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Summer Course: Studio Photography

February 11, 2014

One of the most popular courses being offered this summer – and one that is sure to fill up fast- is Studio Photography. Sandy Novak is instructing this course, which is an elective for anyone in either track of the Computer Information Systems major, though Web & Digital Media students may benefit the most from […]

Summer Schedule Announced

February 10, 2014

Summer Term 2014 May 5 – May 29   Course Schedule   MTWRF (9:00 – 11:30 a.m.)   Prefix   Title   Instructor   Room   ART 3052   Topics: Installation Art Bellamy Art Studio   BSC2109   Topics:  Economic Botany Stowe Science Lab   CIS 2261   Topics: Technology for Professionals Flaten PC Lab […]

Wednesday Science Study Group

February 7, 2014

Biology is a hard class for college students wherever you go. The Center for Student Success has decided to tackle this class with a science study group, which is increasingly becoming more popular. Every Wednesday in the Center for Student Success, from 6-7, students gather together to study for Dr. Stowe’s Life Science course.  The […]

25 Years of Beacon History- Quiz Answers

February 3, 2014

History Quiz Answers 1)      The correct answer is 1989…25 years ago. For those of you who didn’t know, “Summer of ’69” is actually a popular song from Bryan Adams. We actually imagined people singing the song in their heads as they considered the choices. Did you? 2)      Contrary to popular belief, Marsha Glines was actually […]

New Director of the Writing Center Settling In

January 30, 2014

For the spring semester, Beacon has a new Director of the Writing Center- Mr. Jacob Pinkston. Pinkston originally hails from Illinois, but has most recently spent his years getting his masters in Fairbanks, Alaska and Ecuador, where he was serving with the Peace Corps. The extreme differences in temperature haven’t been a problem for him. […]

Beacon College Welcomes New Dean of Admissions & Enrollment

January 15, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Herold to the newly created position of Dean of Admissions and Enrollment. Dale brings with her more than 20 years of higher education experience in the field of college admissions, including more than a decade as Vice President for Enrollment Management at Landmark College in Vermont. […]

Hospitality Classes Visit Bohemian Hotel

January 3, 2014

On Monday, December 9th, the Introduction to Business, Restaurant Management, and Hospitality Information Systems classes went on a field trip to the Bohemian Hotel in Celebration, Florida in order to get firsthand insights into what it takes to operate a successful hotel. A total of 12 students, along with Mr. Vaz, visited the property. The […]

Artistic Creations for Wearing

December 19, 2013

In Van Galyon’s Mixed Media class, students were challenged to create art that could be worn as a display for fellow classmates. There was no limitation to the type of materials or the size of them that could be used for the project, and students were encouraged to use their creativity and individuality, avoiding cliches. […]

Beacon College Featured in USA Today

December 14, 2013

We’re very pleased to announce that Beacon College was featured in a USA Today article this month.  Please visit http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/learning-disability-college-beacon/3913105/for the story.  In this article, Dr. Shelly Chandler explained the mission of the College and the necessity for such an institution to be available to serve the unique needs of our population. She expressed an […]

Guest Editing for International Botany Journal

December 9, 2013

Dr. Kirk Stowe is our professor of biology here at Beacon College.  In addition to being a full-time editor for the International Journal of Modern Botany, he recently completed guest editing a special issue for the journal.  The topic of the special issue was the tolerance of plants to herbivore damage, which refers to the […]

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