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Life At Ripon – Kaitlyn Welzen ’15

Chapter 3: Only One Semester Left [Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Clarence Sanon ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] Only one semester left of college. It seems so strange that my four years in Ripon are… Continue reading

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Determination, goal-setting leads swimmer to record-breaking times

During a meet at Grinnell College on Dec. 5-6, the Red Hawks swim team took down nine school records. In the 200 breaststroke, freshman Gabby Horstmeier finished with a time of 2:34.47, breaking the program’s longest-standing record set 23 years ago by Ripon College Athletic Hall of Famer Sara Soffa ’94. Horstmeier also participated in three record-breaking team events. Her… Continue reading

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First-hand experience dealing with domestic violence invaluable for future registered nurse

Biology major Leighanne Lacy ’15 has served as the domestic violence intern this summer at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. Her internship was made by the Career Ready Internship Initiative grant program developed by Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. St. Agnes provides intensive care for both inpatients and outpatients, as well as free and confidential psychotherapy and… Continue reading

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Herb planting inspires personal and social change for environmental studies major

Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, has won the National Sodexo Service Award. Welzen is an environmental studies and Spanish major and a sustainability intern for Sodexo. She led the effort to construct and implement a campus hoop house on lower campus. Herbs and greens from the hoop house are served in the dining room during Local Greens Tuesdays.… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Clarence Sanon ’15

Chapter 2: Open Thine Third Eye [Editor’s Note: Clarence Sanon ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] Hi Readers, Do you know what grinds my gears? Individuals who do not have a clue about… Continue reading

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Ripon College named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

Ripon College has been recognized on the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary community service. The Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for volunteering and service, has administered the award since 2006 in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as the… Continue reading

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