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Shire Grant Furthers Beacon College Teacher Training Program

June 5, 2014

Beacon College has received a grant of $30,000 from the Shire Foundation to continue funding of its successful Education for Educators program, now about to enter its third year.   The College has completed outreach in the community to promote an understanding of learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences through interactive workshops designed […]

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Beacon Students

May 22, 2014

The mission of Beacon College is to offer Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees to students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Learning disabilities (LDs) affect how a person learns to read, write, hear, speak, and calculate. An LD is essentially an unexplained difficulty in acquiring academic skills for someone of average or above […]

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Beacon College Welcomes New Dean of Admissions & Enrollment

January 15, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Herold to the newly created position of Dean of Admissions and Enrollment. Dale brings with her more than 20 years of higher education experience in the field of college admissions, including more than a decade as Vice President for Enrollment Management at Landmark College in Vermont. […]

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Beacon College Featured in USA Today

December 14, 2013

We’re very pleased to announce that Beacon College was featured in a USA Today article this month.  Please visit http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/learning-disability-college-beacon/3913105/for the story.  In this article, Dr. Shelly Chandler explained the mission of the College and the necessity for such an institution to be available to serve the unique needs of our population. She expressed an […]

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Announcing a New Major: Studio Arts

September 11, 2013

We are excited to announce the long anticipated SACS approval of our Studio Arts major. Planning for implementation of this major began in November of 2011, when Dr. Chandler and art professors Van Galyon and Russ Bellamy noticed considerable student interest in this field. They have worked diligently in the intervening years to design the […]

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Dr. DuRoss Goes to Washington

January 31, 2013

57thPresidential Inauguration      Brenda Meli, Director of Admissions, Chelsea Eubank, Director of Recruitment and Advancement, and Michelle DuRoss, Assistant Professor of History traveled to Washington DC for the 57th Presidential Inauguration. Ms. Meli and Dr. DuRoss attended Sunshine and Stars, Florida’s Inaugural Ball on Saturday night before joining with Ms. Eubank the next day for […]

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Beacon Is In The News!

January 4, 2011

      Daily Commercial published: Monday, January 03, 2011 Walter Zielinski, Beacon College’s vice president for institutional advancement, poses with an architectural rendering of the college’s new campus in downtown Leesburg on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2010. Construction is slated to begin soon on the new, three-story facility that will replace a series of old […]

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