Current Ripon News

President Messitte Wins Radio Honor

It isn’t often that a college president is recognized for his work as a radio host and interviewer, but Ripon College President Zach Messitte received just such an honor last month at the Public Radio News Directors annual awards banquet in Cleveland. At the event, hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon, Messitte won second place in the News/Public Affairs Program category… Continue reading

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Silver Tells Ripon Graduates to Reflect on Their Midwestern Values

Midwestern values will help Ripon College’s graduating seniors as they move forward and make decisions in today’s uncertain world, said commencement keynote speaker Nate Silver, a writer and statistician with The New York Times. He received an honorary doctor of science degree from Ripon. “It’s a tremendous honor to receive this degree and to be here with all of you… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Michael David ’03

3 down: What is Michael David ’03 up to? Answer: Crossword puzzles! It’s no puzzle why Michael David has accomplished so much. The 2003 Ripon College graduate has varied interests and just doesn’t give up on any of them. Although he got interested in crossword puzzles only three years ago, he has already had three of his own crossword constructions… Continue reading

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Nate Silver to Deliver Commencement Address

Ripon College announced that writer and statistician Nate Silver of The New York Times will receive an honorary degree and serve as the commencement speaker at Ripon College’s one hundred forty-seventh graduation exercises, on May 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Silver will address the theme of “data and decision making” in his speech. Ripon College made The Washington Post’s list… Continue reading

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