CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 12, 2014) — Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that the College’s 2014 Commencement speaker is alumna Nonie Creme, a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, one of the world’s leading beauty product brands.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 21, 2013) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ’93 was honored today at Scripps College by being the third recipient of the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal, the College’s highest level of recognition.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 6, 2013) — Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords ’93 will be honored by Scripps College on Sept. 21 with the College’s highest level of recognition, the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal, announced Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 12, 2013) — Baker & McKenzie partner Sarah Harris ’96 is one of 160 lawyers selected for the 2013 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, an organization made up of the legal profession’s top general counsels and managing partners. The fellows program identifies high-potential lawyers from diverse backgrounds.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 18, 2013) — President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a $5.3 million pledge to Scripps College from current Scripps College Board of Trustee Nancy Katayama ’77. The pledge came in anticipation of a significant fundraising initiative and will produce immediate and long-term benefits for the College.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 21, 2012) — The following 2012 Scripps College graduates were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 23, 2011) — Scripps College alumna Sarah Smilkstein ’11 recently celebrated the opening of a community education center she worked tirelessly to establish in an impoverished neighborhood in Mali. Smilkstein won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant for her project in the Niamakoro neighborhood of Bamako, Mali.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 15, 2011) — A day of triumph was declared on the Scripps College campus today as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ ’93 continued recovery was affirmed by her appearance on ABC’s 20/20 and the national release of the congresswoman’s memoir, “Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope,” was cheered.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 12, 2011) — Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga on Tuesday will lead a community celebration of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ ’93 continued recovery by lauding the national release of the congresswoman’s memoir, “Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope.”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 13, 2011) — The Georgia Diversity Council recognizes Scripps College alumna Lucinda B. Smith ’88 as one of the most powerful and influential women in the state.