Beacon College Commencement – Class of 2017
May 5 & 6, 2017
Parents and Grandparents Reception
Friday, May 5, 2017
Beacon College Student Center
Main Street, Leesburg
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017
4425 N Highway 19A, Mount Dora (directions)
9:30 am: graduate check-in, photographs, line up
11:00 am: Ceremony
Speaker: The Hon. Tom Harkin, Former United States Senator, Iowa
Caps & Gowns
Will be ordered and distributed by the College at no additional charge.
There are no tickets required for the ceremony. Graduates are welcome to invite as many guests as they would like.
Announcements, Graduation Rings and Memorabilia
May be ordered online from Jostens.
In 2017, the College will be conferring:
- 26 Associate of Arts degrees
- 37 Bachelor of Arts degrees
Hotels / Accommodations
(Be sure to ask for the “Beacon College” rate.)
1321 N. 14th Street, Leesburg
9630 U.S. Hwy. 441, Leesburg
Holiday Inn Express
3601 W. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares
Please use discount code: IPUJ7
10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills
About Lake Receptions
4425 Hwy 19A
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Tel: (352) 357-8223
Directions from Leesburg
Travel south on Hwy 441 through Tavares into Eustis. Your landmarks are a Denny’s and Tire Kingdom. Take a right after Tire Kingdom and continue up the ramp to the stop sign. (This exit is marked 19N, 44E, 19A.) Take a right and continue less than ½ mile. You will see a sign for “Lake Receptions.” Turn to the right and continue into the parking lot.
Directions from Orlando
Travel Hwy 441 north towards Mt. Dora. Continue on into Eustis, and your landmark is a Comfort Inn on the left-hand side of the road. You will see an overpass. Travel underneath it and immediately after there will be an exit for Hwy 19A South. Take the right on 19A and travel back across the overpass. Continue straight on 19A less than ½ mile and you will see a sign for “Lake Receptions.” Turn right into the parking lot.