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November 15, 2021

Peer Health Educators Help Students Practice Mental and Physical Wellbeing

Tiernan offers a holistic range of services to Scripps students, such as multi-purpose studios, group fitness classes, a pool, and a new student-designed wellness room. One of Tiernan’s most notable services is its Peer Health Educators program, developed by a group of student leaders committed to promoting mental and physical wellbeing.

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November 3, 2021

Scripps Students Reinvent Economics Society

“This club aims to provide diverse resources and support for all of its members, both current students and alumnae, through career-focused workshops, events with faculty, and community-based activities,” says Katie Eu ’23, the SCES co-president.

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October 26, 2021

Scripps College Pre-Law Society Provides Support for Students Interested in Legal Field

Kayla Solomon ’23’s goal for the future of SPLS is to maintain and develop good relationships with alumnae in the legal field who can help students with the process of entering the profession, such as applying to law school.

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October 25, 2021

Scripps Research Tea Pairs Knowledge and Community

Each summer, Scripps College supports student research projects through the Johnson Summer Research Grant, the Scripps Undergraduate Fellowship in Environmental Analysis, the Racial Justice and Equity Fund, the Esterly Award, the Mellon Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative, and the Arthur Vining Davis Student Summer Library Internship. Through these funding opportunities, students pursue faculty-directed research projects or conduct their own research with faculty endorsement.

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October 22, 2021

Scripps’ Career Planning & Resources Equips Students for Success

With help from Scripps’ Career Planning and Resources Center (CP&R), students sharpen career competencies that last long after Commencement.

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October 11, 2021

Scripps Provides Students with Wide Array of Academic, Career, and Community Resources

Scripps College provides a wealth of academic, career, and community resources for both new and returning students. For those curious about various opportunities—from fellowships and scholarships to studying abroad, tutoring programs to post-graduate work, and equity organizations to on-campus leadership roles—Scripps has a resource for you!

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September 2, 2021

Spotlight on Students: Scripps Associated Students President Maya Lynch ’22

Many Scripps students know politics major Maya Lynch ’22 for her work as junior class co-president. But this year, she’s stepping into a new role as president of Scripps Associated Students (SAS).

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August 19, 2021

For These Young Alums’ Careers, Internship Grants Made All the Difference

Eighty percent of Scripps students complete at least one internship before graduating. It’s a striking statistic for a liberal arts women’s college which, while known for graduating spectacular critical thinkers, may have less obvious career outcomes. Yet these concrete outcomes exist, often tied directly to internship grants which create a more equitable playing field for students who don’t have the financial means to accept unpaid work.

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August 13, 2021

Scholars-in-Action Julia Brock ’22 and Jaela Alvarez ’23 Power Laspa Center for Leadership Programming

Since its inception in 2015, the Laspa Center for Leadership has sought to advance gender equity through creating educational programming, partnering with local and national organizations, and providing resources and tools for students to identify and hone their leadership skills. This year, seven Scripps students will support the Laspa Center’s mission as resident “Scholars-in-Action.”

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May 19, 2021

Stronger Together: Class of 2021 Graffiti Wall Mural Celebrates Class Solidarity, Campus Life

Graduating classes have each left their mark on the Scripps College Graffiti Wall since 1931, becoming an essential rite of passage at the College. After the design is painted onto Graffiti Wall, each member of that class signs their name to the mural, becoming a visual time capsule of Scripps’ history that reflects the changing tastes and attitudes of students over the decades.

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