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Ripon Launches New Consortium to Prepare Grads to Communicate in the 21st Century

Recently recognized as the top undergraduate communication program in the United States, faculty in Ripon’s Department of Communication are collaborating with others on campus to launch a new program – the Ripon Communication Consortium. The consortium, which involves not only faculty in communication, but also faculty from an array of academic departments as well as professional staff, is intended to… Continue reading

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Alumna cooks up some national exposure

Karen McCoy Tack ’84 of Riverside, Conn., who has written several cupcake- and cake-decorating books available on amazon.com, received national exposure recently when she created a birthday cake for Kathy Lee Gifford’s 60th birthday on the “Today” television show. Karen shows the cake in stages on her blog. A video from the program, showing Tack judging a decorating contest between… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Communication Alum Finds His Mark in Reality TV

Grayson Brooke ’05 of Monrovia, Calif., was hooked on film from early on. “I’ve always loved film since I was a small child,” Brooke says. “I think the catalyst was after I walked out of the film ‘Jurassic Park’ in the summer of 1993, having never seen anything like what I had just watched on screen before. I realized at… Continue reading

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