Current Ripon News

Ripon College receives grant to fund internships

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant of up to $135,125 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 not-for-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices and at Ripon College itself. The grant program is… Continue reading

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Ripon College helps kick off 2013 Ripon Area United Way campaign

The 2013 Ripon Area United Way campaign was launched at an opening reception hosted at the home of Ripon College President Zach Messitte and his wife Julia. Every year, the United Way selects a pacesetter organization, and this year Ripon College will fill that role. As a pacesetter, the College community’s goal is to raise $7,000, the equivalent of 10%… Continue reading

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Sorority sisters connected through the gift of life

After 10 years of decline in his kidney function, John LeClaire of Brookfield, Wis., needed a kidney transplant. His wife, Liza Gardetto LeClaire ’90, sent out a Facebook plea to friends and family on behalf of her husband. The message read: “If anyone feels altruistic, or knows anyone who’d like to save his life, blood type A or blood type… Continue reading

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Audio: Telephone Town Hall at Ripon College

For those who were unable to join the conversation on Wednesday, April 10, you can listen to the Ripon College Telephone Town Hall with President Zach Messitte below, or you can download the mp3 using this link: Town Hall mp3 (Right Click and select “Save Link As…” to download the file) Ripon College Spring 2013 Telephone Town Hall by Riponcollege… Continue reading

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Messitte to Host Telephone Town Hall

Ripon College President Zach Messitte will host a Telephone Town Hall on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. CDT. During the Town Hall event, he will share his vision for Ripon, discuss the Imagine Tomorrow campaign and answer questions from alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the College. Callers will have the opportunity to share their thoughts about Ripon… 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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