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February 10, 2021

Student Aid Expands as Scripps’ Presidential Scholarship Initiative Tops $10 Million Target

Scripps’ Presidential Scholarship Initiative will allow more students to enroll and graduate from the College without the burden of weighty debt. By Emily Glory Peters In 2017, Scripps College set […]

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January 28, 2021

Last Year’s Day of Giving Donations Are Making a Big Impact at Scripps

As the pandemic continues, Scripps’ Day of Giving donors have helped transform the College in preparation to welcome students back to campus. By Emily Glory Peters Every year, the Scripps […]

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January 21, 2021

Fueled for the Future: Preserving Scripps Presents through Donor Support

Lena Waithe and Abbi Jacobson at the College’s donor-funded public events series, Scripps Presents By Emily Glory Peters “To bring the world to Scripps, and Scripps to the world.” This […]

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December 21, 2020

Parent Gift Helps Launch New Racial Justice and Equity Fellowship Program

Gift from Scripps Trustee Gale Picker P’14, P’19 will establish the new fellowship program for students and faculty. By Emily Glory Peters As part of the College’s ongoing antiracist initiatives, […]

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December 1, 2020

Donor Support Fuels Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Students

Donor support continues to fuel new mental health programming for Scripps students as they confront the impacts of COVID-19. By Emily Glory Peters Mental health and wellness programming at Scripps […]

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November 23, 2020

Student Support Steps Into the Limelight for Giving Tuesday on Dec 1

By Emily Glory Peters 2020: a year punctuated by a pandemic, protests, economic depression, and a landmark election. Yet, amid the turbulence, Scripps students continue to press on with their […]

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November 2, 2020

Suzanne Muchnic ’62 Gifts $500,000 to Scripps for Critical Scholarship Support

Renowned writer and art critic Suzanne Muchnic ’62 has pledged $500,000 to support Scripps College’s Presidential Scholarship Initiative (PSI). The gift pushes the initiative, which was launched by President Lara […]

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October 23, 2020

Letter to the Scripps Community: The Time for Confidence and Courage is Now

Dear Scripps College family – I know that 2020 hasn’t unfolded the way any of us had planned. The outcomes of the pandemic and protests against systemic racism have called […]

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September 29, 2020

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Nancy Hart Glanville Jewell ’49

Life Trustee Nancy Hart Glanville Jewell ’49 passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 92. Nancy joined Scripps College’s Board of Trustees in 1990 and was a […]

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September 15, 2020

A Healthy Endowment Will Help Scripps Through Economic Crises

Gifts to Scripps College’s endowment create the financial bedrock to help the College weather—and move beyond—periods of economic shock. By Emily Glory Peters In 1926, the first Scripps College president […]

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August 14, 2020

Alum Shares What Inspired Her to Give to Scripps

Akua Kwakwa ’00, now an entrepreneur in Ghana, credits her first Scripps job as a Phonathon caller with showing her the importance of giving back. From advocacy to volunteering to […]

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