Beacon College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

The Beacon College community welcomed 107 new students, the largest incoming class in the College’s 26-year history, on August 21, 2015.  This large incoming class will lead to total student enrollment this fall of 280 students, a 29 percent increase from last year’s enrollment, and a 49 percent increase from the 2013-2014 academic year. New […]

College Students Embark on Legal Studies

For the first time, Beacon College offered a course focused on the law. Michael Lozano, a Learning Specialist who holds a Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law, designed the Introduction to Criminal Law course to help build a foundation for students interested in the field of legal studies. In this class, students were […]

Students Introduced to the Culture of Central Europe

Every summer, Dr. Terri Ross and Professor Van Galyon create a course designed to introduce students to the cultures they will be experiencing through the Travel Abroad and Cultural Studies Program. This year, students were touring Central Europe, visiting Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, and Vienna. The Culture & Art of Central Europe course permitted students an […]

Beacon President Reflects on College’s International Reach

With two weeks’ respite to reflect on my extraordinary time in Nigeria, I thought it important to commit to writing a capstone entry for the Beacon community and those who wish to know more about our College and our growing international reach. This contribution is offered immediately preceding another international milestone for Beacon: the arrival […]

Exploring Heartache Through Art

Offered for the first time this summer, the Interactive Art course not only introduced students to a new concept in the realm of visual arts, it also permitted an opportunity for them to explore and develop new ideas as a group, creating a collaborative art piece. The class worked on the project over the month […]

Salutatorian Discovered ADHD As Adult

Daniel Bordenkircher

Daniel Bordenkircher, Beacon College Class of 2015 Human Services & Psychology graduate and class salutatorian, traveled a unique path to academic success. Dan has been a resident of Leesburg for more than 30 years and, while he was aware of Beacon’s mission, he never considered it an option for his own college education, until he […]

Beacon Students Enjoy Summer Travels Abroad

The latest Beacon Travel Abroad group has just returned from their trip to Central Europe. This small group of students and faculty visited the historically significant and culturally rich cities of Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, and Vienna. As always, each person returned with great stories, memories, and photos from the experience. A few are already looking […]

The King Salman Center for Disability Research Announces Historic Agreement with Beacon College

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – April 27, 2015   The King Salman Center for Disability Research and Beacon College of Leesburg, Florida recently signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Project Agreement, designed to further joint objectives to improve the educational opportunities of students with Learning Disabilities from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. […]

Beacon Celebrates 26th Graduating Class

Beacon College Graduate

On a sunny spring day that matched the joyous mood of the occasion, members of the Beacon College community came together to celebrate Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2015, the College’s 26th graduating class. Forty-four students participated in this ceremony, including ten that had officially completed degree requirements in December. In the days leading […]

Topics: Theories of Personality

May term at Beacon brings with it fresh new courses to explore. This year, Dr. Marsden is teaching the class Topics: Theories of Personality for the summer term. Dr. Perrone brought the idea for this course to Dr. Marsden, who saw the potential and enthusiastically agreed to teach it.  The class fits with her background […]