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Tutor Tips from Beacon College Peer Tutors

December 8, 2014

It’s finals week at Beacon College, and the Peer Tutors have some advice for how best to prepare. The Peer Tutors at Beacon College undergo rigorous training to learn strategies for working with their fellow classmates. One of the fundamental lessons they learn is how to incorporate different learning styles.   Here are some suggestions […]

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Meet Our #GivingTuesday Social Media Ambassadors

November 25, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Beacon College will be participating in Global Tuesday to raise scholarship funds for students with learning disabilities. Several students will be joining in the efforts, promoting the event on their social media channels. Learn more about our Giving Tuesday Social Media Ambassadors here:   Name: Jessica Balot Year in College: Junior […]

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Beacon Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

November 6, 2014

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.)   […]

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Feeling the 90s

November 3, 2014

Sooner or later you might need to know how to dress in the 90s style. This was an era when the slacker, supermodel, grunge and Gen-X were iconic by the time the decade came to a close. The 1990s might not have stood out with any style but twenty years down the road the 90’s […]

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Meeting Beacon College Psychology Professor Dr. Andrea Marsden

October 17, 2014

Hello blogging visitors, take a ‘relax break’ and read here for a bit. The Beacon College community is fortunate to welcome our new psychology professor Dr. Andrea Marsden, who joins the rest of our fine faculty. She responded to the opportunity earlier this year from the St. Louis, Missouri area where she was an adjunct […]

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Who Is Melissa Eve?

September 22, 2014

Melissa Eve is the new Assistant Librarian for Beacon College. I met Melissa because I am a work-study student in the library, working under her direction. I was the first Beacon student to meet her, and now I want to introduce her to all of you!   Melissa is from Northern California (Modesto), but she […]

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Beacon Experiences Shared on Talk Back Florida

August 11, 2014

On Saturday, August 9th, Beacon College was privileged to have several representatives of the College participate in the radio broadcast “Talk Back Florida” with Lynn Marvin Dingfelder. There were several segments of the show, each focusing on different aspects of the College as well as general higher education options for students with learning disabilities or […]

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Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 6, 2014

Heather Reed Profile Heather Reed, a native of Pennsylvania and a 2014 graduate of Beacon with a bachelor’s degree in CIS: Web & Digital Media is putting her skills to use in the Communications department at Beacon College as Communications Intern.   Heather was a work-study student during the 2013-2014 academic year, working with the […]

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Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

August 1, 2014

Michael Huey Profile Unlike the vast majority of the Beacon College community population, Michael Huey is actually a Leesburg native. He’s lived in the small city all his life, which he admits has both benefits and negatives as he works toward earning his degree in Liberal Studies from Beacon. Michael is well known in the […]

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Meet the ADDA Preconference Student Panelists

July 23, 2014

Beacon College is proud to be offering several pre-conference sessions at ADDA’s 15th International Adult AD/HD Conference. In one of these, a panel of current Beacon students and recent graduates will be candidly discussing their experiences navigating the undergraduate environment as people with ADHD. Learn a little more about our student panelists:       […]

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