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Design Selected for the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

May 28, 2014

During the month of May, members of the Beacon College community were invited to weigh in on which student designed cover should be used for the academic catalog for the upcoming year. Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class each designed two potential covers as their final project. President’s Council, which is comprised of the vice […]

Beacon Students

May 22, 2014

The mission of Beacon College is to offer Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees to students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Learning disabilities (LDs) affect how a person learns to read, write, hear, speak, and calculate. An LD is essentially an unexplained difficulty in acquiring academic skills for someone of average or above […]

Moonlight Lovers

May 21, 2014

“It was a night of unknown dreams; the stars were dancing in the darkness shimmering like ice crystals. He was walking through the forest in awe, admiring the different shades of dark greens and hearing nature’s own music of the night. Not knowing why, he could not help but follow the moon’s glow to a […]

Open House Brings Record Number of Prospective Students

May 14, 2014

On March 29th, Admissions held a spring Open House, with a record breaking number of people in attendance! There were a number of potential students, and quite a few brought several family members with them, making for a diverse and large group of people.   All visitors found ample opportunity to mill around and visit […]

Students Design 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

May 8, 2014

As we celebrate another class’s successful completion of their academic careers at Beacon College, it is time to prepare to welcome new students to campus! One of the documents created over the summer for the upcoming academic year is the academic catalog. For the past several years, Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class has had both the […]

Beacon College’s Peer Tutor Program Proving a Success

May 2, 2014

As the 2013-2014 academic year comes to a close, we must recognize a group of students that are instrumental in ensuring the academic success of their classmates- the peer tutors. These dedicated students must achieve a high GPA, have the commitment to undergo intensive training, and be able to maintain their patience to assist others […]

Beacon’s First Juried Student Art Show: Winners Selected by Artist Dustin Boise

May 1, 2014

On Friday, April 18th, Beacon College hosted the first ever juried student art show. The show was filled with select student artwork, all of which was produced within the past year. Awards were presented for Best of Show, Best 2D, and Best 3D, as well as three honorable mentions, with prizes totaling $500. But who […]

Past, Present, and Future

April 30, 2014

My Prior Achievements I have successfully completed a one year program in Commercial Art with proficiency in the following skills Navigate Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I learned how to develop a layout using thumbnails, roughs, and comps. As well as render a product using various media Raster image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop; vector graphic development […]

Beacon Art Professor Work Selected by ISEA

April 29, 2014

Russ Bellamy, Assistant Professor of Art at Beacon College, has recently been notified of his proposal acceptance for presentation at ISEA 2014. ISEA (International Symposium on Electronic Art) is one of the most prestigious international emergent art conferences. It is one of the biggest gatherings in the world to celebrate the use of new media […]

Nike Exclusive Sneaker Release Out To Kill

April 28, 2014

Have you noticed that we spend more and more of our time waiting in lines when we really want something? Some people feel it’s worth their time to wait in line at the movie theater to buy tickets for a brand new movie release. I, on the other hand, feel it is worth waiting in […]

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