Beacon Student Presents at Regional Psych Convention

| Academics, Beacon News

Laney Leichter recently showed off her researching prowess on a big stage last month when she presented research she conducted as a Beacon College student at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her presentation, “EQ and Autism,” focused on the intersection of emotional intelligence and learning disabilities. The research she conducted […]

Beacon Students Explore Environmental Conservation During Costa Rica Trek

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A recent study published in the journal Biological Conservation suggested that a thrifty method to conserve sharks and rays in Indonesian waters would be paying fishers not to haul them in. The journal Conservation Biology published a study highlighting a dozen potential ways aquaculture could benefit the ecology. And NatureServe, a conservation research group, warned […]

Student Engagement a Priority for Beacon’s Registrar’s Office

| Academics, People
Carrie Santaw

We all generally assume a registrar’s office to be a place responsible for holding student records and other important documents, but is that really all there is to it? A conversation with Carrie Santaw, registrar at Beacon College, demonstrates that’s just not the case. This is particularly true in the area of student engagement.

Beacon College Earns National Distinction as a Top 30 School for Neurodiversity

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Beacon College was recognized in a new national ranking in April as a Top 30 college for students with learning disabilities.

On its list that included the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Arizona, University of California-Irvine, and the University of Connecticut, College Consensus ranked Beacon College No. 27 on its list of “30 Best Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities.”

Beacon College Salutes Fogg Trust in Dedication of Fogg Hall Academic Mall

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Fogg Hall Academic Mall Opening

Beacon College officials dedicated Fogg Hall, the nonprofit liberal arts school’s academic hub, during a January 25 ceremony saluting the continuing generosity of The Edward C. Fogg, III and Lizbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust. The college acquired the 12,000-square-foot storefront space two decades ago to serve as its academic focal point. With the help of generous contributions from the Fogg Charitable Trust, the school transformed the space that houses nearly 90 percent of the college’s classroom and laboratory space and more than half of faculty offices into an educational space with a more traditional college feel.

Animal Lovers Given New Course Option this Summer

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Professor Ogle brings to you a wild of a summer in summer term but outside of the classroom! Looking for a way to get some credits this summer, and also learn more about animals? Professor Ogle is a wildlife enthusiast who loves sharing his knowledge about animals, nature, and scientific information. I sat down with […]

Video Students Learn of Final Cut Pro Features

| Academics

Last Friday, Sandy Novak, Web & Digital Media Associate Professor, invited Apple representatives Steve and Tim to speak with Beacon College students about Final Cut Pro. About half a dozen students, most of them Web & Digital Media majors, showed up for this presentation. Steve began by providing the group with an overview of his […]

Beacon Faculty Develop Online Writing Course to Share Strategies

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Beacon College faculty and staff have been working on developing programs that will extend the College’s reach nationally and even internationally. Several programs are in the developmental stage currently, and details will be released as soon as they are confirmed. These inaugural programs will be piloted employing the proven model of academic success developed at […]