Athletics during the 1946 Challenge When CMS Women’s Head […]

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September 20, 2021

Scripps Trustee Establishes Dean Johnson Endowed Wellness Fund for Student Mental Health

By Emily Glory Peters Trustee Gale Picker P’14, P’19 has established a new mental health and wellness fund at Scripps College in honor of Charlotte Johnson, past dean of students […]

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September 10, 2021

Scripps’ CMS Athenas Return to In-Person Athletics This Fall

By Emily Glory Peters After an agonizing wait, Scripps is thrilled to welcome the CMS Athenas, its intercollegiate women’s athletic team comprised of students from Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, and […]

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September 8, 2021

Donors Aid Scripps Students with Highest Level of Giving Since 2018

By Emily Glory Peters Thanks to the incredible dedication and support of Scripps alumnae, families, and friends, last year’s giving has resulted in the College’s most successful fundraising effort since […]

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August 16, 2021

For These Young Alums’ Careers, Internship Grants Made all the Difference

With support from internship grants, Claire Pukszta ’19 and Minjoo Kim ’16 are ahead of the curve in building successful careers as Scripps graduates. By Emily Glory Peters Unpaid internships: […]

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August 4, 2021

Some Magical Scripps Spots and the Generous People Behind Them

By Emily Glory Peters The story of Scripps might be described as a story of generosity. Not only did Ellen Browning Scripps found the College at a time when there […]

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July 30, 2021

Recent Return-to-Campus Updates for Scripps Students and Families

Residential life is the heartbeat of Scripps College—something cherished all the more after the last year and a half of remote learning. As the campus prepares to reopen for in-person […]

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July 19, 2021

Clare Hubbard Kelm ’69 on the Power of Planned Giving

Clare Hubbard Kelm ’69 and her husband, Ed Kelm, are ensuring the future of Scripps College with a planned gift Whether it’s your time, words of wisdom, or something more, […]

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June 29, 2021

Honoring Mary MacNaughton’s Creative Legacy at Scripps With New Fund

Scripps College has established an endowed fund celebrating the outgoing Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Mary MacNaughton ’70. By Emily Glory Peters To honor the accomplishments of recently […]

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June 28, 2021

Alumnae-Led Camp Scripps Just Might be the “Scrippsiest” Event Ever

Camp Scripps is the College’s signature retreat created by, for, and about its talented alumnae. By Emily Glory Peters Every summer since 1994, the College has played host to one […]

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June 17, 2021

Past Donor Gifts Resurrect Scripps’ Historic “Tulip Walk”

Spots like Tulip Walk were designed to make Scripps a meditative respite—and our donors are key to that vision. By Emily Glory Peters Scripps’ serene surroundings are arguably as meaningful […]

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May 21, 2021

Alumna Makes Reunion Gift to Scholarships to Advance Diversity and Equity at Scripps

Carolyn Holm ’70 has made a major gift to supply need-based scholarship aid to Scripps students. Scholarships create equitable access to Scripps for gifted students regardless of their financial resources. […]

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May 18, 2021

Scripps Parent Joe Mitchner P’21 Shares Why Volunteering is a Must

Joe Mitchner P’21, here with wife Erica and daughters Lexi and Corinne, was named H. Mac and Michele-Anne Riley P’18 Parent Volunteer of the Year By Emily Glory Peters When […]

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May 7, 2021

First-Gen Students Prep for Success with Help from Foundation Grants to Scripps College Academy

Scripps College Academy helps hundreds of underrepresented young women fulfill their college ambitions. To learn how your foundation can support, contact us here. By Emily Glory Peters Many students find […]

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April 27, 2021

Donors Help Scripps Make Progress Toward Racial Equity and Inclusivity

Gifts to Scripps’ Racial Justice and Equity Fund are making an undeniable impact at Scripps. To support these goals, please consider making a donation here. By Emily Glory Peters During […]

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April 19, 2021

Scripps Community Raises Over $100,000 During Celebratory Day of Giving

By Emily Glory Peters In recognition of all the people and programs that make Scripps College such a special place, more than 300 members of our community came together to […]

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