Special Event

The 13th-and-a-half president of Ripon College? The 13th President II?

On Wednesday, as part of the College’s Homecoming Week festivities, Sara Driebel ’16 of New Berlin, Wisconsin, will attempt to fill some big shoes as she trades places with President Zach Messitte for the day. She will be acting as Messitte in meetings with Administrative Council and the Board of Trustees, and conduct College business. Messitte, in turn, will hit… Continue reading

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Justice Michael Gableman to Speak on Constitution Day

Justice Michael Gableman, a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, on the campus. His talk is part of the fall programming schedule of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College. Gableman was elected to a 10-year term on the Supreme Court… Continue reading

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Politics Center to Host Republican Congressional Primary Debate

The new Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College will host a debate on Friday, August 1, featuring all four of the Republican candidates for the 6th Congressional District. The Wisconsin Primary is August 12. The debate will take place on Friday, August 1, at 5:30 p.m. in Great Hall of Harwood Memorial Union on the Ripon College… Continue reading

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Reflects on Service

Having a passion for the work one does and the ability to stick to a goal are ideals promoted by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett when he spoke Friday at Ripon College. Barrett’s talk was the second of three inaugural events scheduled for the College’s new Center for Politics and the People. “I consider this a very exciting time for you,”… Continue reading

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Award-winning poet to read at Ripon

Arthur Stringer, an award-winning poet from West Virginia, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading, which is free and open to all, will be followed by a book signing. Stringer will read from his most recent collection of poems, Late Breaking,… Continue reading

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Renowned poet Patricia Smith reads at Ripon College

Internationally renowned poet Patricia Smith will give a free public reading from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, on the Ripon College campus. The reading will be in Great Hall of Harwood Student Union, 300 Seward St. A book signing and reception will follow. Recognized as one of the world’s most formidable literary performers, Smith has read her… Continue reading

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