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June 2, 2021

Summer 2021 Community Update

The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the power and the value of face-to-face teaching, learning, and interaction, which has always been the hallmark of Scripps College’s educational community. Hence, our goal is to reclaim the vibrant campus life we recognize and cherish as we work toward restoring Scripps’ in-person academic, residential, and work environments.

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June 1, 2021

Scripps College Honors Retiring Faculty

This spring, Scripps College honors retiring faculty and thanks them for their years of teaching and service.

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May 28, 2021

Awards and Honors 2021

Awards to Seniors Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award Jamie Berkson – English Teaching Assistant Award in Spain Lucy Ordman – English Teaching Assistant Award in Brazil Olivia Truesdale – English Teaching Assistant Award in South Korea Vani Dewan – Research/Study Award in India “Neuroscience:  Investigating Resilience Against the Effects of Early Life Trauma”   Napier […]

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May 24, 2021

Scripps College Celebrates Class of 2021 at 91st Commencement

On May 22, 2021, Scripps College celebrated the Class of 2021 in its 91st Commencement exercises in a digital event watched across the country. Ruth Reese Lane ’92, immigration attorney and Scripps alumna, delivered the keynote address.

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May 10, 2021

Capstone Day 2021 Showcases Senior Research and Creativity

This year, Capstone Day took place online for the second year running, but the theses—which were nominated by faculty—had the same depth of intellectual inquiry and creative expression as ever.

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May 6, 2021

Presidential Search Committee Co-Chairs Update

The presidential search has advanced significantly since our last report on March 1, and we are pleased to share the most recent developments in the search for the 10th president of Scripps College.

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April 28, 2021

Scripps Continues Work Toward Racial Equity, Justice, and Inclusivity Initiatives

During the last decade, Scripps has accelerated its efforts to foster a more diverse and racially equitable environment for students, staff, and faculty. Donors have been a prime mover in this work, helping the College develop programs and increase resources that would not have been possible without their generosity. 

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April 26, 2021

Fall Planning 2021

As Interim President Marcus-Newhall has indicated, we are so pleased to be able to welcome students back in Fall 2021, and excited to be able to host some limited activities on campus this summer, including select academic research and summer camp groups. It will be wonderful to see you back on campus!

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Scripps Summer/Fall Update

I begin my term as interim president with optimism and hope as we look forward to our students, faculty, and staff returning to campus this fall. The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the power and the value of face-to-face teaching, learning, and interaction which has always been the hallmark of Scripps College’s educational community.

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April 19, 2021

Ruth Reese Lane ’92, Immigration Attorney, to Deliver Scripps Commencement Address

Ruth Reese Lane, immigration attorney and Scripps alumna, will deliver the keynote address at the College’s 91st Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s ceremony will be virtual.

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