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2013 Summer Trip Abroad: Italy, Croatia, Slovenia

June 25, 2013

Forty-one travelers from Beacon College returned to the United States on June 15, 2013 after twelve days of touring Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. The group began their travels in Rome where, unexpectedly, they found themselves in an audience with the Pope and received his blessing.  After seeing the sights of Rome, the group traveled to […]

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The Thrill of the Wilderness

March 27, 2013

    Many of the students at Beacon College seek the thrill of leaving the comforts of campus and escaping to nature. Our camping trips are always an extraordinary experience that consists almost entirely of returning campers. The last camping trip was February 16-18, and we went to an island in Georgia known as Jekyll […]

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Attending MegaCon

March 22, 2013

MegaCon, the annual comic book convention, was held at the Orange County Convention Center this past weekend. Several students set out to this event on March 16th and had so much fun that they wanted to share their experiences. The dates are set for 2014, and it’s safe to say these students have already penciled […]

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Beacon College Students Enjoy a Day at the Austin Carriage Museum

March 11, 2013

On February 28th, Beacon College students enjoyed a day at the Austin Carriage Museum in Weirsdale, Florida, where they learned the history of exquisite carriages, automobiles, fire equipment, horse paraphernalia, and historical attire. Located in a picturesque country setting surrounded by beautiful thoroughbred horses, Gloria Austin, the owner of the museum, was very knowledgeable and […]

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Adventures in Archaeology!

February 1, 2013

All Beacon College students taking General Anthropology do their archaeology fieldwork at Crystal River Archaeological State Park. The early inhabitants first occupied the area approximately 2500 years ago, and they stayed for 1,600 years. The students visit the museum and then tour the site to see midden mounds, burial mounds, and to climb to the […]

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Dr. DuRoss Goes to Washington

January 31, 2013

57thPresidential Inauguration      Brenda Meli, Director of Admissions, Chelsea Eubank, Director of Recruitment and Advancement, and Michelle DuRoss, Assistant Professor of History traveled to Washington DC for the 57th Presidential Inauguration. Ms. Meli and Dr. DuRoss attended Sunshine and Stars, Florida’s Inaugural Ball on Saturday night before joining with Ms. Eubank the next day for […]

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Event and Hotel Management Students Enjoyed Sysco Field Trip

January 28, 2013

On January 22, 2013, Mr. Vaz’s Event and Hotel Management classes went on a field trip to the Sysco food show that was held at the Orange County Convention center in Orlando. The event had a NASCAR theme and even featured real cars throughout the show. One was set up with video games that the […]

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