Summer Leadership and Service Programs In August, more than 100 Scripps students participated in the Laspa Center for Leadership’s Student Leadership Institute, a three-day program for those with leadership positions in student government, CLORGs, and other campus programs and organizations. Eighty-seven new students moved in early to participate in the IMPaCT program, partnering with nonprofits throughout Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties on service-learning projects.
$4 Million In Keck Science Gifts The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $1 million each to Scripps and Pitzer Colleges toward the renovation of the W.M. Keck Science Building. This amount builds on the $1 million gift to Keck from Scripps Trustee Jennifer McDonnell P’18 and her husband, Jeff McDonnell P’18, announced earlier this year and subsequently matched by the McDonnell Family Foundation.
Rose Garden Dedication On May 16, the College dedicated a new rose garden in the south Balch Courtyard to honor the life and contributions of alumna and Life Trustee Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72, especially her generosity toward students and faculty and her sustained support of the arts and humanities at Scripps.
New Faculty On Campus This fall, Scripps welcomes 11 new faculty members in art, art history, dance, economics, French, mathematics, media studies, psychology, and physics.