Exploring Heartache Through Art

| Admissions, Arts, Course Offerings, Faculty, Student Work

Offered for the first time this summer, the Interactive Art course not only introduced students to a new concept in the realm of visual arts, it also permitted an opportunity for them to explore and develop new ideas as a group, creating a collaborative art piece. The class worked on the project over the month […]

Select Our Mascot: Voting Now Open

| News, Student Work

Beacon College is ready for a mascot! The entire College community was invited to submit a design, along with an explanation for why the mascot would best represent Beacon College. The plan was to have a committee decide on the top three finalists for voting by the community, but the judging proved so difficult that […]

Artwork of Lake County Students in Beacon College Arts Festival Gallery Exhibition

| Arts, Events, Faculty, Featured, Leesburg, News, Student Work

Beacon College art professors have invited area high schools to participate in the College’s first Arts Festival. Art teachers enthusiastically responded to this opportunity. The artwork of students and teachers from Leesburg, Tavares, Umatilla, and Mount Dora will be on exhibition on the Beacon College campus from Thursday, April 16th-Saturday, April 18th. Award winners will […]

Fall 2014 Semester Writing Contest Winners

| Student Work, Writing Center

Each semester, students are invited to submit written pieces for a contest in the Writing Center. Winners of the fall 2014 contest received Amazon gift cards, and their work may be read here. Jacob Pinkston, Director of the Writing Center, says, “We received many great entries in both poetry and fiction this semester. It is […]

Beacon Assistive Technology Class Creates Own Inventions

| Admissions, Faculty, Student Work

Students in Dr. Fleming’s Assistive Technology class had the opportunity this semester to turn their creative concepts into a reality. Using lessons and models from the coursework and textbook, as well as actual requests from fellow students in need of assistive technology, several ideas were formulated and created over the course of the semester. Working […]

Summer Faces: The Student Workers of Beacon Profile Series

| Student Work

Carl Casimir Profile Carl Casimir has become a staple of the IT department during the summers. Since many people are not on campus during these months, it would be easy to overlook just how important Carl’s help has been. This is a time that is actually critical for IT as they complete work around campus […]

Design Selected for the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

| Course Offerings, Student Work

During the month of May, members of the Beacon College community were invited to weigh in on which student designed cover should be used for the academic catalog for the upcoming year. Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class each designed two potential covers as their final project. President’s Council, which is comprised of the vice […]

Moonlight Lovers

| Student Work

“It was a night of unknown dreams; the stars were dancing in the darkness shimmering like ice crystals. He was walking through the forest in awe, admiring the different shades of dark greens and hearing nature’s own music of the night. Not knowing why, he could not help but follow the moon’s glow to a […]