Announcements Archive

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

2014 W-2s now available

2014 W-2s are now available through the Ultipro website; you may print them from the portal or wait for printed copies to be mailed by January 31 to the address on record.

Added: January 27, 2015

Time Sheet Approval Issues

Please note that any computer that received the Windows re-image already, may have issues with approving time sheets in Ultipro when using Internet Explorer. Please ensure you log into Ultipro through Google Chrome or Firefox to ensure no issues or delays in time sheet approvals.

Added: January 23, 2015

Scripps College website survey

The Scripps Communications and Marketing department is conducting a survey to assess the performance, appearance, and user-friendliness of the College website. Your feedback will help inform efforts to enhance the online experience for our visitors and to identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement. Please click on the link to take this 5-minute survey, and thank you in advance for your participation!

Added: January 20, 2015

Saying Goodbye to GroupWise – Email Conversion Update

At the start of the academic year, we shared the news that Scripps had selected Office365 to replace GroupWise with launch date of March 24, 2015. With the fall semester closed, I wanted to provide a progress update to the community including new benefits announced recently by Microsoft.

Added: January 16, 2015

New Financial System

I am writing to inform you that Scripps College has joined together with The Claremont Colleges (TCC) to implement a new financial system that will transform the way we are able to offer accounting and budgeting services to the Colleges. After a comprehensive search, TCC selected Workday Financials, a modern, cloud‐based system.

Added: January 16, 2015

Professor Ken Gonzales-Day Art Exhibit

Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day has been invited to show his artwork at the upcoming Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness exhibition at The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina. The exhibit opens Feb. 7.

Added: January 16, 2015

CP&R seeks internship-grant readers

This winter break CP&R is gearing up for internship grant season. As you may know, last year Scripps was able to award an unprecedented 101 internship grants. We’re expecting a high number of applicants again this year and we are reaching out to ask for your support in reading and reviewing student applications.

Added: January 13, 2015

Professor Nancy Macko Art Exhibition

The Sturt Haaga Gallery in La Cañada Flintridge has invited Professor of Art Nancy Macko to participate in the upcoming group show, ELEMENTAL|Seeing the Light. The exhibition will be on display from Jan. 11 to April 5.

Added: January 12, 2015

Tiernan Field House Fitness Assessments

Since January is well underway with many fitness, health, and wellness resolutions, we are offering two group sessions next week. Tuesday, January 13 and Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pre-registration is requested.

Added: January 8, 2015