The Scripps Experience Series (page 6)

June 5, 2020

New Laspa Center Grant Will Fund Student-Led COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Scripps College Laspa Center for Leadership has introduced its 2020 Community Action Grant for current Scripps College students. Awarded in amounts between $250 to $2,000, the grant will support projects that help students’ hometown communities better cope with the impact of COVID-19.

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May 27, 2020

Hope Springs Eternal: Graffiti Wall Artist Tori Smith ’20

Victoria (Tori) Smith remembers when she first came to Scripps: It was a campus tour in the spring of 2016, and she recalls being irrevocably drawn to the diversity of thought and style of Scripps students and to the unparalleled beauty of campus. “Part of the tour included a visit to Graffiti Wall, and I remember thinking, ‘Wouldn’t it be amazing if I could paint my class’s mural—if I could be a part of making Scripps history?’”

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May 15, 2020

Snapshot: Class of 2020

A snapshot of how the Class of 2020 participated in academics, campus life, athletics, study abroad and global education, and the Motley.

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April 17, 2020

“Quick Bite of Art” Lunchtime Series Moves Online

Since joining Scripps as Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, Meher McArthur has been serving up 15-minute talks on a single work of art from the College’s permanent collection in her “Quick Bite of Art” lunchtime series of object-based talks. “Even though we are all at home now, we can still get to know the artwork in the Scripps collection,” says McArthur.

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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 21, 2020

“From the Body to the Body Politic”: Scripps Presents Spring 2020 Season

Scripps College has announced its lineup of writers, speakers, and performers for the spring 2020 season of its signature public events series, Scripps Presents. Tickets are required for all events.

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January 16, 2020

76th Scripps College Ceramic Annual: Duality and Context

On January 25, Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will launch its 76th Ceramic Annual, the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation. This year, the gallery is highlighting work that explores connections and conflicts in art and nature, with inventive and interactive pieces that stand on their own, hang from the ceiling, or extrude from the walls.

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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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October 23, 2019

First “La Placita” Film Festival Brings 5C and Local Latinx Communities Together

The Scripps College Department of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures will co-sponsor the first “La Placita” Community Film Festival with Uncommon Good.

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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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