An Evening with Billy Collins

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Billy Collins-CREDIT Bill Hayes

None other than the great former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins kicked off Beacon College’s inaugural Beacon Salon Speaker Series in grand fashion with his Sept. 20 event in The Villages, Florida.

Collins delighted the audience of better than 100 fans, poetry-lovers, and Beacon students with his perspective of life that is at once whimsical and tragic, eccentric and universal, and ultimately thought-provoking.

The Beacon College Creepy Carn-Evil Halloween Party

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The Beacon College annual Halloween party took place on Saturday 10/31. The theme of the party was a Creepy Carn-Evil. The party was sponsored by the Housing and Residence Life staff, which was also a part of the Residents Assistants (RA’s) fall semester programming. With the theme being a creepy carn-evil, we offered the students […]

Dr. Hagerty Shares Experiences from International Conference on Disabilities

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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

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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. […]

Performance Club Disney Show

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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 […]

Seder Celebrated at Beacon College

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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 […]

Spring Ball at Beacon College

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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 […]

Giving Tuesday Beacon Photos

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A lot of great photos- some fun and silly, but in support of a good cause- were taken on Giving Tuesday. Check them out! Photos Courtesy of Heather Reed   Social media photos and posts may be viewed on Storify.  

Giving Tuesday Reaches Beacon College Community

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On Tuesday, December 2nd, Beacon College joined the global movement Giving Tuesday, becoming a partner to raise money for scholarship funds. It was a day of firsts for the College. Not only was it the first time for Beacon to participate in Giving Tuesday, it was also the first time the College held a phonathon. […]

Meet Our #GivingTuesday Social Media Ambassadors

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On Tuesday, December 2nd, Beacon College will be participating in Global Tuesday to raise scholarship funds for students with learning disabilities. Several students will be joining in the efforts, promoting the event on their social media channels. Learn more about our Giving Tuesday Social Media Ambassadors here:   Name: Jessica Balot Year in College: Junior […]