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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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Dr. Bethune Captivates Audience

February 11, 2013

     In honor of Black History Month, on February 7, Dr. Evelyn Bethune spoke to an audience of Beacon College students, faculty, and staff about the legacy of her grandmother, Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College. Dr. Bethune told the inspirational story of how her grandmother, the 15th of 17 children and the first […]

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Student Artwork to be Displayed

February 7, 2013

     Appleton Creative is hosting a gallery show for our Beacon College students on Thursday, February 28th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Appleton Creative’s office in downtown Orlando. Our students’ artwork will be displayed, and some pieces are for sale. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. This should be a great outreach event and fundraiser […]

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