Beacon Blog

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 […]

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 […]

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