Announcements Archive

Scripps College Professional Development Training For Staff

Communication is perhaps the most important skill to develop in order to be effective in the workplace. This skill can be developed with practice. This class will help participants learn how to determine the goal of a conversation and what to do before, during and after it, in addition to how to identify barriers and […]

Added: April 4, 2018

Student Employee Appreciation Week Summary

Dear Scripps Community, On behalf of Career Planning & Resources and Student Employment, thank you for helping us celebrate student employees during Student Employee Appreciation Week. Together, we offered a variety of opportunities for the community to celebrate the accomplishments of these outstanding students. It was wonderful to see the community come together in this […]

Added: April 2, 2018

Calling all First-Years and Seniors: National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

  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 social development.   You should have […]

Added: April 2, 2018

New Faculty Co-Directors for the Center for Teaching and Learning

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professors Mary Hatcher-Skeers and Deborah Faye Carter as faculty co-directors for the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) effective July 1, 2018, succeeding founding director Darryl Yong and working with Jessica Tinklenberg, Staff Director for the CTL. The mission of the Claremont Colleges Center for Teaching and Learning […]

Added: March 21, 2018

New Faculty Director for the Office of Consortial Academic Collaboration

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tessa Hicks Peterson as director of the Office of Consortial Academic Collaboration effective July 1st 2018, succeeding founding director Deb Mashek.   The Office of Consortial Academic Collaboration (OCAC) works to develop and maintain effective, efficient, sustainable, and enduring cross-campus academic collaborations among the Claremont Colleges. Each year, […]

Added: March 21, 2018

Introducing the HEDS Survey on Campus Climate

Dear Scripps Students, Your feedback in the HEDS Sexual Assault Campus Climate Survey is important to Scripps College. The survey is open to all students, whether or not you have experienced unwanted sexual contact, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment. The survey is anonymous. Information provided in the survey will not be investigated or reported to law enforcement. Survey […]

Added: March 14, 2018

First-Generation @ Scripps Newsletter- March 2018

Dear Scripps Community,  Happy Spring Break! This  month’s First-Generation @ Scripps newsletter shares reflections from faculty and students on academic and personal relationships from the First-Gen perspective. Thank you to all of our contributors for sharing your insights. Happy reading!   Warm Regards,   First-Generation @ Scripps Team Evelyn Gonzalez, First-Generation Intern Clarisse Salazar, First-Generation Intern Mary Hatcher […]

Added: March 12, 2018

Professor Mary MacNaughton appointed to Endowed Directorship

Dear Scripps College Faculty and Staff, It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Professor of Art History Mary MacNaughton as the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, endowed by alumna Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler ’72 through a generous gift. Professor MacNaughton is the first appointee to this endowed directorship, effective immediately.   Professor […]

Added: March 8, 2018

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

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

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