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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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Meet Bon Appetit Executive Chef Michael Downey

May 1, 2013 at 11:19 pm

Michael Downey

Name: Michael Downey

Occupation: Executive chef, Bon Appetit at Beloit College.

Hometown: Manitowoc, Wis. It’s just south of Green Bay.

What brought me to Beloit College/Bon Appetit: My love of food and my passion for cooking.

You may have seen me: In Commons or DK’s.

What’s on your bucket list? Travel to Japan for the ultimate sushi tour.

Favorite meal? Whole roast chicken with garlic smashed potatoes and citrus butter

What can’t you live without? Coffee.

Any advice? Do your best every day, always give 100 percent effort no matter what you’re doing.

Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? JFK, Daniel Day Lewis, and Escoffier.

Who are your heroes? My daughter Lauran. She inspires me every day.

Proudest moment? The birth of my daughter.

What’s your karaoke standard? Karaoke should be banned.