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Stephanie Boahen

Stephanie Boahen

Stephanie is the Post Graduate Assistant for Admissions and Student Life. She is from Accra, Ghana and is a 2021 graduate of Ripon College. She graduated with a degree in Chemistry-Biology and a minor in Francophone Studies. As a Post Graduate Assistant for Admissions and Student Life, Stephanie works at the Admissions office as an admissions counselor, working with families to assist them through the college search process.

During her free time, Stephanie enjoys reality tv shows (she is a huge Love Island & Bachelor fan), reading and listening to music.

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Lyn McCarthy

Lyn is in her 27th year working for Ripon Admissions. She grew up in Ripon and graduated from the College in 1983. Though she’s worked from campus, she currently serves as the Regional Director of Admission for southeastern Wisconsin and works from an office in her home in Mequon, a suburb of Milwaukee.

She loves sharing her enthusiasm for Ripon and especially enjoys the relationships she’s formed with students, faculty, and alumni over the years. When she’s not working with prospective students and their families, she also works with Ripon faculty and parents in their support of Ripon’s admissions efforts. In her spare time, Lyn enjoys yard work, reading, and spending time with her family at their cottage.

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Carrie Crist

A former Special Education teacher, Carrie joined the Admission team recently as the Visit Experience Coordinator and an Admission Counselor. She hails from Toledo, Ohio and received her undergraduate degree from Ball State University and her Master’s from King’s College, University of London. She is excited to be back in the States after teaching Middle School students in Kuwait and Luxembourg and is looking forward to experiencing all the kayaking, hiking, and camping that Wisconsin has to offer.

Carrie is enjoying getting to know the city of Ripon and the faculty, staff, and students of the College. You are sure to find her cheering on the Redhawks at sporting events and theatre productions.

When Carrie’s not engaged in getting prospective students excited about Ripon, she is most likely spending time with her nieces in Oshkosh. She also loves reading, playing tennis, going to see the Brewers, and taking classes at the YMCA.

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Marco Ordoñez

Marco Ordoñez joined the Office of Admissions in June of 2021. He is a former teacher in the math and sciences department at St. Rita of Cascia High School, serving students in the southside of Chicago the last two years. His love of science was explored as an undergraduate at Loyola University Chicago as a biochemistry major. While at Loyola he co-authored a publication in the European Journal of Neuroscience (PMID: 27740714) looking at the glutamatergic and cholinergic inputs in mice that drive reward, research aimed to understand the neural pathway in the relapse of individuals recovering from drugs of abuse. He was a member of the 24th cohort of the ACE Teaching Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame where he obtained his M. Ed.

When Marco is not welcoming families at Evans Admission Center, you are sure to find him cheering on the Redhawks on the field and in the court! He enjoys soccer, tennis, frisbee, working out and the outdoors. If you find yourself in need of a good philosophical conversation about introspection and also enjoy a walk in the Ceresco Prairie, come find him in the admissions department.

Ripon College welcomes him in his efforts to help increase awareness in diversity, equity and inclusion as well as helping students find a home at Ripon.

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Jill Cardinal

Jill joined Ripon’s community in 2013 as the Campus Visit Coordinator working primarily on organizing recruitment events and daily visits for prospective students.  Jill now serves as the Assistant Director of Admission and continues the management of recruitment events for prospective and accepted students both on campus and virtually. She has a recruitment territory covering the western half of Wisconsin, as well as Indiana and Ohio and oversees our student worker telecounseling campaigns.  Additionally, Jill assists any high school groups who request to visit campus, such as College Possible and Upward Bound.

Jill is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, where she earned a bachelor’s degree with a major in Sociology. Prior to coming to Ripon College, she spent her career in non-profit organizations in fundraising and event planning, including 13 years working for the American Cancer Society and several years as a caseworker and Director with Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  In her free time, she enjoys painting, DIY projects, reading, craft fairs, kayaking and watching her teenage daughter, Aubrey, cheer at Ripon High School football games.

Hannah Erdman

Hannah Erdman

Hannah began working in the Office of Admission in 2017. Hannah serves as an admission counselor as well as the Transfer and International Coordinator for the office. She primarily works with transfer and international students along with students in Northeast Wisconsin and Michigan. Hannah also works closely with the student interns in the Office of Admission.

She is a graduate of Ripon College where she majored in Politics and Government and Cardinal Stritch University where she received her Masters in Higher Education Student Affairs Leadership. Outside of the office, she spends her time volunteering with youth in Wisconsin, reading, baking and spending time with her family.

Sarah Quella

Sarah began working in the Admission Office in 2015. Sarah works with prospective students and their families at all points throughout the admission process. She primarily works with families from the Eastern and Southeastern regions of the US.

Sarah also oversees the CRM system for the Admission Office. She is a graduate of St. Norbert College where she majored in Elementary Education and Marian University where she received her Masters in Educational Technology. Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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John Ingemann

John Ingemann ’12 joined Ripon in 2012 as an Admission Counselor and now serves as the Associate Director of Admission and Digital Recruitment Coordinator. However, before working at Ripon in a professional capacity, John first joined the Ripon family as a student in 2008 and is a 2012 alumnus who studied English and Theatre.

In his role in the Office of Admission, John recruits and assists students from Fond du Lac, Calumet, and Winnebago counties in Wisconsin and the entire states of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He also designs many of the emails, text messages, and social media outreach campaigns students receive from the Office of Admission. In his free time he enjoys hiking, playing video and board games, and watching movies.

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Jennifer Machacek

Jenn Machacek serves as the Vice President for Enrollment. In her role, Jenn oversees all aspects of the Office of Admission and the Office of Financial Aid. She also resides on the Administrative Council at the College.

Jenn has spent the last 28 years in higher education, specifically in enrollment management. She joined the Ripon team in the fall of 2013. Jenn also enjoys managing territories in the Fox Valley, SE Wisconsin and HI for the college. Jenn graduated from Marquette University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science from the College of Business Administration specializing in marketing. She earned her MBA from Marquette University in 2001 with an emphasis in marketing. She has served in numerous enrollment leadership roles throughout the state of Wisconsin and at national levels.

In her down time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Bob and their three children Alexandrea, Matt and Jake. She also loves hiking, traveling and reading.