Beacon College Professors Offer Free Online Course

I was intrigued by the idea of Drs. Le and Nesbitt teaching a free online course about how to assist students with learning disabilities in improving their writing. I decided to interview Dr. Le to learn more about this course, which is called Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in the Writing Classroom. Dr. Le and […]

Beacon College Extends Reach to International Audience

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 […]

Video Students Learn of Final Cut Pro Features

Last Friday, Sandy Novak, Web & Digital Media Associate Professor, invited Apple representatives Steve and Tim to speak with Beacon College students about Final Cut Pro. About half a dozen students, most of them Web & Digital Media majors, showed up for this presentation.   Steve began by providing the group with an overview of […]

Beacon Faculty Develop Online Writing Course to Share Strategies

Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Several programs are in the developmental stage currently, and details will be released as soon as they are confirmed. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing the proven model of academic success developed at […]

Beacon Students Test Out Applied Science in New Zoology Course

Many Beacon College students appreciate the field of science but find they need to have a clear understanding of the practical application of what they learn. This semester, Beacon College is pleased to offer Zoology on a trial basis. Beacon freshmen will be participating in regional and national community science projects, and feedback from these […]

Spring 2015 Orientation Sets Beacon Students on the Path to Success

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 […]

Fall Internships Prove Productive for Beacon College Students

Students at Beacon College have the opportunity to explore different career options. The College offers a wide variety of majors: Human Services, Business, Computer Information Systems, Web & Digital Media, Studio Arts, Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Before students graduate from Beacon College, they are required to complete an internship in the major in which they […]

Beacon Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

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.)   […]

Game Design Class Shadocon Adventure

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 […]

Design Selected for the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

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 […]