Feature Stories (page 6)


May 27, 2020

Why Scholarship Support Matters Now More Than Ever

As more families face financial insecurity due to COVID-19, donor support of scholarships will be essential to help students pursue their educational aspirations at Scripps. Make a gift today. By […]

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Support of COVID-19 Emergency Funds Critical to Sustaining Scripps into 2021

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Charlotte Johnson reflects on the power of donor support to help Scripps thrive as we confront the impact of COVID-19. Make […]

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May 19, 2020

Scripps Board Chair Lynne Thompson ’72: “Continue to Believe in Scripps”

By Emily Glory Peters This past weekend, the Scripps community celebrated the Class of 2020’s graduation from Scripps College. While we couldn’t be together in person, we shared in our […]

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May 13, 2020

Scripps’ CP&R Rises to the Challenge to Provide Virtual Career Guidance for Students

By Emily Glory Peters As a small liberal arts college, one of the many benefits a Scripps student can expect while on campus is receiving individual attention from staff and […]

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April 20, 2020

Here’s How You Can Help Scripps During COVID-19

By Emily Glory Peters Fred Rogers once recalled his mother’s advice to “look for the helpers” in periods of tragedy and crisis. These helpers make up a class to which […]

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April 10, 2020

Scripps Community Rallies to Support One Another in Face of COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has inspired members of the Scripps community to come together in support of one another during these trying times. By Emily Glory Peters “How can I […]

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March 30, 2020

Finding Inspiration in the Life of Ellen Browning Scripps

As the College navigates the COVID-19 fallout, we’re celebrating Women’s History Month by finding encouragement in the life of Scripps College’s founder, Ellen Browning Scripps. By Emily Glory Peters March […]

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February 28, 2020

Gratitude for Dr. Samella Lewis Continues Today Among Scholarship Recipients and Donors

Scripps Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis (center) in 2002 with Rochelle Branch, cultural affairs manager at City of Pasadena; Lynn Thompson ’72, Scripps College board chair; Denise Nelson Nash […]

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February 20, 2020

Share the Power of Gratitude with Scripps’ 2020 Day of Giving

By Emily Glory Peters Expressions of gratitude are everywhere at Scripps. From the many scholarships honoring exceptional students, staff, and faculty to the beautiful buildings named in gratitude for devoted […]

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February 14, 2020

Internship Grants Unlock Multiple Career Options for Scripps Students

By Emily Glory Peters By kindergarten, some of us can proclaim our future profession with confidence. Most of us require a longer exploration period before our eureka moment. Antonia Capossela […]

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January 29, 2020

Scripps College Family Weekend Boasts Exciting 2020 Program

By Emily Glory Peters Once a year, Family Weekend draws hundreds of students and their families for an immersive Scripps College event allowing families to appreciate Scripps from their student’s […]

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January 28, 2020

Wired Up: Connecting to the Scripps Community through Phonathon

By Emily Glory Peters On the ground floor of the McAlister Center on any given weekday you’ll find students at work on a time-honored Scripps College task: Phonathon. A student-driven […]

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November 7, 2019

Supporting Sustainability Through a Beloved Agrarian Tradition

By Rachel Morrison They are strong and have a lot of character, and though they aren’t generally temperamental, they have been known to snap when pushed too hard. These are […]

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May 3, 2019

The Results are In for Day of Giving 2019!

Thank you to our community of supporters who made this the most successful Day of Giving in Scripps’ history. In both donors and dollars, we broke records. Thank you for […]

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March 25, 2019

Give Back to Support the Programs You Love

This May, hundreds of Scripps alums will be traveling back to campus to stroll through the Rose Garden, enjoy a glass of wine with old friends on Elm Tree Lawn, […]

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March 8, 2019

Your Support Empowers Leadership in Scripps’ Clubs and Organizations

From Watu Weusi, a club dedicated to empowering students of African descent, to Mock Trial, where students participate in competitive, simulated court cases all over the state, to Babes and […]

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March 4, 2019

Scripps Families Deliver on Establishing Inaugural Parent Fund Scholarship

Last February during Family Weekend, the Office of Parent Engagement and Philanthropy challenged our community of parents and families to create an annual Parent Fund Scholarship. This year, thanks to […]

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February 21, 2019

The Scripps Education Extends Far Beyond the Classroom

The educational opportunities inherent in a Scripps education extend far beyond the boundaries of our Claremont campus. From one corner of the globe to another, Scripps students are conducting research, […]

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January 11, 2019

Thank You for Making a Difference in 2018

2018 was one of Scripps’ best years yet for gifts, community engagement, and student support. You shared your passions with us, and you made a difference. Thank you! To celebrate […]

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December 14, 2018

Scripps Internship Grants Provide Funding to Support Career Exploration

From writing above-the-fold news stories for the Philadelphia Inquirer to conducting research for the Stanford University School of Medicine, Scripps students traveled around the country gaining experience in a multitude […]

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