Current Ripon News

Ripon College campaign reaches goal early, sets new heights

Thanks to generous support from alumni, parents and friends, Imagine Tomorrow, Ripon College’s five-year comprehensive campaign, achieved its initial goal of $50 million in January 2014, 18 months ahead of schedule. The college has decided to keep to its original timeline with an ending date of July 2015. For the remaining months of the campaign, the college will set out… 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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Ripon Run/Walk Set for May

The ninth annual Ripon College/Ripon Community (RC2) Run/Walk is set for Saturday, May 4. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with races starting at 8 a.m. Ripon Medical Center is returning as the event sponsor again this year, enabling race staff to offer electronic chip timing to the race. All proceeds support projects that help build the lives of Ripon children… Continue reading

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Ripon College Launches $50 Million Campaign

Ripon College launched the public phase of its Imagine Tomorrow comprehensive campaign tonight, announcing that $35 million of the stated $50 million campaign goal has been raised since 2010. “Ripon has had such a positive and important influence on the lives and careers of so many people,” said President Zach Messitte. “The commitment of our alumni, faculty, staff and students… Continue reading

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Campus facelifts create fresh, updated looks

As Ripon College took a reinvigorated step forward during fiscal year 2012, several areas of campus received physical upgrades and renovations — giving a fresh look and functionality to highly active areas. New carpeting and furnishings create a more comfortable and attractive look to the North and West reading rooms in Lane Library, as well as an inviting entry. The… Continue reading

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Ripon’s comprehensive campaign surpasses $25 million

Originally published Jan. 31, 2012 With its public phase and final goal still to come, Ripon’s comprehensive campaign has passed the $25 million mark. The milestone was reached through recent leadership gifts from Georgene Koblenz ’60, Bob and Patty (Parker) Francis, Joann Selleck ’73, and Rich (’73) and Ginny Srednicki, along with exceptionally strong support from numerous alumni, parents, friends… Continue reading

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