Current Ripon News

President Messitte Wins Radio Honor

It isn’t often that a college president is recognized for his work as a radio host and interviewer, but Ripon College President Zach Messitte received just such an honor last month at the Public Radio News Directors annual awards banquet in Cleveland. At the event, hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon, Messitte won second place in the News/Public Affairs Program category… Continue reading

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Gerlach ’05 Receives Service Award

Catherine Sinwell Gerlach, a 2005 graduate from Ripon College’s Politics and Government program, was awarded the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) 2013 President’s Pro Bono Service Award. Gerlach, currently a third-year student at Syracuse University’s law school, chairs the law school’s Pro Bono Advisory Board. According to the NYSBA, Gerlach has donated nearly 600 hours to various pro bono… Continue reading

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Author Robin Hemley to Speak

Award-winning author Robin Hemley will read from his fiction Tuesday, April 3, on the Ripon College campus. The presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room of Pickard Commons. Hemley is the winner of the 2012 Pushcart Prize and a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. He has written 11 books of fiction and nonfiction, is the… Continue reading

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Ripon College Named to 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Ripon College joins a prestigious list of colleges and universities named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Each year, the President of the United States recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and civic engagement, and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Honor… Continue reading

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