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Junior Michelle Underwood Wins Academic Scholarship

September 17, 2013

Michelle Underwood, a junior here at Beacon College, recently received the Gamma Beta Phi National Honors Scholarship. This scholarship is based on academic standing and recommendations from faculty. Michelle not only had to prove she is a strong academic student, she also had to show that she is involved with extracurricular activities on campus and […]

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2013 Student Ambassadors Announced

September 5, 2013

The Office of Admissions at Beacon College has created a Student Ambassador Program beginning with the Fall 2013 semester. Applicants had to undergo a rigorous process to be accepted into the program, beginning with completing an application with professional references and ending with a personal interview with members of the admissions team. There were only […]

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Fall 2013 Instagram Contest

September 4, 2013

To celebrate the start of the fall 2013 semester, an Instagram contest was held for students, challenging them to consider what Beacon means to them. Students were permitted to submit as many photos as they chose, but they all had to include the hashtag #ThisIsBeacon. Student Shia Byers, with her black and white photo of […]

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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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Announcing the 2013 Catalog Contest!

May 28, 2013

Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class have the challenge of creating the cover for the College catalog. Previously, the cover had been simple and plain, dark blue with the seal prominently featured whereas covers from recent years have been diverse, exciting, and creative! Past winners of this contest include EB Newlon, who deemed it “an […]

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For National Poetry Month

April 29, 2013

For National Poetry Month, Ms. Caroline Le introduced her College Composition students to sestina, a form of poetry that was invented by the troubadours in 12th century France. This poetic form is structured with six stanzas, six lines each, ending with a three line stanza. Students were challenged to create their own poems. Here are […]

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Crazy is an Understatement (From past to present…) Women’s Rights and Equality for All!

April 18, 2013

Crazy is an understatement; don’t you see my friend? All along, we have been wronged, but then we change their plans! It is believed that, girls are not as free as men, and men don’t have emotions. They run the world with iron fists, but cannot iron their own clothes. Women try to set things […]

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Lessons from an Astrophysicist

April 17, 2013

The students here at Beacon know that I’m pretty nerdy, so it was no surprise to them that I went to the University of Florida a few weeks ago to listen to a lecture given by astrophysicist, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Dr. Tyson is the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, and […]

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Woke Up This Morning

April 12, 2013

Woke up this morning to the morning sun The day is over and world is being devoward by night. It’s time to stop and turn towards being a man. Nothing to hold you back, just a helping hand from your family. Beauty everywhere but where is the warmth of a women Don’t stop tell the […]

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I Know

April 10, 2013

I know what I knowI see what I see That’s what people don’t get I walk around listening to music all day Having people think I really don’t care Not realizing I know what’s going on. I know what I know I see what I see That’s what people don’t get Because I stay to […]

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