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 […]

Beacon College Professors Offer Free Online Course

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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 […]