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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: Alisa Pykett

January 12, 2011 at 3:47 pm

PykettName: Alisa Pykett
Occupation (what’s bringing you to Beloit?): My position at Beloit College is director of summer programs
Hometown/residence: I’m originally from Milwaukee, Wis. but am most recently coming from western North Carolina.
Family: I have a large extended family that is concentrated in Wisconsin.
Hobbies: Reading, running, hiking, cooking
How did you wind up on a Finnish soccer team?!: I played soccer at Butler University in Indiana. I knew I wanted to continue to play at a competitive level after I graduated and I also wanted the experience of living in another country. My college coach had contacts in Finland and helped arrange a contract. One week after I graduated, I was on a plane with my cleats, books, and bike, heading towards Helsinki, Finland to play with F.C. Puistola.
What are a few of your favorite things? Family. Coffee and a book in a coffee shop with interesting conversations occurring all around me. A peaceful moment at a forest stream.
Favorite meal? A meal that includes Indian food.
What can’t you live without? Learning.
If you could be reincarnated, what person/thing would you like to be? A river