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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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Beacon College Honors 25 Year History by Recognizing Founders

October 14, 2014

On Sunday, October 12th, at the conclusion of Parents Weekend 2014, Beacon College students and their families; staff and faculty; alumni; and also friends and supporters of the College; gathered at Lake Receptions in Mount Dora, Florida to honor and recognize the initial founders and early visionaries responsible for developing the Beacon we have today. […]

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Beacon College to Celebrate First Founders Day

October 7, 2014

Beacon College is celebrating 25 years of academic excellence in the arena of higher education for students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Since its founding, the College has remained true to the singular mission established by a pioneering group of parents who believed that, with the appropriate focus and resources, students with learning differences could […]

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Daniel Ryan, User Experience Advocate, Speaks to Web Design Class

April 5, 2014

Last week, Sandy Novak’s Advanced Web Design class was fortunate to have a classroom visitor via Skype. Dan Ryan, a web development professional and formerly Director of Front-end Development for Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign, was the guest speaker. Ryan concentrated on the importance of considering user experience when developing and designing a Web site, and […]

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Guest Speakers Enlighten Personal Development Class

March 6, 2013

For his Personal Development course, Dr. Perrone invited a couple of guest speakers into the classroom during the month of February. Traci Brosman, who is the co-founder of World Wellness Education and the host for the Lake County TV channel, visited and did such a great job that she was asked if she could return […]

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Dr. Bethune Captivates Audience

February 11, 2013

     In honor of Black History Month, on February 7, Dr. Evelyn Bethune spoke to an audience of Beacon College students, faculty, and staff about the legacy of her grandmother, Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College. Dr. Bethune told the inspirational story of how her grandmother, the 15th of 17 children and the first […]

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