Pursuing the life abundant was one key theme of a recent visit to Beacon College by Franklin Pierce University President and former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card. Over two days, Mr. Card met with Beacon students, faculty and staff, as well as friends of the College and community leaders. In conversational, humorous […]
When, in April of 2015, the Board of Trustees authorized President George Hagerty to enter into an international agreement for collaboration with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Center for Disability Research (KSCDR), a new chapter in Beacon College’s development unfolded: the introduction of selective partnerships that will strengthen Beacon’s distinct mission and culture. The success of […]
The Beacon College annual Halloween party took place on Saturday 10/31. The theme of the party was a Creepy Carn-Evil. The party was sponsored by the Housing and Residence Life staff, which was also a part of the Residents Assistants (RA’s) fall semester programming. With the theme being a creepy carn-evil, we offered the students […]
More than 350 parents and family members joined their students at the annual Parents Weekend, October 9-11. The weekend began on Friday afternoon with President Hagerty greeting attendees in the recently refurbished Burbank building. The reception gave parents the opportunity to renew acquaintances with one another and to talk with many of the College’s administrators. […]
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 […]
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