|August 8, 2017|
A beloved and dedicated member of the community, Bishop sadly passed away this June. A new award, the Paul R. Bishop Memorial Award in Choral and Vocal Music, commemorates his legacy with the goal of celebrating the exemplary work of choral and vocal music students in the Joint Music Program.
|July 13, 2017|
Inspired by the goals of the More Scripps campaign, alumna Joanna Dunklee ’62 completed a $1M real estate gift in June, supporting the College’s endowment.
|July 5, 2017|
Alumnae of a certain era may recall that Margret “Peg” Hart ’49 and her husband David were active ambassadors for Scripps College.
|June 14, 2017|
Give Back to Scripps During Our Final Day of Giving in 2016-2017. Our Roots Run Deep.
|May 23, 2017|
In honor of alumna and donor Carlotta Welles ’39, Scripps College unveiled the Carlotta Welles ’39 Center for Career Planning & Resources on May 12, 2017.
|May 5, 2017|
Each year, the Scripps College Alumnae Association recognizes three Scripps women during Reunion Weekend. These awards were established to honor members of the College’s community, and we are excited to announce this year’s recipients of the Distinguished Alumna, Outstanding Recent Alumna, and Volunteer of the year awards. The Distinguished Alumna award was first presented in […]
|April 27, 2017|
Scripps College students have cited mental health and wellness services as one of their top priorities, and the College recognizes that mental health is a national concern. Scripps has responded by significantly expanding access to therapists on campus, within the Consortium, and in the surrounding Claremont community. However, Consortium therapists are oversubscribed and the cost […]
|April 13, 2017|
This spring, Michael Archibald, vice president of Institutional Advancement, announced the appointment of Virginia Halverson as the new director of parent philanthropy. In this role, Virginia will oversee parent volunteerism and fundraising at Scripps, including the Parent Leadership Council and the Parents Fund. With over 10 years of experience at liberal arts, higher education institutions, […]
|April 12, 2017|
In early spring, Barbara Bruner ’76 selected Grace Reckers ’18 as the Scripps attendee for the Carter Center Executive Briefing held in Atlanta this April. Bruner, a Scripps College Trustee, has funded at least one student a year to attend the briefing for the past decade. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former […]
|March 21, 2017|
Keck Science’s Summer Science Immersion Program (SScIP) returns for its fifth year this summer. Incoming first-year Scripps, CMC, and Pitzer students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields can take advantage of the weeklong program held in August. The summer experience is intended for first-generation college students, from groups traditionally underrepresented in science, […]
|February 23, 2017|
Residency Program: Authentic + Radical Presence: A Practice for Living Fully Present + Fully Self-Expressed The Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence (LLAiR) program is a unique opportunity for an alumna to share her professional and life experiences with the Scripps College campus community. It is named in honor of Lois Langland, a poet and Scripps professor of […]
|February 20, 2017|
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 […]
|February 15, 2017|
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 […]
|February 8, 2017|
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 […]
|February 6, 2017|
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 […]
|January 27, 2017|
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 […]
|December 9, 2016|
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 […]
|December 6, 2016|
A Letter from SAS President Sneha Deo ’17 To the Scripps Community: I write today to express deep gratitude at the outpouring of support for students, faculty, and staff over the past month. Post-election 2016, the threat of new federal policies that may have devastating impact on members of our community has turned strikingly real. […]
|November 29, 2016|
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 […]
|November 11, 2016|
Michael Archibald, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, has announced that Adrienne Walsh Gibson ’02 has been promoted to the position of Executive Director of Alumnae and Parent Engagement, The Scripps Fund/Executive Director of Alumnae Relations, effective December 1. Says Archibald, “Adrienne’s 12 years of progressively increased responsibility in Institutional Advancement at Scripps College make her […]