Alumni News

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 […]

Alumni Reunion Reunites, Strengthens Beacon Bonds

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Beacon College welcomed home a larger wave of its own April 9 during the Second Annual Alumni Reunion. Forty alumni — nearly doubling the inaugural event — enjoyed the two-day festivities that opened with a social event Friday night at the Via Port entertainment center in Leesburg and continued with get-togethers, speeches and enrichment workshops […]

John Crossman Named 2016 Alumni Reunion speaker

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Real estate mogul and higher education philanthropist John Crossman will deliver the keynote address at Beacon College’s Second Annual Alumni Reunion event on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 12:45 p.m. at the Student Center, 108 East Main Street, Leesburg, Fla. Crossman is president of Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, management […]

Beacon Alums Reunite

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On Saturday, April 18th, in a weekend full of firsts, Beacon College held its first official Alumni Reunion on campus, providing another exciting moment in the College’s history. Beacon alumni were given an opportunity to reconnect with one another and meet new people; tour the changed campus; participate in career workshops; listen to guest speaker, […]

Beacon Grads Find Fulfillment as AmeriCorps Volunteers

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As the Class of 2015 prepares to graduate, soon-to-be alums consider where their predecessors have found success beyond Beacon. One place that Beacon alumni have found fulfillment is in the AmeriCorps program. During the 2013-2014 academic year, Career Development instructor Kelly Rogers introduced her graduating students to AmeriCorps. Established in 1994, the AmeriCorps program is […]