London Travelogue: Part I

| Faculty, Field Trips

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 […]

Students Design 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

| Course Offerings, Field Trips, Student Work

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 […]

Hospitality Classes Visit Bohemian Hotel

| Course Offerings, Field Trips

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 […]

Florida Plantlife

| Course Offerings, Field Trips

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. […]

Appreciating Florida’s Natural Environment

| Course Offerings, Field Trips

Eco-Tourism was offered during the summer semester for the first time. Mr. Vaz selected this course for business students because it is a hot topic in the tourism industry, and Florida, due to the ample beaches and national parks, is one of the leading states in the country when it comes to ecotours. The longer […]

2013 Summer Trip Abroad: Italy, Croatia, Slovenia

| Events, Field Trips

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 […]

The Thrill of the Wilderness

| Field Trips, Student Clubs

    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 […]

Attending MegaCon

| Field Trips, Student Clubs

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 […]

Beacon College Students Enjoy a Day at the Austin Carriage Museum

| Field Trips

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 […]