Beacon Blog

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 […]

The Great Debate Series Returns to Beacon

September 27, 2014

The Great Debate series opened for the 2014-2015 academic year last Thursday evening. The controversial topic was “Should Violent Video Games be Banned for Minors.” The debaters were Life Coach Megan Van Lew and Assistant Director of Admissions Andrew Marvin, both avid gamers. The audience of mostly young gamers seemed to be primarily on the […]

Beacon and Landmark Leaders Discuss Distinctive College Mission

September 25, 2014

On Wednesday, September 24th, the leaders of the only two colleges in the nation to exclusively serve students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences- Beacon College and Landmark College- came together for a historical meeting to discuss possible collaborative efforts in the future. Presidents Hagerty and Eden of Beacon College and Landmark […]

Who Is Melissa Eve?

September 22, 2014

Melissa Eve is the new Assistant Librarian for Beacon College. I met Melissa because I am a work-study student in the library, working under her direction. I was the first Beacon student to meet her, and now I want to introduce her to all of you!   Melissa is from Northern California (Modesto), but she […]

Artist Dustin Boise Exhibition Opens at Beacon

August 28, 2014

Beacon College is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition by artist Dustin Boise, which will be on display through November 21st in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery. This exhibition, titled “Bored,” will feature installation art.   Born in Oklahoma in 1984, Boise received his MFA from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 20, 2014

Carl Casimir Profile Carl Casimir has become a staple of the IT department during the summers. Since many people are not on campus during these months, it would be easy to overlook just how important Carl’s help has been. This is a time that is actually critical for IT as they complete work around campus […]

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