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August 25, 2016

NEW Hall Residence Hall for Students Opens at Scripps College

NEW Hall, Scripps College’s newest residence hall on its northeastern most border of campus, is open and ready for students who are moving in today. Under construction since May 2015, the residence will house first-year as well as returning students. Designed in harmony with the distinctive Mediterranean style of Scripps’ existing architecture, NEW Hall encompasses […]

August 23, 2016

Scripps Campus: NEW Hall Scripps’ Newest Residence Is Now Open

Students, faculty, and staff who have been away for summer break may notice a big change on campus as they make their way back to the College this week. The green construction fences to the north of the Sallie Tiernan Field House are gone, and NEW Hall, Scripps’ newest residence hall, is open and ready for students and visitors. Under construction since May 2015, the residence will house first-years as well as returning students.

August 5, 2016

In the News: Fiske Guide Names Scripps Among Nation’s Top Colleges, As Featured in Los Angeles Daily News

The Los Angeles Daily News reports that Scripps College is among the best 321 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. as featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017."

August 3, 2016

Scripps Presents: Fall 2016 Season

This fall, Scripps College’s public events program will feature a series of lively discussions with some of today’s most compelling figures on topics at the heart of America’s public discourse this presidential election year. The fall 2016 Scripps Presents season will feature personalities such as former MSNBC host and race and social justice professor/speaker/author Melissa Harris-Perry; restaurateur, chef, and writer/TV star Eddie Huang, whose book, Fresh Off The Boat, inspired the TV sitcom by the same name; artist and provocateur Molly Crabapple; and hip hop journalist Jeff Chang.

August 1, 2016

Scripps College Announces Fall 2016 Season of “Scripps Presents” Public Events

Scripps College announced today its fall public events season that features a series of lively discussions with some of today’s most compelling figures on topics at the heart of America’s public discourse this presidential election year. The fall 2016 Scripps Presents season will feature personalities such as former MSNBC host and race and social justice […]

June 28, 2016

Regional, National Publications Herald Selection of Scripps College’s Ninth President

Scripps College's announcement of Dr. Larissa Z. Tiedens as its next president was featured in regional and national newspapers and higher education publications including Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and San Gabriel Valley Tribune in Southern California, Inside Higher Ed, and Stanford University News. Tiedens, who currently serves as senior associate dean of academic affairs at Stanford Graduate School of Business, will become the ninth president of Scripps.

May 23, 2016

Highlights from the Spring Season of Scripps Presents

Scripps Presents, the public events program at Scripps College that is billed as “an electrifying mix of storytellers and artists, policymakers and musicians—and everything in between,” delivered on its exhilarating promises with its spring 2016 event lineup. For information about upcoming Scripps Presents events, click here.

May 16, 2016

Class of 2016: Scripps College Graffiti Wall: Seniors Make Their Marks

Since 1931, Scripps’ graduating seniors have participated in what has become an essential rite of passage at the College: the signing of Graffiti Wall. Each year, seniors choose a mural design from student-submitted illustrations to paint on the wall, and then the entire graduating class adds their signatures. The Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and interests of students over the decades.

May 13, 2016

Class of 2016: 86th Annual Commencement Celebrating Scripps’ Graduating Seniors

Scripps College’s 86th annual Commencement takes place on Saturday, May 14 at 5:00 p.m. on Elm Tree Lawn. Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall will preside over the ceremony, and Madeleine K. Albright, 64th U.S. Secretary of State, will give the commencement address. This year, 206 seniors will cross the stage to receive their diplomas.

May 12, 2016

Class of 2016: Daniela Canas Baena ’16 and Juliana Canas Baena ’16: Building First-generation Community at Scripps

As the first in their family to attend college, Ontario, California, natives Juliana and Daniela Canas Baena immediately felt the strong support of their first-generation peers at Scripps. Before beginning their first year at the College, the twins participated in the First-Generation@Scripps program, which allowed them to connect with fellow first-years, staff, and professors who identify as first-gen or first-generation-student allies, and first-generation sophomores, juniors, and seniors who served as mentors throughout the year.