Current Ripon News

Alumni Profile: Communication Alum Finds His Mark in Reality TV

Grayson Brooke ’05 of Monrovia, Calif., was hooked on film from early on. “I’ve always loved film since I was a small child,” Brooke says. “I think the catalyst was after I walked out of the film ‘Jurassic Park’ in the summer of 1993, having never seen anything like what I had just watched on screen before. I realized at… Continue reading

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Martin Presents at Chávez Symposium

Steve Martin, associate professor of communication at Ripon College, was a featured presenter at a recent symposium hosted by the Center for Democratic Deliberation and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at Penn State University in February. Martin presented “Remembering (and Forgetting) César Chávez: The Texas Board of Education’s Efforts to Erase Chávez from U.S. History.” The symposium was… Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage – Ripon College Theatre Alumni

Ripon College has a long and distinguished history of nurturing love of the theater. Some students came to Ripon with that love already instilled in them. Some discovered it in College productions. Two of the most celebrated actors in film history, Spencer Tracy ’24 and Harrison Ford ’64, first lit up the stage as students at Ripon College. Highlighted here… Continue reading

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Men’s Basketball Coach Featured

As Ripon College’s men’s basketball team prepares for their Midwest Conference Tournament game on Friday, February 22 at St. Norbert College, the Green Bay Press Gazette offers a column about Red Hawks head coach Ryan Kane. Kane left a business career in Chicago to pursue his passion, basketball, and has found success in his first year as head coach at… 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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Alumni Profile: Jessi Kofler Guenther ’97

Relocating to England has opened a world of opportunity not only for Jessi Kofler Guenther ’97 in her job, but also for her husband, Mike Guenther ’97, and their sons, Greyson, 6, and Graham, 3. Guenther runs the Managed Services and Recruitment Process Outsourcing business lines for Europe and Asia for Allegis Group Services, a human capital management firm that… Continue reading

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