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Sep. 16, 2022

Academic Convocation Celebrates a New Academic Year

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Aug. 22, 2022

Scripps Traditions Celebrate the College’s Past, Present, and Future

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May. 13, 2022

This Spring, Four Scripps Classes Make Their Mark on Graffiti Wall

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Scripps Traditions


September 16, 2022

Academic Convocation Celebrates a New Academic Year

Frederick Hard Chair in English Literature and Professor of English Aaron Matz delivered the keynote speech on the importance of keeping the eventualities of history in view, especially for students of literature and politics.

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August 22, 2022

Scripps Traditions Celebrate the College’s Past, Present, and Future

From the beginning of the fall semester to the end of the spring semester, these traditions help students come together in community and celebrate each other’s academic achievements—all in ways that are uniquely Scripps.

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May 13, 2022

This Spring, Four Scripps Classes Make Their Mark on Graffiti Wall

It’s a tradition that harkens back to Scripps College’s earliest years: As Commencement approaches, the graduating class inscribes a section of Graffiti Wall with student signatures and a mural representing their time at the College.

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May 12, 2022

In the Media: Claremont Courier Highlights Upcoming Commencement Ceremonies

Scripps College’s 92nd Commencement, celebrating the Class of 2022, will take place on May 14.

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March 15, 2022

Andrea J. Ritchie to Deliver 2022 Scripps College Commencement Address

Andrea J. Ritchie, author, advocate, and researcher who has authored a number of books and articles on policing, criminalization, mass incarceration, and immigration enforcement, will deliver the address at the 92nd Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

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February 14, 2022

Denison Library’s “Blind Date with a Rare Book” Returns for Valentine’s Day

On February 14, the Ella Strong Denison Library will host its fourth annual “Blind Date with a Rare Book” event, a return to in-person programming after last year’s event was moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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November 8, 2021

Olive Harvest’s Return Creates Organic Space for Education, Community, and Sustainability

On November 5, Scripps hosted its traditional Olive Harvest, an event that furthers the College’s sustainability efforts by utilizing the campus’s edible plants as a food source. More than 200 students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding Claremont community harvested approximately 700 pounds of olives.

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September 22, 2021

Scripps Celebrates Return to Campus, Promotes Community at Fall 2021 Convocation

Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall officially welcomed Scripps students, staff, and faculty back to campus for a new academic year during the College’s virtual convocation on Monday, September 13.

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August 30, 2021

Some Magical Scripps Spots and the People Behind Them

Not only did Ellen Browning Scripps found the College at a time when there were few influential female philanthropists, but some of its most beloved spaces exist because of donors who followed her example. Their visible dedication to Scripps’ mission continues to impact—and delight—those on campus today.

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May 24, 2021

Scripps College Celebrates Class of 2021 at 91st Commencement

On May 22, 2021, Scripps College celebrated the Class of 2021 in its 91st Commencement exercises in a digital event watched across the country. Ruth Reese Lane ’92, immigration attorney and Scripps alumna, delivered the keynote address.

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