Announcements Archive

Scripps Campus Connect Training

Scripps Campus Connect is a faculty and staff training that will help you identify students in distress and how to engage with students who have thoughts of suicide. Participants will learn how to overcome the obstacles that could impact the ways in which a student obtains support. When: March 2nd, 9:30am-11am Where: TFH Room 109 […]

Added: February 16, 2018

Announcing the Passing of Former Trustee Sharon Walther Blasgen ’64

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community,   It is with sadness that I announce former trustee Sharon Walther Blasgen ’64 passed away last weekend.   Sharon was a beloved trustee from 2004–2010. She was respected for the thoughtful diligence she brought to the Board as a member of the Finance and Investment Committees, as […]

Added: February 16, 2018

Introducing the HEDS Survey on Campus Climate

Dear Scripps Students,   Along with the other Claremont Colleges, Scripps is participating in the HEDS Survey on Campus Climate for Sexual Assault. The survey is being sent to all Scripps students who were enrolled during the 2017-18 academic year. If you are a December graduate, withdrawn, on leave, or studying abroad, it is important we […]

Added: February 13, 2018

Spring 2018 Community Update

Dear Members of the Scripps Community, Happy New Year! Welcome back to campus, and for those of you who are new to the Scripps community, welcome. I hope you had a peaceful and restorative winter break and were able to spend some quality time with family, friends, and loved ones. As we begin a new […]

Added: February 12, 2018

Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72 Gifts $3.1 Million to Support the Arts and Humanities at Scripps College

Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72 Gifts $3.1 Million to Support the Arts and Humanities at Scripps College

Added: February 8, 2018

Scripps IT Presents: The Smart Board

Scripps IT presents the next generation in white boards on Friday, February 9th. This event is open to everyone including faculty, staff, and students.  

Added: February 5, 2018

Bright Horizons Family Matters Webinar Series

Join us for another year of live Family Matters events, where you can connect with Bright Horizons® parents and learn from experts on a variety of topics about balancing your work, parenting, caregiving, and family life. Click Here for full schedule list.    

Added: January 29, 2018

Suicide Prevention Training for Staff

As a part of our JED Campus Program, we are engaging in many initiatives around mental health and suicide prevention. This is one of the resources available to staff. QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is a course that educates participants on how they can get help for themselves, learn more about preventing suicide, common causes of […]

Added: January 29, 2018

Bias Incident Protocol-Please review and provide feedback

Dear Staff,   In response to President Tiedens’ request that we review and make recommendations regarding a bias-related incident protocol, the Bias Incident Protocol Working Group (including faculty, students, and staff) has met to consider revision of the protocol in ways that underscore the College’s values and help ensure an appropriate response by the College […]

Added: January 29, 2018

Girls Who Code Campus recruitment ask

Scripps College is excited to partner with the nationally-recognized organization Girls Who Code to host two-week summer programs called Girls Who Code Campus. In Summer 2018, we’ll be hosting: ·         Introduction to Computer Science from June 18th to June 29th ·         Website Design & Development from July 9th to July 20th Register Now Learn More […]

Added: January 29, 2018

Spring 2018 Tieden’s Teas

This fall, President Lara Tiedens will be visiting residence halls to get to know you while honoring one of Scripps’ most beloved traditions—tea! Tuesday, Jan. 30, 3pm | Clark Living Room Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11am | Dorsey Living Room Thursday, Feb. 22, 3pm | Wilbur Living Room Monday, Feb. 26, 1pm | Browning Living Room No […]

Added: January 29, 2018

Announcement of Jennifer Armstrong as Associate Dean of Faculty

Scripps Community, It is my pleasure to introduce our next Associate Dean of Faculty, Jennifer Armstrong, Professor of Biology, who will formally commence her duties on July 1, 2018.  Jennifer will serve a 3-year full-time position with the possibility of renewal. She will be overseeing the wide range of activities that our current Associate Dean, Gretchen […]

Added: January 16, 2018

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty

Dear Scripps College Community,   I am pleased to announce that Professor Amy Marcus-Newhall will continue in her role as vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty for a five-year term, to begin July 1, 2018. Amy has been a trusted advisor, a devoted steward, and a generous supporter of Scripps College for more […]

Added: January 16, 2018

This Semester, Scripps Rides Foothill Transit for Free

Beginning January 8, students, faculty, and staff of any of the Claremont Colleges can ride Foothill Transit buses for free through the new Class Pass program. Rides are unlimited, and the pass is accepted on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses, which serve cities throughout the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys as well […]

Added: January 12, 2018

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Phil Swan

On December 7, Scripps College Life Trustee Phil Swan passed away at the age of 88. Phil’s tenure as a trustee began in 1970, and included membership on all standing committees of the Board. A successful investment counselor, Phil made valuable contributions to Scripps’ financial health and stability and the growth of its endowment. He was […]

Added: December 8, 2017

IDEA Extends ConverActions, Adds New Dialogues, Workshops for the 2017–18 Academic Year

Beginning this fall, the Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative will sponsor a yearlong series of events, conversations, and workshops open to Scripps students, faculty, and staff as well as the entire 7C community. Building on last year’s programming, we will continue to host ConverActions on the National Climate on Race, Community, and Change. […]

Added: September 11, 2017

Interim Leadership for Institutional Advancement

With the upcoming departure of vice president for institutional advancement Michael Archibald, I have asked Binti Harvey to fill the role of interim vice president for Institutional Advancement, effective October 12, 2017. I am pleased that Binti has accepted this interim role, and I have every confidence in her ability to provide continuity and attentive […]

Added: September 7, 2017

Fall 2017 Tiedens’ Teas

This fall, President Lara Tiedens will be visiting residence halls to  get to know you while honoring one of Scripps’ most beloved traditions—tea! Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10am | Toll Living Room Monday, Sept. 18, 10am | Collegiate Apartments Patio     Tuesday, Sept. 26, 3pm | Kimberly Living Room Thursday, Oct. 12, 3pm | GJW Living Room […]

Added: September 7, 2017

Support for Scripps Community in Response to DACA Repeal

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As many of you know, today the President of the United States repealed the Presidential directive that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This decision has dire implications for thousands of students at colleges and universities throughout this nation who have sacrificed, persevered, and excelled to enhance […]

Added: September 5, 2017

Support and Resources for DACA Students

Facts and FAQs National Immigration Law Center UC Undocumented Legal Services Center FAQ Resources for and about DACA and Undocumented Students Legal Resources Please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at ext. 18277 to access a list of attorneys who are willing to provide pro bono consultations or services for our students. ACLU […]

Added: September 5, 2017