Announcements Archive

Human Resource Department Update

The Human Resource Department is here to assist you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to any of the team for assistance with benefits, Ultipro, general questions, guidance or thoughts on how we can better support the Scripps community.

Added: March 18, 2015

Water Conservation project update

With the success of the water conservation project on Platt Boulevard last summer, the Buildings and Grounds Committee of the Board of Trustee has approved several lawn removal projects on campus to support for water conservation in California and sustainability. For each project, lawn will be removed, irrigation will be modified to a low water use system and drought tolerant plants will be planted.

Added: March 17, 2015

Office 365/Outlook – email and calendar migration plan

With the Office 365/Outlook go live scheduled for Monday, March 30, 2015, I am writing to let you know some specific details and dates of the conversion plan for email and calendar. In most cases, NO ACTION IS NEEDED on your part. While your email, calendar, tasks, and contact information is moving from GroupWise to Office365/Outlook, GroupWise will still be available to you as a view-only reference until June 30, 2015.

Added: March 13, 2015

Construction Update: Pedestrian Traffic on Platt Avenue

The final construction access plan for NEW Hall will be in place on Friday, March 13 at 8:00 a.m. Starting at 406 Platt Avenue, pedestrians will be redirected to travel on the north side of Platt Avenue towards the east to the intersection of Mills Avenue before being able to cross back over. A temporary crosswalk has been provided.

Added: March 11, 2015

Staff Breakfast with the President

This April 1 breakfast is an opportunity for staff to informally talk to the president and share ideas about the College with her. The president will also provide updates about Scripps. There will be a staff raffle.

Added: March 10, 2015

Public Conversations Project: Deep Listening, Connected Speaking, Genuine Inquiry

We are delighted to invite you to a program designed and offered by Public Conversations Project in support of our campus efforts to enhance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access at Scripps College. The trainings will run March 23-26, 2015. In order to accommodate the schedule of staff and the demands of departments, the workshops will be broken down into two sequenced 3-hour sessions.

Added: March 9, 2015

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, and service for the 2012-13 academic year.

Added: March 6, 2015

Saying Goodbye to GroupWise Update

Our new Office365/Outlook email system is just about ready to go, and with the launch fast approaching, I’m writing today about our training programs and to firm up the launch date.

Added: March 3, 2015

Time and Attendance System

Scripps College along with the other Claremont Colleges that currently share the Workforce EmpCenter time and attendance system will be implementing Ultipro Ultimate Time and Attendance system. The current EmpCenter system has issues with integrating data resulting in difficulties for administrators and supervisors spending an inordinate amount of time on investigating and resolving problems.

Added: March 2, 2015

Student Personnel Budget Request Deadline

In light of recent changes to the student wage budget for the 2015-16 year, all supervisors must submit a two-part Student Personnel Budget Request by March 9 at 9:00am.

Added: February 27, 2015

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions

TIAA-CREF announces Individual Counseling Sessions at The Claremont Colleges in March.

Added: February 25, 2015

John Hancock Phishing Scam

We have become aware of suspicious emails being sent to John Hancock participants as part of a phishing scam. John Hancock did not send these emails. They have taken steps to have the fake websites disabled and their investigation is ongoing. At no time will John Hancock ever request personal, financial, or password information through unsolicited emails.

Added: February 19, 2015

Relocation of Departments

For the past few months, we have been working on relocating the Facilities Department and I am pleased to announce that it has been relocated to the basement at Lang. With this relocation, we took the opportunity to also find ways to improve operations at Scripps.

Added: February 17, 2015

Scripps Women in Finance Accounting and Consulting

Want to learn the basics of investing and trading stocks for income? Scripps Women in Finance Accounting and Consulting (FAC) is partnering with Jeffrey Lin (HMC ’05) of to organize seminars on practical investing skills. Open to 5C students, faculty, & staff; no prior experience/knowledge necessary!

Added: February 17, 2015

Anthem Free Identity Protection

Please find attached a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from Anthem regarding free identity protection services available to Anthem members who are potentially impacted by the recent Cyber Attack.

Added: February 16, 2015

Call for Clark Humanities Museum Exhibition Proposals for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

The Committee of the Clark Humanities Museum will meet in early April to schedule the 2015-2016 Exhibition Calendar. Please submit brief exhibition proposals to Linda DeChaine by April 1, 2015, for the Committee’s review.

Added: February 16, 2015

The Claremont Colleges 2015 Retiree Seminar

Join us March 25 for our annual Retiree Seminar. During the seminar you will receive information on Medicare Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicare Supplement Plans, Retirement Plans and other available resources. Benefit Representatives from CUC Benefits Administration will also be available for questions and assistance.

Added: February 12, 2015

Cyber Attack Impacting Anthem

We have become aware that Anthem, Inc., the parent company of our health insurance provider, is the victim of a highly-sophisticated cyber attack. Anthem has informed us that its member data was accessed, and could include that of our employees.

Added: February 5, 2015

Phi Beta Kappa Members

Scripps is in the process of updating our list of Phi Beta Kappa members. If you are a Phi Beta Kappa member and would like to be included in our list, please contact Human Resources at your convenience.

Added: February 3, 2015

Update from PayFlex – New FSA Administrator

Participants with a 2014 FSA balance have until March 15, 2015 in which to incur a cost which may be reimbursed with 2014 funds. The deadline in which to submit a claim for 2014 funds is June 30, 2015 for active employees.

Added: January 29, 2015