Beacon Blog

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 […]

Academic Discussion Panel: Replacing Superstition with Science

March 17, 2014

On Thursday, February 20th, Beacon held its first ever academic discussion panel! This interactive session was an integral component of the events leading up to the inauguration of Dr. George Hagerty on the 21st of February. The topic of the discussion was “Replacing Superstition with Science,” and members of Academic Affairs- Dr. Andrea Brode, Dr. […]

Honor Society Convention Meets in Kissimmee

February 26, 2014

A few members from the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society accompanied Dr. Stowe this past weekend to the National Honor Society Convention in Kissimmee, FL. The night started off well (even though Dr. Stowe got a little lost). We all arrived at the Convention Center around 7:30pm Friday night. The first session was an introduction […]

Splash into Science Volunteer Event

February 18, 2014

Today (February 18th) a few volunteers from the Honor Society went to help out at the Splash into Science event at Sunrise ARC in Leesburg. During this event, Peyton, Robbie, Brett, Michelle and I ran different tables or “stations.” We were working with adults with mental disabilities like Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other mental […]

Valentine’s Day Musings

February 14, 2014

For years now I’ve been indecisive as to my opinion about Valentine’s Day. I come from a traditional family in the sense that all holidays were paid attention to and it was a custom to participate in Valentine’s when able (read: in a relationship). But I’ve also been exposed to the other side of the […]

Summer Course: British History through Film

February 13, 2014

One of the new courses being offered this summer is British History through Film. As the title of the course suggests, the students in this class will be watching films in an effort to better understand the history of the British people. This course was created as the academic component of the cultural study abroad […]

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 […]

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