Beacon Blog

Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Event to Benefit Beacon College on Dec. 2nd

November 18, 2014

Beacon College will be participating in the #GivingTuesday global movement aimed at encouraging people to give back during the holiday season. This year, the event will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd.   The local Ruby Tuesday restaurants will be holding a GiveBack event for the College on this day. Simply print out the flier […]

Beacon Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

November 6, 2014

The Art Appreciation classes got into the Halloween spirit, creating scarecrows that can now be found around Beacon’s campus. It’s an easy and fun project and a great way to express your creativity! Here are the steps to create your own scarecrow:   1. Wrap Saran wrap around the desired shape. (arm, leg, etc.)   […]

Game Design Class Shadocon Adventure

November 5, 2014

On October 31st, the Game Design class traveled to Palm Harbor, Florida for the fifth annual Shadocon. The trip consisted of interacting with several animae and game enthusiasts in regards to the design, gameplay, and history of gaming. There were several panels available to discuss certain video games. Students also saw special guests such as […]

Feeling the 90s

November 3, 2014

Sooner or later you might need to know how to dress in the 90s style. This was an era when the slacker, supermodel, grunge and Gen-X were iconic by the time the decade came to a close. The 1990s might not have stood out with any style but twenty years down the road the 90’s […]

Halloween Fun Reaches Beacon Early

October 28, 2014

Friday night was in full swing for the ‘80s themed Halloween Party. The themed dinner consisted of puking pumpkins, mummy dogs, ghost and ghoul puff pastry casserole, and wormed filled dirt dessert. No one left without a smile on his or her face, even if it was painted on. The tables were creatively decorated with […]

President Hagerty Reflects on Beacon’s Role Internationally

October 27, 2014

I have had the privilege with Dr. Chandler and my wife, Oksana, to have been hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by the Prince Salman Center on Disability. We have been invited as the ambassadors for Beacon College and American higher education in general. Now, on the long journey back from this extraordinary experience, I cannot […]

Beacon Participates in JetBlue Disability Mentoring Day

October 23, 2014

JetBlue University set up a Disability Mentoring Day on Friday, October 3rd. Representatives from Beacon College were invited to attend at the Orlando location, along with Wounded Warriors. Beacon College students Suzy Finlon, Shia Byers, Kaila Walton, Katie McNamara, and Ariel Ben-Chitrit attended the event, and President Hagerty was a featured speaker.   The day […]

Beacon College Reaches International Audience for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

October 19, 2014

Drs. George Hagerty, President of Beacon College, and Shelly Chandler, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, will be presenting at the 4th International Conference on Disability & Rehabilitation In Saudi Arabia this week. Both were invited through the Prince Salman Center for Disability Research, and the prince is even expected to attend some sessions. […]

Meeting Beacon College Psychology Professor Dr. Andrea Marsden

October 17, 2014

Hello blogging visitors, take a ‘relax break’ and read here for a bit. The Beacon College community is fortunate to welcome our new psychology professor Dr. Andrea Marsden, who joins the rest of our fine faculty. She responded to the opportunity earlier this year from the St. Louis, Missouri area where she was an adjunct […]

Beacon College Holds Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 15, 2014

For Parents Weekend 2014, Beacon College Student Government Association (SGA) and Lambda Epsilon Omega Fraternity joined forces to sponsor a breast cancer walk in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Parents, students, and employees showed up early Saturday morning to donate money for this important cause. Fortunately, it was a sunny Florida day, so the […]

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