Corda Eby Zajac was born in South Dakota on September 19, 1934 and moved to California as a small child. She graduated from Scripps College in 1956. Under the direction and encouragement of Millard Sheets, Phil Dike and Albert Stewart, she worked on painting and sculpture throughout the four years and won the College’s sculpture prize [...]
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.”
“My Scripps experience made an enormous impact on my career in the arts and my life overall. At Scripps I was given the tools and confidence to create opportunities both within the Claremont community and abroad.”
“Scripps gave me the necessary skills to pursue my own career path in the arts with confidence.”
“My professors at Scripps and the greater 5Cs instilled the confidence in me to continue my art historical studies and pursue a career in the art world.”
“I chose to go to Scripps in part because of its art history program. I also chose to enroll because I knew that I would graduate from Scripps a self-assured, driven young woman, equipped for whatever followed.”
The strength of the Scripps alumnae community has been one of the strongest influences in Valérie’s career. She considers the ever-impressive support of Scripps’ graduates a priceless asset to the college and its students, both in university and beyond.