Current Ripon News

Jennifer Machacek Named Vice President for Enrollment

Jennifer Machacek, a senior admission official at Marquette University with nearly 20 years of experience in post-secondary enrollment management, has been selected as Ripon College’s new vice president of enrollment. Her official start date is August 1. Machacek has served as Marquette’s associate dean of undergraduate admission since 2001, responsible for directing day-to-day office operations and all off-campus recruitment activities,… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 10: Reflecting on a Busy Month [Editor’s Note: Jeremy Johnson ’12 and Katlyn Lee ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] I always loved the month of March. A lot of great things happen in March: spring (often) rolls in, spring… Continue reading

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Audio: Telephone Town Hall at Ripon College

For those who were unable to join the conversation on Wednesday, April 10, you can listen to the Ripon College Telephone Town Hall with President Zach Messitte below, or you can download the mp3 using this link: Town Hall mp3 (Right Click and select “Save Link As…” to download the file) Ripon College Spring 2013 Telephone Town Hall by Riponcollege… Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Jim Mendyke ’83

Ripon’s Lasting Impact Jim Mendyke loved the feel of his small high school, so when it came time to look at colleges, his list was made up primarily of small schools. He was also hoping to continue playing basketball, so his goal was to find “a small college with great academics and a chance to participate in sports.” Jim’s father,… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Katlyn Lee ’12

Chapter 9: Can More Be Too Much? [Editor’s Note: Katlyn Lee ’12 and Jeremy Johnson ’12 are writing monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their own post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] March 1, 2013 Dear Journal, Maybe you’ve seen the commercials on TV recently that center around a well-dressed man sitting… Continue reading

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Amsden Presents Mask Workshop

Robert Amsden, Ripon College Professor of Theatre, presented a “Mask Improvisation Workshop” at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region 3, held January 8-13, 2013 at Saginaw Valley Stage University in Saginaw, Michigan. The workshop provided students with an introduction to mask work with beginning character masks; physical and mental centering that expands to working with movement centers; and character… Continue reading

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