Current Ripon News

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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Imagine Tomorrow Campaign Reaches $40 Million

Ripon College has surpassed the $40 million fundraising mark, well on its way towards a $50 million goal set in February 2013. The College’s Imagine Tomorrow campaign has added $5 million in the past six months alone, bolstering the school’s endowment, student scholarships, faculty positions and planned building renovations. “Ripon’s thousands of alumni and friends from all over the country… Continue reading

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Ripon College Makes Princeton Review’s “Best 378 Colleges” List, Other Top 20 Lists

Ripon College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges” produced by The Princeton Review. Ripon was also recognized in the guide as a “Best Midwestern College,” making the guide’s Top 20 lists for “town-gown relations are great” (ranked #5), “lots of race/class interaction” (ranked #17), and “professors… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Nick Araya ’01

Arborist branches out to new sideline of creating bowls Nick Araya ’01 of Inglewood, Calif., feels an emotional attachment to trees. So much so that he has become a certified arborist and is owner of the tree-care company TreeCareLA in Los Angeles. When a recent client, Karine, was faced with the emotional decision to remove her beloved lemon tree to… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Derek Saxon

Derek Saxon is a junior chemistry major from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He is conducting research this summer on biopolymers with Professor Dean Katahira of the Chemistry Department at Ripon College as part of his involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. He is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Reshma McHale

Reshma McHale is a senior from Shorewood, Wisconsin majoring in Politics and Government and Anthropology. She is interning with Pavich Law Offices in Chicago this summer. She is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of this summer. My final day as an intern for Pavich Law Group has approached.… Continue reading

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