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Ripon College Launches $50 Million Campaign

Ripon College launched the public phase of its Imagine Tomorrow comprehensive campaign tonight, announcing that $35 million of the stated $50 million campaign goal has been raised since 2010. “Ripon has had such a positive and important influence on the lives and careers of so many people,” said President Zach Messitte. “The commitment of our alumni, faculty, staff and students… Continue reading

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Artist to Speak at Opening Reception

Artist Deb Kupinsky will give an artist talk at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, in the lobby of Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. The talk will be in conjunction with an opening reception in Caestecker Gallery for the exhibit, “Echo,” which will run through March 1. Kupinsky is Uihlein Fellow in Studio Art, Ceramics and… Continue reading

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Ripon Celebrates Founders’ Day

This year’s Founders’ Day award was presented to Gregory Marcus of The Marcus Corp. The award is presented annually to an individual or an organization in the Ripon community who exemplifies the ideals of the founders of Ripon College. The Marcus Corp., headquartered in Milwaukee, was founded Nov. 1, 1935, by Ben Marcus with the purchase of the Campus Cinema,… Continue reading

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Residence Life Team Takes 1st Place

A team of students and staff members from Ripon College Residence Life won first place in the annual WAICU Residence Life RA Conference Roll Call. In a skit conceptually created by Raymond Allen ’15, the staff created a political ad about why they supported Ripon College. To follow the conference theme of “True Colors,” they also represented the color of… Continue reading

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Ripon College and Selma, Alabama: 1965

In March 1965, marches and protests held in Alabama marked the political and emotional height of the American civil rights movement. The three attempts to march from Selma to Montgomery, the state capital, were in support of Black voter registration. The first march took place on March 7 and became known as “Bloody Sunday” after civil rights marchers were attacked… Continue reading

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21, Ripon College will hold a series of events: Inauguration Oath Screening 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 21,The Pub, Harwood Memorial Union. Watch as President Barack Obama renews his vow to lead the nation in his second term. MLK Week Brunch 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, Great Hall,… Continue reading

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