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March 10, 2020

Notice of Events Suspension

The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Los Angeles County and throughout California has prompted an abundance of caution among the sponsors of public events statewide and locally. Consistent with guidance from local, state, and national public health agencies to avoid large public gatherings and practice social distancing, Scripps College is cancelling ALL non-essential events effective immediately.

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March 5, 2020

Coronavirus Precautionary Measures and Travel Guidelines

The College’s risk management and emergency preparedness team continues to monitor the latest updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LA DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), meets frequently to coordinate emergency response efforts, and has been developing proactive plans to minimize disruption in the event of further spread of […]

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March 2, 2020

Spring Break Travel Update

With spring break approaching, I would like to take this opportunity to reinforce to all members of our campus community the importance of staying informed about the spread of Coronavirus. We are strongly recommending that our students, faculty, and staff exercise caution about their travel choices during spring break and beyond. The College has been and […]

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February 14, 2020

Lightning in a Bottle: Scripps’ Olive Oil Wins at International Competition

Scripps’ olive oil has won a bronze medal award at the 2020 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. The label, designed by Scripps staff member Christine Olbrech, administrative assistant for the Office of Information Technology, also won a bronze medal for package design.

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February 11, 2020

Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List, to Deliver Scripps College Commencement Address

Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, will deliver the keynote address at Scripps College’s 90th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 16, 2020. EMILY’s List, founded in 1985, is a Political Action Committee (PAC) that aims to recruits and help elect Democratic women candidates to office.

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January 23, 2020

“Seventh Generation Thinking”: Director of Facilities Operations and Sustainability Lesley Swick Takes the Long View of Sustainable Change

Last fall, Scripps welcomed Lesley Swick as director of facilities operations and sustainability. Swick comes to Scripps after serving for over 10 years as a sustainability, Green Building, and LEED consultant, having worked with clients such as the Los Angeles County Metro Transit Authority, UCSD, Toyota, and the City of Santa Monica.

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Catherine Allen ’20 to Participate in NCAA Division III Student Immersion Program

Catherine Allen ’20 is one of 40 student-athletes from around the country participating in the 2020 NCAA Division III Student Immersion Program.

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January 22, 2020

Spring 2020 Community Update From the President

Dear Scripps College Community Members, Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! As we begin our spring semester, I’m eager to share the following recent College news, updates, and announcements.

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January 21, 2020

“From the Body to the Body Politic”: Scripps Presents Spring 2020 Season

Scripps College has announced its lineup of writers, speakers, and performers for the spring 2020 season of its signature public events series, Scripps Presents. Tickets are required for all events.

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January 8, 2020

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Gloria Holden

Life Trustee Gloria Holden passed away on December 24, 2019, at the age of 91. Gloria joined Scripps College’s Board of Trustees in 1980 and became an Emerita Trustee in 2004.

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