Beacon Blog

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 […]

Beacon College Honors 25 Year History by Recognizing Founders

October 14, 2014

On Sunday, October 12th, at the conclusion of Parents Weekend 2014, Beacon College students and their families; staff and faculty; alumni; and also friends and supporters of the College; gathered at Lake Receptions in Mount Dora, Florida to honor and recognize the initial founders and early visionaries responsible for developing the Beacon we have today. […]

Beacon Student Accepted for Internship in Disney’s College Program

October 9, 2014

It is with great pride that we announce that senior Andrew Field is the first Beacon student to be accepted into the Disney College Program! This paid internship will provide Andrew with beneficial work experience that will assist him in his future professional development and could even lead to a management position with Disney.   […]

Beacon College to Celebrate First Founders Day

October 7, 2014

Beacon College is celebrating 25 years of academic excellence in the arena of higher education for students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Since its founding, the College has remained true to the singular mission established by a pioneering group of parents who believed that, with the appropriate focus and resources, students with learning differences could […]

Peer Tutoring Pizza Party Mix & Mingle

October 3, 2014

On Friday, September 19th The Peer Tutoring Program sponsored a pizza party Mix & Mingle at the Center for Student Success. The purpose of the party was for students to meet and spend time with the tutors and TAs in a relaxed, fun setting.   For a rainy late Friday afternoon, the turnout was outstanding […]

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 […]

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