Dr. Hagerty Shares Experiences from International Conference on Disabilities

George & Oksana Hagerty in Nigeria

Drs. George & Oksana Hagerty attended the International Conference on Disabilities in Lagos, Nigeria from June 22nd-24th. Dr. George Hagerty was invited to be a keynote speaker for the event. His speech, which incorporated his background experience with the Department of Education as well as his insights as President of Beacon College, focused on the […]

Dr. Hagerty Reflects on International Conference on Disabilities

Wednesday, June 24th. The International Conference on Disabilities in Lagos will conclude its significant agenda with a closing Gala celebration this evening. It will be a time for all participants to reflect on and admire the substantive work done in establishing a national agenda for people with disabilities in Nigeria and on the African continent. […]

Drs. Hagerty to Present at International Conference

Drs. Hagerty

Drs. George & Oksana Hagerty are in Lagos, Nigeria for the International Conference on Disabilities, being held from June 22nd-24th. Dr. George Hagerty was invited to be a keynote speaker for the event. His speech will focus on the lessons learned through United States policies regarding educating students with learning disabilities, using his background experience […]

President Hagerty Reflects on Beacon’s Role Internationally

I have had the privilege with Dr. Chandler and my wife, Oksana, to have been hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by the Prince Salman Center on Disability. We have been invited as the ambassadors for Beacon College and American higher education in general. Now, on the long journey back from this extraordinary experience, I cannot […]

Beacon College Reaches International Audience for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

Drs. George Hagerty, President of Beacon College, and Shelly Chandler, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, will be presenting at the 4th International Conference on Disability & Rehabilitation In Saudi Arabia this week. Both were invited through the Prince Salman Center for Disability Research, and the prince is even expected to attend some sessions. […]

Beacon Students

The mission of Beacon College is to offer Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees to students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Learning disabilities (LDs) affect how a person learns to read, write, hear, speak, and calculate. An LD is essentially an unexplained difficulty in acquiring academic skills for someone of average or above […]

Recent Dyslexia Research Conducted in Academic Affairs

Recently, Dutch researchers claimed that a new font called Dyslexie enables people with reading disorders to read easier. They report that the font makes it more difficult for people with dyslexia and reading disorders to rotate, swap, and mirror letters and numbers. We put their font to the test and conducted research with 52 of […]