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Important Dates

August 10-13: Oregon Shakespeare Festival
August 29: Fall Semester begins
August 31: Deadline for LLAiR Nominations
September 13: Claremont College Worldwide Socials
September 16: New Students “Mugging”

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Scripps Tops Rankings Again

The Princeton Review named Scripps a “best” college in nine categories this year. Also, Forbes ranked Scripps #43 among the country’s top 50 colleges.  Read more.

Are You the Next LLAiR?

SHARE your expertise with students. GROW personally and professionally. ENHANCE the Scripps community. JOIN a prestigious community of LLAiR honorees. Click here for more information and application details.

Welcome Class of 2021!  New Students “Mugging”

On September 16, we’re welcoming first year and transfer students to Scripps! The ‘mugging’ tradition now includes a handwritten letter from an alumna along with their La Semeuse mug. Interested in writing to members of the Class of 2021? Contact us  for more info or to volunteer.

Sept 13th – Save the Date!

Get together with your 7C friends at a Worldwide Social! What IS a Worldwide Social? Any event at which alumni of the Claremont Colleges gather together! It can be a happy hour, a card game, a play date, a luncheon, a tea, or a tennis game! Check out the list of locations, sign up to be a host, and join the fun!

Did You Know?

On March 2, 1938, Scripps students experienced a flood of historical proportions, causing significant damage to Grace Scripps Clark and Toll Halls. Residents took refuge in Browning and Dorsey Halls, which were unaffected. Soon after, the famous floodwalls were constructed to prevent further water damage. Photo credit: Scripps archives.

Class Scribes Needed

Do you wish there were more class notes in the Scripps Magazine from your class? You can help! Become a Class Scribe and reach out to your classmates to get their latest news. Contact us to sign up.

San Diego Networking Trek – Alum Hosts Needed

Scripps Career Planning & Resources is seeking San Diego area alumnae working in Health, Science or Research for the next Career Exploration and Networking Trek October 16-17, 2017. Host a group of 10-12 students for a two hour company visit to learn more about your industry and career journey. Visit the CP&R website or email Associate Director Rachael Bratlien for details.

Presidents Tiedens’ First Year

In a recent interview with the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Lara Tiedens reflects on her first year as Scripps College President. Read more.

Why Join the Scripps Community Network?

New alum, Elisabeth Mayer ’17 plugged the Scripps Community Network:  “As a student preparing to attend law school next fall, the Scripps Community Network allows me to look for alumnae practicing law near my future school. With more alumnae updating their information and making themselves available to students, students like me can learn about different career fields and make valuable connections within the Scripps community.” Sign up today!

Joint Medical School Mock Interview Day for Students & Alums

Do you have experience in the field of medicine and want to support Scripps post-bac students by participating as an interviewer? The event will put applicants through 4 different MMI style interview scenarios. Saturday, September 30 from 8:30am-1:30pm. Email CP&R Associate Director Rachael Bratlien for more info.

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