Announcements Archive

Fall Convocation 2017 Student Awards

Fall Convocation 2017 Student Awards

Added: August 29, 2017

Farewell to Mike Archibald

Scripps College President Lara Tiedens announced to the community on August 25, 2017, that Mike Archibald, who has served as vice president for institutional advancement at Scripps for the past five years, announced his resignation which will be effective in October. Archibald’s achievements at Scripps and his future assignment at Bowdoin College in Maine follows. […]

Added: August 25, 2017

Scripps College News and Events Fall 2017

Faculty Scholarship Many faculty spent their summers immersed in scholarship, with projects ranging from writing novels, to harnessing the power of evolution to create new proteins, to creating a tapestry from photographs of Platt garden, to studying how the mind and brain work to initiate and sustain successful cooperation in a rapidly changing world. Core […]

Added: August 18, 2017

Fall Welcome from Scripps College

Dear Scripps College Community Members, At the beginning of each academic year, we have an opportunity to recommit to building a thriving community of scholars who contribute to society through lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity. On campus, we do this through our orientation programming, our opening events, and in our greetings to one […]

Added: August 18, 2017

Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards

  It gives me great pleasure to announce the recipients of the annual Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards.  These awards are given to outstanding Scripps faculty with extraordinary achievements in teaching, scholarship, or service for the 2015-16 academic year who also have demonstrated proficiency in the other two areas.  The awards are named in […]

Added: August 10, 2017

Be part of the Box@Scripps Experience

Are You A Boxer Yet? Box@Scripps If you haven’t heard, Box@Scripps is our new cloud-based storage and collaboration solution.  Box@Scripps enables simple, secure access to your files, allowing collaboration on any device. Box@Scripps is live, IT has been implementing the cloud storage for the last year and the community is embracing it. Scripps IT has started […]

Added: July 18, 2017

Update – FAKE – Health Concern email – Don’t click on link

Do not click on the Health Concern email. It is a phishing attempt (wants to get your email account/password). Disclosing this information will compromise your email account. If you’ve clicked on the link and provided your account name/password, immediately call the help desk so we can change your password. Scripps Help Desk: 909-607-3406

Added: June 27, 2017

Prof. Bruce Coats appointed to Endowed Professorship

Dear Scripps College Faculty and Staff, It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Bruce Coats, professor of art history, to the Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and Paul D. Muchnic Endowed Professorship, effective July 1, 2017. Professor Coats is the first appointee to this endowed professorship. In accordance with the terms of the […]

Added: June 8, 2017

IDEA Initiative 2016-2017 Report

The IDEA Initiative, under the sponsorship of the Office of the President, continued to align resources, programs, and events to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in partnership with members of the Scripps Community. Fall 2016 Workshops Two workshop sessions were offered at the beginning of the semester for staff: What’s the “T”?: Supporting Trans […]

Added: May 25, 2017

Spring 2017 Community Update

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community, As we close this academic year, I would like to share key actions from the Board of Trustees’ meeting on May 13 and inform you of some campus news and updates. Commencement It was a joy to participate in the 87th annual commencement ceremonies with graduates and their […]

Added: May 17, 2017

First Generation @ Scripps Final Newsletter for 2016-2017

Dear Scripps Community, We are writing to share our final publication of the First-Gen Newsletter for 2016-2017. The newsletter shares final reflections from students, faculty, and staff around the theme of Self-Care and Self-Love. We would like to congratulate Leonida Radford ’17 and Vivian Yu ’17 as they graduate from ScrippsCollege and we celebrate their […]

Added: May 9, 2017

Capstone Day survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in Capstone Day. To help us in our planning for next year, we ask that you complete a brief survey about the event. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017CapstoneFeedbackSurvey Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Ph.D. Associate Dean of Faculty, Scripps College Associate Professor of Biology, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges

Added: May 5, 2017

Social Justice, Diversity and the Workplace – June 1 & 8 Seminars

The 7C Committee on Inclusive Excellence is inviting you to attend a workshop covering topics addressing diversity in the workplace. The workshop will offer attendees practical tools for identifying and responding to microaggressions and other hidden and overt forms of privilege and marginalization in the workplace. Staff that do not have supervisory responsibilities are invited […]

Added: May 2, 2017

TIAA Financial Essentials Workshop – “Money at Work 2: Sharpening investment skills”

CUC Benefits Administration is continuing to host a series of educational workshops presented by TIAA in 2017.  The workshops are designed to address specific areas of retirement saving and planning and will be approximately 60 minutes in length.  Refreshments will be provided for attendees.  All faculty and staff of The Claremont Colleges are eligible to […]

Added: April 25, 2017

Update on Response to RAs’ Concerns

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff: The recent RA strike has highlighted what has been an ongoing discussion about the ways in which Scripps College supports students, and in particular, students of color and those facing financial, mental health, and other challenges. Improving the Scripps experience for all students should be where we focus […]

Added: April 19, 2017

Anthem Medicare Consultations on Friday, May 19th

Good Afternoon, Do to the high volume of request for one on one Anthem Medicare consultations, we have scheduled a 2ndday on Friday, May 19th from 10am to 3pm. Attached is a flyer with the contact information should anyone wish to set up a consultation with the representative. Consultations will take place in the Acacia […]

Added: April 19, 2017

Resident Advisor Strike

Dear Scripps College Faculty and Staff, This afternoon, a group of RAs informed me of their intent to go on strike effective immediately, and to abstain from all duties including crisis and emergency response, residential life programming, and other assigned duties.  As always, maintaining a supportive, safe, and high-quality living and learning environment for all […]

Added: April 13, 2017

Provide Feedback in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Calling all First-Year and Senior Scripps students! If you are a first-year or senior student at Scripps, you are eligible to provide feedback in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). Currently, NSSE is the most nationally-recognized instrument for collecting, measuring, and comparing information that focuses on research that has consistently shown students’ intellectual and […]

Added: April 5, 2017

Presidential Post-Board Community Update April 2017

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community, The Board of Trustees concluded its March retreat and meeting on Sunday, March 5, and I would like to inform you about the following key actions and discussions. Budget The trustees approved an operating budget for fiscal year 2017–18. Key elements include: Enrollment of 1,000 students, in line […]

Added: April 3, 2017

Update on Diversity and Inclusion at Scripps

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff: As we enter the final phase of the spring semester, I would like to update you on the progress we’ve made on policies, programs, and practices to make Scripps more diverse and inclusive. We have posted a new update on the IDEA website that reports progress on commitments […]

Added: March 24, 2017