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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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Bio prof honored at science conference (pic)

August 10, 2012 at 3:17 pm

As we reported in March, biology professor and co-chair of the health and society program Marion Field Fass was selected by the organization Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities as this year’s winner of the 2012 William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science.

Read the original story here.

Below, Field Fass accepts her prize last week in Santa Clara, Calif., the site of this year’s SENCER Summer Institute.

Marion Field Fass

In nominating Field Fass for the award, her colleagues in the health and society department wrote:

“Marion has demonstrated unwavering dedication to the creation and communication of interdisciplinary opportunities that guide students and faculty to a better understanding of the intersection and overlap between science and civic issues.”

Congratulations, Marion!