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Explore Beacon College’s Roots Through New Virtual Timeline

| Beacon News, Library

Interested in learning about the roots of Beacon College — the first institution of higher learning accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences? Then visit the Resnick Founders’ Room — now online. Hop in the wayback machine and click on “More” at the bottom of each […]

Beacon Spring Career Fair Prepares Students for Global Economy

| Career Development
Students at Career Fair 2016

The focus on preparing our students for the global job market begins in earnest from the first day students set foot on campus. From freshman year through graduation (and beyond) students at Beacon College — the first institution of higher learning accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other […]

Alumni Reunion Speaker Shares How He Slays the Giants of Dyslexia, Discouragement

| Alumni News

John Crossman, president of the real estate management company Crossman & Co., spoke during Alumni Reunion weekend at Beacon College — the first higher education institution accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences — about how coming to terms with his dyslexia made him stronger and […]

Students Feed Their Minds and Souls with the Doodle Cart

| Arts
Doodle Cart 2016

Rukovsky noodled his notion about the Doodle Cart almost three years ago. If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, he reckoned an (organic) apple and a doodle really would work gangbusters.

He designed the cart, solicited a friend’s help constructing it, outfitted it with colored pencils, markers, paper and produce, and began touring with the contraption fabricated from roughly 95 percent recycled materials found in and around Tallahassee.

Historic Beacon Open House Caps Signature Recruiting Year

| Admissions, Beacon News, Featured
Open House 2016

A record-setting group of students and parents curious about the industry-leading results Beacon College delivers packed the college’s final Open House of the 2015-16 school year. Faculty and staff welcomed 43 students among the 127 guests to the April 16 Open House, the school year’s fifth event. The turnout eclipsed the previous Open House high-water […]


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Journal Publishes Beacon Essayist’s Examination of the Beat Generation

Google the “Beat Generation” and names like Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs populate the results. Other writers, however, made their mark with literature that explored the post-Greatest Generation era with themes at once sensuous and spiritual, hedonistic yet non-materialistic. For one, poet Diane di Prima stretched social conventions with her stream-of-consciousness poetics tinged […]

Beacon College Appoints New Senior Administrators, Dean of Students

As we have shared, the 2016-17 academic year will be one of continued growth and programmatic advancement.  Over the past three years, I believe that we have all sought to create an academic and institutional culture that is more planned, thoughtful, and deliberate.  Prior to my arrival, the Trustees framed this expectation both in Board […]

Beacon Hires Greenstein as Student Affairs Dean

Beacon College today announced the hiring of Dr. Kerry Greenstein as the College’s new dean of student affairs. Greenstein joins the Beacon family July 1. Greenstein currently serves as associate dean of students for student advocacy at Georgia Southern University, overseeing the Alcohol and Other Drugs Office, coordinating official communication to students, and supporting the […]