Alumni News

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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Justice Michael Gableman to Speak on Constitution Day

Justice Michael Gableman, a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, on the campus. His talk is part of the fall programming schedule of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College. Gableman was elected to a 10-year term on the Supreme Court… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Rachel Detrie ’15

Chapter 1: The Beginning of a New Journey [Editor’s Note: Rachel Detrie ’15, Clarence Sanon ’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!] My name is Rachel Detrie, and after three eventful years, I am finally beginning… Continue reading

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