Current Ripon News

Alumni Spotlight: Jim Mendyke ’83

Ripon’s Lasting Impact Jim Mendyke loved the feel of his small high school, so when it came time to look at colleges, his list was made up primarily of small schools. He was also hoping to continue playing basketball, so his goal was to find “a small college with great academics and a chance to participate in sports.” Jim’s father,… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 9: Camp Rhetoric and Spring Break in Ripon [Editor’s Note: Jeremy Johnson ’12 and Katlyn Lee ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] It’s interesting to type this blog from a comfy seat in The Pub at Ripon College. This week… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Communication Alum Finds His Mark in Reality TV

Grayson Brooke ’05 of Monrovia, Calif., was hooked on film from early on. “I’ve always loved film since I was a small child,” Brooke says. “I think the catalyst was after I walked out of the film ‘Jurassic Park’ in the summer of 1993, having never seen anything like what I had just watched on screen before. I realized at… Continue reading

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Alumni News: Cheryl Rofer ’63 Op-Ed

Ripon College alumna Cheryl Rofer ’63 had an opinion piece published in the February 27th edition of Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper. In her editorial, “Is Iran building a bomb? A nuclear scientist says we need to look closer,” Rofer examines the evidence available to the general public regarding Iran’s facilities and its ability to produce nuclear weapons. Rofer, who… Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage – Ripon College Theatre Alumni

Ripon College has a long and distinguished history of nurturing love of the theater. Some students came to Ripon with that love already instilled in them. Some discovered it in College productions. Two of the most celebrated actors in film history, Spencer Tracy ’24 and Harrison Ford ’64, first lit up the stage as students at Ripon College. Highlighted here… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Jessi Kofler Guenther ’97

Relocating to England has opened a world of opportunity not only for Jessi Kofler Guenther ’97 in her job, but also for her husband, Mike Guenther ’97, and their sons, Greyson, 6, and Graham, 3. Guenther runs the Managed Services and Recruitment Process Outsourcing business lines for Europe and Asia for Allegis Group Services, a human capital management firm that… Continue reading

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