News for Students Archive

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

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Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As many of you know, today the President of the United States repealed the Presidential directive that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.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

Introducing the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

As we continue to monitor and document our progress toward creating the equity and access we envision for the Scripps community, we have recognized the need for more robust channels of communication and input from Scripps community members. To this end, I have established the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (CIDE) to replace the President’s […]

Added: September 1, 2017

Intergroup Dialogues Sponsored by IDEA

This fall, the Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) initiative will sponsor a series of Intergroup Dialogues (IGD) for faculty and students designed to develop understanding of social identities and statuses (i.e., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability status, citizenship/immigration status, socio-economic background, etc.), foster empathy and motivation to bridge differences, and build […]

Added: September 1, 2017

Scripps Office of Information Technology recycles!

The Scripps Office of Information Technology recycles! Recycling generates fund for College facilities improvements like these cool new chairs for student labs.  

Added: September 1, 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

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

Steele 5 Software Updates

Scripps Community: Information Technology staff updated Steele 5 computer software over Winter Break.  The iMacs now run El Capitan OS, MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud 2017.   Always feel free to contact the IT office @ (909) 607-3406 or send an email to HELP@ScrippsCollege.edu if you have questions or need assistance. Information Technology Department

Added: February 3, 2017

Supporting Our International Community

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, Last week the new president issued a number of executive orders and presidential memos. The executive order pertaining to immigration and travel has led to particular concern, since it targets Muslim-majority countries. While the legality of these measures is evaluated, the College advises that people from Iran, Iraq, […]

Added: January 30, 2017

Community Update from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Members of the Scripps Community, Reflecting on the past several months, it’s hard to believe that my first semester at Scripps is already drawing to a close. As I continue my “Scripps education,” I am amazed at the depth and breadth of achievement among our students, faculty, and staff, and at the strong bonds […]

Added: December 13, 2016

Office of the President: Message in Response to Petition

Dear Scripps College Students, Faculty, and Staff, I recently received a petition signed by more than 750 Scripps College students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends and family members requesting the addition of immigration status to the College’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy, and recommending that the College declare itself a “sanctuary center of higher education.” The […]

Added: December 11, 2016

Announcement of Adrienne Gibson as APESF Executive Director

Michael Archibald, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, has announced that Adrienne Walsh Gibson ’02 has been promoted to the position of Executive Director of Alumnae and Parent Engagement, The Scripps Fund/Executive Director of Alumnae Relations, effective December 1. Says Archibald, “Adrienne’s 12 years of progressively increased responsibility in Institutional Advancement at Scripps College make her […]

Added: November 11, 2016

Message from President Tiedens

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, The presidential campaign and the election results have created a great deal of uncertainty and apprehension over the past 18 months. The outcome of this turbulent political season has evoked strong emotions for many of us as we struggle to interpret its meaning. Not everyone will have the same […]

Added: November 9, 2016

Bias Incident Protocol Working Group

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, In keeping with Scripps College’s commitment to strengthen a campus-wide culture of inclusion, last year, the administration initiated a process to evaluate the effectiveness of current policies and practices with respect to bias incidents on the Scripps campus. The Dean of Students Office and SCORE have conducted preliminary research […]

Added: October 25, 2016

October 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

Dear Members of the Scripps College Community, The Board of Trustees convened for its quarterly session October 7-8 and engaged in a number of community events and conversations in addition to its regular meetings. A summary of the Board’s activities and actions taken follows: New Trustee At the Board meeting on October 8, trustees appointed […]

Added: October 19, 2016

Voter Registration Information

Scripps College encourages students to register to vote.  Registering and voting are important aspects of your rights and responsibilities as an informed citizen.  The following information is provided to assist you in registering to vote either in California or in your home state. In order to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen and at […]

Added: October 4, 2016

IFC Open House 9/27

Added: September 21, 2016

Life After Scripps programming starts Sept 28 (CP&R career week)

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached our promotional flyer for Life After Scripps, a weeklong series of programs and events designed to support all students in career exploration and post-graduation planning. We are delighted to welcome members of the extended Scripps community including faculty, alumnae, and friends to deliver workshops throughout this week. (Please note, we’ll […]

Added: September 13, 2016