Student News

Exploration Through Internships: Green Lake Town Square

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. With this grant, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into 60 paid internships at non-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices at Ripon College itself. In this short video, you’ll gain a glimpse of… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Green Lake County Correctional Facility

Listen as Rachel Wedeward describes her paid internship experience through the Career Ready Internship Initiative. Rachel is interning at the Green Lake County Correctional Facility where she is coordinating a program which helps to keep inmates connected with their children through video recorded story telling. Take a moment to hear Rachel describe what she has learned, the goals she is… Continue reading

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Three Ripon History Majors Publish Book About Ripon

Three Ripon College history majors, Amanda Gesiorski ’14, Naomi Jahn ’14 and Christian Krueger ’15, have published a book about the history of Ripon, which is available on Amazon.com: HERE “Ripon (Images of America Series)” covers everything from Ripon’s founding in the 1840s; to the birthplace of the Republican Party in 1854; the birthplace of suffragette Carrie Chapman Catt (1859)… Continue reading

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MLK Week Activities Announced

Ripon College will host a series of events and activities to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. FREE SPEECH WALL Monday, January 27, & All Week Write microaggressions you have heard or that you may have used on this free-speech wall to help define microaggressions and start the path to defeat them. Rodman Center, Pickard… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Elizabeth Blum ’14

After a fall semester studying in Cordoba, Argentina, Elizabeth Blum ’14 witnessed many instances of poverty and was determined to learn more about the subject. “I was shocked at the manner in which the city treated its citizens who lived in poverty,” Blum says. “I came back to the United States wanting to understand how we deal with the same… Continue reading

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Student Successfully Lobbies for Composting Change

Please note: A small typo in our newsletter resulted in an incorrect link. In order to read about Liz Blum’s work on homelessness, please click here. Thanks in large part to the efforts of the Sodexo sustainability intern at Ripon College Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, and a number of Ripon College faculty and staff members, Ripon College will soon be able… Continue reading

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