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 […]

Dr. Hagerty Shares Experiences from International Conference on Disabilities

George & Oksana Hagerty in Nigeria

Drs. George & Oksana Hagerty attended the International Conference on Disabilities in Lagos, Nigeria from June 22nd-24th. Dr. George Hagerty was invited to be a keynote speaker for the event. His speech, which incorporated his background experience with the Department of Education as well as his insights as President of Beacon College, focused on the […]

Dr. Hagerty Reflects on International Conference on Disabilities

Wednesday, June 24th. The International Conference on Disabilities in Lagos will conclude its significant agenda with a closing Gala celebration this evening. It will be a time for all participants to reflect on and admire the substantive work done in establishing a national agenda for people with disabilities in Nigeria and on the African continent. […]

Beacon Celebrates 26th Graduating Class

Beacon College Graduation

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 […]

Beacon Alums Reunite

Alumni Reunion

On Saturday, April 18th, in a weekend full of firsts, Beacon College held its first official Alumni Reunion on campus, providing another exciting moment in the College’s history. Beacon alumni were given an opportunity to reconnect with one another and meet new people; tour the changed campus; participate in career workshops; listen to guest speaker, […]

Performance Club Disney Show

The Performance Club show took place on Friday, April 17th at the Tropic Theater in downtown Leesburg. Long term members Sal Attardo, Brian Kaminski, and Brandon Reeves will all be graduating this year, making the event that much more memorable and meaningful. The theme for this semester’s show was Disney. Talents ranging from singing to […]

Student Art Winners Announced

Shaheed, Best of Show

Beacon College Student Art Show The second annual Beacon College Student Art Show opened on Thursday, April 16th in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery. At a reception held that evening, the winners were announced by Studio Arts Professor Russ Bellamy, after reading a statement by artist Sara Bruce, who acted as the guest judge […]

Beacon Students Preparing for First Campus Career Fair

The team in the Career Development Center have been busily planning the first Beacon College Career Fair. While students in the Career Development Program have been exposed to the career fair environment at multiple regional venues, Kimberly McCormick, Career Development Placement Coordinator, recognized the critical need to hold an on-campus event. Current Beacon College students […]

Seder Celebrated at Beacon College

Celebrating Seder has become an annual tradition at Beacon College, courtesy of the Resnick family. The wonderful Seder that occurred on Friday, April 3rd was generously hosted by Sam Resnick’s parents. There was delicious food, a great ceremony, and tons of fun.   As would be expected, the event was open and attended by many […]

Artwork of Lake County Students in Beacon College Arts Festival Gallery Exhibition

Beacon College Arts Festival

Beacon College art professors have invited area high schools to participate in the College’s first Arts Festival. Art teachers enthusiastically responded to this opportunity. The artwork of students and teachers from Leesburg, Tavares, Umatilla, and Mount Dora will be on exhibition on the Beacon College campus from Thursday, April 16th-Saturday, April 18th. Award winners will […]