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April 7, 2020

Virtual Community Thrives through SCORE

When Jenn Wells, assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE) began her online graduate program in organizational change and leadership, the last skill she expected to walk away with was expertise in virtual educational delivery. “I’m applying not just the content of my graduate work to my role as director of SCORE, but how that content is delivered and applying it to keeping the mission and actions of SCORE alive during the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders,” she says.

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January 3, 2020

Office of Black Student Affairs Celebrates 50 Years

The 2019-2020 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of the Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA), the cultural center of The Claremont Colleges that supports students of African descent by providing opportunities for self-exploration, learning, and growth as well as affirming multiple identities that intersect with experiences of Blackness, including race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, and spirituality.

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November 11, 2019

Transfer Students Find New Life at Scripps

Whether it’s the small liberal arts environment, the unique course offerings, or family tradition, students from around the country have found new life by transferring to Scripps.

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November 7, 2019

Olive and Well: College Revives Beloved Agrarian Tradition

They are strong and have a lot of character, and though they aren’t generally temperamental, they have been known to snap when pushed too hard. These are the olive trees of Scripps College.

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November 4, 2019

A Familial Affair: Chicanx Latinx Student Affairs Celebrates 50 Years

In 1969, a small group of Claremont College students got together to address the growing concerns of Latinx students at The Claremont Colleges. They envisioned a space that would connect Latinx students and a program in which students could feel supported academically, socially, and culturally.

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October 28, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Aileen Villa Changes Perceptions Through QuestBridge

The number of undergraduate students at U.S. colleges and universities has increased by three million over the past 20 years, with students of color and those from low-income families making up much of that growth, according to a report from the Pew Research Center.

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October 14, 2019

Carolann Duro ’20 Fuses Mentoring, Education, and Empowerment for 5C Indigenous Students

“Our midnight smudging celebration, where sage is burned for purification, is a time and a space for Native students,” says Carolann Duro ’20. “I’m always challenging the institution to improve resources and community for Indigenous students, but it’s moments like these when I am grateful for the resources we do have and the Native community that is present on these campuses.”

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October 7, 2019

Meet Scripps Associated Students President Niyati Narang ’20

Most know Niyati Narang ’20 as the current president of Scripps Associated Students (SAS), but few know what that actually looks like.

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September 25, 2019

Scripps Fall To-Do List: Making the Most of Your Semester

Fall at Scripps isn’t to be missed. Having settled into a routine of classes and club meetings, now is the perfect time to start exploring all that the campus and the region have to offer. Read on to learn about can’t-miss seasonal activities, off-the-beaten-path excursions, and world-class campus resources!

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September 12, 2019

Meet Our Newest Students

Scripps College welcomes its newest students!

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