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Lezlie Bishop ’66 recalls college trip to Mississippi in recent Forbes interview

Lezlie Bishop ’66 is a retired teacher and public relations professional. These days, however, she is more commonly known as the mother of actor Stephen […]

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Update from One Merriman Lane: Advancing diversity and inclusion on campus

Dear campus community, Many of us who work, study and care about Ripon College looked at ourselves in the mirror last spring following the murder […]

Mural currently being painted will celebrate message of diversity

A 4-foot by 26-foot mural celebrating the message of diversity is being created on the Ripon College campus. Painting began ths week on the side […]

Ripon College staff members honored with César E. Chávez Service Awards

Honorees of Ripon College’s inaugural César E. Chávez Service Awards were announced recently by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI). Chávez was a champion […]

Celebrate with diversity events during April

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring several events during April: Throughout the month of April, the LGBTQIA+ community will be celebrated. A display […]

MLK Spirit Awards honor work toward diversity and inclusion

The MLK Spirit Awards for 2020 and 2021 have been announced by the Ripon College Center for Diversity and Inclusion. The announcement was the culminating […]

Ripon College celebrates Womxn’s Herstory Month

The Ripon College Center for Diversity and Inclusion will celebrate “Womxn’s Herstory Month” in March as part of the national Women’s History Month celebration. Planned […]

Presentation about philosophy of John Lewis to be shared Thursday

“Good Trouble: Six Life Lessons from a Civil Rights Leader,” about the philosophy of politician and civil rights activist John Lewis, will be presented via […]

President Messitte addresses coup, supports students and alumni from Myanmar

On Feb. 1, the military of Myanmar seized control of the country following a general election. You may reference this story from the BBC for […]

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Announcing Diversity and Inclusion Micro Grants

Dear campus community, The Office of the President is pleased to announce the launch of a new annual grant initiative. In 2021, the president’s office […]

Black alumni panel to speak Thursday

A panel of Black alumni will speak via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday as part of Black History Month. The event is sponsored […]

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Nominations sought for Ripon College MLK Spirit Awards

The Ripon College Center for Diversity and Inclusion is seeking nominations for its annual MLK Spirit Awards. The awards recognize individuals in five categories for […]

Ripon College celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central […]

Student voices on social justice sought for forum to be held Nov. 19

A Social Justice Forum will be held via Zoom Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Higher Education […]

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A Statement from the Inclusion Audit Committee (IAC)

The Inclusion Audit Committee (IAC) submits to President Messitte and Administrative Council recommendations based on collected data, research, and thoughtful conversations throughout the summer of […]

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Ripon College is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through Oct. 15

The Ripon College Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI), along with La Unida, is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through Oct. 15. The term Hispanic or […]