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Never Accept Failure: Learning from Einstein

February 22, 2015

I’m trying to get in the mood to study for this math test. So far nothing. I open my note book and I start to study and I get bored or tired and close the book. I don’t know if I’m accepting failure or just taking this test for granted. I have all the material right […]

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Beacon College Extends Reach to International Audience

February 19, 2015

Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing summer programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Beginning in the summer of 2015, Beacon College will introduce two new pre-college educational programs specifically designed for high school students with learning disabilities or ADHD. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing […]

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Spring 2015 Orientation Sets Beacon Students on the Path to Success

January 7, 2015

Orientation for Beacon students beginning their college experience with the spring semester began on Monday, January 5th. After a quick check in process, students began moving into, and getting comfortable in, their new college homes. A welcome dinner on Monday evening and a tour and informational sessions held on Tuesday helped acclimate students to their […]

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Beacon Assistive Technology Class Creates Own Inventions

December 23, 2014

Students in Dr. Fleming’s Assistive Technology class had the opportunity this semester to turn their creative concepts into a reality. Using lessons and models from the coursework and textbook, as well as actual requests from fellow students in need of assistive technology, several ideas were formulated and created over the course of the semester. Working […]

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Beacon Students Enjoy Diverse Field Trips During Fall Semester

December 17, 2014

One of the core principles of the Beacon teaching model is that students should have the opportunity for experiential learning. Field trips are a popular way to get students out of the classroom and give them the chance to put their knowledge into action “in the field.” Here is just a sampling of some of […]

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Beacon Experiences Shared on Talk Back Florida

August 11, 2014

On Saturday, August 9th, Beacon College was privileged to have several representatives of the College participate in the radio broadcast “Talk Back Florida” with Lynn Marvin Dingfelder. There were several segments of the show, each focusing on different aspects of the College as well as general higher education options for students with learning disabilities or […]

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Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 1, 2014

Michael Huey Profile Unlike the vast majority of the Beacon College community population, Michael Huey is actually a Leesburg native. He’s lived in the small city all his life, which he admits has both benefits and negatives as he works toward earning his degree in Liberal Studies from Beacon. Michael is well known in the […]

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Presentations from ADDA Conference

July 28, 2014

Beacon College was pleased to participate in ADDA’s 25th Anniversary International Adult AD/HD Conference, offering several sessions at their ADHD Goes to College Preconference. Representatives from the Office of Admissions provided presentations on various topics associated with attending college as a student with ADHD. PowerPoint slides from select presentations may be found here: ADDA College […]

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Meet the ADDA Preconference Student Panelists

July 23, 2014

Beacon College is proud to be offering several pre-conference sessions at ADDA’s 15th International Adult AD/HD Conference. In one of these, a panel of current Beacon students and recent graduates will be candidly discussing their experiences navigating the undergraduate environment as people with ADHD. Learn a little more about our student panelists:       […]

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Generous Donation from Villages Residents Benefits Beacon

July 9, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Stan Leonard, residents of The Villages for about six years, generously donated an electric GEM golf cart to Beacon College for use in transporting students and visitors around campus. They officially turned the keys of the vehicle over to the College last month. The Leonards are the owners of Leonard Truck & […]

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