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Web Design Student & Professor Experience AIGA Conference

January 30, 2015

On Saturday, January 24, Web & Digital Media Professor Sandy Novak and student Suzy Finlon spent the day at Rollins College, attending AIGA Orlando’s one day conference “Re: Solutions.” The primary goal of the conference was to encourage the use of creativity in leadership positions. The start of the new year provided a great opportunity […]

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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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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 Participates in JetBlue Disability Mentoring Day

October 23, 2014

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 […]

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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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London Travelogue: Part III

June 26, 2014

6/8 Sunday Day Six Up at 7. Breakfast. We have an hour and fifteen minutes at the British Museum, which is probably my favorite of the museums we went to. See the Rosetta Stone. The museum map has various lists with suggestions with what to see based on how much time you have. There is […]

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London Travelogue: Part II

June 25, 2014

6/5 Thursday Day Three I wake up at 5am, but sleep until 5:30. Walk to the Gherkin building, which isn’t too hard to navigate to and from. There is a security guy at the main entrance so I don’t try to walk in, but I walk into a newsstand just so I can say I […]

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London Travelogue: Part I

June 24, 2014

6/2 Monday Day Zero   Forty something people are neither going to have the exact same set of experiences, nor are they going to react the same to the experiences that they do have in common. The idea, then of these entries is to show my experience and my perception of my experience. In some […]

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Students Design 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

May 8, 2014

As we celebrate another class’s successful completion of their academic careers at Beacon College, it is time to prepare to welcome new students to campus! One of the documents created over the summer for the upcoming academic year is the academic catalog. For the past several years, Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class has had both the […]

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