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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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Classics-position candidate offers presentation Friday

February 10, 2011 at 4:33 pm


Jessica Westerhold, a candidate for the tenure-track position in classics, will give a talk in the Logan Room today from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: “Truly Madly Deeply: Discourses of Desire in Ovid.”

This presentation will consider how paradigms of female desire from Greek myth are constructed as abject in Ovid’s poetry, with special attention to his Ars Amatoria (“Art of Love”). It will explore whether these abject desires work within a contemporary discourse of desire to help define normative sexuality for Roman men and women or whether the ludic play of Ovid’s poetry suggests alternative readings for the paradigms, effectively destabilizing these constructions.