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Apr. 6, 2022

Spotlight on Staff: Lauren Ng, Sustainability Coordinator

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Feb. 16, 2022

Spotlight on Alumnae: Keila Fisher ’21

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Dec. 14, 2021

Dedicated Facilities Teams Preserve Scripps’ Signature Campus During COVID-19

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Spotlight on Staff Series


April 6, 2022

Spotlight on Staff: Lauren Ng, Sustainability Coordinator

Lauren Ng’s penchant for gardening followed her to the lush botany of Scripps as the College’s new sustainability coordinator.

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February 16, 2022

Spotlight on Alumnae: Keila Fisher ’21

Keila Fisher ’21 still finds immense joy in helping craft the future of Scripps, especially as an alumna.

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December 14, 2021

Dedicated Facilities Teams Preserve Scripps’ Signature Campus During COVID-19

By Lauren Mar ’25 While faculty and students navigated remote learning at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scripps College was not completely deserted. Its grounds, custodial, and maintenance teams all worked diligently to ensure Scripps’ beautiful campus was preserved and prepared for everyone’s return. “COVID-19 increased everybody’s responsibilities tenfold,” says Lesley Swick, director of […]

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September 14, 2021

Longtime Employee Peggy Vasquez Reflects on Nearly 40 Years at Scripps

Scripps recently bid farewell to Peggy Vasquez, supervisor of special projects, after her retirement following a remarkable 39 years of service to the College community.

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December 15, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Marina Muncan, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags and Athenas Cross-Country Coach

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Stags and Athenas cross-country programs recently welcomed Marina Muncan as their new head coach. Muncan comes to Claremont with over 14 years of coaching experience, most recently as the coach for women’s distance runners at Rutgers University for the last five years. Muncan also competed for the Serbian national team in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and was a finalist at the 2012 European Championships.

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October 15, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Queer Resource Center Director Sharon Chia Claros

The Claremont Colleges community recently welcomed Sharon Chia Claros (she/her/hers) as the new assistant dean and director of the Queer Resource Center (QRC).

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October 6, 2020

Spotlight on Staff: Assistant Dean and SCORE Director Dr. Marissiko Wheaton

Scripps recently welcomed Dr. Marissiko Wheaton as the new assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE). The Office of Marketing and Communications recently spoke to Wheaton to learn more about her professional background and her aspirations for SCORE.

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January 23, 2020

“Seventh Generation Thinking”: Director of Facilities Operations and Sustainability Lesley Swick Takes the Long View of Sustainable Change

Last fall, Scripps welcomed Lesley Swick as director of facilities operations and sustainability. Swick comes to Scripps after serving for over 10 years as a sustainability, Green Building, and LEED consultant, having worked with clients such as the Los Angeles County Metro Transit Authority, UCSD, Toyota, and the City of Santa Monica.

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February 14, 2019

Spotlight on Staff: Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95, Director of Ella Strong Denison Library

This spring, alumna Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95 was appointed Denison Librarian of the Ella Strong Denison Library. An English major and French minor at Scripps, she earned her MLS degree with a concentration in archival management from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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October 30, 2018

Spotlight on Staff: Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections

This past June, Meher McArthur was named the first Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. McArthur is an accomplished author, curator, and educator with expertise in Asian art.

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