Special Event

Duehrings to receive Ripon College Founders’ Day Award

Dave and Karen Stoddard Duehring of Green Lake will be honored by Ripon College with its annual Founders’ Day Award Jan. 27. The award is presented to an individual or organization in Ripon and surrounding communities who exemplifies the ideals behind the creation of Ripon College in 1851. The ceremony celebrating the 164th anniversary of the College’s founding will be… Continue reading

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Programming set for Martin Luther King, Jr. Week celebrations

Ripon College will pay tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the week spanning Jan. 25-Jan. 31, 2015. The theme for the week’s festivities is “Race and the (In)Justice System.” Schedule of Events Sunday 1/25: Keynote Speaker Joseph Frey, 6 p.m., Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall of Science. Joseph Frey of Wisconsin was wrongfully convicted of rape and… Continue reading

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John Harper to address Cold War foreign policy of George Kennan

Dr. John Harper, professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will speak at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in East Hall Little Theater on the Ripon College campus. All are invited to attend, and refreshments will be served. The subject of Harper’s talk is “The Outsider as Insider: George Kennan’s Attempt to… Continue reading

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Native American teachings as a path to peace

Sammy Rangel will present a talk, “Native American Teachings as a Path to Peace,” Dec. 2 at Ripon College. The talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall of Science. It is free and open to the public. Incarcerated for more than 15 years, Rangel found his own path to peace and freedom when he began studying… Continue reading

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Poet Eric Nelson will read at Ripon College

Poet Eric Nelson will give a reading of his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. The presentation will be in the North Reading Room of Lane Library, 300 Seward St., on the Ripon College campus. The reading will be free and open to the public, and a book signing will follow the reading. Nelson is a strong and engaging… Continue reading

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