Current Ripon News

Colucci: Is there an “Obama Doctrine?”

A commentary written by Ripon College Associate Professor Lamont Colucci, “Is there an ‘Obama Doctrine?’” appeared in the Washington Times this week. In his opinion piece, Colucci, chair of the Ripon College Politics and Government Department, examines the various ways a potential Obama Doctrine might be characterized, considers its relationship to the Nixon, Carter, Clinton, and Bush administrations’ foreign policies,… Continue reading

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Uwiringiyimana to Speak on Campus

Professor Leonard Uwiringiyimana, Executive Director of the Institute for National Transformation-USA (INT-USA), will speak on the Ripon College campus in East Hall, Little Theater on Thursday, March 28 at 7pm. Uwiringiymana’s talk, “Break the Boundaries of Ordinary to Become Extraordinary,” is co-sponsored by the Blue Mountain Project, the Cultural Diversity Club and Campus Christian Fellowship. Uwiringiyimana is originally from Rwanda.… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Frank Lockwood ’65

Whether international or domestic, off-campus study programs are an attractive option for Ripon College students, providing opportunities that are bound to change their view of the world. In the summer of 1963, that opportunity came through the Midwest Conference for Frank “Frenchie” Lockwood ’65, now of Sylva, N.C., and Karen Glatfelter Fegley ’64, now of Vero Beach, Fla. They joined… Continue reading

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Colucci Named Senior Fellow

Lamont Colucci, chair of the Politics and Government department at Ripon College and coordinator of the National Security Studies program, has been named Senior Fellow in National Security Affairs for the American Foreign Policy Council. For nearly three decades, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) has played an essential role in the U.S. foreign policy debate. Founded in 1982, AFPC… Continue reading

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Ripon College President featured in Rivista

Ripon College President Zach Messitte was featured in Rivista, a magazine produced by John Hopkins University’s Bologna Center. In the Rivista interview, Messitte reflected on his teaching philosophy and how it guides his thoughts and decisions as an administrator. “…though research is important,” said Messitte, “teaching should be held with the same high regard. I give lectures but I try… Continue reading

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