Animal Lovers Given New Course Option this Summer

| Academics

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 […]

Beacon College Professors Offer Free Online Course

| Academics

I was intrigued by the idea of Drs. Le and Nesbitt teaching a free online course about how to assist students with learning disabilities in improving their writing. I decided to interview Dr. Le to learn more about this course, which is called Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in the Writing Classroom. Dr. Le and […]

Video Students Learn of Final Cut Pro Features

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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 […]

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 […]

Design Selected for the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

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During the month of May, members of the Beacon College community were invited to weigh in on which student designed cover should be used for the academic catalog for the upcoming year. Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class each designed two potential covers as their final project. President’s Council, which is comprised of the vice […]

Students Design 2014-2015 Academic Catalog Cover

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As we celebrate another class’s successful completion of their academic careers at Beacon College, it is time to prepare to welcome new students to campus! One of the documents created over the summer for the upcoming academic year is the academic catalog. For the past several years, Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class has had both the […]

Past, Present, and Future

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My Prior Achievements I have successfully completed a one year program in Commercial Art with proficiency in the following skills Navigate Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I learned how to develop a layout using thumbnails, roughs, and comps. As well as render a product using various media Raster image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop; vector graphic development […]

Daniel Ryan, User Experience Advocate, Speaks to Web Design Class

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Last week, Sandy Novak’s Advanced Web Design class was fortunate to have a classroom visitor via Skype. Dan Ryan, a web development professional and formerly Director of Front-end Development for Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign, was the guest speaker. Ryan concentrated on the importance of considering user experience when developing and designing a Web site, and […]

Honor Society Convention Meets in Kissimmee

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A few members from the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society accompanied Dr. Stowe this past weekend to the National Honor Society Convention in Kissimmee, FL. The night started off well (even though Dr. Stowe got a little lost). We all arrived at the Convention Center around 7:30pm Friday night. The first session was an introduction […]