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New College Edge Program Offers a Landing Spot for Nontraditional Students

November 10, 2023

A new Beacon College program aims to give incoming students an edge as they transition to life as a Blazer.


Transition Programs Help Defy Trend of Unpreparedness Plaguing Freshmen

June 29, 2023

By Marco Santana When Charles Dion was in high school, he and his family had a tough time finding a school that supported his autism-related struggles.


New Beacon Residential Program Gives Struggling Students the “Edge” to Succeed

May 5, 2023

For students with learning and attention issues, it’s an age-old story: they trot off to mainstream colleges with big dreams (but without the accommodations they need) only to run headlong into bigger problems managing assignments and relating to professors and classmates.


Ex-sailor Finds Smoother Sailing after Nontraditional Journey to Beacon

April 27, 2023

By Richard Burnett With tenacity in his step, James Avery strides across the Beacon College campus in Leesburg, Florida, to his math class.


Historic Beacon Open House Caps Signature Recruiting Year

April 22, 2016

A record-setting group of students and parents curious about the industry-leading results Beacon College delivers packed the college’s final Open House of the 2015-16 school year.


Beacon College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

September 2, 2015

The Beacon College community welcomed 107 new students, the largest incoming class in the College’s 26-year history, on August 21, 2015.


College Students Embark on Legal Studies

July 28, 2015

For the first time, Beacon College offered a course focused on the law.


Students Introduced to the Culture of Central Europe

July 23, 2015

Every summer, Dr. Terri Ross and Professor Van Galyon create a course designed to introduce students to the cultures they will be experiencing through the Travel Abroad and Cultural Studies Program.


Beacon President Reflects on College's International Reach

July 17, 2015

With two weeks’ respite to reflect on my extraordinary time in Nigeria, I thought it important to commit to writing a capstone entry for the Beacon community and those who wish to know more about our College and our growing international reach.


Exploring Heartache Through Art

July 14, 2015

Offered for the first time this summer, the Interactive Art course not only introduced students to a new concept in the realm of visual arts, it also permitted an opportunity for them to explore and develop new ideas as a group, creating a collaborative art piece.


Beacon Students Enjoy Summer Travels Abroad

June 15, 2015

The latest Beacon Travel Abroad group has just returned from their trip to Central Europe.


The King Salman Center for Disability Research Announces Historic Agreement with Beacon College

May 16, 2015

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – April 27, 2015   The King Salman Center for Disability Research and Beacon College of Leesburg, Florida recently signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Project Agreement, designed to further joint objectives to improve the educational opportunities of students with Learning Disabilities from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.