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

Beacon College Arts Festival

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

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

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 Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

The Art Appreciation classes got into the Halloween spirit, creating scarecrows that can now be found around Beacon’s campus. It’s an easy and fun project and a great way to express your creativity! Here are the steps to create your own scarecrow:   1. Wrap Saran wrap around the desired shape. (arm, leg, etc.)   […]

Beacon College Holds Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness

For Parents Weekend 2014, Beacon College Student Government Association (SGA) and Lambda Epsilon Omega Fraternity joined forces to sponsor a breast cancer walk in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Parents, students, and employees showed up early Saturday morning to donate money for this important cause. Fortunately, it was a sunny Florida day, so the […]

Beacon College Honors 25 Year History by Recognizing Founders

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

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

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 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 […]