Beacon Blog

The Path

April 16, 2014

 The girl walks down the road. It’s dusk, getting close to nightfall. She’s not scared, however. Just twenty more minutes and she’ll be home. Suddenly, a bright light invades her vision. The girl raises her left hand to shield her eyes. Huh? What’s going on here? The sun went down already. As suddenly as it […]

Beacon’s First Juried Art Show

April 14, 2014

This spring, Beacon College is holding its first ever juried student art show, celebrating the opening with a reception to be held on Friday, April 18th from 4-6pm. A total of $500 in awards will be distributed, and the works of about 20 students will be featured in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery, along […]

Career Development Classes Check out Local Job Fair

April 11, 2014

This past week, students enrolled in the Career Development II course headed to a job fair held at Lake Sumter State College. This field trip afforded them the opportunity to survey the local job scene, make valuable contacts with professionals and employers in the area, and practice all the skills they have learned through the […]

Foamy Fun

April 8, 2014

On Friday, March 28 the SGA hosted the 2nd foam party for all Beacon students. The first ever foam party occurred about three years ago in August as a welcome back celebration. It was a big hit, so SGA decided to host a second one this year, and many students have been requesting one for […]

Daniel Ryan, User Experience Advocate, Speaks to Web Design Class

April 5, 2014

Last week, Sandy Novak’s Advanced Web Design class was fortunate to have a classroom visitor via Skype. Dan Ryan, a web development professional and formerly Director of Front-end Development for Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign, was the guest speaker. Ryan concentrated on the importance of considering user experience when developing and designing a Web site, and […]

Titanfall Review

April 1, 2014

Titanfall was recently released on the Xbox One to be it’s next Halo, it’s first big killer app that sells the new Xbox One. As a product from a business standpoint it’s done just that. Reports have already come in saying that the Xbox One’s sales in the UK increased almost 100% and Titanfall seems […]

Staff/Faculty Vs. Students Soccer Rematch

March 28, 2014

Student Perspective: Friday night, March 21st marked the return of soccer to Beacon College as the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex provided the setting for the Navigators to face off against the faculty and staff in a rematch of last semester’s match, which had ended in a 4-2 victory for the students. Faculty captain (and art […]

To the Island one last time

March 26, 2014

I’m up and ready to go by 3:45am. We needed to catch the ferry by 9am.  Three hours in the van and one hour on the ferry and I was in heaven watching the sun set over Cayo Coast State park.   Tent pitched and fire on I relaxed and thought of all the other […]

Beacon College Hosts Successful Spring Open House

March 24, 2014

Beacon College hosted its first Open House of 2014 on Saturday, February 8th .  Open Houses start at 12 p.m. in the Student Center. This Open House was the first event that our new Dean of Admissions, (Dale Herold), was participating in, and there were some additions to the program. Though it was a rainy […]

Resnick Founders’ Room Opens Its Doors

March 21, 2014

With 2014 marking 25 years of Beacon College educating students with ADHD and learning disabilities, the Beacon College Library is proud to be the home of the Resnick Founders’ Room as an exhibition of the College’s history. The room, which occupies a former storage area in the rear of the library, houses a collection of […]

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