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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: Basketball team is on a winning streak

December 19, 2012 at 10:51 pm

The men’s basketball team is on a winning streak, but Head Coach Brian Vraney says it’s important his team stays humble and keeps striving to improve.

“We’ve gotten off to a good start,” he says of the season’s first eight games. “We’re just trying to keep it in perspective. There’s a lot of work to do yet, but we’re in a good position to start the season.”

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After winning four of five recent Midwest Conference games, Beloit is tied for first place in the conference, according to Vraney.

“I don’t know when the last time that happened was, but it feels good,” he says.

The coach credits the players’ success to their strong off-season, their team chemistry, and their unselfish play on the floor.

Vraney says the team got off to a tough start losing their first two games against UW-Whitewater and Lakeland College, both of which were favored to win their respective conferences. Nevertheless, Vraney says his players have gotten better with each game.

The team won their next game against Dominican University, but went on to be defeated by St. Norbert College in the first of their five MWC games.

“But they rebounded and won the next four,” Vraney says. “How they handled that stretch of games and their response to the couple losses in there and how they stayed motivated and kept working—that stood out to me.”

For now Vraney says the team’s focus is on tonight’s game against MSOE at 7 p.m. in Milwaukee.  This is their second-to-last non-conference game.

After the shortened holiday break, the team resumes practice on Dec.  28 in preparation for their first game in the New Year on Jan. 2 against Grinnell College.

As for the team’s MWC Tournament prospects, Vraney says it’s too early to tell.

“I told the guys to stay focused and to take this one game at a time. Certainly everyone’s goal is to make the tournament, and I would love to host it,” he says. “I’m excited about where we’re at, and I want the group to continue moving forward.”