Current Ripon News

Distinguished poet will read at Ripon College Sept. 24

Distinguished poet Allison Joseph will return to Ripon College Wednesday, Sept. 24, to read selections of her work. The presentation is the first this year in the College’s Visiting Writers Series. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the North Reading Room of Lane Library at Ripon College, 300 Seward St. The reading, which is free and open to all,… Continue reading

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Whooping Crane Festival Celebrates Wildlife Conservation

From September 12-14, check out the Whooping Crane Festival featured throughout the Green Lake County, hosted by Operation Migration. Operation Migration has played an important role in saving the whooping cranes from extinction. In the 1940s, the species fell to fifteen birds, leading to its classification of an extinct species in 1967. The population of whooping cranes now reaches 500… Continue reading

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Ripon College Moves Up in National Rankings

College cited for prestige and value by two national publications Ripon College jumped up on the annual list of the most prestigious and best value national liberal arts colleges according to new rankings released today in U.S. News & World Report. The news follows Ripon College’s leap forward last week in The Washington Monthly’s yearly list of “Best Bang for… Continue reading

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Ripon education lays foundation for life’s accomplishments

Andreas Antoniou Melas, ’73 of Lincolnshire, Illinois, had a long and successful career as a technologist and manager, and now has recently published a history book, “Three Hellene Cypriots: A Personal Journey and Commentary on Cyprus Modern History to 1950.” His accomplishments, he says, are due to the liberal arts and sciences education he received at Ripon College as a… Continue reading

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Justice Michael Gableman to Speak on Constitution Day

Justice Michael Gableman, a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, on the campus. His talk is part of the fall programming schedule of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College. Gableman was elected to a 10-year term on the Supreme Court… Continue reading

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Winery internship gives student a spirited summer

A summer internship at the local Vines & Rushes Winery is allowing Ripon College student Kamelle Van Der Leest ’15 to see firsthand how a young, small business operates. Van Der Leest is majoring in business management and sports management, with a minor in socially responsible leadership. Her internship was made by the Career Ready Internship Initiative grant program developed… Continue reading

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