Current Ripon News

Ripon Students Gather Warmth and Words for Area Children

Students in Ripon College’s elementary literacy class (EDU 341) have laid down a challenge called the “Books and Jammies” project. If education students and other members of the Ripon College community collect 75 children’s books paired with warm pajamas by December 5, the Educational Studies faculty will wear their own pajamas for the last day of classes on Friday, December… Continue reading

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Student Spotlight – Breanna Gracz ’14

My Home Away From Home Although one of my jobs as Alumni Relations Intern is to write articles regarding the lives of Ripon alumni, this month I was given a different task; I was asked if I would talk about my own life. At first I thought that a self-reflection piece would be less challenging, but as I started to… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon: Jeremy Johnson ’12

Chapter 6: 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!) There I was with my classmates from Penn State, just outside of Disney World, at a Waffle House at about 2:00 a.m.… Continue reading

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Celebrated author Edward Falco to read at Ripon College

Celebrated novelist Edward Falco will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, on the Ripon College campus. The free presentation will be in the Heritage Room of Pickard Commons. A reception and book-signing will follow. Falco was featured on The New York Times bestseller list for his most recent novel, “The Family Corleone.” This book is the latest… Continue reading

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$9.5 million in gifts galvanize comprehensive campaign

Originally published on Feb. 7, 2011 Gifts totaling $9.5 million have jump-started a new comprehensive campaign at Ripon College, which entered its “silent phase” in July 2010. Major gifts from trustees, Wisconsin-based foundations and a longtime supporter account for most of the sum, along with an Annual Fund that has outpaced recent years. Together they represent the most successful fund-raising… Continue reading

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