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 […]

Spring Ball at Beacon College

The Beacon College Spring Ball took place on Friday, March 27th at 7:00pm. Everyone was dressed in their fancy formal wear; men wore handsome suits, and women had beautiful dresses. Many students participated in the partnered dances, while others just enjoyed the food, friends, and music. Even faculty and staff enjoyed the dancing, snacks, 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 […]

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 […]