Current Ripon News

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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Alumni Profile: Ross Lewis ’11

Ross Lewis ’11 of San Francisco, Calif., has taken his love of technology into several different directions. “I love gaming!” he says. “It’s been a major hobby of mine for my whole life, and I’m so fortunate I’ve been able to create content and put on events that other gamers can enjoy.” Last year, Lewis released an iPhone app called… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 5: Routines and Jobs [Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Brown ’13, Jessie Lillis ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] It is now about 1.5 months into my second semester. Classes are interesting, educating, and more… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Nancy Cox Carter ’66

When Nancy Cox Carter ’66 of Alfred, Maine, took the required “Western Civilization” course during her freshman year at Ripon College, she found an interest in history. “History is perfect for me because it encompasses all subjects—science, family life, commerce, military and wildlife,” she says. This led her to found North Wind Picture Archives (northwindpictures.com), a stock picture agency specializing… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 3: A Visit to Ripon and Plans for Grad School [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] My Midwestern heart was hoping that the New Year would… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Amy Browender ’13

Chapter 3: Creating Positive Change [Editor’s Note: Amy Browender ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] There have been innumerous surprises, challenges, and small victories in the first few months I’ve spent… Continue reading

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