Life After Scripps (page 6)

February 4, 2022

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 Testifies Before Congress on Importance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 testified before the US House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties regarding the history and importance of the hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

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New Mentorship Program Deepens Alum-to-Alum Connections

Marked by its close-knit community of ambitious and empathetic individuals, Scripps College forges fast friendships that often stretch far past graduation. Piloted in 2021, the new La Semeuse Mentorship program […]

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February 3, 2022

Charla Wilson ’11 Receives Award for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Equity

Charla Wilson ’11 received Northwestern University’s Daniel I. Linzer Award for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Equity.

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February 1, 2022

Louise Tench Willard ’97 to Be Inducted into the CMS Hall of Fame

On March 26, Willard, who earned the position of captain of the cross-country team, will be inducted into the Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame Class of 2022 for track and field and cross-country.

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December 10, 2021

In the Media: Lynne Thompson ’72 Discusses Her Poet Laureate Role with Interlitq

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees, discussed her role and planned legacy as Los Angeles’ newest poet laureate with Interlitq.

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December 3, 2021

In the Media: Laurel Schwartz ’15 Named to Forbes‘ 30 Under 30 List

Laurel Schwartz ’15 was named* to Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 list, a compilation of 600 of “the brightest young entrepreneurs, leaders, and stars,” in the Marketing & Advertising category. Schwartz is the brand director for Crisis Text Line, which provides free, 24/7 mental health support via text message.

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November 18, 2021

Scripps’ Literary Atmosphere Inspires Alum Authors

After years surrounded by such a wealth of literary influences, it’s no surprise that many Scripps alums have become authors in their own right—one look at the College’s ManuScripps list highlights the publishing power of the Scripps community.

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In the Media: Jaimie Ding ’21 Named to Inaugural Los Angeles Times Fellowship Program

Jaimie Ding ’21 was selected for the inaugural class of the Los Angeles Times’ new year-long fellowship program for early-career journalists, the Times announced.

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In the Media: Pasadena Star-News Reviews Concurrent Exhibitions by Alison Saar ’78

The Pasadena Star-News reviewed sculptor and printmaker Alison Saar ’78’s exhibition Alison Saar: of Aether and Earthe, on display concurrently at both the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena and the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College.

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November 15, 2021

In the Media: Judith Wilde ’71 Examines Presidential Hiring Process Trends in Higher Ed Dive

In a piece she co-authored for Higher Ed Dive, Judith Wilde ’71, a research professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, found that college and university presidents are growing more diverse and staying for shorter periods.

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