Current Ripon News

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 At Ripon – Kaitlyn Welzen ’15

Chapter 2: Practical Applications of Classroom Lessons [Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Clarence Sanon ’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!] Now that it is October, there are (hopefully) only seven months left of my undergraduate career.… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Kaitlyn Welzen ’15

Chapter 1: Who I Am Now [Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, Rachel Detrie ’15, and Clarence Sanon ’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!] My name is Kaitlyn Welzen, and I am a Spanish and Environmental Studies double-major with a sociology… Continue reading

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Bicycling for Earth Week and Beyond

As Ripon College continues to celebrate Earth Week, Ric Damm, head coach of the Red Hawks cycling team, is encouraging Ripon faculty, staff, students and alumni to carry the momentum of the cause throughout the summer by riding a bicycle. According to Damm, the 2013 National Bike Challenge is a free and fun program to help people across the United… Continue reading

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Video: Tree Planting for Earth Week

Ripon College students, staff from Sodexo, and Samara Hamze, Coordinator of the President’s Sustainability Initiative work together to plant trees during Earth Week.

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Earth Week 2013 Events

The Ripon College community will celebrate Earth Week starting on April 20th with a series of events to celebrate the College’s commitment to environmental sustainability: Saturday, April 20 5k Trail Run in the Prairie 10:30am Registration; 11:00am Start Ceresco Prairie In honor of Earth Week, the Environmental Group of Ripon (EGOR) and Ripon Outdoor Club (ROC) will be hosting a… Continue reading

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