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Investing, Not Testing

In a recent piece for The Huffington Post, Beacon President George J. Hagerty reviews fifty years of education policy that has attempted to create a level playing field for students with a variety of disabilities – including learning disabilities. Looking at the growing popularity of outcome assessments, Dr. Hagerty questions the value of standardized testing […]

Education for Living

George Hagerty - Life Abundant

The Beacon promise goes beyond providing a superior undergraduate education; it’s about preparing students to live a life that is fun, challenging and rich with meaning.  In this short video, Beacon President Dr. George J. Hagerty introduces the concept of “the life abundant” and the seven elements that comprise it.

Beacon Fosters Success

Beacon College Graduate

According to an article on, Beacon’s success rate with students who learn differently (those with diagnosed learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, etc.) is nothing short of extraordinary. The article speaks to students about their experiences prior to entering college, at other undergraduate institutions and at Beacon. It then reviews some of the key issues in […]

Beacon College Set to Open New Academic Year on Promising and Historic Notes

Leesburg, FL (August 19, 2015): As Beacon College prepares to welcome its 27th entering Fall class for a new academic year, the community has good reason to be optimistic, and understandably proud. The College will greet its largest class of new students, with 110 freshman and transfer students commencing their undergraduate studies and orientation to […]

Beacon College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

The Beacon College community welcomed 107 new students, the largest incoming class in the College’s 26-year history, on August 21, 2015.  This large incoming class will lead to total student enrollment this fall of 280 students, a 29 percent increase from last year’s enrollment, and a 49 percent increase from the 2013-2014 academic year. New […]

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