Junior Michelle Underwood Wins Academic Scholarship

Michelle Underwood, a junior here at Beacon College, recently received the Gamma Beta Phi National Honors Scholarship. This scholarship is based on academic standing and recommendations from faculty. Michelle not only had to prove she is a strong academic student, she also had to show that she is involved with extracurricular activities on campus and […]

Announcing a New Major: Studio Arts

We are excited to announce the long anticipated SACS approval of our Studio Arts major. Planning for implementation of this major began in November of 2011, when Dr. Chandler and art professors Van Galyon and Russ Bellamy noticed considerable student interest in this field. They have worked diligently in the intervening years to design the […]

2013 Student Ambassadors Announced

The Office of Admissions at Beacon College has created a Student Ambassador Program beginning with the Fall 2013 semester. Applicants had to undergo a rigorous process to be accepted into the program, beginning with completing an application with professional references and ending with a personal interview with members of the admissions team. There were only […]

Fall 2013 Instagram Contest

To celebrate the start of the fall 2013 semester, an Instagram contest was held for students, challenging them to consider what Beacon means to them. Students were permitted to submit as many photos as they chose, but they all had to include the hashtag #ThisIsBeacon. Student Shia Byers, with her black and white photo of […]

The Value of Student Internships

During the month of July, four students participated in the Intensive Summer Employment Training program. As they neared the end of the course, having participated in both an internship as well as daily afternoon class sessions, the students were asked to reflect on the experience and on what they had learned. Here are their thoughts, […]