Alumni News

Partlow Captivates with Her Powerful Poetry at Local TEDx Event

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Serena Partlow - TEDx

Serena Partlow at TEDx Serena Partlow took her poetry show on the road in January landing a plum spot in the TEDx Eustis 2020 event convened at the Bay Street Players Theater in downtown Eustis, Fla. Local, self-organized TEDx events bring together people to share a TED-like experience. TED — short for Technology, Entertainment and […]

Alumni Update – Dr. Rosalyn Johnson

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Dr. Rosalyn Johnson - SCAD

Dr. Rosalyn Johnson says the small class sizes and caring professors at Beacon College were keys to her success and helped launch her into graduate school, where she later became the first Beacon graduate to earn a doctorate. Now she has built a career in mental-health counseling. After graduating from Beacon, Johnson earned her master’s degree in mental-health counseling from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and her doctorate from Argosy University in Sarasota, Fla.

Beacon Alum Blazes New Trail as Smithsonian Accessibility Intern

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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 — […]

New Booklet Highlights Beacon Alumni Career Successes

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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 […]

Homecoming: Alumni Reunion Recap

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Beacon Alumni Reunion 2017

Like an eager mother at Thanksgiving, Beacon College welcomed back to the academic nest many familiar faces during the Third Annual Alumni Reunion weekend. The festivities kicked off March 31 at Via Port Florida where alumni bowled, tested their arcade skills and played catch-up with old classmates. On campus Saturday, campus officials, led by Chelsea Eubank Smith (Class of 2010), director of alumni and parent relations, greeted alumni with goodie bags filled with alumni swag and treated them to breakfast.

Alumni Reunion Speaker Shares How He Slays the Giants of Dyslexia, Discouragement

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John Crossman, president of the real estate management company Crossman & Co., spoke during Alumni Reunion weekend at Beacon College — the first higher education institution accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences — about how coming to terms with his dyslexia made him stronger and […]