2013 Summer Trip Abroad: Italy, Croatia, Slovenia

Forty-one travelers from Beacon College returned to the United States on June 15, 2013 after twelve days of touring Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. The group began their travels in Rome where, unexpectedly, they found themselves in an audience with the Pope and received his blessing.  After seeing the sights of Rome, the group traveled to […]

Fun Summer Project: Create a Roman Mosaic

Dr. Ross and Van Galyon co-taught a course this summer called Culture & Art of Italy & Croatia. While this was designed with the Cultural Studies Abroad program in mind, several of the students enrolled in the class were not signed up for this year’s trip and were just interested in learning more about these […]

Saturday Morning Insect Hunt

  On Saturday, June 8th, Dr. Kirk Stowe led an insect scavenger hunt at Trout Lake Nature Center in Eustis. During Summer Term, Dr. Stowe had brought his Field Botany class to Trout Lake for a tour with Lavon. By the end of it, Dr. Stowe had agreed to volunteer his time for an insect […]

Meet Dr. Stowe: Biology Professor

Dr. Kirk A. Stowe, who has been our Professor of Biology for the past three years, has developed and implemented several new courses to our curriculum.  These include Evolutionary Biology, Entomology, Field Botany, and Insects and Mythology.  During the summer semester, he taught Field Botany, which went extremely well, as most of Florida’s flowers bloom […]