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

| Arts, Events, Faculty, Featured, Leesburg, News, Student Work

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

| Events, Student Perspective, Student Services Offerings

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

| Admissions, Course Offerings, Events, Faculty, News

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 […]

Giving Tuesday Beacon Photos

| Events, News

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

Giving Tuesday Reaches Beacon College Community

| Events, News

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

| Events, Student Perspective

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 […]

Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Event to Benefit Beacon College on Dec. 2nd

| Events, Leesburg

Beacon College will be participating in the #GivingTuesday global movement aimed at encouraging people to give back during the holiday season. This year, the event will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd.   The local Ruby Tuesday restaurants will be holding a GiveBack event for the College on this day. Simply print out the flier […]

Halloween Fun Reaches Beacon Early

| Events, Student Services, Student Services Offerings

Friday night was in full swing for the ‘80s themed Halloween Party. The themed dinner consisted of puking pumpkins, mummy dogs, ghost and ghoul puff pastry casserole, and wormed filled dirt dessert. No one left without a smile on his or her face, even if it was painted on. The tables were creatively decorated with […]

Beacon Participates in JetBlue Disability Mentoring Day

| Events, Field Trips, Guest Speaker

JetBlue University set up a Disability Mentoring Day on Friday, October 3rd. Representatives from Beacon College were invited to attend at the Orlando location, along with Wounded Warriors. Beacon College students Suzy Finlon, Shia Byers, Kaila Walton, Katie McNamara, and Ariel Ben-Chitrit attended the event, and President Hagerty was a featured speaker.   The day […]