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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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A fest that really ties the campus together: Lebowski Fest 2013

April 17, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Lebowski Fest 3 

The Beloit Abides Bowling Club is branching out. This weekend, the club is sponsoring the inaugural Beloit College Lebowski Fest.

The purpose of Lebowski Fest is to celebrate the infamous cult classic film and the philosophy it inspired,” says Weston Anderson’13, president and founder of the BABC.

The event will also serve as a fundraiser for local charities, and is being co-sponsored by Peace and Justice and Better Together. 

According to Anderson, Lebowski Fest primarily consists of a free bowling night Friday and a screening of the movie The Big Lebowski Saturday, with other supporting events taking place. (See a complete listing of the events below, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing.)

Concessions will be provided during the movie, by Bon Appetit. Moviegoers can purchase concessions using cash, turtle bucks, and meal-plan flex cash.

Friday:

Free bowling at Diamond Lanes in Beloit, 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Pick up a free bowling pass from the Res. Life office; vans will leave C-Haus at 9 p.m.

Saturday:

7:30 p.m. -  Satisfy your cravings with snacks from Bon Appetit before the movie

8 p.m. - Costume contest. Dress as your favorite Big Lebowski character to win prizes.

8:30 p.m. - Trivia contest. 

9 p.m. - Movie screening! Suggested donation of $2 (proceeds go to charity) or a book, which will be donated to Books Behind Bars.

Immediately following the movie - After-party at the C-Haus!

Lebowski Fest Jesus poster