Students Introduced to the Culture of Central Europe

| Admissions, Arts, Course Offerings, Faculty, Leesburg

Every summer, Dr. Terri Ross and Professor Van Galyon create a course designed to introduce students to the cultures they will be experiencing through the Travel Abroad and Cultural Studies Program. This year, students were touring Central Europe, visiting Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, and Vienna. The Culture & Art of Central Europe course permitted students an […]

Artwork of Lake County Students in Beacon College Arts Festival Gallery Exhibition

| Arts, Events, Faculty, Featured, Leesburg, News, Student Work

Beacon College art professors have invited area high schools to participate in the College’s first Arts Festival. Art teachers enthusiastically responded to this opportunity. The artwork of students and teachers from Leesburg, Tavares, Umatilla, and Mount Dora will be on exhibition on the Beacon College campus from Thursday, April 16th-Saturday, April 18th. Award winners will […]

Grand Opening of the Navigator Cafe Tomorrow

| Leesburg, News

Beacon College has recently become the concessionaire for the Leesburg Public Library, taking over the popular Z-Café and renaming it the Navigator Café and providing a new eating venue for Beacon students. The Navigator Café officially opened its doors on Tuesday, February 24th. Members of the Beacon College community as well as the public are […]

Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Event to Benefit Beacon College on Dec. 2nd

| Events, Leesburg

Beacon College will be participating in the #GivingTuesday global movement aimed at encouraging people to give back during the holiday season. This year, the event will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd.   The local Ruby Tuesday restaurants will be holding a GiveBack event for the College on this day. Simply print out the flier […]

Beacon College Honors 25 Year History by Recognizing Founders

| Events, Guest Speaker, Leesburg

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. […]

Generous Donation from Villages Residents Benefits Beacon

| Admissions, Leesburg

Mr. and Mrs. Stan Leonard, residents of The Villages for about six years, generously donated an electric GEM golf cart to Beacon College for use in transporting students and visitors around campus. They officially turned the keys of the vehicle over to the College last month. The Leonards are the owners of Leonard Truck & […]

Melon Patch Theater Review

| Leesburg

The popular musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is currently playing at the Melon Patch Theater in Leesburg. Two of our own, James Harris and Alex Sweet, are performing in this local production. On Friday, March 22nd, a group of students and staff attended opening night and came back to campus with positive reviews […]

What to Do Around Leesburg

| Leesburg

Leesburg is a sleepy little town nestled away from big city noise and, in many ways, it’s amazing! Unfortunately, I often hear, “There is NOTHING TO DO HERE!” or, “The most entertaining thing in Leesburg is smoking…” I am here to inform you that this is luckily NOT true. There are plenty of things around […]