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London Travelogue: Part IV

June 30, 2014

6/10 Tuesday Day Eight   Up at 7. Breakfast. Latte at Love In a Cup since I haven’t been there yet. We leave tomorrow, and I don’t know that I will have another opportunity. Very narrow place. The guy is Australian and very friendly, asks where I am from, where he should vacation in Florida […]

London Travelogue: Part III

June 26, 2014

6/8 Sunday Day Six Up at 7. Breakfast. We have an hour and fifteen minutes at the British Museum, which is probably my favorite of the museums we went to. See the Rosetta Stone. The museum map has various lists with suggestions with what to see based on how much time you have. There is […]

London Travelogue: Part II

June 25, 2014

6/5 Thursday Day Three I wake up at 5am, but sleep until 5:30. Walk to the Gherkin building, which isn’t too hard to navigate to and from. There is a security guy at the main entrance so I don’t try to walk in, but I walk into a newsstand just so I can say I […]

London Travelogue: Part I

June 24, 2014

6/2 Monday Day Zero   Forty something people are neither going to have the exact same set of experiences, nor are they going to react the same to the experiences that they do have in common. The idea, then of these entries is to show my experience and my perception of my experience. In some […]

Shire Grant Furthers Beacon College Teacher Training Program

June 5, 2014

Beacon College has received a grant of $30,000 from the Shire Foundation to continue funding of its successful Education for Educators program, now about to enter its third year.   The College has completed outreach in the community to promote an understanding of learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences through interactive workshops designed […]

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 […]

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