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Students Reveal Spring Break Plans

February 25, 2015

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 […]

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Never Accept Failure: Learning from Einstein

February 22, 2015

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 […]

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Beacon Club Spotlight: Pride Alliance

February 11, 2015

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 […]

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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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