MacArthur Fellow and world-renowned architect Jeanne Gang to keynote City-College Conference in Beloit, WisconsinThursday, September 10, 2015
On September 18, at the very beginning of Beloit College’s Homecoming weekend, leaders from the city of Beloit and Beloit College, as well as the local business and nonprofit community, will hold the inaugural City-College Conference titled “Beloit: Sharing a Name, Sharing a Future.” The event, hosted by college President Scott Bierman and City Manager Lori Luther, will bring together CEOs and community members, educators and college alumni to discuss their work, their partnerships, and prospects for the future. MacArthur Fellow and world-renowned architect Jeanne Gang will deliver the keynote address.
- Wednesday, September 9, 2015
A commitment to innovation and undergraduate teaching once again pushed Beloit College into the upper echelons of the nation’s top colleges in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report rankings of the country’s best undergraduate liberal arts schools. Beloit tied for No. 61 overall out of the 240 top liberal arts schools in the country. In addition to the overall national ranking, Beloit appeared in several categories celebrating Most Innovative Schools, Best Undergraduate Teaching, and Best Colleges for Veterans.
- Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The class of 2019, one of Beloit's largest ever, will arrive this coming Monday, August 17. The 395 students hail from 15 countries and more than 35 states.
$1.4 million grant from U.S. Department of Education will support Beloit College's student success programMonday, August 3, 2015
Beloit College and its Student Excellence and Leadership (SEL) program have been awarded a major grant from the U.S. Department of Education totaling more than $1.4 million over five years.
- Thursday, June 25, 2015
Beth Monteiro has been named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Beloit College. The college’s executive director of development operations and gift planning since January 2011, she had been serving as vice president since the departure of her predecessor, Jeff Puckett, in December of last year.
- Friday, May 29, 2015
A vast array of paintings, photographs, videos, and more will be unveiled when the 58th Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition opens on June 13th at the Wright Museum of Art.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Monday, April 20, 2015
Beloit College is holding its first-ever giving day on Wednesday, April 22—a 24-hour effort aimed at mobilizing new and existing supporters to make a small gift aimed at the college’s annual fund. The college hopes to raise $22,000 that will go to supporting student scholarships, campus renovation projects, the senior class project, and more. (See the full listing here.)
- Thursday, April 9, 2015
Sara Goldrick-Rab, widely known for her research, articles, and activism on access to American higher education, will speak at Beloit College on Wednesday, April 15. Her talk, which is free of charge, will be held at 8 p.m. in the Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall.