Alumni

Hello my friends and fellow alumni,Chelsea Eubank

Welcome to the Beacon College Alumni page!  My name is Chelsea Eubank. I graduated from Beacon College in May 2010 and am delighted to be your Director of Alumni Relations. In my role I serve as a link between the Beacon College Alumni and the College, to coordinate alumni events, encourage communication among alumni, and propose programs that support the educational/career objectives of Beacon College graduates.

This is an exciting time for all of us. Beacon College is indeed on the move. We have the largest enrollment in the history of the College, we are expanding our facilities footprint, initiating new academic programs, and reaching out to an international audience.

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Alumni News

Beacon Alum Blazes New Trail as Smithsonian Accessibility Intern

Lindsey Flax now knows more than ever that Google is no joke. With her looming graduation from Beacon College in May, Flax pondered what she would do during the summer and beyond. As a psychology major who minored in studio arts — with an emphasis on diverse learning strategies and art integration-based education practices — […]

Beacon Alum Forges Ahead with Winning Logo Design for Disability Rights Organization

Michael Tabankin

When Michael Tabankin learned the FL-AHEAD (Florida Association on Higher Education and Disability) launched a contest to sunset its dated sunshine logo and swap it for something fresh, he picked up the gauntlet. Drawing on his Beacon bachelor’s degree in web and digital media design, Tabankin went to work on what he hoped would prove […]

New Booklet Highlights Beacon Alumni Career Successes

Alumni CVR

Beacon College has released a new booklet that provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging careers that recent school graduates have enjoyed in the global marketplace. Pathfinders, a 24-page publication, features mini-profiles of 15 alumni, who recall their struggles in education before attending Beacon College, describe the tools and strategies they learned at Beacon to manage […]

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Alumni Updates

Jamar Butler

Jamar Butler, Beacon College Alumnus

I currently work as a Cyber Threat Analyst for the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) located in Tampa FL. I work with other Cyber Threat Analysts to interpret, analyze and execute Cyber Security policies, procedures and tactics. I am responsible for monitoring the Cyber Security Sensor Grid for Black Hat Hackers that attempt to gain unauthorized entry into our network. Also monitor CENTCOM sensor grid disruptions, outages and/or anomalies. In 2017 I acheieved my Masters in Information Technology. In 2018 I passed my computer certifications exams and received my Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA) & Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certificates.

Alex Sweet Back at Beacon for Anthrozoology

It’s been a long journey but after being in Americorps NCCC FEMA corps years ago that helped me grow as a person even more so , I am happy to be back at Beacon College and finishing with my bachelors degree in Anthrozoology here at Beacon. I’m so happy to be finally finishing school with a degree relating to the field I have wanted to get into since I was little and that I believe will help me aim my dream careers of working with sea animals and ocean conservation.

Talia Kohan and Scott Diamond

Talia Kohan and Scott Diamond-Class of 2009

A classic ad pitch assured consumers that “Diamonds are forever.” So sold was she on that pitch that Beacon alumna Talia Kohan (Class of ’09, Human Services) not only put one on her finger, but took the indestructible gem as her last name marrying last month fellow Beacon alum Scott Diamond (Class of ’11, Computer […]

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Alumni Spotlight

Taylor Doleman

Taylor Doleman

“I’ve always taken pictures of things that captured my eye,” Doleman says. But the idea of constantly being away from home shooting news events didn’t appeal to her.

Still, the 2010 Beacon College graduate’s curiosity was piqued, so Doleman started posting her photos on social media “and people really liked them,” she says. So did a professional photography company in South Florida, which hired her as a second shooter for their wedding business.

“I wasn’t sure I wanted to do weddings, but when I shot my third or fourth, I was hooked,” Doleman says.

So hooked that she’s opened her own photography business and hopes to eventually specialize in weddings.

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