Frank Lockwood ’65 on how off-campus study opens career opportunities
Whether international or domestic, offcampus study programs are an attractive option for Ripon College students, providing opportunities that are bound to change their view of the world.
In the summer of 1963, that opportunity came through a Ripon course, “Our European Inheritance: Art and Architecture.” Frank “Frenchie” Lockwood ’65, now of Sylva, N.C., and Karen Glatfelter Fegley ’64, now of Vero Beach, Fla., joined 12 other students for a summer abroad study program across Europe, visiting historic sites and brushing elbows with an amazing cast of characters.
“We spent the first month or so at Lincoln College, Oxford, right around the corner from the Bodleian Library,” Lockwood says. “They have one of the original King James Bibles there. That was pretty cool. We each had a project to do. My project was a paper on the evolution of the house in England. I had a professor from Cambridge who drove us all over England looking at different houses. He was the personification of Mr. Chips. I stayed in touch with him until he died 20 years ago.”
At their college, they were served the same menu as when the college first opened in the 1600s. The students took turns carving the meat at long tables that seated about 40. “The first piece of meat I got to cut up was a cow’s tongue,” Lockwood says. “I’d never seen a cow’s tongue on a platter before.”
During the second half of the summer, they toured the continent of Europe. “We had with us an architect, artist and sculptor,” he says. “We visited as many of the fine museums as we could.”
Off-campus study opens career opportunities, world view
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