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   Dr. Parker was sworn in as Athens-Clarke County Commissioner at the age of 26 with her hand on a copy of The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Their goal is to create economic stability, racial justice, criminal reform and raise the minimum wage.

Meet Dr. Mariah Parker on campus Sept. 29-30

Dr. Parker is a linguist, Athens-Clarke County (Georgia) County Commissioner, community organizer, abolitionist, and rapper. Their work focuses on workers’ rights, civic engagement, literacy, racial and economic justice.


Make48 competition searching for thinkers, doers, creators

Make48 is a 48-hour competition where teams are challenged to build a physical prototype, create a sales sheet, produce a 1-minute marketing video and pitch their big idea to a panel of judges.

Tanya Aguiñiga

First female Latinx artist in residence coming in 2023

Mexican American artist Tanya Aguiñiga was born in San Diego, California, and raised in Tijuana, Mexico. An artist, designer, and craftsperson, Aguiñiga draws on her upbringing as a binational citizen to tell the larger and often invisible stories of the transnational community.

President Scott Bierman walks through a line of Class of 2022 soon-to-be graduates, inviting high fives from his fellow Beloiters.

Longtime Beloit College President Scott Bierman announces retirement

Beloit College acknowledges President Scott Bierman’s stellar leadership in
boosting campus academics and innovation. Bierman announces he will retire at end of academic year.

Podcasting equipment at CELEB

New podcast suite goes live

The latest addition to the Center for Entrepreneurship (CELEB) is open to Beloit College students, faculty, and staff who have ideas to share with our community and beyond.


Beloit College lands in top 25 college ranking

Washington Monthly named Beloit College among its top 25 U.S. liberal arts colleges for 2022.


Four extraordinary Beloit athletes named to Hall of Honor

These inductees into the Buccaneers’ Athletic Hall of Honor include Djuvane Browne’04, Casey Nelson’03, Mary Parker’10, and Katie McCool Nichols’08.

Geology Department Field Trip, Fall 2022

Fall Department Field Trip to the Baraboo Hills

Geology students and faculty members at Natural Bridge State Park.

Having missed their opportunity to do so during a global pandemic, the Beloit College class of 2020 finally had their chance to have an in-person Commencement ceremony in September of 2022.

Beloit welcomes class of 2020 back for a special Commencement program

After the pandemic prevented their in-person graduation, the class of 2020 finally had the chance to walk across the Middle College stage this weekend, surrounded by family and friends. They received one-of-a-kind baseball caps, champagne flutes, and a fun-filled weekend to make up for lost time with their classmates and campus mentors.


Beloit lands at No. 11 in U.S. News & World first-year experiences ranking

U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 College rankings acknowledge Beloit College’s efforts to connect students with experiences, opportunities while offering educational value.

Lynda Barry

Cartoonist Lynda Barry coming to Beloit campus

Lynda Barry is a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, and teacher known for inspiring imagination and creativity. She will be on Beloit campus this winter as the Mackey Chair in Creative Writing.


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