Alumni News

Life After Ripon – Taima Kern ’11

Checking In [Editor’s Note: Taima Kern ’11 was our first Life After Ripon blogger, and here we check in with her again.] June 3, 2013 Dear Journal, Since I wrote last, I had fellow Ripon alumna Vicky Weber ’12 as a summer roomie whilst she awaited the start of grad school in Colorado. I was working for Action Publications in… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 12: A Year’s Worth of Reflections [Editor’s Note: Jeremy Johnson ’12 and Katlyn Lee ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Well, here we are. This is now the twelfth and final installment of the alumni blogs I’ve written. As per… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 12: A Year of Reflecting [Editor’s Note: Katlyn Lee ’12 and Jeremy Johnson ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] June 5, 2013 Dear Journal, One year. One year ago I graduated from college, tears filling my eyes, but a smile… Continue reading

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Rogers ’08 in Class Featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nasif Rogers ’08, social studies teacher and Director of Debate and Forensics at Nicolet High School, was a participant in a health and wellness class featured in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The class of 33 Nicolet High School staff members and WEA Trust health insurance clients has combined exercise and nutrition instruction, and collectively the participants have lost a total… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Walter Hofman ’54

Being a dentist is in the blood of Walter Hofman ’54 of Glenview, Ill. His father was a dentist in Chicago’s southside Hyde Park neighborhood. “It’s always been my ambition because of my family,” Hofman says. “Everybody else in my family is a doctor, and they decided I should be the dentist. I love it. I give of myself to… Continue reading

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Gerlach ’05 Receives Service Award

Catherine Sinwell Gerlach, a 2005 graduate from Ripon College’s Politics and Government program, was awarded the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) 2013 President’s Pro Bono Service Award. Gerlach, currently a third-year student at Syracuse University’s law school, chairs the law school’s Pro Bono Advisory Board. According to the NYSBA, Gerlach has donated nearly 600 hours to various pro bono… Continue reading

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