Beacon Blog

The Great Debate Series Returns to Beacon

September 27, 2014

The Great Debate series opened for the 2014-2015 academic year last Thursday evening. The controversial topic was “Should Violent Video Games be Banned for Minors.” The debaters were Life Coach Megan Van Lew and Assistant Director of Admissions Andrew Marvin, both avid gamers. The audience of mostly young gamers seemed to be primarily on the […]

Beacon and Landmark Leaders Discuss Distinctive College Mission

September 25, 2014

On Wednesday, September 24th, the leaders of the only two colleges in the nation to exclusively serve students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences- Beacon College and Landmark College- came together for a historical meeting to discuss possible collaborative efforts in the future. Presidents Hagerty and Eden of Beacon College and Landmark […]

Who Is Melissa Eve?

September 22, 2014

Melissa Eve is the new Assistant Librarian for Beacon College. I met Melissa because I am a work-study student in the library, working under her direction. I was the first Beacon student to meet her, and now I want to introduce her to all of you!   Melissa is from Northern California (Modesto), but she […]

Artist Dustin Boise Exhibition Opens at Beacon

August 28, 2014

Beacon College is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition by artist Dustin Boise, which will be on display through November 21st in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery. This exhibition, titled “Bored,” will feature installation art.   Born in Oklahoma in 1984, Boise received his MFA from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 20, 2014

Carl Casimir Profile Carl Casimir has become a staple of the IT department during the summers. Since many people are not on campus during these months, it would be easy to overlook just how important Carl’s help has been. This is a time that is actually critical for IT as they complete work around campus […]

Beacon Experiences Shared on Talk Back Florida

August 11, 2014

On Saturday, August 9th, Beacon College was privileged to have several representatives of the College participate in the radio broadcast “Talk Back Florida” with Lynn Marvin Dingfelder. There were several segments of the show, each focusing on different aspects of the College as well as general higher education options for students with learning disabilities or […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 6, 2014

Heather Reed Profile Heather Reed, a native of Pennsylvania and a 2014 graduate of Beacon with a bachelor’s degree in CIS: Web & Digital Media is putting her skills to use in the Communications department at Beacon College as Communications Intern.   Heather was a work-study student during the 2013-2014 academic year, working with the […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 1, 2014

Michael Huey Profile Unlike the vast majority of the Beacon College community population, Michael Huey is actually a Leesburg native. He’s lived in the small city all his life, which he admits has both benefits and negatives as he works toward earning his degree in Liberal Studies from Beacon. Michael is well known in the […]

Presentations from ADDA Conference

July 28, 2014

Beacon College was pleased to participate in ADDA’s 25th Anniversary International Adult AD/HD Conference, offering several sessions at their ADHD Goes to College Preconference. Representatives from the Office of Admissions provided presentations on various topics associated with attending college as a student with ADHD. PowerPoint slides from select presentations may be found here: ADDA College […]

Meet the ADDA Preconference Student Panelists

July 23, 2014

Beacon College is proud to be offering several pre-conference sessions at ADDA’s 15th International Adult AD/HD Conference. In one of these, a panel of current Beacon students and recent graduates will be candidly discussing their experiences navigating the undergraduate environment as people with ADHD. Learn a little more about our student panelists:       […]

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