Meeting Beacon College Psychology Professor Dr. Andrea Marsden

| Faculty, Student Perspective

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 […]

Who Is Melissa Eve?

| Faculty, Student Perspective

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 […]

Beacon Experiences Shared on Talk Back Florida

| Admissions, Alumni News, Student Perspective

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 […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

| Alumni News, Student Perspective

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 […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

| Admissions, Student Perspective

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 […]

Meet the ADDA Preconference Student Panelists

| Admissions, Student Perspective

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:       […]

Past, Present, and Future

| Course Offerings, Student Perspective, Student Work, Writing Center

My Prior Achievements I have successfully completed a one year program in Commercial Art with proficiency in the following skills Navigate Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I learned how to develop a layout using thumbnails, roughs, and comps. As well as render a product using various media Raster image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop; vector graphic development […]

Spring Performance

| Events, Student Clubs, Student Perspective

The Performance Club put on a fantastic show this past Friday, April 18. There were a variety of acts including singing, acting, and a few instrumentalists. Musical styles ranged greatly, so there was something for everyone to appreciate and enjoy. At times, people in the crowd even started singing along to those catchy pop songs. […]

The 2014 Masters Tournament: Worth Watching?

| Student Perspective

This year’s Masters was all about losses.   The most significant loss viewers would notice was the loss of Tiger Woods due to back surgery. Although he underwent minimally invasive surgery on a disk which he is expected to make a full recovery from, any major tournament just doesn’t feel right without the guy, much […]

Captain America: The Review

| Movie Review, Student Perspective

Captain America: The Winter Soldier follows the Captain during his time with S.H.I.E.L.D. after the events of the Avengers. He’s become a successful soldier and leader, and is called upon for the most dire situations by S.H.I.E.L.D. and the U.S. government. But he quickly begins to suspect that everything isn’t as crystal-clear as he hoped […]