Alumni News

Foundation Establishes Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership

The Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation has funded a new Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership at Ripon College. The foundation has established servant leadership chairs at several Wisconsin colleges and universities. The first holder of Ripon College’s Pieper Chair is David William Scott of the Religion Department. “Universities are the likely places where future leaders in all sectors… Continue reading

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Campus facelifts create fresh, updated looks

As Ripon College took a reinvigorated step forward during fiscal year 2012, several areas of campus received physical upgrades and renovations — giving a fresh look and functionality to highly active areas. New carpeting and furnishings create a more comfortable and attractive look to the North and West reading rooms in Lane Library, as well as an inviting entry. The… Continue reading

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Ripon College and Selma, Alabama: 1965

In March 1965, marches and protests held in Alabama marked the political and emotional height of the American civil rights movement. The three attempts to march from Selma to Montgomery, the state capital, were in support of Black voter registration. The first march took place on March 7 and became known as “Bloody Sunday” after civil rights marchers were attacked… Continue reading

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Johnson set for 300th career win

After Tuesday’s 56-38 win at Lawrence University, Ripon College’s women’s basketball head coach Julie Johnson now needs one more victory to become just the fourth coach in Midwest Conference history to win 300 career games. Her first chance to reach that milestone comes in Saturday’s home game against Grinnell, beginning at 1 p.m. With a Ripon victory that day, Johnson… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 7: What Now? (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!) January 5, 2013 Dear Journal, Ernest Hemingway once said, “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 7: Home for the Holidays (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!) It seemed to take forever to get back home. The way out to State College felt like a lengthy trip, but… Continue reading

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