Current Ripon News

Exploration Through Internships: Habitat for Humanity

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. With this grant, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into 60 paid internships at not-for-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices and at Ripon College itself. In this short video, you’ll gain a glimpse… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Crossroads Academy

The Center for Social Responsibility’s Alex Kurowski had the opportunity to sit down with Sydney Shemanski who participated in the Career Ready Internship Initiative funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guarantee Company. Sydney was able to get an internship coordinating fitness programs with Crossroads Academy and Ripon Middle School. Take a moment to listen to Sydney share her story… Continue reading

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Ripon College receives grant to fund internships

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant of up to $135,125 through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. With this grant, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into 60 paid internships at not-for-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices and at Ripon College itself. The grant program is… Continue reading

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Anthropology talks open to the public at Ripon library

Globalization and cross-cultural differences in family structure will be addressed in talks this fall at the Ripon Public Library. Emily Stovel, chair of the anthropology department and coordinator of the Museum Studies Program at Ripon College, will be the speaker. The talks are aimed at broadening the learning community in the Ripon area. They are free and open to the… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $120,000 Gift from Suzanne & Richard Pieper Family Foundation

The Suzanne & Richard Pieper Family Foundation has gifted Ripon College $120,008 to support ongoing efforts to prepare students to become ethical and values-based leaders, who lift up society, enrich organizations and communities, and have a positive effect on the least privileged. The gift is in addition to a generous $1,000,000 endowment received from the Pieper Family Foundation in 2011… Continue reading

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Ripon College Launches New Center for Social Responsibility, Academic Programming

Ripon College has announced the creation of a new Center for Social Responsibility to provide innovative space for students, faculty, staff and the community to examine and experience service, ethics, leadership and social innovation and entrepreneurship.. The Center combines the best of existing programming, and formalizes the curricular role of community engagement, service learning, social entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary studies in… Continue reading

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