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Beacon Students Test Out Applied Science in New Zoology Course

January 22, 2015

Many Beacon College students appreciate the field of science but find they need to have a clear understanding of the practical application of what they learn. This semester, Beacon College is pleased to offer Zoology on a trial basis. Beacon freshmen will be participating in regional and national community science projects, and feedback from these […]

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Beacon Assistive Technology Class Creates Own Inventions

December 23, 2014

Students in Dr. Fleming’s Assistive Technology class had the opportunity this semester to turn their creative concepts into a reality. Using lessons and models from the coursework and textbook, as well as actual requests from fellow students in need of assistive technology, several ideas were formulated and created over the course of the semester. Working […]

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Beacon Students Enjoy Diverse Field Trips During Fall Semester

December 17, 2014

One of the core principles of the Beacon teaching model is that students should have the opportunity for experiential learning. Field trips are a popular way to get students out of the classroom and give them the chance to put their knowledge into action “in the field.” Here is just a sampling of some of […]

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Beacon Art Professor Displays Culturally Symbolic Work at ISEA 2014

November 12, 2014

At the end of October, Beacon College art professor Russ Bellamy and artist wife Jordan Vinyard headed to Dubai to present at the illustrious 20th International Symposium On Electronic Art. Their exhibition, titled “Refraction,” consisted of a reflection pool created with oil and water on a marble platform that, with human interaction, turned into an […]

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Game Design Class Shadocon Adventure

November 5, 2014

On October 31st, the Game Design class traveled to Palm Harbor, Florida for the fifth annual Shadocon. The trip consisted of interacting with several animae and game enthusiasts in regards to the design, gameplay, and history of gaming. There were several panels available to discuss certain video games. Students also saw special guests such as […]

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Beacon College Reaches International Audience for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

October 19, 2014

Drs. George Hagerty, President of Beacon College, and Shelly Chandler, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, will be presenting at the 4th International Conference on Disability & Rehabilitation In Saudi Arabia this week. Both were invited through the Prince Salman Center for Disability Research, and the prince is even expected to attend some sessions. […]

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Meeting Beacon College Psychology Professor Dr. Andrea Marsden

October 17, 2014

Hello blogging visitors, take a ‘relax break’ and read here for a bit. The Beacon College community is fortunate to welcome our new psychology professor Dr. Andrea Marsden, who joins the rest of our fine faculty. She responded to the opportunity earlier this year from the St. Louis, Missouri area where she was an adjunct […]

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Who Is Melissa Eve?

September 22, 2014

Melissa Eve is the new Assistant Librarian for Beacon College. I met Melissa because I am a work-study student in the library, working under her direction. I was the first Beacon student to meet her, and now I want to introduce her to all of you!   Melissa is from Northern California (Modesto), but she […]

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Dr. Nesbitt’s London Travelogue

July 1, 2014

Read about the 2014 travel abroad trip to London, England through the eyes of English Professor Dr. Nesbitt: Read Part I Here Read Part II Here Read Part III Here Read Part IV Here  View the trip in images: [Show as slideshow] 12345►

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London Travelogue: Part IV

June 30, 2014

6/10 Tuesday Day Eight   Up at 7. Breakfast. Latte at Love In a Cup since I haven’t been there yet. We leave tomorrow, and I don’t know that I will have another opportunity. Very narrow place. The guy is Australian and very friendly, asks where I am from, where he should vacation in Florida […]

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