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    • Grads urged to “stand up” at Beloit College’s 165th commencement

      Sunday, May 17, 2015

      Despite a forecast that had been threatening thunderstorms for more than a week, Beloit College went ahead with its plans for an outdoor ceremony on Sunday, May 17—and enjoyed a dry, if windy, ceremony punctuated with big news, fond farewells, and brief but powerful remarks, nearly all on a social justice theme.

    • College and city landmark is returned to Beloit College

      Sunday, May 17, 2015

      One of Beloit College’s earliest and best-known buildings is returning to the college thanks to the generosity of two local donors. Emerson Hall, built in 1897 as the women’s dormitory, will be renovated in the coming year and reopened as a residence hall in the fall of 2016, the college announced today as a part of its 2015 commencement exercises.

    • More than 300 graduates to cross commencement stage on Sunday, May 17

      Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      More than 300 graduates will cross the commencement stage on Sunday at Beloit College. After hearing from artist, educator and intellectual Favianna Rodriguez (more on this year’s commencement speaker is available here), families and graduates will look on as three longtime members of the college faculty retire: Jack Street, a professor of modern languages and literatures for the last 54 years; Jeff Adams, Allen-Bradley Professor of Economics, and Rama Viswanathan, professor of chemistry and computer science.

    • Beloit College Education Department Recognizes Local Teacher and Educator

      Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      Beloit College’s Education Department recognized the professional contributions of a local teacher at an awards tea sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Colleges of Teacher Education at the Concourse Hotel in Madison, WI on Sunday, April 12, 2015.  Tim Vedra, fourth grade teacher at McLenegan Elementary School in Beloit, was recognized for his outstanding work with pre-service teachers.

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