|February 20, 2018|
Immigration and Civil Rights Feature When A. Carin Weinrich ’88 reminisces about her time at Scripps College, her favorite spot on campus comes to mind: Browning Hall’s third-floor balcony. From that vantage point, she could take in the scenic views and enjoy a brief respite from busy campus life. Having a peaceful retreat at Scripps […]
|February 16, 2018|
Each spring, Career Planning & Resources at Scripps College releases their annual resume book. This book is a networking tool for our students and contains over 100 resumes of current seniors and recent graduates interested in finding full-time employment in a number of industries. The names and industries are hyperlinked, making it easy to […]
|February 13, 2018|
Interested in getting involved with Scripps College but don’t know where to start? Two families offer different perspectives into their involvement at the College. David and Moni Butze P’18 and Olivia Butze ’18 Finding Value in Volunteering David and Moni Butze have always been involved in their daughter Olivia’s education and share a devotion to […]
|February 9, 2018|
Scripps Recognizes Transformative Leadership with 2017-2018 Named Scholarships Throughout its history, Scripps College has benefited greatly from the support of influential alumnae, family members, and friends. And three inspiring women, in particular, have enhanced the Scripps experience for current—and past—students with their commitment to academic excellence and scholarship. We honor these women and their support […]
|February 6, 2018|
Scripps College is thrilled to announce a landmark gift of $3.1 million from Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72 in support of the arts and humanities. Her generosity will enable Scripps to create an endowed faculty chair in the history of architecture and art and provide ongoing support for the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. Jungels-Winkler is a champion […]
|February 5, 2018|
With over 20 years of experience in open government, Sabine Romero ’95 has made a difference from the local to the international level and everywhere in between. And she is ready to bring that experience back to Scripps for her residency titled, Open Government: Ten Ways to Make a Difference in the World. After graduating […]
|January 24, 2018|
The Paul R. Bishop Memorial Award in Choral and Vocal Music has garnered more than $18,000 in support from alumnae, family members, and friends of Bishop and the music program. As lead college for the Joint Music Program, Scripps announced the establishment of the award in August after the passing of Bishop, a beloved Scripps […]
|January 12, 2018|
“Dance facilitates a space for students to feel, think, speak, and move with their curiosities and interests,” says Kevin Williamson, assistant professor of dance at Scripps. “Students learn deeply about their embodied experiences, their understanding of the world and their place in it.” The dance program at Scripps College provides our students with a valuable […]
|January 5, 2018|
Ruth Reese-Lane ’92 has always been curious. She has a natural interest in the human experience—the story—inspired by her upbringing. Growing up in El Paso, Texas, a town nestled along the northern border of Mexico, Lane enjoyed listening to her neighbors and peers. In a town with much Latin influence, she grew up learning Spanish […]
|December 18, 2017|
Give to Secure Courageous Futures This past August, Katherine DePalma ’18 strode confidently into the boardroom of 1776, the Washington, D.C.–based start-up seeking to transform major industries such as healthcare, energy, and education with innovative new ideas. There on an internship grant generously underwritten by the Scripps College Class of 1967, Katherine was ready […]
|December 8, 2017|
A college’s campaign is not just about the money. It is a focused initiative celebrating the achievement of the college’s hopes and dreams. A campaign is the vehicle through which an institutional vision is achieved and celebrated. Within the More Scripps Campaign is The Scripps Fund. Without a strong annual fund, implementing other fundraising initiatives […]
|November 16, 2017|
There’s a buzz at Scripps—and it’s starting to spread. From the monitoring and treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to the development of a virtual reality remote collaboration software, students are creating solutions to problems within their community. They are tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Established in 2012, Pomona Ventures is an intercollegiate group whose mission is “to inspire, […]
|November 13, 2017|
Give to support scholarships and students like Suzette. Neuroscientist. Dancer. First-generation college student. Future physician. Suzette Guzman ’18 exemplifies Scripps College excellence—she’s curious, she’s confident, and she’s passionate about making the world a better place. But Suzette’s path to Scripps wasn’t always certain. Growing up in a low-income immigrant community in Phoenix, “My family struggled […]
|October 31, 2017|
Passion. Creativity. Persistence. Last week, Scripps College hosted five alumnae and parents on campus to mentor, inspire, and share their personal journeys to success during the annual Scripps in Residence program. More than 150 students networked and engaged in meaningful conversations with these accomplished alumnae and parents during one-on-one meetings, small group workshops, classroom visits, and […]
|October 16, 2017|
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 18, as we celebrate the birthday of Scripps College founder Ellen Browning Scripps.
|October 2, 2017|
The Scripps College Press has served as a hub of creative expression of the College from the beginning. The Press has provided generations of students from The Claremont Colleges the opportunity to learn the art of traditional letterpress and printmaking with start-up funds from the Class of 1941. Continuing in that vein, a recent gift to support the Press is helping to expand the role of book arts on the campus and across the Scripps community.
|September 8, 2017|
In a statement to the community this week, President Tiedens speaks to the concerns surrounding immigration in the United States. We turn to our alumnae, families, and friends to support our students, staff, and faculty affected.
|September 7, 2017|
Scripps College President Lara Tiedens announced to the community on September 7, 2017, that Binti Harvey, who currently serves as vice president for Marketing and Communications, will fill the role as interim vice president for Institutional Advancement.
|August 30, 2017|
The numbers are in, and Scripps College surged past its financial goals for the 2016-17 year thanks to our devoted and generous alumnae, families, and friends. This year included remarkable gifts to support The Scripps Fund, our endowment, and valuable programs for students, staff, and faculty.
|August 25, 2017|
Mike Archibald, vice president for Institutional Advancement, announces his resignation, effective in October. During his tenure at Scripps College, Archibald led the College in developing the tenants behind the More Scripps campaign. The most successful campaign in Scripps history, bringing in more than $144 million with one year remaining, More Scripps has enhanced campus life at the College.