Current Ripon News

Suffragette Carrie Chapman Catt and Ripon

This week marks the 155th birthday of Carrie Chapman Catt, one of the leading figures in the women’s suffrage movement in the early 20th century. She headed the successful effort to secure passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Afterward, she founded the League of Women Voters. She was born Carrie Clinton Lane on Jan. 9, 1859, in… Continue reading

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First-hand experience dealing with domestic violence invaluable for future registered nurse

Biology major Leighanne Lacy ’15 has served as the domestic violence intern this summer at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. Her internship was made by the Career Ready Internship Initiative grant program developed by Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. St. Agnes provides intensive care for both inpatients and outpatients, as well as free and confidential psychotherapy and… Continue reading

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Herb planting inspires personal and social change for environmental studies major

Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, has won the National Sodexo Service Award. Welzen is an environmental studies and Spanish major and a sustainability intern for Sodexo. She led the effort to construct and implement a campus hoop house on lower campus. Herbs and greens from the hoop house are served in the dining room during Local Greens Tuesdays.… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Ariana Myers ’14

Chapter 2: Ripon Connections [Editor’s Note: Ariana Myers ’14, Nathan Held ’14, and Sophia Kaounas ’14 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] The first snow has fallen, and the good people of New Jersey have gone into a panic over how to… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Clarence Sanon ’15

Chapter 2: Open Thine Third Eye [Editor’s Note: Clarence Sanon ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] Hi Readers, Do you know what grinds my gears? Individuals who do not have a clue about… Continue reading

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Ripon College named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

Ripon College has been recognized on the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary community service. The Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for volunteering and service, has administered the award since 2006 in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as the… Continue reading

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