Skip Navigation
#MakingEquityRealatBC

See the full schedule of #MakingEquityRealatBC events occurring May 2-6.

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.”


Share this

Meet: Meghan Dowell, new consulting librarian

January 8, 2014 at 7:58 am

Meghan Dowell 1 

Name: Meghan Dowell

Occupation: Consulting librarian.

Hometown: Portland, Ore. (by way of Indiana).

Meghan Dowell 3 

What brought me to Beloit: A perfect opportunity and a 17-foot moving truck.

You may have seen me: In the lower level of the library or at Bushel & Peck’s trivia night.

What can’t you live* without? Alan (husband), Dr. PorkChop & Detective Randall (cats), printed materials, laughter, impromptu dance parties, and dill pickles

*aside from basic needs

Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? Madeleine Albright, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Her Majesty the Queen.

What gets you up in the morning? After the alarm clock, it is the coffee. Then I remember I get to hang out and work in the library, assisting students and faculty on fun projects and research.

Who are your heroes? My mother, Liz; my grandmother, Sondra; and my grandmother, Joan. All three are extraordinary women who inspire me daily.

Proudest moment? Moving to New York City on my own, having never visited or knowing a single person.

Meghan Dowell 2