Marsden Joins Orlando Sentinel Stable of 100 Opinion Leaders

| Beacon News, Faculty
Andrea A J Marsden

Beacon College psychologist Dr. Andrea “A.J.” Marsden was selected by the Orlando Sentinel to join its prestigious collection of regional thought leaders who opine in print and online in the weekly feature “Central Florida 100.” The popular feature, described at as a podium where “Central Florida’s most influential people weigh in on current events,” […]

Journal Publishes Beacon Essayist’s Examination of the Beat Generation

| Faculty, People
Nesbitt, William - 2016

Google the “Beat Generation” and names like Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs populate the results. Other writers, however, made their mark with literature that explored the post-Greatest Generation era with themes at once sensuous and spiritual, hedonistic yet non-materialistic. For one, poet Diane di Prima stretched social conventions with her stream-of-consciousness poetics tinged […]

Beacon Anthrozoologist Sets the Record Straight on the Endangered Species Act  

| Faculty, In The Media

Brian Ogle discusses facts about the Endangered Species Act of 1973 in this piece for, which bills itself as “For the science geek in everyone, Live Science offers a fascinating window into the natural and technological world, delivering comprehensive and compelling news and analysis on everything from dinosaur discoveries, archaeological finds and amazing animals […]

Beacon Instructor Puts Bad Breeding Practices on Notice

| Faculty, In The Media

Brian Ogle, an anthrozoology instructor with specialties in zoos, aquariums, animal shelters, human-wildlife contact and pet/animal ownership, outs the worst practices dog breeders employ in this piece on Read about it:

Snakes Alive! Beacon Students’ Study Findings Published in Leading Animal Publication

| Faculty, Student News
Eastern Indigo Snake

A learning animal behavior newsletter recently published the work of seven Beacon College students that investigated the impact of human interaction on captive snake behavior. The Animal Behavior Management Alliance, an international organization focused on animal behavior, training and enrichment, published the students’ research in The Wellspring, a newsletter edited and refereed by leading experts […]