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Boven Career Development Center Embodies Beacon’s Enhanced Career-Focus

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The Bovens

Once the last strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” fade from memory, the Class of 2016 faces a less celebratory circumstance. Eight years after America’s economy went off the rails, new college graduates face a still-soft job market — the economic hangover from the Great Recession. The somewhat tempered good news is this: a recent CareerBuilder […]

2016 Alumni Reunion Video

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Alumni Reunion 2016 Video

Relive the magic of Beacon College Alumni Reunion 2016, even if you weren’t able to attend the event, in this video presentation.

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 […]


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Beacon Staffer Named Officer of Higher-Ed Disability Group

Beacon College admissions counselor Sheryl Nichols has been elected secretary of the Florida Association on Higher Education and Disability, the organization announced this week. Nichols will serve a two-year term with FL-AHEAD, the state chapter of AHEAD. The global professional organization’s membership develops policy and champions disability issues on their campuses and throughout higher education. […]

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 […]