Performance Club Disney Show

The Performance Club show took place on Friday, April 17th at the Tropic Theater in downtown Leesburg. Long term members Sal Attardo, Brian Kaminski, and Brandon Reeves will all be graduating this year, making the event that much more memorable and meaningful. The theme for this semester’s show was Disney. Talents ranging from singing to […]

Pressed With Stress

Life has no road map. Sometimes we go through life blindly, not knowing much of anything, just trying to figure it out along the way. Whether it be relationships, family, or school, after awhile it all becomes overwhelming, and we feel like there is no escape. Sometimes the burdens of life become so heavy that […]

A New Group of Beacon Leaders is Being Formed

As the 2014-2015 academic year winds down, plans are already underway for next year. Leadership positions for the 2015-2016 academic year have become available, allowing students an opportunity to grow and develop. These positions include Orientation Leaders and Residential Assistants on campus. So what exactly does it take to land one of these positions and […]

Spring Ball at Beacon College

The Beacon College Spring Ball took place on Friday, March 27th at 7:00pm. Everyone was dressed in their fancy formal wear; men wore handsome suits, and women had beautiful dresses. Many students participated in the partnered dances, while others just enjoyed the food, friends, and music. Even faculty and staff enjoyed the dancing, snacks, and […]

Students Reveal Spring Break Plans

Spring Break is next week, and Beacon College students have some fun plans for their (much deserved) vacation days. Roving Robbie polled students at the College to find out what some of those plans are.   Robert: Going to New York Rachel: Staying in Leesburg and possibly going to Georgia Jack L: Going to New […]

Never Accept Failure: Learning from Einstein

I’m trying to get in the mood to study for this math test. So far nothing. I open my note book and I start to study and I get bored or tired and close the book. I don’t know if I’m accepting failure or just taking this test for granted. I have all the material right […]

Beacon Club Spotlight: Pride Alliance

Beacon College Pride Alliance began on campus during the fall semester, after a lapse of a few years. Originally initiated on campus in 2010, this organization has received a resurgence due to high student interest.   The Pride Alliance organization is aimed at promoting tolerance on college communities across the nation. Students Shia Byers, Michael […]

Tutor Tips from Beacon College Peer Tutors

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 […]

Meet Our #GivingTuesday Social Media Ambassadors

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 […]

Beacon Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

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.)   […]