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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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The Buc Report: Cross country coach looks forward to “satisfying season”

October 2, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Fresh off last weekend’s Olde English Classic, Cross Country Head Coach Dave Eckburg talked to the Terrarium about how his team positively handled a recent setback, and why Beloiters should come to the upcoming Wisconsin Private School Championships.

David Eckburg 

Q: How has the cross country season been going so far?

A: The cross country season has been going well. We have a great group of hard-working, diverse, and unique individuals. We had a minor hiccup last month, as our charter bus broke down on our way to the (Wheaton College) meet, causing us to lose a day of competition. Our team handled the situation very well; they adapted to an impromptu workout situation with their confidence intact. If we can continue to improve and keep injuries at bay, we are going to have a very satisfying season.

Q: What are your team members like this year?

A: We have good leadership from the captains (Jason Busack, Matthew McKay, Betsy Wynn, and Geneva Schulz-Welo), and a large group of runners who are fully committed to life-long running. Our team is as diverse as the campus at large. Our roster has members from every region of the United States and one athlete from the Czech Republic.

Q: Do you have any standout runners?

A: We do not have any blue-chip athletes who comprise the top 3 percent of the conference, but we have a group of young athletes who are right at the cusp of entering the All-Conference tier. In cross country the spread between your first and seventh runners are extremely important, and our goal is to have one of the smallest gaps in the conference. We also have a very large group of athletes who will likely meet the Academic All-Conference criteria.

Q: What’s not to miss this season?

A: If you missed the Olde English race this past weekend, make sure you come to our home course at Leeson Park to watch us compete in the Wisconsin Private School Championships (on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m.). Teams only get to host this meet about once a decade, and it is a great opportunity to see our athletes compete at our last tune-up before the Midwest Conference Championships.