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 […]

Tutor Tips from Beacon College Peer Tutors

It’s finals week at Beacon College, and the Peer Tutors have some advice for how best to prepare. The Peer Tutors at Beacon College undergo rigorous training to learn strategies for working with their fellow classmates. One of the fundamental lessons they learn is how to incorporate different learning styles.   Here are some suggestions […]

Beacon College’s Peer Tutor Program Proving a Success

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

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 […]