Current Ripon News

Alumnus to address ethics, communication

Contemporary moral argument will be addressed in a talk Oct. 7 by 1985 Ripon College graduate Trevor Parry-Giles. “The Rhetorical Lives and Times of The Manchurian Candidate: Tracing a Cold War Political Trope in Contemporary Moral Argument” will begin at 4:15 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The presentation is the keynote… Continue reading

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Ripon Ethics Bowl Team Heading to Nationals, Again

Ripon College won the Upper Midwest Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition at the Illinois Institute of Technology on Saturday, November 23, 2013. This secures for them a spot at the National Ethics Bowl to be held Feb. 26-28 at Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. The undefeated championship team consists of SOPHIA KAOUNAS ’14 of Brookings, S.D.; CONNOR CUMMISKEY ’16 of… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Kyle Ruedinger ’13

Chapter 1: A Few Weeks Left Before Grad School [Editor’s Note: Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Amy Browender ’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!] Wow! What a ride. I hate to admit it, but dad, you… Continue reading

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Ripon College Launches New Center for Social Responsibility, Academic Programming

Ripon College has announced the creation of a new Center for Social Responsibility to provide innovative space for students, faculty, staff and the community to examine and experience service, ethics, leadership and social innovation and entrepreneurship.. The Center combines the best of existing programming, and formalizes the curricular role of community engagement, service learning, social entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary studies in… Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Finishes Top 8 Nationally

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team advanced to the National Quarterfinals at the 17th Annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The Ethics Bowl Team finished the event ranked in the top eight in the country. Team members included Kyle Ruedinger ‘13, Ariel Berres-Green ‘13, Amy Reuling ‘13, Paul Meuer ‘13 and Sophia Kaounas ‘12. They were coached by… Continue reading

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Foundation Establishes Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership

The Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation has funded a new Chair in Religion and Servant Leadership at Ripon College. The foundation has established servant leadership chairs at several Wisconsin colleges and universities. The first holder of Ripon College’s Pieper Chair is David William Scott of the Religion Department. “Universities are the likely places where future leaders in all sectors… Continue reading

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