Current Ripon News

Four Advance to Forensics Nationals

Ripon College Senior Bill Heinze won the Kevin Heineman Award at the American Forensic Association (AFA) District IV National Qualifier at Minnesota State University, Mankato, March 8-9. The Heineman Award goes to the student in District IV (Iowa-Nebraska-North Dakota-South Dakota-Minnesota-Wisconsin) who best exemplifies leadership, team spirit, sportsmanship, and a true love of the activity of college forensics. Six Ripon College… Continue reading

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Amsden Presents Mask Workshop

Robert Amsden, Ripon College Professor of Theatre, presented a “Mask Improvisation Workshop” at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region 3, held January 8-13, 2013 at Saginaw Valley Stage University in Saginaw, Michigan. The workshop provided students with an introduction to mask work with beginning character masks; physical and mental centering that expands to working with movement centers; and character… Continue reading

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Nate Silver to Deliver Commencement Address

Ripon College announced that writer and statistician Nate Silver of The New York Times will receive an honorary degree and serve as the commencement speaker at Ripon College’s one hundred forty-seventh graduation exercises, on May 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Silver will address the theme of “data and decision making” in his speech. Ripon College made The Washington Post’s list… Continue reading

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Ripon College Named to 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Ripon College joins a prestigious list of colleges and universities named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Each year, the President of the United States recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and civic engagement, and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Honor… Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Finishes Top 8 Nationally

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team advanced to the National Quarterfinals at the 17th Annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The Ethics Bowl Team finished the event ranked in the top eight in the country. Team members included Kyle Ruedinger ‘13, Ariel Berres-Green ‘13, Amy Reuling ‘13, Paul Meuer ‘13 and Sophia Kaounas ‘12. They were coached by… 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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