Schedule of Events
Homecoming Kick-Off Happy Hour
Roadhouse Pizza (Map) Thursday, 9/26 5:30-8 p.m. Complimentary pizza and appetizers; cash bar
Ripon’s Return on Investment Alumni Panel Discussion
Friday, 9/27 11:15 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union Four alumni will share personal stories about the value of the liberal arts education, why majors don’t always dictate career choice and offer career advice for students pertaining to work-world entry points. PARTICIPATING ALUMNI:
Hayley Doyle ’06 Internal Communications Specialist, CH Robinson
Dan McNaughton ’86 Owner, EPG Inc.
Nicole Klaas ’06 Digital Marketing Strategist, Heartland Advisors
Gregg Petersen ’78 Director, Tactical C41, Cypress International Inc.
Chamber Music & Jazz at Ripon Series: MATT ULERY GROUP
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center For the Arts
Chicago-based bassist and composer Matt Ulery has been performing since age 14. He plays many styles of music, including the entire spectrum of jazz, classical, rock, pop, gospel, theatre and folk — specifically American, South American, Balkan and other European folk styles. Full Details
Alumni Baseball Game
Francis Field Saturday, 9/28 9:30 am Food and refreshments to follow.
Homecoming Picnic & Tailgate
Enjoy delicious food, great music and a performance by the Dance team and more! Wear your Ripon Red Hawks apparel and be entered for a chance to win a prize! There will also be:
Rally Tattoos Face Painting Rally Button Making Pictures with Rally Guess the time of the first Ripon score – win a sweatshirt! Free rally beads & towels!
Saturday, 9/28 11 a.m.-1 p.m. picnic Location: St. Catherine’s Church Parking Lot (next to Ingalls Field) (Map) Cost: $10 per person (Children 5 & under are free) for an all-you-can-eat picnic lunch. Students can swipe on their meal plan. No alcohol is allowed at this College sanctioned event. Reservations are requested by September 20. Register Online
Football Game: Ripon College v. Illinois College
Saturday, 9/28 1 p.m. kickoff Admission: Adults $5, Kids $1, College students with ID: Free Location: Ingalls Field (Map)
Saturday Night Festivities
SMAC presents Comedian Emily Galati
8 p.m. The Terrace Emily Galati is a witty comedian who will get you laughing uncontrollably. Learn more: www.emilygalati.com
After the Emily Galati show