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Second Annual Giving Day a Great Success

The Beloit College community is generous and showed its heart and soul during its second annual Giving Day on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. In just 24 hours, the college raised over $65,000 from more than 450 supporters.

Not only did the gifts far surpass the original goal of $25,000, the event also raised $25,000 more than last year. Beloit is touched by the fantastic response received from supporters and is grateful to be backed by such a strong foundation of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends. These gifts help make ‪#‎BeloitPossible for the next generation of Turtles, Bucs, and Beloiters.

The unconditional support, enthusiastically offered by our alumni, parents, and friends is a tribute to the character of our community, and the value that we all collectively recognize in the mission we seek to advance. We at Beloit are privileged to have a community so willing to invest in the future of our great institution, and our students. For this, we are grateful,” said Mark Wold’95, Senior Director of Alumni & Parent Relations and Annual Support.

Thank you to all who supported Beloit College’s second annual Giving Day. As College President Scott Bierman often says, it’s “turtles all the way down.”

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MEET: Fran Abbate

August 31, 2010 at 5:34 pm


Professor (and alumna) Francesca Abbate will present the year's first Faculty Forum, "Under the Influence" (open to staff and faculty) at noon Wednesday (Sept. 1) in Mathers. Abbate will read selections of her work.

08_31_Fran_Abbate_mugName: Francesca Abbate
Occupation: Assistant Professor of English
Hometown/residence: Beloit! (and Milwaukee in the summer) (and Chicago, Lakeview East, where my parents live)
What three items go in your desert island backpack? My cats, my Riverside Shakespeare, and good coffee.
What gets you up in the morning? My cats, Poetry Daily, and good coffee.
Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? I'd be looking for engaging, down-to-earth literary companions. So: Chaucer, Angela Carter (the late, great British novelist), and poet Federico Garcia Lorca, because he's such a mystery to me. Or Oscar Wilde, if Lorca turned me down.
What’s your favorite hidden gem here in the area? RIP Gun Club. (It was a little hard to find, does that count?) Lately, Chef's Corner in Williams Bay. Beatles or Stones? Umm...Louis Armstrong? My college friends would say I'd choose Stones, no question. But that was a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away--i.e., Beloit in the late '80s.