BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
Beacons Make An International Impact With Radio Play
Originally performed in 2020, “The Singer of Shanghai” follows the flight of Harry J. Abraham’s family from Nazi Germany and the rebuilding of their lives in Shanghai after Kristallnacht. The production – overseen by Professor of History Kevin Ostoyich, Ph.D. – has garnered attention in Scotland, Germany, and beyond.
Valpo Professor Explores Education Through Gaming
Valpo Professor of English Martin Buinicki, Ph.D., has recently been named the next Richard P. Baepler Distinguished Professor in the Humanities. His goal: To advance the interdisciplinary study of humanities through the lens of games. “I really believe in the power of games in education, regardless of the discipline,” he shares, with plans for original student research and design opportunities.
Student-Athletes Achieve High Levels of Classroom Success
Beacon student-athletes prove time and time again that they bring the same energy from the field, court, or pitch into the classroom. Each program achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2023 fall semester, with Valpo Athletics boasting a 93% graduation success rate (GSR).
Visit Campus In-Tune With Valpo’s Spring Performances
The spring semester is officially underway, with plenty of opportunities for students and community members alike to enjoy a high-energy lineup of musical performances from Valpo’s Chamber Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra, University Chorale, and more. Check the link below to see what you can expect for this month!