Meet Our Newest Professor

Dr. Christopher Huff is a new history professor for the Interdisciplinary Studies major here at Beacon College. He hails from recently teaching at the University of Georgia and is going into his sixth year of teaching. Coming from the suburbs of Atlanta to Leesburg has been quite a transition, but one that he says he […]

Tips for Those Overwhelmed by “Free Time”

In your first year of college you may be overwhelmed by just how much “free time” you have. I still remember the luxury of daily afternoon naps my freshmen year (every day at 2pm). Teachers and family members warn you all through your senior year of high school that college will be different, that it […]

Advice for College Freshmen

As the first week of school starts in less than three days I can’t believe I’ll be graduating in May. Three years has sure gone by fast. I look back and think about my first year as a transfer student and was pleasantly surprised at how much I wanted to be a part of the […]

Summertime Employment Training

  This July, the non-credit course Intensive Training for Employment was offered to Beacon College students and alumni for the first time. Although the group was small, each student learned a lot about the professional world and how to set and achieve their goals in it. There is a strong possibility for program growth in […]

Florida Plantlife

Dr. Stowe’s Field Botany class is designed to introduce students to different species of plants, particularly those native to Florida. While this course is offered in the academic year, the longer summer class sessions afford the opportunity to get out there and explore. This class took full advantage, taking several field trips around the area. […]