- February 10, 2014
Yearlong, students enjoy experiences to put their classroom knowledge to work. It's one of of the most visible components to the Liberal Arts in Practice. Other pieces of the process include a different kind of advising and reflection of the experiences, but that's a story for an other day. Take a look at a few exciting and recent ways Beloit students are learning to put feet on their education.
- February 2, 2014
Share your love of Beloit throughout the month of February on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. #lovebeloit
- January 28, 2014
Students from a variety of disciplines will spend the day in Chicago learning from alumni about the various fields in the sciences. They will start the day at Argonne National Laboratory and then head over to Rush University Medical Center. Alumni are invited to share their stories at a networking reception at Rush in the Searle Conference Center.
- January 5, 2014
The New Year brings new media for you and Development & Alumni Relations. See the latest happenings for alumni and friends on our brand new Twitter (@beloitalumni) and Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/beloitalumni/) accounts.
- December 6, 2013
Beloit College’s Wright Museum of Art has received a $4,629 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will aid the museum in preservation efforts of its vast print and drawing collection that includes work by such artists as Rembrandt and Picasso.
- October 30, 2013
- October 17, 2013
September 2013, the Logan Museum of Anthropology and the Wright Museum welcomed Aaron M. Wilson’99 as their new office coordinator.
Aaron is an accomplished alumnus. He is the author of the Publishers Weekly noted story “The Paperless Doctrine of 2152” found in the short story collection, The Last Man Standing, and has published two short story collections. He holds an M.F.A in writing from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minn., and a B.A. in creative writing, rhetoric and discourse, with a minor in environmental studies, from Beloit; in the past he’s taught English composition, literature, and environmental science, and held management positions in publishing and bookstores.
- October 8, 2013
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
College and building owner Alliant Energy outline three-year plan for transitioning ownership
The Board of Trustees of Beloit College has selected 2013 National Design Award winner Studio Gang Architects to lead its efforts to convert a century-old power plant into an activity and recreation center. (Press photos are available here.)
The college’s trustees approved the selection on Saturday after a series of updates regarding the college’s ongoing partnership with Alliant Energy’s Wisconsin utility, which has been working with college officials for more than a year to explore a possible sale of the Blackhawk Generating Station in Beloit. Alliant Energy officials and the college recently outlined a three-year window aimed at aligning and connecting their efforts so that the college and Alliant Energy would formalize a transition of the property in 2016, should all go well.
“We’re picking up speed,” said President Scott Bierman. “Alliant Energy and the college have spent more than a year together investigating this opportunity and its challenges. We have a shared belief in, and enthusiasm for, this project and we’re ready to accelerate and further align our efforts.” Read more...