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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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Buc Report: New school year, new sports seasons

August 28, 2013 at 9:11 pm

As the new academic year kicks off, so do a half dozen sports seasons.

Here’s a look at when those first games and matches of the season get underway, along with what first-year athletes are most excited about this season.

Women’s Tennis

First match: Friday (Aug. 30), 4 p.m., at home against UW-LaCrosse

“Since it's my first year playing, I don't really know who I'm most looking forward to beating besides everyone of course. We won our first unofficial match yesterday, and that was awesome. I'm most excited about just being able to play and have fun with all my teammates, while hopefully bringing home a lot of wins as well.” - Samantha Kinard’17, Waukegan, Ill.

Samantha Kinard 

Volleyball

First match: Friday (Aug. 30), 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at home against Rockford College and Finlandia University

“I am excited I joined the volleyball team because it is a great way to make friends, and I already love this group of girls! They have taught me so much about college in the first few days I've been here, and a lot about myself and what I am capable of doing on the court.” - Cheyenne Moffatt’17, Twin Lakes, Wis.

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Women’s Soccer

First game: Friday (Aug. 30), 5:30 p.m., in Milwaukee against Wisconsin Lutheran College

“I'm really looking forward to our game against Grinnell (on Sept. 28). Prior to coming to Beloit I lived in Grinnell, so it'll be fun for me to return home to my family and community for the purpose of soccer!” -Marina Bagnoli’17, Grinnell, Iowa

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Also coming up: Men’s Soccer on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6 p.m., at home against Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country

First meet: Saturday (Aug. 31), 11 a.m., in Rock Cut State Park against Rockford University

“I'm excited about the opportunity to work hard and become a stronger, quicker, more energetic version of myself through cross country training and sharing in that experience with my new teammates.” - Carl-Lars Engen’17, Minneapolis, Minn.

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“I am most excited to join the cross country team because there are great people on the team and Coach (Dave) Eckburg is fantastic. I also love being in shape and having the opportunity to get back to where I used to be. I am just very grateful to have the chance and support to be on the team.” – Sarah Kraemer’17, Greensboro, N.C.

Sarah Kraemer 

Football

First game: Next Saturday, Sept. 7, 6 p.m., at home against University of Chicago

“The game that I am personally most excited for is the game against Ripon College (on Oct. 26). I have a close friend that goes there, and he plays on the opposite side of the ball than me. It is going to be a lot of fun to play against him, and it should bring back some good memories!” – Mason Dixon’17, Walworth, Wis.

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