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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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Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

July 3, 2014

Jack Callahan Profile Recent Beacon graduate Jack Callahan is the newest member of the Admissions team, just beginning a yearlong internship commitment. Jack is not new to the field, however, having worked as a Student Ambassador for Admissions this past academic year, providing group tours to open house visitors. His team was the first to […]

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Open House Brings Record Number of Prospective Students

May 14, 2014

On March 29th, Admissions held a spring Open House, with a record breaking number of people in attendance! There were a number of potential students, and quite a few brought several family members with them, making for a diverse and large group of people.   All visitors found ample opportunity to mill around and visit […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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