Dr. Hagerty Shares Experiences from International Conference on Disabilities

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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 […]

Drs. Hagerty to Present at International Conference

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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 […]

Beacon College’s Peer Tutor Program Proving a Success

| Learning Specialists, Peer Mentoring

As the 2013-2014 academic year comes to a close, we must recognize a group of students that are instrumental in ensuring the academic success of their classmates- the peer tutors. These dedicated students must achieve a high GPA, have the commitment to undergo intensive training, and be able to maintain their patience to assist others […]

Study Tip

| Learning Specialists, Peer Mentoring

The first semester peer mentors review the importance of study skills  in training. Here’s one smart study tip we discussed recently during training: Smart Study Tip: Don’t Cram! UCLA published a study confirming that students who pull “all nighters” and cram for a big test are more likely to perform poorly the following day. This […]