Campus Directory

The Beacon College Campus Directory provides contact information for administrators, faculty, and staff. You can also download our contact list for offline reference.

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Claudia Abalo
Counselor
M.S., Nova Southeastern University: Mental Health Counseling
E-mail:  cabalo@beaconcollege.edu
Phone:  352-638-9766

Rotimi Ariyo
Director of Student Activities and the Student Center
B.S., Fayetteville State University: Psychology
M.Ed., Western Carolina University: College Student Personnel
Email: rariyo@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9740

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Sara Bailey
Director of Orientation and First Year Programs
B.A., Murray State University: Organizational Communication
M.S., Arkansas State University: College Student Personnel Services
E-mail: sbailey@beaconcollege.edu

Bill Baldwin
Personal Trainer
Certified Trainer
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
E-mail: bbaldwin@beaconcollege.edu

Phillip Beauford
Campus Safety Officer
Class D & G Security Licenses
Brantley & Associates

Russ Bellamy
Department Chair – Studio Arts
Associate Professor – Studio Arts / Mason Art Gallery Director
B.A., Georgetown College: Fine Arts
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati: Fine Arts
E-mail: rbellamy@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9741

Erin Bisanti
Executive Assistant to Provost
B.S., University of Phoenix: Business & Marketing
E-mail: ebisanti@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9748

Dustin Boise
Assistant Professor Studio Arts
A.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
B.F.A., University of Central Oklahoma: Printmaking/ Graphic Design
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati
E-mail: dboise@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9726

Dr. Joseph Bono
Associate Professor – Business Management
B.A., Queens College CUNY, New York, Irvine: Economics
M.Ed., Georgia State University: Adult Education Program Management
Ph.D., Georgia State University: Human Resources Management
E-mail: jbono@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9722

Crystal Boone
Instructor – Learning Essentials
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Central Florida: Social Work
M.S., Nova Southeastern University: Mental Health Counseling
E-mail: cboone@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9709

James Borden
Campus Safety Officer
B.A., Stonehill College: History and Education
M.A., Bridgewater State College: Criminal Justice

Dan Bordenkircher
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
A.A., Lake Sumter Community College: Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services and Psychology
E-mail: dbordenkircher@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9775

Dr. Andrea Brode
Dean of Student Success
B.S., Franklin Pierce College: Liberal Studies
M.B.A., Franklin Pierce College: Leadership
D.A., Franklin Pierce University: Leadership
Email: abrode@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9724

David Brown
Registrar
B.A., University of Lancaster, England: History/Economics
Diploma in Education, University of the West Indies
E-mail: dbrown@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9721

Thomas Brown
Director of Human Resources and Risk Management
Graduate Certificate in Human Resources: Plymouth State University
B.S., Keene State College: Systems Management
E-mail: tbrown@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9762

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Lori Calitri
Campus Security Officer
A.A., Lakeland Community College: Liberal Arts

Christine Case
Instructor – Anthrozoology
B.A., University of Central Florida: Anthropology
M.S., Canisius College: Anthrozoology
E-mail: ccase@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9824

Carl Casimir
Information Technology Specialist
B.A., Beacon College: Information Technology
E-mail: ccasimir@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9790/352-396-6342

Dr. Kevin Chandler
Assistant Professor – Mathematics
B.S., Oakland University: Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Oakland University: Mechanical Engineering
Ed.D., University of Orlando: Educational Leadership
E-mail: kchandler@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9772

Dr. Shelly Chandler
Provost
B.A., Oakland University: Psychology
M.S., Troy State University: Counseling & Psychology
Ph.D., Barry University: Educational Leadership & Counseling Specialization
E-mail: schandler@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9710

Jamie Griffiths Craighead
Instructor – Computer Information Systems
B.A., University of South Florida: International Studies
B.S., University of South Florida: Business Administration, Economics
M.A., University of South Florida: Economics
E-mail: jcraighead@beaconcollege.edu

Matthew Cupach
Instructor – Computer Information Systems – Web and Digital Media
B.A., Cleveland State University: Communications and Dramatic Arts
M.A., University of Akron: Mass Media Communications
Email: mcupach@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9760

Bryan Cushing
Instructor – Anthrozoology
B.A., Stoney Brook University: Environmental Humanities; Cultural Antropology
M.S., Canisus College: Anthrozoology
Email: bcushing@beaconcollege.edu

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Brett Daly
Systems Analyst
B.S., Beacon College: Computer Information Systems
E-mail: bdaly@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9781

Richard Davidson
Writing Center Coordinator
A.A., Lake Sumter Community College: English/Education
B.A., Saint Leo University: English Advanced Literary Studies
M.A., University of South Florida: English Education
E-mail: rdavidson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638- 9782

Nancy Davis
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Connecticut: Journalism
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University: English
Email: ndavis@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9825

Judy Dodge
Associate Director of Admissions
B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College: Human Resource Management
Email: jdodge@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9730

Gretchen Dreimiller
Instructor – English
B.A., Wingate University: English
M.A., Boston College: English & American Literature
E-mail: gdreimiller@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9742

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Cynthia Eckhart
Student Accounts Specialist
E-mail: ceckhart@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9728

Chelsea Eubank
Director of Alumni & Parent Relations and Associate Director of Development
B.A., Beacon College: Liberal Studies
E-mail: ceubank@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 404-447-4725

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Michael Fallon
Adjunct Faculty – Business and Technology
B.S., Florida Southern College: Business Administration
M.A., Webster University: Marketing
M.A., Webster University: Management & Leadership
DBA, Northcentral University: Marketing (In Progress)
E-mail: mfallon@beaconcollege.edu

Dr. James Fleming
Department Chair – Business & Technology
Associate Professor – Business and Technology
B.A., Saint Leo College: Psychology/Computer Information Systems
M.S., National-Louis University: Management
D.B.A. University of Sarasota: Business Administration/Information Systems
E-mail: jfleming@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9712

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Kelly Gallagher
Student Center/Bookstore Manager
A.S., Colby Community College: Radio Broadcasting
E-mail: kgallagher@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9753

Dr. Kerry Greenstein
Dean of Student Affairs
B.A., Rider University
M.E., University of Delaware
Ed.D, Georgia Southern Univerity
Email: kgreenstein@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9796

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Dr. George Hagerty
President
B.A., Stone Hill College: Political Science/International Affairs
Ed.M., Harvard University: Education Policy and Finance
Ed.D., Harvard University: Administration, Planning and Social Policy
E-mail: ghagerty@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9770

Dr. Oksana Hagerty
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., Dniepropetrovsk National University: Applied Psychology
M.A., Dniepropetrovsk National University: Applied Psychology
Ph.D., Kharkiv National University: Educational & Developmental Psychology
E-mail: ohagerty@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9780

Margaret Happe
General Manager Food Services – Sodexo
Email: mhappe@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9794

Dale Herold
Vice President of Admissions & Enrollment Management
B.A., Molloy College: Communication Arts
E-mail: dherold@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9778

Dr. Christopher Huff
Assistant Professor – History
B.A., Juniata College: History and Political Science
M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio: History
M.A., University of Georgia: History
Ph.D., University of Georgia: History
E-mail: chuff@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9758

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Christopher Irving
Instructor – English
B.A., Florida Atlantic University: English Literature and Multimedia Studies
M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University: English: Creative Writing
E-mail: cirving@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9734

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Brenda Jenkins
Instructor – Computer Information Systems
B.S., International College: Computer Science
M.S., Hodges University: Management Information Systems
Doctoral Studies Keiser University: Instructional Design
E-mail: bjenkins@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9715

Eric Johnston
Transportation Coordinator
Email: ejohnston@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 786-444-2387

Patricia Johnston
Life Coach
B.A., Youngstown State University: Psychology
M.S. Ed., LPC, Youngstown State University: Community Counseling /Addictions
E-mail: pjohnston@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9791/ 352-552-1594

Rashad Joiner
Residential Experience Coordinator
B.A., Beacon College: Interdisciplinary Studies
E-mail: rjoiner@beaconcollege.edu

Nathan Judge
Recreation Specialist
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
E-mail: njudge@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9782

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Stephanie Knight
Director of Admissions
B.A., Florida Southern College: Mass Communications and History
M.Ed., Northeastern University College of Professional Studies: Higher Education Administration
E-mail: sknight@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9730

Dr. Stefan Krause
Assistant Professor: Anthrozoology
B.A., University of North Florida: Business Administration
B.A., University of North Florida: Anthropology
M.A., San Diego State University: Anthropology
Ph.D., University of South Florida: Applied Anthropology
E-mail: skrause@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9822

Dr. Patricia Konovalov
Assistant Professor – Learning Essentials
B.S.W., Ferris State University: Social Work
B.A., Marygrove College: History
M.A., Central Michigan University: Human Development and Family Studies
Ed.D., Ferris State University
Email: pkonovalov@beaconcollege.edu

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Esteban Lopez
Director of Corporate and Academic Outreach
B.S., Pontifical Catholic University: Economics
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University: Finance
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University: Community Economic Development
Email: elopez@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9719

Michael Lozano
Instructor – Criminal Law
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., Rollins College: Humanities
J.D., Barry University School of Law: Law
E-mail: mlozano@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9771

Dr. Linda Lucas
Assistant Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.S., University of Florida: Psychology
M.S., Nova Southeastern University: Mental Health Counseling
Ph.D., Walden University: Clinical Psychology
E-mail: llucas@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9750

Cathy Lutes
Library Administrative Assistant
E-mail: clutes@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9763

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Dana Manzo
Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
B.S., New York Institute of Technology: Psychology
M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University: Counseling Psychology
E-mail: dmanzo@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9751

Elaine Mara
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: English/Professional Writing
M.Ed., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Email: emara@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9727

Maria Marcano-Ramirez
Instructor – Learning Essentials
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Puerto Rico: Psychology
M.A., University of Puerto Rico: Rehabilitation Counseling
E-mail: mmarcanoramirez@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9752

Andrea Marsden
Assistant Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.A., University of Missouri: Psychology
M.A., University of Missouri: Psychology
Ph.D., University of Missouri: Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
Email: amarsden@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9784

Andrew Marvin
Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
M.A., CUNY School of Professional Studies: Disability Services in Higher Education (in process)
E-mail: amarvin@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9738

Rachel Masson
Coordinator of Regional Recruitment
A.A., Landmark College: Liberal Studies
B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst University Without Walls
E-mail: rmasson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-552-1112

Jennifer Mathews
Campus Safety Officer
Email: jmathews@beaconcollege.edu

Steven McDaniels
Instructor – Health and Wellness
Director of Fitness & Athletics
B.S., Northeastern Illinois University: Sociology
J.D., Florida A&M University: Law
E-mail: smcdaniels@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-552-3181

Tracey McKoy
Receptionist
E-mail: tmckoy@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9769

Diana McLean
Shuttle Driver
Class A CDL

Jim Middleton
Shuttle Driver
E-mail: jmiddleton@beaconcollege.edu

Salvatore (Sam) Morgano
Physical Plant Director – Sodexo
E-mail: smorgano@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9703

Kelly Mouriz
Instructor – Learning Essentials
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Maryland: Counseling Psychology
M.A., Webster University: Counseling Psychology
M.S.W., University of Kansas
E-mail: kmouriz@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9732

Stephen Muller
Vice President of Institutional Development and Communications
B.S., Hofstra University: Chemistry
M.S., Bridgeport University: Higher Education Administration
Email: smuller@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9706

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Dr. Nicoletta Nance
Assistant Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.A., Youngstown State University: Psychology
MS.Ed., Youngstown State University: Counseling
Ph.D., Capella University: Human Services
E-mail: nnance@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9746

Ryan Nesbitt
Chief of Campus Safety
E-mail: rnesbitt@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9723 / 352-630-3639

Dr. William Nesbitt
Professor – Humanities and Literature
B.A., Thomas University: English
M.A., Valdosta State University: English
Ph.D., Florida State University: English
E-mail: wnesbitt@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9717

Sheryl Nichols
Admissions Counselor
B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta: Business Economics
M.A., Regent University: Human Services Counseling
E-mail: snichols@beaconcollege.edu

Phone: 352-638-9777/ 352-638-6258

Sandy Novak
Assistant Chair – Business and Technology
Associate Professor – Business and Technology
B.F.A., Temple University: Art Studio
M.F.A. University of California, Santa Barbara: Art Studio
E-mail: snovak@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9718

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Mark Oakley
Shuttle Driver
Class B CDL

Brian Ogle
Department Chair -Humanities
Instructor – Anthrozoology
A.A.S., Iowa Western Community College: Veterinary Technology
B.S., Bellevue University: Adult Education & Training
M.S., Canisius College: Anthrozoology
Ph.D., University of Central Florida: (in process)
E-mail: bogle@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9716

Darryl E. Owens
Director of Communication
B.A., Journalism, Howard University
Email: dowens@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9789
Mobile: 352-360-8012

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Tim Paige
Director of Information Technology
B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology: Electrical Engineering
M.B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago: Management Information Systems & Operations Management
E-mail: tpaige@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9737

Gavin Palmer
Residential Experience Coordinator
A.A., Southern Maine Community College: Business Administration
E-mail: gpalmer@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9740

Dan Pantaleo
Adjunct Faculty – Business and Technology
M.S., Capital Technology University: Systems Management

Michele Patestides
Instructor – Learning Essentials
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., Barnard College: Program in the Arts
M.S., Nova Southeastern University: Varying Exceptionalities
E-mail: mpatestides@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9720

Kimberlee Paul
Instructor – Reading
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.S., Bowling Green State University: Education
M.A., Baldwin-Wallace College: Education/Reading
E-mail: kpaul@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9725

Dr. Richard Perrone
Department Chair – Human Services & Psychology
Assistant Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.A., Saint Leo University: Human Services
B.S., Regis University: Business Administration
M.S., University of Oklahoma: Human Relations
Ph.D., Capella University: Human Services/Social Work and Community Resources
E-mail: rperrone@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9739

Keri Jo Phillips
Director of Development
B.A., Warner Southern College: Organizational Management
E-mail: kphillips@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9768/ 352-630-4668

Jacob Pinkston
Instructor
Director of the Writing Center
B.A., Illinois College: English
M.A., University of Alaska, Fairbanks: English
E-mail: jpinkston@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9749

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Miriam D. Ramos
Career Development Director
B.A., Purdue University: Psychology
M.A., Liberty University: Management and Leadership
Email: dramos@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9708

Monica Rankin
Nurse
A.S., Central Florida Community College: Nursing
E-mail: mrankin@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9701

Heather Reed
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Beacon College: Computer Information Systems Web & Digital Media track
E-mail: hreed@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-6901

Tiffany Reitz
Director of Library Resources
B.S., University of Toledo: Biological Sciences
M.L.I.S., University of North Texas
E-mail: treitz@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9707

Samantha Resnick
Development Assistant
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
Email: sresnick@beaconcollege.edu

David Rix
Shuttle Driver
Class A CDL

Marc Roberts
Instructor – English
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University: English/Creative Writing
M.A., University of Massachusetts: American Literature/Composition
E-mail: mroberts@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9704

Sandi Rysell
Controller
B.A., Bowling Green State University: Accounting
E-mail:  srysell@beaconcollege.edu
Phone:  352-638-9756

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Kimberly Sasser
Assistant Professor – Studio Arts
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University: Glass
M.F.A., Alfred University College of Art and Design: Sculpture/Dimensional Studies-Glass
E-mail: kwatters@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9765

Carrie Santaw
Assistant Registrar
A.S., Community College of Vermont: Administrative Management and Accounting
B.A., Johnson State College: Professional Studies
E-mail: csantaw@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9705

Amanda Schlien
Bookstore Assistant
B.A., Beacon College: Liberal Studies
Email: aschlien@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9753

Lilith Shelton
Accounts Payable & Purchasing Specialist
B.S., University of Central Florida: Business Administration
E-mail: lshelton@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9759

Natalie Singer
Residential Experience Coordinator
B.A., State University of New York – Buffalo: Communications
M.A., Indiana State University: Student Affairs in Higher Education
Email: nsinger@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-2120

Tamara Snyder
Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees
B.A., Lake Erie College: English
E-mail: tsnyder@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9764

Laurie Staiger
Instructor – Career Development
A.A., Valencia Community College: Electronic Engineering
B.A., University of Central Florida: Elementary Education
M.L.I.S., University of South Florida
E-mail: lstaiger@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9735

Patricia Starck
Life Coach
A.A., South Suburban College: Occupational Therapy
Email: pstarck@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9821

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Michael Tabankin
Admission Representative
B.A., Beacon College: Web and Digital Media
Email: mtabibnkin@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9779

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Otis Vance
Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO
B.B.A., Boise State University: Accounting
M.B.A., University of Southern Maine
E-mail: ovance@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9795

Simon Vaz
Assistant Professor – Business & Hospitality
B.A., St. Thomas University: Hospitality Management
M.B.A., Southern Adventist University: Management
Ed.S., Nova Southeastern University: Instructional Leadership
E-mail: svaz@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9711

Virginia Vinson
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
M.A., University of West Florida: Exceptional Student Education
E-mail: gvinson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9826

Cathy Vinton
Instructor – Mathematics
B.A., University of Illinois: Mathematics and Computer Science
M.A., Illinois State University: Mathematics
E-mail: cvinton@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9823

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Sheri Waddill
Counselor
M.A., University of Central Florida: Counselor Education
E-mail: swaddill@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9787

Braden Walter
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
E-mail: bwalter@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9743

Patricia Weasel
Financial Aid Counselor
B.S., West Virginia University: Family Resources
M.P.A., University of Central Florida: Public Administration
E-mail: pweasel@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9792

Shawna Wells-Booth
Director of Financial Aid
B.A., Columbia College: Business Administration
M.B.A., Webster University: Business Administration
E-mail: swellsbooth@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9733

April Williams
Administrative Assistant – Student Affairs and Housing
Email: awilliams@beaconcollehge.edu
Phone: 352-638-9813

Renee Williams
Writing Center Consultant
B.A., Temple University: Education
B.A., Delaware State University: English
E-mail: reneewilliams@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9755