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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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September 4, 2020

Trustee Gale Picker Gifts $1 Million to Scripps

Helping to establish the new Racial Justice and Equity Fund, Scripps trustee and parent of two alumnae Gale Picker has gifted $1 million to advance antiracist efforts at Scripps and […]

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August 26, 2020

Keeping the Gift of Campus Alive

Shaped by donors and adored by the community, Scripps’ lush campus has remained beautifully maintained by our skilled groundskeepers during seasons of sun, rain, and even a pandemic. By Emily […]

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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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July 27, 2020

Sophia Albanese ’21 Explores Impact of Cellular Stress

Supported by an Esterly award, Scripps rising senior Sophia Albanese ’21 joins research project led by Professor Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert exploring the impact of cellular stress. By Emily Glory Peters Long […]

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July 9, 2020

Alumna Gift Supports Program to Help Scripps Alums Conquer Career Uncertainty

Established through a generous gift from an alumna, Scripps’ new live webinar series Career Conversations offers practical support for Scripps alums navigating their career journeys amidst the pandemic and beyond. […]

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June 23, 2020

Scripps Community Makes History with Most Successful Day of Giving to Date

Last month, more than 600 members of the Scripps family, including alums, parents of past and current students, students, faculty, staff, and friends rallied together in support of Scripps’ 2020 […]

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May 27, 2020

Why Scholarship Support Matters Now More Than Ever

As more families face financial insecurity due to COVID-19, donor support of scholarships will be essential to help students pursue their educational aspirations at Scripps. Make a gift today. By […]

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Support of COVID-19 Emergency Funds Critical to Sustaining Scripps into 2021

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Charlotte Johnson reflects on the power of donor support to help Scripps thrive as we confront the impact of COVID-19. Make […]

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May 19, 2020

Scripps Board Chair Lynne Thompson ’72: “Continue to Believe in Scripps”

By Emily Glory Peters This past weekend, the Scripps community celebrated the Class of 2020’s graduation from Scripps College. While we couldn’t be together in person, we shared in our […]

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November 7, 2019

Supporting Sustainability Through a Beloved Agrarian Tradition

By Rachel Morrison They are strong and have a lot of character, and though they aren’t generally temperamental, they have been known to snap when pushed too hard. These are […]

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July 1, 2015

Weathering the Drought With Community Support

According to data from the U.S. Drought Monitor, nearly 95 percent of the State of California is currently experiencing severe to exceptional drought, and future prospects for relief look grim. […]

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