Student News

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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Student artists present work Tuesday

At 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, three of the senior majors in the Department of Art and Art History will present research to the campus community. The talks will be in Rodman 147, and feature Brian Kollatz, Amanda Mueller and Jeremy Brouwer. Among the talks will be “Emptier than a Plastic Bag: An Elephant on My Mind,” presented by Kollatz… Continue reading

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Career and Internship Fair Coming

Ripon College students will have the chance to network with over 115 regional and national employers from various industries including business, communication, engineering, health sciences, computer sciences, government, the arts and non-profits during the WorkForce Career & Internship Fair sponsored by the Wisconsin Private Colleges Career Consortium. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 18th from 3 p.m. to… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Crossroads Academy

The Center for Social Responsibility’s Alex Kurowski had the opportunity to sit down with Sydney Shemanski who participated in the Career Ready Internship Initiative funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guarantee Company. Sydney was able to get an internship coordinating fitness programs with Crossroads Academy and Ripon Middle School. Take a moment to listen to Sydney share her story… Continue reading

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