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Beloit College declares Juneteenth a paid day off

In an email to campus, President Scott Bierman announces starting this Friday, June 19, and going forward, the college will be celebrating Juneteenth on an annual basis as a paid day off.

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Students talking together in front of Middle College, nearby trees budding with new spring leaves.

Beloit Action Plan and the year ahead

For the 2020-21, soon-to-be underway academic year, the college is expecting and planning for students to return to campus for both terms. In mid-June, the college began planning in earnest for a gradual resumption of in-person activities and operations on campus.

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Dave DeGeorge’89

Coach DeGeorge takes over as athletic director

Dave DeGeorge’89, Beloit’s award-winning head baseball coach since 1991, has stepped up to become the college’s next athletic director.

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Sonya Johnson

Faculty recognized for teaching excellence and innovation

Four faculty members were awarded major prizes for teaching excellence and innovation this spring.

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Debra Majeed

Professors Majeed and Ortel retire from full-time teaching

Professors Debra Majeed and Jo Ortel wrapped up their productive careers at the college at the end of the 2019-20 academic year, when each earned the honor of emerita status.

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Gabe Gonzalez dancing for their dog Lucy on a balcony.

Separated, but Dancing Together

The Dance Entrepreneurship class curated a virtual dance festival featuring current Beloit students, alumni, and faculty during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Professor of Art History Jo Ortel

Professor of Art History played leading role in building Beloit’s environmental studies program

Professor Jo Ortel retires from Beloit, receives emerita honor.

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Debra Majeed, professor of religious studies and Edwin F. Wilde Distinguished Service Professor.

Professor cited for bravery, commitment to transforming communities

Debra Majeed, professor of religious studies and Edwin F. Wilde Distinguished Service Professor earns emerita status upon retirement.

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Hannah Kang’22 is one of four student artists commissioned to paint murals in common areas of Peet Hall. The project, created and managed by students, strengthens a sense of place and community in this popular residence hall.

The Creative Minds and Murals of a Favorite Campus Home

A student-driven mural initiative is placing student art in a residence hall already known for its sense of place.

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Through formal and informal channels, Beloit alumni volunteer to mentor students and assist them in starting their careers. Beloiters Helping Beloiters formed quickly as class of 2020 graduates faced a tough job market.

Beloiters Helping Beloiters is ‘Matchmaking at its Finest’

Beloit alumni are giving 2020 graduates a hand as they start careers in a challenging job market.

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