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Beacon’s First Juried Art Show

April 14, 2014

This spring, Beacon College is holding its first ever juried student art show, celebrating the opening with a reception to be held on Friday, April 18th from 4-6pm. A total of $500 in awards will be distributed, and the works of about 20 students will be featured in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery, along […]

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Foamy Fun

April 8, 2014

On Friday, March 28 the SGA hosted the 2nd foam party for all Beacon students. The first ever foam party occurred about three years ago in August as a welcome back celebration. It was a big hit, so SGA decided to host a second one this year, and many students have been requesting one for […]

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Staff/Faculty Vs. Students Soccer Rematch

March 28, 2014

Student Perspective: Friday night, March 21st marked the return of soccer to Beacon College as the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex provided the setting for the Navigators to face off against the faculty and staff in a rematch of last semester’s match, which had ended in a 4-2 victory for the students. Faculty captain (and art […]

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Academic Discussion Panel: Replacing Superstition with Science

March 17, 2014

On Thursday, February 20th, Beacon held its first ever academic discussion panel! This interactive session was an integral component of the events leading up to the inauguration of Dr. George Hagerty on the 21st of February. The topic of the discussion was “Replacing Superstition with Science,” and members of Academic Affairs- Dr. Andrea Brode, Dr. […]

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25 Years of Beacon History- Quiz Answers

February 3, 2014

History Quiz Answers 1)      The correct answer is 1989…25 years ago. For those of you who didn’t know, “Summer of ’69” is actually a popular song from Bryan Adams. We actually imagined people singing the song in their heads as they considered the choices. Did you? 2)      Contrary to popular belief, Marsha Glines was actually […]

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Performance Art: Storytelling

November 15, 2013

On November 6th and 7th, visiting artist Bob Lawson held intensive theatre workshops for Beacon students. Lawson, a director, playwright, and visual artist who currently teaches at Franklin Pierce University, conducted his workshops with a core group of about 10 students. Several other students participated in various parts of the process, and a few faculty […]

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2013 Summer Trip Abroad: Italy, Croatia, Slovenia

June 25, 2013

Forty-one travelers from Beacon College returned to the United States on June 15, 2013 after twelve days of touring Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. The group began their travels in Rome where, unexpectedly, they found themselves in an audience with the Pope and received his blessing.  After seeing the sights of Rome, the group traveled to […]

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Saturday Morning Insect Hunt

June 12, 2013

  On Saturday, June 8th, Dr. Kirk Stowe led an insect scavenger hunt at Trout Lake Nature Center in Eustis. During Summer Term, Dr. Stowe had brought his Field Botany class to Trout Lake for a tour with Lavon. By the end of it, Dr. Stowe had agreed to volunteer his time for an insect […]

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Meet Dr. Stowe: Biology Professor

June 7, 2013

Dr. Kirk A. Stowe, who has been our Professor of Biology for the past three years, has developed and implemented several new courses to our curriculum.  These include Evolutionary Biology, Entomology, Field Botany, and Insects and Mythology.  During the summer semester, he taught Field Botany, which went extremely well, as most of Florida’s flowers bloom […]

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Announcing the 2013 Catalog Contest!

May 28, 2013

Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class have the challenge of creating the cover for the College catalog. Previously, the cover had been simple and plain, dark blue with the seal prominently featured whereas covers from recent years have been diverse, exciting, and creative! Past winners of this contest include EB Newlon, who deemed it “an […]

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