Current Ripon News

Ripon College Jazz Ensemble features guest performer

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Jose Encarnacion will be the guest performer. Encarnación teaches jazz improvisation, small jazz groups and applied jazz saxophone at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in Appleton. He has performed jazz, salsa and Latin music with the… 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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Ripon Run/Walk Set for May

The ninth annual Ripon College/Ripon Community (RC2) Run/Walk is set for Saturday, May 4. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with races starting at 8 a.m. Ripon Medical Center is returning as the event sponsor again this year, enabling race staff to offer electronic chip timing to the race. All proceeds support projects that help build the lives of Ripon children… Continue reading

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Author David McGlynn to read at Ripon College

Author David McGlynn of Appleton, Wis., will be the featured speaker at the Friends of Lane Library annual meeting Wednesday, March 27, at Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. with McGlynn reading from his book “A Door in the Ocean,” an eloquent memoir about coming to terms with… 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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