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Beacon Students Enjoy Diverse Field Trips During Fall Semester

December 17, 2014

One of the core principles of the Beacon teaching model is that students should have the opportunity for experiential learning. Field trips are a popular way to get students out of the classroom and give them the chance to put their knowledge into action “in the field.” Here is just a sampling of some of […]

Giving Tuesday Beacon Photos

December 9, 2014

A lot of great photos- some fun and silly, but in support of a good cause- were taken on Giving Tuesday. Check them out! [Show as slideshow] 12► Photos Courtesy of Heather Reed   Social media photos and posts may be viewed on Storify.  

Tutor Tips from Beacon College Peer Tutors

December 8, 2014

It’s finals week at Beacon College, and the Peer Tutors have some advice for how best to prepare. The Peer Tutors at Beacon College undergo rigorous training to learn strategies for working with their fellow classmates. One of the fundamental lessons they learn is how to incorporate different learning styles.   Here are some suggestions […]

Giving Tuesday Reaches Beacon College Community

December 3, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Beacon College joined the global movement Giving Tuesday, becoming a partner to raise money for scholarship funds. It was a day of firsts for the College. Not only was it the first time for Beacon to participate in Giving Tuesday, it was also the first time the College held a phonathon. […]

Meet Our #GivingTuesday Social Media Ambassadors

November 25, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Beacon College will be participating in Global Tuesday to raise scholarship funds for students with learning disabilities. Several students will be joining in the efforts, promoting the event on their social media channels. Learn more about our Giving Tuesday Social Media Ambassadors here:   Name: Jessica Balot Year in College: Junior […]

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 […]

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