Inauguration Events: February 19-21, 2014

Art Gallery Opening & Exhibition

The Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery at Beacon College was officially opened with an art exhibit featuring the work of Beacon College art professors Russ Bellamy and Van Galyon.

The entire collection of photos can be found on our Flickr account.


Academic Discussion

A thought provoking and interactive academic panel discussion on the topic “Replacing Superstitions with Science” was held on the day before the inauguration.


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Founders’ Room Dedication

The College’s new Founders’ Room, located in the Beacon College Library, was formally dedicated on the morning of the inauguration. The purpose of the room is to highlight the successes of the College, showcasing the milestones in our historical progression. Key depictions of the past are now on display, including photos of previous presidents, buildings, and students, along with primary source materials related to academic accomplishments and College developments over the past 25 years.

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Inauguration Ceremony

The formal ceremony to inaugurate the College’s third president, Dr. George J. Hagerty, was held on the grounds of Beacon Hall on Friday afternoon.

Event information and photos may be found here.

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Gala Donors’ Dinner

Beacon College is indebted to many generous people who have made contributions in support of the College and our students. The Gala Donors’ Dinner  held at Mission Inn on Friday evening, following the inauguration, provided an opportunity to recognize and show our appreciation to these individuals who have made such a positive impact on the College.

Photos from the event may be found here.

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