Student News

Free digital portraits offered to job seekers by Ripon College

Free professional digital portraits for use in online LinkedIn profiles will be offered Thursday, Sept. 25, by Ripon College’s Constituent Engagement and Career Services and professional photographer Jim Koepnick. Portraits will be taken anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the lower level of Pickard Commons on the Ripon College campus. The service is offered for any job seekers… Continue reading

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McNair scholar uncovers patterns in hip-hop narratives

By examining hip-hop, the music of his childhood, this summer, communication major Garrison Anderson ’16 has developed a passion for research. This will give him a “leg up” as he approaches the process of applying to graduate schools, he says. “Graduate school admissions will look for people who have ‘contributed to the discussion’ of communication through papers and research,” Anderson… Continue reading

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Quality of educational experience can come down to just one word

Jody Roy, professor of communication and interim vice president and dean of faculty, spoke at Matriculation Convocation Aug. 23 and urged new students and their families to look for an opportunity in everything they do. A transcript of Dean Roy’s address follows: “Thank you all for taking time out of your busy day to be here. I know you have… Continue reading

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Winery internship gives student a spirited summer

A summer internship at the local Vines & Rushes Winery is allowing Ripon College student Kamelle Van Der Leest ’15 to see firsthand how a young, small business operates. Van Der Leest is majoring in business management and sports management, with a minor in socially responsible leadership. Her internship was made by the Career Ready Internship Initiative grant program developed… Continue reading

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Ripon College receives grant to fund new paid internship opportunities

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has again received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant of up to $150,000 through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. This is the second consecutive year Ripon College has received this grant. With this funding, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into over 90 paid internships at… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Rachel Detrie ’15

Chapter 1: The Beginning of a New Journey [Editor’s Note: Rachel Detrie ’15, Clarence Sanon ’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!] My name is Rachel Detrie, and after three eventful years, I am finally beginning… Continue reading

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