A sustainable space to thrive

The pandemic may have delayed alumni opportunities to visit the Powerhouse in person, but now students show us what this transformational building looks like in action.

Introducing the Powerhouse in pictures: Beloit’s reimagined, historic building in all its sustainable and student-animated glory.
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Tamara Fouché'10

Q&A: Coming full circle

Tamara Fouché’10 is glad to have grown up at Beloit as a student. Now she’s helping the college grow and thrive as a director of development and liaison to the college president.



Class Notes

Find out what your Beloit friends have been doing over the past several months.



Sonya Maria Johnson

Faculty honored with named professorships, chairs

In fall, four faculty members were named to endowed chairs and professorships, recognizing their contributions to advancing Beloit through their teaching, leadership, and scholarship. Provost Eric Boynton announced the honors at the November Academic Senate meeting.

Carla Davis

Tuition award named for Professor Carla Davis

The late Professor of Sociology Carla Davis made an outsized impact on her students. At a memorial service held to celebrate her life last October, friends announced that a tuition award is being established in her name for a student of color.

Upward momentum in the rankings

Beloit moved up five spots on the U.S. News & World Report national list of top liberal arts colleges in its “2022 Best College Rankings” and continued to receive top rankings in several foundational categories, including undergraduate teaching, first-year experience, and value.
Students in the Ephemeral Art course had the opportunity to explore multiple art forms, including drawing, painting, and performance.

Inside a course about the fleeting nature of art

Students painted Chinese water calligraphy on a sidewalk and let it dry in the sunshine, performed improvisational music, and strutted their stuff at an outdoor fashion show. It was all part of a fascinating course which challenged students to explore transitory artistic practices, then create impermanent art themselves.
Ben'25 and Max'23 Saladar

Three sets of swimming siblings

Beloit’s swim team is enjoying an “All in the Family” moment — with three sets of siblings competing for the Buccaneers. After last year’s difficult season, the team is tight-knit and finds commonality in shared experiences.
Amy Ward'22, center, had an opportunity to do applied research in Minnesota's Boundary Waters last summer. A group of creative writing st...

Into the Wilderness

Students who traversed the Boundary Waters wilderness area in northern Minnesota last summer learned – among other things – how to think about equity in their surroundings, understand a mining controversy, and explore the nature of nature itself.
Joe Davis'10, Javid Ahmad'11, Dianne Gerber Nielson'70, Joanna Kutter'95, Lynne Goldstein'71, Vicky Selkowe'96, Beth Flickinger Padon'70 ...

Red carpet rollout

Members of the alumni community with outstanding achievements were honored in October when the Alumni Association presented the 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Service Citations (DSC) and Young Alumni Awards (YAA).

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