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May 24, 2018

Class of 2018: Commencement Highlights

On Saturday, May 12, Scripps College conducted its 88th annual commencement exercises on Elm Tree Lawn. Students, faculty, staff, families, and friends of the College gathered to celebrate the Class of 2018, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault,  a civil rights activist and award-winning journalist, delivered the official address. Here are some highlights from the day:

May 7, 2018

The Class of 2018: The Scripps Senior Bucket List

Things you should do before you graduate!

April 25, 2018

Bringing the Outside Inside: Professor Nancy Macko’s New Tapestry, Lola’s Garden, Comes to NEW Hall

NEW Hall, Scripps’ newest residence hall, is home to 110 students and, now, a one-of-a-kind jacquard tapestry designed by Professor of Art Nancy Macko. Installed on a large, previously empty wall in the living room, the 6-by-12-foot tapestry is not only a beautiful addition to the building, but it also carries on the tradition of displaying tapestries and artwork by Scripps professors on campus.

April 12, 2018

In the Media: Scripps Named One of World’s Most Beautiful Campuses

The website BuzzFeed ranked Scripps College #8 on its “26 of The Most Gorgeous College Campuses Around The World” list. The campus was praised for its Spanish-style architecture and “breezy palm trees that add to its Southern California vibe.”

March 12, 2018

Career Planning & Resources: New Program Helps Scripps Students Navigate Important Financial Decisions

No one can avoid making financial decisions in life, but Forbes reported in 2015 that only 57 percent of Americans are financially literate. The Carlotta Welles ’39 Center for Career Planning & Resources (CP&R) wants to ease the stress and confusion. This semester, the center launched the Financial Literacy Program with the goal of helping Scripps students make smart, informed financial decisions during college and after graduation.

February 2, 2018

Announcing Scripps College’s 2018 Commencement Speaker: Civil Rights Activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault

I am pleased to announce Scripps College’s 2018 commencement speaker: civil rights activist and award-winning journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

December 22, 2017

Kiplinger’s Ranks Scripps Best Value College for 2018

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. as #44 among the Top 100 Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. for 2018, and #82 among all featured U.S. colleges.

October 3, 2017

Sherilyn Tamagawa ’14 Takes Post as Lecturer in Math at Scripps

The Scripps Voice student newspaper recently published an interview with Scripps College alumna Sherilyn Tamagawa regarding her new role as an instructor in mathematics at Scripps College.   Tamagawa, who graduated from Scripps in 2014, confesses that if she could have “any job in the world,” this would be it, and is delighted to return to […]

September 1, 2017

Moody’s Affirms Scripps College’s A1 Rating

Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., was recently affirmed with the highest financial rating of A1 by Moody's Investor Service, a credit rating agency responsible for setting the market standard for bond evaluations.

August 24, 2017

Meet the Scripps College Class of 2021

This week, Scripps welcomes the Class of 2021, whose members began a five-day orientation program that will culminate in the first day of classes, August 29. Scripps’ first-year class is made up of 329 students, the largest entering class in the College’s history. They have won technology innovation, book, and debate awards, to name a few, and boast a wide range of interests as well as an impressive list of precollege accomplishments.