Homecoming 2013

September 26-28

Schedule of Events

Homecoming Kick-Off Happy Hour

pizzaRoadhouse 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


Saturday Events

Alumni Baseball Game

Baseball logo Francis Field
Saturday, 9/28
9:30 am
Food and refreshments to follow.


Homecoming Picnic & Tailgate

cheerleaders 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

footballSaturday, 9/28
1 p.m. kickoff
Admission: Adults $5, Kids $1, College students with ID: Free
Location: Ingalls Field (Map)





Rally Red Hawk

Saturday Night Festivities

SMAC presents Comedian Emily Galati

Emily Galati8 p.m.
The Terrace
Emily Galati is a witty comedian who will get you laughing uncontrollably.
Learn more: www.emilygalati.com


fireworksAfter the Emily Galati show