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Oct. 11, 2021

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

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Sep. 8, 2021

Fall 2021 Community Update

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Aug. 13, 2021

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

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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 8, 2021

Fall 2021 Community Update

September 8, 2021 Dear Scripps College Community Members, As the academic year begins, I am incredibly grateful to witness so many moments of joy and celebration as our Scripps community returns to campus after more than a year of remote instruction. Our motto, Incipit Vita Nova, means “Here begins new life,” and for many of […]

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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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June 7, 2021

Passion Projects: Scripps Students Earn Grants to Support Summer Projects

Each year, the Laspa Center for Leadership sponsors student projects with the We Act Grant program. The program supports self-designed projects that transform knowledge, passion, and ideas into action, demonstrate creative and effective problem-solving, establish community partnerships, and produce a positive impact.

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May 17, 2021

Keeping it Classic: Classics Majors Gain Modern Knowledge through Study of Ancient Texts

Heroes, monsters, and goddesses are the order of the day for seniors Ruby Laufer ’21 and Alyssa Rowshan ’21. For these two majors in classics/ancient studies and late antique-medieval studies, classical literature is more than a trove for understanding the cultures of antiquity or an escapist pleasure.

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January 27, 2021

Spring 2021 Welcome from Dean Johnson

I take heart in being part of a community that has shown so much resilience, strength, and faith in a better tomorrow, and I am grateful for the grace and flexibility you continue to afford Scripps staff and faculty. I know I speak for my colleagues across the College when I say we appreciate your understanding and patience during what has been a difficult time for us all.

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January 7, 2021

Response to the Events of January 6

Yesterday, we witnessed an unprecedented attack on our democratic institutions, an assault on our constitutional process, and the stark discrepancy between law enforcement’s response to the insurrection and violence at the Capitol and their response to this summer’s peaceful protests against systemic racism and inequity. As scholars and citizens, we must uphold the conditions in which democracy thrives, including the robust inquiry that comes with being members of a liberal arts community.

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October 5, 2020

Scripps Planning Update

As we near the midpoint of the fall semester, I am pleased to hear positive reports about the active learning and engagement underway in virtual classrooms and in student and community programs. I continue to be impressed and proud of the many ways faculty, students, and staff are strengthening relationships, acquiring new knowledge, and building community online.

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September 24, 2020

Laspa Center to Host Workshop on Creative Approaches to Remote Team Building

On October 1, the Laspa Center for Leadership will host a new, interactive Zoom workshop on creative approaches to building student teams while leading remotely. The workshop will be led by Hilary Grosskopf, who has conducted previous leadership development trainings for Laspa, and will focus on team building strategies that explore methods beyond coming together via computer screens.

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August 25, 2020

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester

This fall marks the beginning of an academic year like no other in the College’s history. As we carve out new modes of teaching, learning, playing, and creating community, I hope we will be flexible and compassionate with one another as we face and overcome challenges and changes endemic to this time.

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