Alumni News

Alum, landslide rescue pilot to be featured on PBS Wednesday

Bill Quistorf ’80 of Everett, Washington, will be featured in the “Nova” documentary “Killer Landslides” premiering Wednesday, November 19, on PBS television. The documentary centers around the March 22, 2014, landslide in Oso, Washington. As the chief pilot for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Quistorf directed helicopter rescue operations from the air immediately following the slide and used an infrared… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Sophia Kaounas ’14

Chapter 2: Who Would Have Known… [Editor’s Note: Nathan Held ’14, Sophia Kaounas ’14, and Ariana Myers ’14 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Happy Fall, Friends! As the leaves continue to fall and the weather becomes ever more brisk, it is… Continue reading

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Roy and Karsten ’09 Encourage Ex-Offenders to Speak Publicly

Jody Roy, professor of communication and interim vice president and dean of faculty, and Shawn F. Karsten ’09, development associate for major and planned giving, have published Sharing Your Story, Saving their Lives: Public Speaking for Ex-Offenders. Roy’s interest in studying crime and its offenders and ex-offenders began over twenty years ago.  Over that time, Roy has met and worked… Continue reading

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Alumni mentoring students at the office

Sixteen Ripon College students will travel to Chicago during Fall Break, Oct. 19-23, as part of the Career Discovery Tour to gain first-hand knowledge of a variety of careers from Ripon College alumni. Access to alumni networking and career opportunities are hallmarks of the student experience at Ripon. The program, made possible thanks to gifts from members of the Alumni… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Nathan Held ’14

Chapter 2: One Does Not Simply Walk into Civil Procedure…There Are Rules for That [Editor’s Note: Nathan Held ’14, Sophia Kaounas ’14, and Ariana Myers ’14 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Since last I reported on my endeavors in July, I… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Kaitlyn Welzen ’15

Chapter 2: Practical Applications of Classroom Lessons [Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Clarence Sanon ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] Now that it is October, there are (hopefully) only seven months left of my undergraduate career.… Continue reading

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