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Former NFL Player Lonnie Johnson Provides Valuable Advice to Students

February 20, 2013

In honor of Black History Month, Student Services and SGA invited two guest speakers to campus.  On February 19, 2013, the second, Lonnie Johnson, former tight end for the Buffalo Bills, regaled the audience with his refreshingly honest tales of his upbringing and his history with various sports.       Mr. Johnson told the crowd of […]

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Dr. Bethune Captivates Audience

February 11, 2013

     In honor of Black History Month, on February 7, Dr. Evelyn Bethune spoke to an audience of Beacon College students, faculty, and staff about the legacy of her grandmother, Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College. Dr. Bethune told the inspirational story of how her grandmother, the 15th of 17 children and the first […]

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In Celebration of Black History Month

February 4, 2013

     February is Black History Month, a time when we celebrate and honor African-Americans who have made a difference in the world.In the first part of a series that will commemorate local community members, Dr. Evelyn Bethune will speak to Beacon College students, faculty, staff, and select community members on February 7th, in an event […]

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