Alumni News

Alumni Profile: Nancy Cox Carter ’66

When Nancy Cox Carter ’66 of Alfred, Maine, took the required “Western Civilization” course during her freshman year at Ripon College, she found an interest in history. “History is perfect for me because it encompasses all subjects—science, family life, commerce, military and wildlife,” she says. This led her to found North Wind Picture Archives (northwindpictures.com), a stock picture agency specializing… Continue reading

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Ripon College campaign reaches goal early, sets new heights

Thanks to generous support from alumni, parents and friends, Imagine Tomorrow, Ripon College’s five-year comprehensive campaign, achieved its initial goal of $50 million in January 2014, 18 months ahead of schedule. The college has decided to keep to its original timeline with an ending date of July 2015. For the remaining months of the campaign, the college will set out… Continue reading

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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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