Beacon College Set to Open New Academic Year on Promising and Historic Notes

Leesburg, FL (August 19, 2015): As Beacon College prepares to welcome its 27th entering Fall class for a new academic year, the community has good reason to be optimistic, and understandably proud. The College will greet its largest class of new students, with 110 freshman and transfer students commencing their undergraduate studies and orientation to […]

Beacon President Reflects on College’s International Reach

With two weeks’ respite to reflect on my extraordinary time in Nigeria, I thought it important to commit to writing a capstone entry for the Beacon community and those who wish to know more about our College and our growing international reach. This contribution is offered immediately preceding another international milestone for Beacon: the arrival […]

Salutatorian Discovered ADHD As Adult

Daniel Bordenkircher

Daniel Bordenkircher, Beacon College Class of 2015 Human Services & Psychology graduate and class salutatorian, traveled a unique path to academic success. Dan has been a resident of Leesburg for more than 30 years and, while he was aware of Beacon’s mission, he never considered it an option for his own college education, until he […]

Dr. Hagerty Shares Experiences from International Conference on Disabilities

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 […]

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 […]

Dr. William Nesbitt Chosen to Participate In Selective Seminar On Ancient Greece

William Nesbitt

Beacon College is pleased to announce that English Professor Dr. William Nesbitt is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar on “Song Culture of Athenian Drama.” CIC and […]

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, […]