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February 20, 2017

Catherine Collinson ’85 Provides Financial Literacy Advice Following WISER Hero Award Recognition

The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) celebrated 20 years as an organization dedicated to the education and advocacy at improving the long-term financial quality of life for women. In September 2016, WISER honored Catherine Collinson ’85 with an annual Hero Award for her work in financial literacy research. Catherine, who currently serves as […]

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February 15, 2017

Results: Give Back to the School You Love

We did it! Thank you for participating in the Give Back to the School You Love Winter Day of Giving on February 13. Over 100 alumnae responded to support Scripps and the many initiatives that impact our students. These areas include diversity initiatives, student emergency funds, internship grants, and The Scripps Fund. One-third of Monday’s gifts […]

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February 8, 2017

Give Back to the College You Love

Join Us for the Winter Day of Giving on February 13, 2017 When Ellen Browning Scripps founded Scripps College in 1926, she wanted more for women, more for humanity, and more for the world. Ninety years later, Scripps continues to inspire students to develop their curiosity, intellect, and talents through active participation in a community […]

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February 6, 2017

Career Planning & Resources Releases Annual Resume Book

Quality Candidates. Competitive Resumes. One Book. Each year, Career Planning & Resources coordinates the compilation of resumes for Scripps College students seeking full-time employment. This document is their resume book, highlighting over 100 brilliant women from the Classes of 2016 and 2017. The book provides an opportunity for families, alumnae, and friends to recruit Scripps students […]

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January 27, 2017

Scripps Students Recognized with 2016-2017 Merit-Based Scholarships

Each year, Scripps College awards three merit-based scholarships to continuing students. These scholarships were established in honor of influential and valuable members of the community, and we are excited to announce this year’s recipients of the Ellen Clark Revelle Scholarship, the Samella Lewis Scholarship, and the Bekki Lee Memorial Endowed Scholarship.  The Ellen Clark Revelle […]

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December 9, 2016

Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and her late husband, Paul Muchnic, establish Endowed Professorship

In 2013, Trustee Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and her husband, Paul, pledged more than $1 million to the “More Scripps” Campaign. Extraordinary members of our community, the Muchnics supported our arts program, The Scripps Fund, and have made a generous pledge through their estates. Earlier this fall, Paul Muchnic passed away after a long battle […]

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November 29, 2016

#GivingTuesday – Join the Movement

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, we celebrate #GivingTuesday. This is a global day of gratitude, fueled by the influence of social media. Widely celebrated the Tuesday following U.S. holidays and promotions, such as Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday recognizes the value in charity and community. As the end-of-the-year approaches, we want to express […]

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October 25, 2016

Laura Vausbinder Hockett ’85 and her husband, Robert Hockett, have established the Laura Vausbinder Hockett Endowed Professorship

Scripps College Trustee Laura Vausbinder Hockett ’85 of Wellesley, Massachusetts, and her husband, Robert Hockett, have established the Laura Vausbinder Hockett Endowed Professorship with a gift of $1.5 million. Distinguished professors from all academic disciplines will be eligible for the Hockett Professorship, which begins in the 2019-2020 academic year, following completion of funding. “There is […]

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May 1, 2016

Rajendra and Neeta Yavatkar P’11: Supporting Scripps Women in Technology

As a VMware Fellow and Chief Architect for Converged Infrastructure, Dr. Rajendra “Raj” Yavatkar knows a thing or two about technology. And, as the father of a recent Scripps alumna (Mallika Yavatkar ’11), he sees the value of helping Scripps students pursue careers in that competitive field. Thanks to VMware’s Corporate Citizenship program, Dr. Yavatkar […]

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Trustee Barbara Franks Bice and Scott H. Bice: Exploring Future Opportunities through Internships

Scripps College Trustee Barbara Franks Bice and her husband, Scott H. Bice, retired dean of the USC Gould School of Law, are passionate about providing experience-based learning opportunities in the form of undergraduate internships. Previously, the Bices have supported the Barbara Bice Summer Internship Fund, the Barbara Bice Public Interest Internship, and The Bice Fund […]

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March 17, 2015

How CP&R Helps Students Transition to Professional Life

From first to final day at Scripps College, the Career Planning & Resources (CP&R) Center helps students succeed with one of their most important transitions: the one from undergraduate life to life after Scripps. With a variety of services available that forge relationships with companies, grant internships, find jobs, and more, CP&R may be the most […]

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