Current Ripon News

Ripon Launches New Consortium to Prepare Grads to Communicate in the 21st Century

Recently recognized as the top undergraduate communication program in the United States, faculty in Ripon’s Department of Communication are collaborating with others on campus to launch a new program – the Ripon Communication Consortium. The consortium, which involves not only faculty in communication, but also faculty from an array of academic departments as well as professional staff, is intended to… Continue reading

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Pape to Co-direct International Debate Program

Deano Pape, assistant professor of communication and director of forensics, has been named the co-director of Harvard Debate Council’s (HDC) summer program to teach public forum debate to students from China. The HDC is an organization dedicated to providing opportunities in debate excellence to high school and college students throughout the United States. Two years ago, Pape was invited to… Continue reading

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Jacobi Contributes to Debate Textbook

Adam J. Jacobi, Adjunct Instructor of Communication and Forensics Consultant for Ripon College, recently contributed to a new text book Introduction to Debate: A Public Forum Debate Handbook written in both English and Mandarin. His participation in the project resulted from his work with the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA), formerly the National Forensic League, to coordinate the, “development… 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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Four Advance to Forensics Nationals

Ripon College Senior Bill Heinze won the Kevin Heineman Award at the American Forensic Association (AFA) District IV National Qualifier at Minnesota State University, Mankato, March 8-9. The Heineman Award goes to the student in District IV (Iowa-Nebraska-North Dakota-South Dakota-Minnesota-Wisconsin) who best exemplifies leadership, team spirit, sportsmanship, and a true love of the activity of college forensics. Six Ripon College… Continue reading

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