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Jan. 10, 2024

Sara Zion and Tushar Shah’s $2M Endowment Propels Computational Science at Scripps College

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Dec. 5, 2023

Scripps’ Family Weekend 2024 Sponsors a Challenge in Support of Student Internships

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Dec. 1, 2023

Scripps College Community Exceeds GivingTuesday Goals

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Giving Story


January 10, 2024

Sara Zion and Tushar Shah’s $2M Endowment Propels Computational Science at Scripps College

By Kendra Pintor Scripps College is set to receive a significant boost to funding in the realm of computational science, thanks to the extraordinary generosity of Sara Zion and Tushar […]

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December 5, 2023

Scripps’ Family Weekend 2024 Sponsors a Challenge in Support of Student Internships

By Kendra Pintor Family Weekend is one of Scripps’ most popular and longstanding events. Families of current students are invited to attend a full weekend of activities showcasing some of […]

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December 1, 2023

Scripps College Community Exceeds GivingTuesday Goals

By Kendra Pintor This November, the Scripps community once more demonstrated its remarkable spirit of giving by not only achieving but surpassing the College’s GivingTuesday donor goal for 2023. Participants […]

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November 14, 2023

Gifts to Scholarship Aid Doubled Ahead of GivingTuesday 2023

By Kendra Pintor Scripps College invites its entire community participate in GivingTuesday by making a gift to The Scripps Fund/Parent Fund! Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, gifts […]

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November 6, 2023

Emma Dubery ’19: From Art History to Fundraising, and the Importance of Giving

By Kendra Pintor From her major in art history to a career in fundraising, Emma Dubery ’19 has had an academic and professional trajectory that exemplifies how the path from […]

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August 28, 2023

Chalan Colby ’61 Makes $1 Million Gift to Scripps Access Initiative

Former Trustee Chalan Colby ’61 has made a $1 million matching challenge gift in support of the Scripps Access Initiative. Funds from the initiative will allow the College to increase […]

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March 27, 2023

Scripps College Community Smashes 2023 Day of Giving Goals

By Emily Glory Peters Scripps College is celebrating another successful Day of Giving thanks to the College’s generous and dedicated community! In total, 376 donors raised $136,037 in cash gifts, […]

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March 20, 2023

Angela Schmitt P’23: Giving as a Scripps Parent Matters

By Emily Glory Peters Angela Schmitt P’23 knows that women’s colleges like Scripps are rare. Just as her daughter Zoe will this spring, Schmitt graduated from one herself, an experience […]

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March 18, 2023

Lydia Ringwald ’70 Gifts Classic Hollywood Film Scripts to Denison Library

Alumna’s gift echoes her passion for art and supporting women. Since Lydia Ringwald graduated from Scripps in 1970, she’s enjoyed successful careers as an artist, arts journalist, college instructor, real […]

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February 10, 2023

Funding Student-led Sustainability Fuels a Greener Future at Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters Scripps Scrapps, a sustainability-centered program, with Cecelia Blum ’24 (front center) and Sustainability Coordinator Lauren Ng (far right) Sustainable practices at Scripps, says Cecelia Blum ’24, […]

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November 7, 2022

Scripps Student and Professor Build a Peer-led Writing Center Within a Prison

By Emily Glory Peters Molly Yeselson ’23 and Associate Professor of Writing Kimberly Drake What is it like to learn inside a prison? What do incarcerated students need to thrive? […]

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June 13, 2022

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Break Ground on New Science Center, The Nucleus

By Emily Glory Peters and Bridgette Ramirez Weinberg Family Dean of the W.M. Keck Science Department U.J. Sofia reveals The Nucleus as the name of the new center. Scripps College […]

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May 2, 2022

Managing for the Future: Scripps College’s Financial Outlook

By Emily Glory Peters In March 2020, Scripps was facing a financial Goliath. The pandemic not only shut down critical revenue streams such as room, board, and campus events, it […]

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September 20, 2021

Scripps Trustee Establishes Dean Johnson Endowed Wellness Fund for Student Mental Health

By Emily Glory Peters Trustee Gale Picker P’14, P’19 has established a new mental health and wellness fund at Scripps College in honor of Charlotte Johnson, past dean of students […]

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September 8, 2021

Donors Aid Scripps Students with Highest Level of Giving Since 2018

By Emily Glory Peters Thanks to the incredible dedication and support of Scripps alumnae, families, and friends, last year’s giving has resulted in the College’s most successful fundraising effort since […]

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August 16, 2021

For These Young Alums’ Careers, Internship Grants Made all the Difference

With support from internship grants, Claire Pukszta ’19 and Minjoo Kim ’16 are ahead of the curve in building successful careers as Scripps graduates. By Emily Glory Peters Unpaid internships: […]

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August 4, 2021

Some Magical Scripps Spots and the Generous People Behind Them

By Emily Glory Peters The story of Scripps might be described as a story of generosity. Not only did Ellen Browning Scripps found the College at a time when there […]

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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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