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Foamy Fun

April 8, 2014

On Friday, March 28 the SGA hosted the 2nd foam party for all Beacon students. The first ever foam party occurred about three years ago in August as a welcome back celebration. It was a big hit, so SGA decided to host a second one this year, and many students have been requesting one for […]

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Titanfall Review

April 1, 2014

Titanfall was recently released on the Xbox One to be it’s next Halo, it’s first big killer app that sells the new Xbox One. As a product from a business standpoint it’s done just that. Reports have already come in saying that the Xbox One’s sales in the UK increased almost 100% and Titanfall seems […]

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Staff/Faculty Vs. Students Soccer Rematch

March 28, 2014

Student Perspective: Friday night, March 21st marked the return of soccer to Beacon College as the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex provided the setting for the Navigators to face off against the faculty and staff in a rematch of last semester’s match, which had ended in a 4-2 victory for the students. Faculty captain (and art […]

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To the Island one last time

March 26, 2014

I’m up and ready to go by 3:45am. We needed to catch the ferry by 9am.  Three hours in the van and one hour on the ferry and I was in heaven watching the sun set over Cayo Coast State park.   Tent pitched and fire on I relaxed and thought of all the other […]

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Valentine’s Day Musings

February 14, 2014

For years now I’ve been indecisive as to my opinion about Valentine’s Day. I come from a traditional family in the sense that all holidays were paid attention to and it was a custom to participate in Valentine’s when able (read: in a relationship). But I’ve also been exposed to the other side of the […]

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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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Tips for College Success

November 18, 2013

Tips to be Successful at Beacon: Avoid Procrastination – Some, like myself, procrastinate to the very last day. There are different reasons for this, but I think all can agree it’s best to find a system to avoid procrastinating altogether. Give yourself deadlines. Although your paper may not be due until next Wednesday, give yourself the deadline […]

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The Value of Student Internships

September 2, 2013

During the month of July, four students participated in the Intensive Summer Employment Training program. As they neared the end of the course, having participated in both an internship as well as daily afternoon class sessions, the students were asked to reflect on the experience and on what they had learned. Here are their thoughts, […]

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Advice for College Freshmen

August 20, 2013

As the first week of school starts in less than three days I can’t believe I’ll be graduating in May. Three years has sure gone by fast. I look back and think about my first year as a transfer student and was pleasantly surprised at how much I wanted to be a part of the […]

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Guest Speakers Enlighten Personal Development Class

March 6, 2013

For his Personal Development course, Dr. Perrone invited a couple of guest speakers into the classroom during the month of February. Traci Brosman, who is the co-founder of World Wellness Education and the host for the Lake County TV channel, visited and did such a great job that she was asked if she could return […]

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