“The interdisciplinary approach to learning at Scripps allowed me the freedom and the academic structure to meld my interests in language, cultural heritage and the visual arts, first as an undergraduate and later in my graduate studies and career.”
During her studies at Scripps, Jessica had opportunities to train with conservators at libraries and museums including the Huntington in Pasadena, CA and the Ransom Center of Austin, TX. She went on to work at the Art Museum of Yad Vashem in Israel and at MIT Libraries book conservation laboratory.
Anne Crumpacker’s “new life” began at Scripps, deeply impacted by the breadth of the humanities curriculum, rich offerings in the visual and performing arts, and the beauty of the campus.
“Without a doubt, attending Scripps College set me on the path for a successful and fulfilling career in the art world. My incredible experiences at Scripps, which continue as I keep in touch with mentors and become involved in the alumnae network, provided the foundation for my current position and career goals.”
“As one of the first students to graduate with this new degree, I had so much support from many professors in many different departments: chemistry, art history, anthropology, archaeology. The focus on interdisciplinary studies at Scripps provided me with the perfect environment in which to combine my passions for both science and art.”
Under the direction and encouragement of Millard Sheets, Phil Dike and Albert Stewart, Corda Eby worked on painting and sculpture at Scripps. Since then she has lived and worked much of the time in Italy.
Maxine Borowsky Junge ’59 is the 2012 recipient of the Scripps College Distinguished Alumna Award. Her work focuses on the use of art therapy and she is a trailblazer in our understanding of creativity.
Megan cites the guidance she received from Scripps professor Mary MacNaughton as well as the contacts she gained through Scripps as integral factors in helping her succeed on her chosen professional pathway.
“My path has been greatly influenced by Scripps College professors Mary MacNaughton and Juliet Koss and supported by the vibrant Scripps community both locally and abroad.”