Alumni News

Ripon College Honors Four Alumni

Ripon College honored four of its alumni during a ceremony Friday, June 27. The event was among Alumni Weekend activities at the College. Jacqueline M. Vieceli, class of 1974, received the Distinguished Alumni Citation. She brings the views of philosophers from throughout history to the forefront of current dialog. Since 2006, she has been director of the Kessel Peace Institute… Continue reading

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Summer Lecture Series Explores World Religions

Brian Smith, professor and Charles and Joan van Zoeren Chair in Religion, Ethics, and Values, hosted a four-week online lecture series in comparative world religions for interested alumni this June. Participants ranged from alumni who graduated in 1958 to 2003. Smith’s video lecture series was complemented with short readings, additional videos and weekly brief essays, allowing the students to self-pace… Continue reading

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Anderson ’10 Earns Ecological Award

Sarah Anderson ’10 , currently a Ph.D. student at Washington State University, was one of five students in the United States to earn an Ecological Society of America (ESA) Graduate Policy Award. This award allowed Anderson and her fellow award-winners to participate in policy training at the Ecological Society of America’s Washington DC office. Anderson was previously awarded a policy… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Amy Browender ’13

Chapter 6: As One Year Ends, A New Chapter Opens [Editor’s Note: Amy Browender ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’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!] As my last installment in this series, it’s hard to know… Continue reading

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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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