Tips for College Success

Tips to be Successful at Beacon: Avoid Procrastination – Some, like myself, procrastinate to the very last day. There are different reasons for this, but I think all can agree it’s best to find a system to avoid procrastinating altogether. Give yourself deadlines. Although your paper may not be due until next Wednesday, give yourself the deadline […]

Performance Art: Storytelling

On November 6th and 7th, visiting artist Bob Lawson held intensive theatre workshops for Beacon students. Lawson, a director, playwright, and visual artist who currently teaches at Franklin Pierce University, conducted his workshops with a core group of about 10 students. Several other students participated in various parts of the process, and a few faculty […]

Managing Stress with Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists assist with activities that make up a person’s daily life. We identify stressors in life, such as with work, to improve the management of stress. Stress management techniques can help students become more alert and better focused to handle stressful situations as they arise. Signs and symptoms of stress include: Difficulty falling asleep […]

Peer Mentors Head to IUPUI Mentoring Symposium

Our trip to Indianapolis was educational as well as inspirational and fun. Our first day was spent visiting Braden’s (Learning Specialist) parents’ bunny farm. As we stepped out of the vehicle we were greeted with smiles, hugs, and refreshments. We were given a tour of the farm and an inside view of their business where […]