Alumni News

Alumnus to address ethics, communication

Contemporary moral argument will be addressed in a talk Oct. 7 by 1985 Ripon College graduate Trevor Parry-Giles. “The Rhetorical Lives and Times of The Manchurian Candidate: Tracing a Cold War Political Trope in Contemporary Moral Argument” will begin at 4:15 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The presentation is the keynote… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $1 Million Gift to Endow Professorship in Economics

A $1 million dollar gift has been made to Ripon College by Robert and Joan Murray to establish a new endowed professorship in economics. The gift is a tribute “to honor my father, a long-time trustee of the College, and my mother with a gift to the institution of higher learning that meant so much to them and was so… Continue reading

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Rourke ’07 is front and center at POW-MIA national ceremonies

When National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on Friday, Sept. 19, Lacy Rourke ’07 will be a strong voice among the ceremonies. Rourke, who lives in Washington, D.C., and received Ripon College’s Outstanding Young Alumni award earlier this year, is a special consultant for the Vietnam War 50th Commemoration. “The commemoration was chartered by the U.S. Congress to help support… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Ariana Myers ’14

Chapter 1: Change Can Be Scary…and Liberating [Editor’s Note: Ariana Myers ’14, Nathan Held ’14, and Sophia Kaounas ’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!] Here I am, more than three months post-graduation, and so much has changed. It’s kind of scary,… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Clarence Sanon ’15

Chapter 1: Awareness [Editor’s Note: Clarence Sanon ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Kaitlyn Welzen ’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!] Hi Readers, This is my first blog EVER, so it is interesting that it would come through the medium of… Continue reading

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Ripon education lays foundation for life’s accomplishments

Andreas Antoniou Melas, ’73 of Lincolnshire, Illinois, had a long and successful career as a technologist and manager, and now has recently published a history book, “Three Hellene Cypriots: A Personal Journey and Commentary on Cyprus Modern History to 1950.” His accomplishments, he says, are due to the liberal arts and sciences education he received at Ripon College as a… Continue reading

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