Current Ripon News

Veterans Day began as Armistice Day

On Nov. 11, Americans will observe Veterans Day, honoring all veterans of the U.S. armed forces. Until 1954, Nov. 11 was known as Armistice Day: a commemoration of the cease-fire signed by Germany and the Allies at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, to end the fighting of the First World War. The armistice signaled a wave of relief after… Continue reading

Posted in Faculty News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

(Video) ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The Fox Valley Senior Army Battalion held their 2013 Spring Commissioning Ceremony on the Ripon College Campus on May 10, 2013. You can watch a short compilation of the event below. The commissionees are: Michael Angelo Cacciotti, Samuel Jose Carbajal, Andrew James Miller, and Murray Joseph Stoffa.

Posted in Student News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |