Feature Stories (page 4)


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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April 7, 2021

Lucy Amneus Sang in Scripps’ Choir for Years. Now Her Family is Giving Back

Jessica Reichman with her mother, Lucy Amneus, a former member of the Claremont Concert Choir at Scripps By Emily Glory Peters Music took center stage in the life of longtime […]

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March 23, 2021

Scripps Professor Emeritus Jim Gould Passes Away at 96

James “Jim” W. Gould passed away on March 13, 2021, in Seattle at the age of 96. Jim served in WWII, returning home to obtain a master’s degree in international […]

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March 22, 2021

Merrilee Stewart Howard ’70 Honors Her Mother’s College Journey With Gift to Scripps Scholarships

Mother and daughter duo Audrey Thalia Stewart and Merrilee Howard ’70 began college at the same time. Now, Howard is honoring her mom’s dedication with a gift to scholarships at […]

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March 16, 2021

For Raven Twilling ’22, Scholarships Mean Access at Scripps

With scholarship support for students like Raven Twilling ’22, donors can help create a more inclusive, accessible Scripps experience. By Emily Glory Peters Raised in Mill Valley, a small town […]

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March 11, 2021

Scripps Trustees Establish Scholarship Honoring Outgoing President Lara Tiedens

The new endowed scholarship will continue the work of Tiedens’ Presidential Scholarship Initiative. By Emily Glory Peters After a five-year tenure, Lara Tiedens will be stepping down as president of […]

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March 9, 2021

“Sow Your Gratitude” During Scripps’ Day of Giving on March 24

Scripps invites you to “Sow Your Gratitude” by making a gift during its upcoming Day of Giving on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. By Emily Glory Peters Scripps’ Day of Giving, […]

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March 8, 2021

Scripps College Receives $8 Million Gift from the Audrey Steele Burnand ’44 Estate

By Emily Glory Peters Due to the extraordinary generosity of Audrey Steele Burnand ’44, Scripps College has received $8 million in endowed funds from the Audrey Steele Burnand estate. Steele […]

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March 2, 2021

Olivia Truesdale ’21: Investing in Students’ Future Careers With Senior Class Gift

Olivia Truesdale ’21 gives to Scripps’ Senior Class Giving campaign so other students can access the same transformational internship experience that she’s had. By Emily Glory Peters These days, life […]

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February 24, 2021

Remembering Tamara Smiley Hamilton ’74 Through Alum-Funded Scholarship

By Emily Glory Peters Fellow Scripps alumnae have described the late Tamara Smiley Hamilton ’74 as untiring, inspired, loving, and funny—“a woman who gave her whole being” to what she […]

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February 10, 2021

Student Aid Expands as Scripps’ Presidential Scholarship Initiative Tops $10 Million Target

Scripps’ Presidential Scholarship Initiative will allow more students to enroll and graduate from the College without the burden of weighty debt. By Emily Glory Peters In 2017, Scripps College set […]

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January 28, 2021

Last Year’s Day of Giving Donations Are Making a Big Impact at Scripps

As the pandemic continues, Scripps’ Day of Giving donors have helped transform the College in preparation to welcome students back to campus. By Emily Glory Peters Every year, the Scripps […]

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