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Beacon Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

November 6, 2014

The Art Appreciation classes got into the Halloween spirit, creating scarecrows that can now be found around Beacon’s campus. It’s an easy and fun project and a great way to express your creativity! Here are the steps to create your own scarecrow:   1. Wrap Saran wrap around the desired shape. (arm, leg, etc.)   […]

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Game Design Class Shadocon Adventure

November 5, 2014

On October 31st, the Game Design class traveled to Palm Harbor, Florida for the fifth annual Shadocon. The trip consisted of interacting with several animae and game enthusiasts in regards to the design, gameplay, and history of gaming. There were several panels available to discuss certain video games. Students also saw special guests such as […]

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Design Selected for the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

May 28, 2014

During the month of May, members of the Beacon College community were invited to weigh in on which student designed cover should be used for the academic catalog for the upcoming year. Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class each designed two potential covers as their final project. President’s Council, which is comprised of the vice […]

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Students Design 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

May 8, 2014

As we celebrate another class’s successful completion of their academic careers at Beacon College, it is time to prepare to welcome new students to campus! One of the documents created over the summer for the upcoming academic year is the academic catalog. For the past several years, Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class has had both the […]

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Beacon’s First Juried Student Art Show: Winners Selected by Artist Dustin Boise

May 1, 2014

On Friday, April 18th, Beacon College hosted the first ever juried student art show. The show was filled with select student artwork, all of which was produced within the past year. Awards were presented for Best of Show, Best 2D, and Best 3D, as well as three honorable mentions, with prizes totaling $500. But who […]

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Past, Present, and Future

April 30, 2014

My Prior Achievements I have successfully completed a one year program in Commercial Art with proficiency in the following skills Navigate Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I learned how to develop a layout using thumbnails, roughs, and comps. As well as render a product using various media Raster image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop; vector graphic development […]

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Career Development Classes Check out Local Job Fair

April 11, 2014

This past week, students enrolled in the Career Development II course headed to a job fair held at Lake Sumter State College. This field trip afforded them the opportunity to survey the local job scene, make valuable contacts with professionals and employers in the area, and practice all the skills they have learned through the […]

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Daniel Ryan, User Experience Advocate, Speaks to Web Design Class

April 5, 2014

Last week, Sandy Novak’s Advanced Web Design class was fortunate to have a classroom visitor via Skype. Dan Ryan, a web development professional and formerly Director of Front-end Development for Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign, was the guest speaker. Ryan concentrated on the importance of considering user experience when developing and designing a Web site, and […]

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Summer Course: British History through Film

February 13, 2014

One of the new courses being offered this summer is British History through Film. As the title of the course suggests, the students in this class will be watching films in an effort to better understand the history of the British people. This course was created as the academic component of the cultural study abroad […]

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Summer Course: Studio Photography

February 11, 2014

One of the most popular courses being offered this summer – and one that is sure to fill up fast- is Studio Photography. Sandy Novak is instructing this course, which is an elective for anyone in either track of the Computer Information Systems major, though Web & Digital Media students may benefit the most from […]

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