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Remembering Bekki Lee

CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 13, 2013) — It is with deep sadness that Scripps College writes of the devastating news of the passing of its dear friend and colleague, Bekki Lee.

October 13, 2013

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

New Digital Book on Early U.S. Photographer Edward Curtis’ Photos of Native Americans

CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 16, 2013) — An extensive online archive of Edward S. Curtis’ work – amounting to more than 2,000 still images and 22 recordings of tribal songs – has recently launched as a free digital book for use in classrooms.

September 16, 2013

LASPA Center for Leadership at Scripps College Established With $5 Million Gift

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 18, 2013) — President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a $5 million gift to establish a women’s leadership center at Scripps College. The new center will be named in honor of Eileen Schock Laspa ’67, P’95 and Jude Laspa, Harvey Mudd College ’65, P’95 who made the keystone gift. The LASPA Center for Leadership at Scripps College, the women’s college of The Claremont Colleges, will embody programming focusing on 21st century leadership including Leadership, Analysis, Scholarship, Public Service and Action.

March 18, 2013

Scripps College Wins Four CASE Awards of Excellence

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 28, 2013) — The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII recognized Scripps College with two 2013 Gold Awards for outstanding work in communications and marketing. This year’s awards will be presented at the CASE District VII Conference Awards Luncheon on March 2 in San Francisco.

February 28, 2013

Scripps College Receives $2 Million Gift for Endowed Chair for the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities From The Malott Family Foundation

CLAREMONT, Calif. (December 10, 2012) — President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a $2 million gift to Scripps College to establish The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Endowed Chair for the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities.

December 10, 2012

The 50th Anniversary of The Port Huron Statement: The Legacy of a Manifesto

CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 8, 2012) — Tom Hayden, former California state legislator and co-writer of the Port Huron Statement, a manifesto of the American 1960s student activist movement, lectures on “Inspiring Participatory Democracy: The Legacy of Port Huron” in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons at 4:15 p.m. on Nov. 13.

November 8, 2012

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps College 24th Best Liberal Arts College in Nation

CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 12, 2012) — Scripps College is 24th on the U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s best liberal arts colleges for 2013. The College earned its top-tier placement from an assessment by “U.S. News” that measures key factors, such as academic reputation, selectivity, and faculty resources.

September 12, 2012

The Williamson Gallery Receives NEA Art Works Grant to Support Conservation of 16th-Century Dragon Tapestry

CLAREMONT, Calif. (July 30, 2012) — National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced on April 25 that the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College is one of 788 not-for-profit national, regional, state, and local organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Williamson Gallery is recommended for a $10,000 grant to treat a Chinese textile altar panel of a dragon, which dates back to the late sixteenth century.

July 30, 2012

Scripps College Receives $700,000 Grant to Support Undergraduate Research From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 9, 2012) — Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced the College received a $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support undergraduate research in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The grant will span a three-year period.

April 9, 2012