Alumni News

Life After Ripon – Kyle Ruedinger ’13

Chapter 6: Life Happens Fast [Editor’s Note: Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Amy Browender ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Summer is finally upon us, and school is out for nearly all students. I had the… Continue reading

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Hedman ’78 Selected by Obama Administration

On May 22, President Obama announced his intention to nominate twelve individuals to posts in his administration, including Susan Hedman ’78 for the position of Commissioner for the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. Hedman currently serves as the Region 5 Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) directing the EPA’s operations in the Great Lakes region. She has also… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 6: A Year in Retrospect [Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Brown ’13, Jessie Lillis ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] As my final “year in the life of Lizzie” post for the Ripon Alumni blog,… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 6: The Things I’ve Learned [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] So this is it. The one-year anniversary of my graduation is fast approaching, and my… Continue reading

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Commencement Speakers: Nine Tweets and a Selfie

“The New Media,” digital technology that has altered the way we perceive our world, was spotlighted at the 148th Ripon College Commencement, held Sunday on the Ripon College campus. David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate were Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients. They offered an address in nine tweets and one selfie. “It is somewhat hilarious… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Ross Lewis ’11

Ross Lewis ’11 of San Francisco, Calif., has taken his love of technology into several different directions. “I love gaming!” he says. “It’s been a major hobby of mine for my whole life, and I’m so fortunate I’ve been able to create content and put on events that other gamers can enjoy.” Last year, Lewis released an iPhone app called… Continue reading

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