Alumni News

Messitte Reflects on a Busy Start

Ripon College President Zach Messitte sat down with the Ripon Commonwealth Press to discuss his first six months guiding the College. “[I’ve] met just hundreds of people, students, faculty, staff, alumni, people in the community,” he told the Commonwealth Press, “so I’ve really tried my best to get out and talk to people, listen, ask questions, and try and get… Continue reading

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Ripon Alum to Dogsled across Arctic

Larry Daugherty ’98 will realize his dream to man a dogsled through the arctic. The Jacksonville Beach, Florida-based radiation oncologist has been selected as one of 20 participants in the 2013 Fjällräven Polar, a roughly 200-mile long dog-sledding adventure across the arctic tundra of Scandinavia. Daugherty will mush from Signaldalen, Norway to Jukkasjärvi, Swedish Lapland. The adventure, designed for amateurs… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 6: Little Lessons from Ripon (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!) December 8, 2012 Dear Journal, Originally I couldn’t think of what I should write about in regard to this past month… Continue reading

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Student Spotlight – Breanna Gracz ’14

My Home Away From Home Although one of my jobs as Alumni Relations Intern is to write articles regarding the lives of Ripon alumni, this month I was given a different task; I was asked if I would talk about my own life. At first I thought that a self-reflection piece would be less challenging, but as I started to… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 6: A Busy Month (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!) There I was with my classmates from Penn State, just outside of Disney World, at a Waffle House at about 2:00 a.m.… Continue reading

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Ripon’s comprehensive campaign surpasses $25 million

Originally published Jan. 31, 2012 With its public phase and final goal still to come, Ripon’s comprehensive campaign has passed the $25 million mark. The milestone was reached through recent leadership gifts from Georgene Koblenz ’60, Bob and Patty (Parker) Francis, Joann Selleck ’73, and Rich (’73) and Ginny Srednicki, along with exceptionally strong support from numerous alumni, parents, friends… Continue reading

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