March 4 - 10

Group facilitation and UX writing sessions this week

Ray Broad'26 shoots a headshot for Arlo Roster'27 in the Sanger Science Center Atrium.Organized by Moon Sum’24 and Trang Tran’25 through SEAL, students had an opportunity to get professional headshots taken by Ray Broad’26. Participant Arlo Roster’27 shares that, “It’s important to have presentable photos of yourself, and it is amazing to just be able to pop in, for free, during my lunch break.”

Hello Beloiters!

Emily Eagle’06, Fall 2023 Executive in Residence, returns to the Beloit College campus this week for a series of class visits and workshops with students, faculty, and staff.

The workshops on facilitation methods will help those who have wondered how group decisions could happen more collaboratively and even how standard meetings could run better. These workshops require an RSVP to attend:

Emily will also hold a session for students interested in exploring how to apply their liberal arts writing skills to a future career.

Giving Day Theme: Res Hall Rehab

Please join us March 6 for Giving Day ’24: Res Hall Rehab. The money raised will go toward renovating Whitney Hall as part of our strategy to raise the standards of all the residence halls. As a special treat, donors of $100 or more are entered to win one of Sociology Professor Charles Westerberg’94’s iconic bow ties. Follow our progress on our website, and on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram, and X/Twitter.

2024-25 Community Fellows and Concierge Internship programs

Impact Beloit is seeking high-achieving students who will be a junior, senior, or returning for a 9th/10th free semester with demonstrated reliability and an interest in working in a wide range of mission-driven community organizations and Beloit area businesses for the 2024-25 academic year.

You will gain invaluable work experience as a Fellow (leading project-based work, research, and programming tasks while contributing to the Beloit community) or as an Intern (working in roles ranging from marketing, finance, accounting, computer programming, engineering and more). Build skills and connections, and make an impact!

Requirements and benefits:

  • Fellows commit to working eight hours per week; Interns, 10 hours per week, both for the full 2024-25 academic year.
  • You will receive 2.0 units of credit, one for each semester
  • Fellows receive a $2,500 stipend; Internships may be paid or unpaid
  • Fellows have a faculty/staff mentor; Interns have an alumni mentor
  • Regular professional development and reflection to enable success

See the organizations and businesses available and apply now as a Fellow or Intern! Applications are due March 21.

Sports Recap

Three Beloit basketball players were honored by the Midwest Conference. From the men’s team, Azeez Ganiyu’24 was awarded First Team All Midwest Conference, becoming the first from Beloit since the 2015-16 season. The women’s senior backcourt of Hannah Welte’24 and Elizabeth Kalk’24 were given Second Team All-Conference recognition.

Beloit College softball started their season off with a win, defeating the University of Wisconsin-Superior in their season opener, 4-3. The team dropped their second game to Loras College 9-1.

Beloit baseball kicked off their season with a split in a two-game series against the Milwaukee School of Engineering. The Bucs dropped their first game 5-1, before mounting a nine-run comeback and extra inning win in the second game, 15-12.

Men’s lacrosse and women’s lacrosse teams each faced off against Cornell College over the weekend. The men’s team played the Rams on the road, losing a close game, 9-7. The women’s team took on the Rams at home, losing 15-6.

Midterm break

Because of the midterm break, Beloiters Beat will not appear in your inboxes on March 11. Add your upcoming events added to the website calendar before you go so we can feature them on For Beloiters and in the next issue of the Beat when classes start up again March 18.

Otherwise, take next week to enjoy yourselves: you’ve earned it. Safe travels for those heading home or taking trips.


Alumni share knowledge at Festival of Careers in Writing

Marketing and Communications panel with Michael Dango, Lynn Vollbrecht'06, and Jenn Danko Fenske'00

Students explored how writing skills translate into a variety of careers at a daylong festival with returning Beloit College alumni working in journalism, editing, translating, marketing, communications, and more.

The intersection of data science and engineering

Fatumata Lagary Kaba'24

From Liberia to Beloit, and then Liveline Technologies, the journey of Fatumata Lagary Kaba’24 unfolds, highlighting the transformative power of interdisciplinary knowledge and hands-on learning.

Upcoming Events


New international job search platform

Career Works is now using Interstride for international job searches. Students should look to their email for how to get started, and anyone with a Beloit account can access Interstride resources.

Photojournalism project celebrates women

Student photographer Ray Broad’26 is spearheading a photojournalism project celebrating what being a woman at Beloit means to individuals in the Beloit community. Please complete this form to contribute. Photos and stories may be featured on college social media accounts throughout the month of March.

Student Commencement Speaker

Beloit College Senior Officers are searching for a student Commencement speaker who can inspire and represent the graduating class. If you know someone from the senior class with a compelling story, unique experiences, or a passion for motivating their peers, please nominate them, or self-nominate, by April 1. Contact Lorriane Pedroza ( or Tiffany Warren (

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