Beacon Blog

Beacon College Announces Mascot Contest

February 26, 2015

Beacon College is actively seeking a new mascot, and members of the Beacon Community are invited to be the designer. Though we have been aptly named the Beacon College Navigators, we have never had a true mascot to illustrate this name. With Beacon merchandise popular on campus and with a goal of increasing student sports, […]

Students Reveal Spring Break Plans

February 25, 2015

Spring Break is next week, and Beacon College students have some fun plans for their (much deserved) vacation days. Roving Robbie polled students at the College to find out what some of those plans are.   Robert: Going to New York Rachel: Staying in Leesburg and possibly going to Georgia Jack L: Going to New […]

Never Accept Failure: Learning from Einstein

February 22, 2015

I’m trying to get in the mood to study for this math test. So far nothing. I open my note book and I start to study and I get bored or tired and close the book. I don’t know if I’m accepting failure or just taking this test for granted. I have all the material right […]

Beacon College Extends Reach to International Audience

February 19, 2015

Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing summer programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Beginning in the summer of 2015, Beacon College will introduce two new pre-college educational programs specifically designed for high school students with learning disabilities or ADHD. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing […]

Video Students Learn of Final Cut Pro Features

February 13, 2015

Last Friday, Sandy Novak, Web & Digital Media Associate Professor, invited Apple representatives Steve and Tim to speak with Beacon College students about Final Cut Pro. About half a dozen students, most of them Web & Digital Media majors, showed up for this presentation.   Steve began by providing the group with an overview of […]

Beacon Club Spotlight: Pride Alliance

February 11, 2015

Beacon College Pride Alliance began on campus during the fall semester, after a lapse of a few years. Originally initiated on campus in 2010, this organization has received a resurgence due to high student interest.   The Pride Alliance organization is aimed at promoting tolerance on college communities across the nation. Students Shia Byers, Michael […]

Beacon Faculty Develop Online Writing Course to Share Strategies

February 6, 2015

Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Several programs are in the developmental stage currently, and details will be released as soon as they are confirmed. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing the proven model of academic success developed at […]

Tips for Working on College Papers

February 4, 2015

As papers are starting to be assigned for the spring semester, it’s easy to become overwhelmed about getting the work done. Fortunately, having a plan will help guarantee a smooth writing process.   Here are some tips to get you started to paper writing success:   Start early- Starting your work the day that it’s […]

Web Design Student & Professor Experience AIGA Conference

January 30, 2015

On Saturday, January 24, Web & Digital Media Professor Sandy Novak and student Suzy Finlon spent the day at Rollins College, attending AIGA Orlando’s one day conference “Re: Solutions.” The primary goal of the conference was to encourage the use of creativity in leadership positions. The start of the new year provided a great opportunity […]

Beacon Students Test Out Applied Science in New Zoology Course

January 22, 2015

Many Beacon College students appreciate the field of science but find they need to have a clear understanding of the practical application of what they learn. This semester, Beacon College is pleased to offer Zoology on a trial basis. Beacon freshmen will be participating in regional and national community science projects, and feedback from these […]

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