Current Ripon News

ROTC program top in north central U.S.

The UW Oshkosh ROTC program, which includes Ripon College, St. Norbert College, UW-Green Bay and Marian University, has been named the top ROTC program among 43 college and university programs in the north central United States. The honor was bestowed upon the program at the recent 3rd U.S. Army ROTC Brigade Professor of Military Science and Senior Military Instructor Conference… Continue reading

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Longley ’15 asks community to support #respectfuldifference campaign

As a self-designed major in film and media, I have examined the practical and personal implications of increased use of digital technologies in my courses, internships, jobs and interactions with people. Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Yik Yak allow users to self-generate content, and the opinions and news shared can influence social and personal behaviors and perceptions. After… Continue reading

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble to Perform Nov. 23

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Kurt Dietrich, will present its fall concert at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Kurt Dietrich, professor of music and Barbara Badlwin De Frees Chair in the Performing Arts, is the conductor. HIghlighted on the program will… Continue reading

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Choirs open season November 21

The Collegium Musicum choral ensemble at Ripon College will present its first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. The performance will be in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the College campus. Admission is free. The conductor is John C. Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Ripon… Continue reading

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Collaboration in music inspires new choral director

When the Ripon College choirs present fall semester concerts, no one will be more eagerly anticipating the performances than new College conductor John Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. Collegium Musicum will perform Nov. 21; Choral Union, Dec. 5; and all musical ensembles at the Holiday Concert Dec. 14. “Performing music at a high level with… Continue reading

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