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 […]

Nesbitt confronts age and the maturing teacher at prestigious humanities conference

| Faculty
William Nesbitt

AUSTIN, TX — The late R&B singer Aaliyah scored a chart-topper with the song “Age ain’t nothing but a number,” which boasted that regardless of age “throwing down ain’t nothing but a thing.” However, does that hold true for a teacher “throwing down” scholarly lessons after he or she hits the Big 4-oh? Dr. William […]

Online media taps Beacon faculty expertise

| Faculty

In this piece on, Brian Ogle shares some wisdom about cat fancies in Best Places To Pet A Cat. If you’re more a fan of the tortoise than the hare, you might want to read Brian Ogle’s insight for this story on where he discusses turtle care 101 in How To Take Care […]

Beacon Psychology Professor Interviewed For Univision

| Beacon News, Faculty

Beacon College’s Dr. AJ Marsden counsels readers of Univision’s Papas Y Mamas microsite, started by Latin pop sensation Ricky Martin, about how to overcome the grip of shyness that often holds new mothers back from friendships and supportive relationships that help ease and embolden the motherhood journey. Find the full article here.  

College Students Embark on Legal Studies

| Admissions, Course Offerings, Faculty

For the first time, Beacon College offered a course focused on the law. Michael Lozano, a Learning Specialist who holds a Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law, designed the Introduction to Criminal Law course to help build a foundation for students interested in the field of legal studies. In this class, students were […]

Students Introduced to the Culture of Central Europe

| Admissions, Arts, Course Offerings, Faculty, Leesburg

Every summer, Dr. Terri Ross and Professor Van Galyon create a course designed to introduce students to the cultures they will be experiencing through the Travel Abroad and Cultural Studies Program. This year, students were touring Central Europe, visiting Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, and Vienna. The Culture & Art of Central Europe course permitted students an […]