Media Center | Alumnae

Fatima Elkabti ’09 works to combat blindness in Libya

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 9, 2014) — A recent article from the UC Berkeley NewsCenter highlights Fatima Elkabti ’09, whose cutting-edge medical project will combat diabetes-related blindness in Libya.

April 9, 2014

Merodie Hancock ’87 Inaugurated Fourth President of SUNY Empire State College

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 27, 2014) — Another notable Scripps College alumna made history. On March 27, Merodie Hancock ’87 was inaugurated as the first female president of SUNY Empire State College.

March 27, 2014

Scripps College Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker: Global Entrepreneur Nonie Creme

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.

February 12, 2014

Scripps College Honors Alumna and Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

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.

September 21, 2013

Scripps College Honors Alumna and Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

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.

September 6, 2013

Scripps College Alumna Sarah Harris ’96 Selected for Prestigious Legal Diversity Fellows Program

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.

April 12, 2013

Scripps College Receives $5.3 Million Pledge from Trustee Nancy Katayama ’77

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.

February 18, 2013

2012 Scripps College Graduates Named to Spring 2012 Dean’s List

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.

May 21, 2012
Sarah Smilkstein ’11

Mali Children Flock to New Library Launched by Sarah Smilkstein ’11

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.

November 23, 2011
A letter from Gabrielle Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly thanks the Scripps College community for its continued support.

Scripps College Applauds Alumna Gabrielle Giffords’ Recovery and Successful Book Release

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.

November 15, 2011