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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (July 15, 2011) — Scripps College alumna Barbara Arnwine ’73 has received a prestigious Gruber International Justice Prize for her excellence in defending and promoting civil rights and gender equity throughout the U.S.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 15, 2011) — Matt Logelin, author of “Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love,” reads from his book on Monday, April 18, at 4:15pm in Scripps College’s Hampton Room. This event, which includes a book signing following the reading, is free and open to the public.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 8, 2011) — Noted sculptor and Scripps College alumna Elizabeth Turk, winner of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for 2010, will be the Scripps College commencement speaker on Sunday, May 15.