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Overview of the USFQ/Beloit English/Spanish COIL collaboration

International Friday: Collaborative Online Learning

During the first mod of the spring 2021 semester, Gabriela Cerghedean and Robin Zebrowski took up an invitation from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador, to partner with a USFQ faculty member in teaching one of their courses. USFQ had shared a list of potential faculty partners and courses. Both leapt at the opportunity, in order to give students in SPAN 105, Elementary Spanish II, and COGS 260, Cyborg Brains & Hybrid Minds, a chance to learn with students located in another country.


Hispanic Cultures, Human Rights, and Careers

Alumnae visit Professor Sylvia López’s “Human Rights and Hispanic Cultures” to talk about pursuing  fulfilling careers and living impactful lives after Beloit.

History Professor Beatrice McKenzie has a discussion with two of her students in the Morse-Ingersoll tunnel.

Health and Healing in Early America

Professor Beatrice McKenzie’s description of Professor Kate Johnston’s course on “Sickness, Health and Healing in Early America” is featured in a new publication on recruiting students to the Humanities.

Mizuki Matsui’20 next to the Buddhist head priest, Mr. Aso Taishun

Revitalizing Rural Japan

Mizuki Matsui’20 is helping to revitalize the ancient city of Shiroishi in Northern Japan through the power of tourism.

Professor of Critical Identity Studies Catherine Orr teaches a class in Morse Ingersoll Hall.

COVID and the working woman’s invisible crisis

In honor of Women’s History Month, Professor of Critical Identity Studies Catherine Orr spoke with Vogueand USA Todayabout the resilience of women during the pandemic.

Grace Ousley (1904) was the first African-American woman to graduate from Beloit College only nine years after the college opened its doors to women.

A gathering place

Beloit’s Black students will now have a larger space to gather on campus.

Tori Key’03

Beloit welcomes new trustees during winter session

At its winter meeting in February, the Beloit College board of trustees introduced seven new members. All of them are alumni.  

Beloit’s newly outfitted and relocated Career and Community Engagement Center is the hub for students planning their futures.

First Career Accelerator ‘a thundering success’

With the spring semester delayed, Beloit created a robust two-week program of workshops, panels, and networking that engaged students in planning for their futures. This wildly successful event could not have happened without alumni participation. 

DeVon Wilson’90 has spent his career working with students from marginalized backgrounds. During his keynote, Wilson encouraged students to think about ways that they can include equity and inclusion in their workplaces, from the beginning of their careers.

Finding your community: Addressing equity in the workplace

DeVon Wilson ’90 discusses how to put an organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion values into practice.

Pictures from a Memorable Day

Thinking of studying abroad? Here are some tips.

The U.S. has declared February 22 as National Study Abroad Day. To celebrate, we asked returned study abroad students to share advice, insights, and music recommendations from their host countries.

And don’t forget: February 22 is  the Beloit College application deadline for study abroad in 2021-22.


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