Current Ripon News

Life After Ripon – Amy Browender ’13

Chapter 4: Frustration and Hope – A Day in My Life [Editor’s Note: Amy Browender ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] The beginning of February marked my fifth full month of… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Kyle Ruedinger ’13

Chapter 4: Dealing with the Cold and “Cancelled” Lectures [Editor’s Note: Kyle Ruedinger ’13, Amy Browender ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, and Jessie Lillis ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Well, the holidays have come and gone, and the snow and cold… Continue reading

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Warm Wisconsin musical presented by Ripon College

A wonderful and award-winning Wisconsin musical, “The Spitfire Grill,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 5 through 8 by the Ripon College theatre and music departments. Performances will be in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 748-8791. The musical… Continue reading

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Alternative Break – Panama (Video)

Ripon College students and members of the Ripon area had the opportunity to be a part of an amazing project building a dam in Panama this past January. This life changing event helped foster a sense of community and provided a unique learning experience. To learn more about Ripon College’s alternative breaks and other projects involving the Center for Social… Continue reading

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Messitte Reflects on Films and Academic Inquiry in L.A. Times

Ripon College President Zach Messitte penned an opinion piece that appears in today’s Los Angeles Times. The piece, “History lessons, with popcorn, for America’s undergraduates,” appears in advance of the Academy Awards next month. Messitte, who also teaches in Ripon’s Department of Politics and Government, reflects on the importance of the movies in the classroom and their ability to, “inspire… Continue reading

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Ripon College names new vice president for finance

After a national search during the fall semester, Tom Ponto has been selected as the new vice president for finance for Ripon College. He began his duties Feb. 3. As vice president for finance, Ponto supervises all business and financial functions of the college, and is the primary administrative liaison to the Board of Trustees on matters related to finance,… Continue reading

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