The King Salman Center for Disability Research Announces Historic Agreement with Beacon College

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – April 27, 2015   The King Salman Center for Disability Research and Beacon College of Leesburg, Florida recently signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Project Agreement, designed to further joint objectives to improve the educational opportunities of students with Learning Disabilities from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. […]

Beacon Celebrates 26th Graduating Class

Beacon College Graduation

On a sunny spring day that matched the joyous mood of the occasion, members of the Beacon College community came together to celebrate Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2015, the College’s 26th graduating class. Forty-four students participated in this ceremony, including ten that had officially completed degree requirements in December. In the days leading […]

Beacon Alums Reunite

Alumni Reunion

On Saturday, April 18th, in a weekend full of firsts, Beacon College held its first official Alumni Reunion on campus, providing another exciting moment in the College’s history. Beacon alumni were given an opportunity to reconnect with one another and meet new people; tour the changed campus; participate in career workshops; listen to guest speaker, […]

Beacon Students Preparing for First Campus Career Fair

The team in the Career Development Center have been busily planning the first Beacon College Career Fair. While students in the Career Development Program have been exposed to the career fair environment at multiple regional venues, Kimberly McCormick, Career Development Placement Coordinator, recognized the critical need to hold an on-campus event. Current Beacon College students […]

Select Our Mascot: Voting Now Open

Beacon College is ready for a mascot! The entire College community was invited to submit a design, along with an explanation for why the mascot would best represent Beacon College. The plan was to have a committee decide on the top three finalists for voting by the community, but the judging proved so difficult that […]

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 […]

Beacon College Announces Mascot Contest

Beacon College is actively seeking a new mascot, and members of the Beacon Community are invited to be the designer. Though we have been aptly named the Beacon College Navigators, we have never had a true mascot to illustrate this name. With Beacon merchandise popular on campus and with a goal of increasing student sports, […]

Beacon College Extends Reach to International Audience

Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing summer programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Beginning in the summer of 2015, Beacon College will introduce two new pre-college educational programs specifically designed for high school students with learning disabilities or ADHD. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing […]

Beacon Faculty Develop Online Writing Course to Share Strategies

Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Several programs are in the developmental stage currently, and details will be released as soon as they are confirmed. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing the proven model of academic success developed at […]