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  • Monteiro named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

    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.

  • 58th Annual Beloit and Vicinity runs June 13 - July 23

    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.

  • 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.

  • Beloit College's first-ever giving day aims to engage neighbors, alumni

    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.)

  • Advocate for college access, affordability to speak at Beloit College

    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.

  • Study finds 94 percent of 2014 Beloit College graduates are already “on their way”

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    A new report released today by Beloit College shows that members of the Wisconsin college’s class of 2014 are already predominantly employed, enrolled in graduate programs, or doing full-time service work around the country and the world. According to the study completed by the college’s Liberal Arts in Practice Center, 94 percent of survey respondents were either engaged in full-time work, service or graduate programs within 6 months of their May 2014 graduation.

  • Two awarded tenure at Beloit College

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    The Beloit College board of trustees approved the tenure and promotion of two faculty members during its spring meeting on Friday, Feb. 6. Kathryn Johnson and Diep Phan are both active scholars, celebrated teachers and advisers, as well as professors who have been highly involved on campus and in the Beloit community.

  • Artist, activist Favianna Rodriguez will be the 2015 commencement speaker at Beloit College

    Monday, February 2, 2015

    Artist, educator and activist Favianna Rodriguez will be the speaker at Beloit College’s 165th commencement ceremony later this spring. In a letter to their classmates yesterday, Beloit’s senior class officers announced that Rodriguez had accepted their invitation to deliver the keynote address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 on the campus of Wisconsin’s oldest college.

  • Deep-sea Explorer and Conservationist to Receive 2015 Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    Edith Widder, a deep-sea explorer and conservationist, has been selected to receive the 2015 Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award. A bioluminescence specialist, Widder is a world leader in helping to design and invent new submersible instrumentation and equipment for deep-sea observations. In 2012, her innovations led to the first recordings of the giant squid, Architeuthis, in its natural habitat. This discovery will be the highlight of her award presentation titled “The Kraken Revealed: The Story Behind Finding the Giant Squid,” scheduled for Friday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m. in Eaton Chapel on the Beloit College campus.


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