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 […]

Effective Legislators Make it a Practice to Visit Their Constituencies

Representative Larry Metz accepted the College’s invitation to see firsthand the importance of Beacon College and its singular mission. After visiting briefly with Dr. Hagerty, Representative Metz had the opportunity to meet with a group of Student Ambassadors, all of whom are residents of Florida. Representative Metz shared his perspective on public services and its […]

Spring 2015 Orientation Sets Beacon Students on the Path to Success

Orientation for Beacon students beginning their college experience with the spring semester began on Monday, January 5th. After a quick check in process, students began moving into, and getting comfortable in, their new college homes. A welcome dinner on Monday evening and a tour and informational sessions held on Tuesday helped acclimate students to their […]

Giving Tuesday Beacon Photos

A lot of great photos- some fun and silly, but in support of a good cause- were taken on Giving Tuesday. Check them out! Invalid Displayed Gallery Photos Courtesy of Heather Reed   Social media photos and posts may be viewed on Storify.