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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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Career Development Classes Check out Local Job Fair

April 11, 2014

This past week, students enrolled in the Career Development II course headed to a job fair held at Lake Sumter State College. This field trip afforded them the opportunity to survey the local job scene, make valuable contacts with professionals and employers in the area, and practice all the skills they have learned through the […]

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Hospitality Classes Visit Bohemian Hotel

January 3, 2014

On Monday, December 9th, the Introduction to Business, Restaurant Management, and Hospitality Information Systems classes went on a field trip to the Bohemian Hotel in Celebration, Florida in order to get firsthand insights into what it takes to operate a successful hotel. A total of 12 students, along with Mr. Vaz, visited the property. The […]

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Florida Plantlife

August 2, 2013

Dr. Stowe’s Field Botany class is designed to introduce students to different species of plants, particularly those native to Florida. While this course is offered in the academic year, the longer summer class sessions afford the opportunity to get out there and explore. This class took full advantage, taking several field trips around the area. […]

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