Student Development Programs

College can be a time of intense identity development for many students.  Student growth and development is always a central goal in higher education and can be experienced in the following ways:

  • Developing Competence
  • Managing Emotions
  • Moving through Autonomy toward Interdependence
  • Developing mature Interpersonal relationships
  • Establishing Identity
  • Developing Purpose
  • Developing Integrity



At Beacon, we take a holistic approach to student learning and development.  Wellness workshops and group discussions are offered throughout the year in support of the entire campus community.  These workshops are based on student interest year-to-year, and topics include many of the following:

  • Exercising Safely
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Making Wise Choices Regarding Alcohol (TIPS)
  • Stress Management
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Living in Community
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Personal Finance
  • Healthy Relationships, Healthy Sex
  • Yoga & Meditation