Alumni News

Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 3: A Visit to Ripon and Plans for Grad School [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!] My Midwestern heart was hoping that the New Year would… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 4: “Optimism” vs. “Realism”: Epic Battle of the Universe [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!] If you’re like me, Winter Break usually starts out by ceremoniously… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Joe Truesdale ’07

Self-designed major takes Truesdale ’07 into digital marketing Digital marketing is the focus of Joe Truesdale ’07 of Oshkosh, Wis. He graduated from Ripon College with a self-designed major in mass media management. “The major primarily consisted of courses in business, communication and independent studies with a focus on broadcasting,” he says. As the digital marketing coordinator for Holiday Automotive… Continue reading

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Barbara Laskin ’61 and Canine Pals Love Serving Children

Barbara Laskin ’61 of San Jose, Calif., has had a widely varied career, including 10 years as a reports officer with the State Department in the Middle East; a buyer for Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.; 13 years as the executive director of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; and her current position as a management analyst with the County… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Kyle Ruedinger ’13

Chapter 3: Crunch Time and the Holidays [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!] At this point in the semester, two words accurately describe everything for students: crunch… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Amy Browender ’13

Chapter 3: Creating Positive Change [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!] There have been innumerous surprises, challenges, and small victories in the first few months I’ve spent… Continue reading

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