Continuing its transformational generosity, The Edward C. Fogg III & Lisbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust in December sowed $232,000 into growing its scholarship fund and enhancing student safety at Beacon College.
With diversity, equity, and inclusion at once becoming buzzwords and calls-to-action in the corporate and workaday world, Beacon College students and faculty continued the custom of communicating locally the value of neurodiversity by visiting Tavares Middle School last month for its annual disability Awareness Day.
Orlando interior designer José J. Cabrera helped support regional artists by mounting and sponsoring Visual Tension: Artspace 2021, an exhibition staged in November at Mills Gallery in Orlando. Cabrera included some 30 paintings and sculptures from eight artists — including two larger installations and a pair of smaller sculptures from Beacon College associate professor of art Russell Bellamy.
To minimize the potential spread of COVID-19, Beacon College students will complete the fall semester exclusively online after a well-deserved Thanksgiving break. To prepare for that while offering students the best academic environment possible, the college “front-loaded” its courses (front-loading is the practice of scheduling more challenging assignments earlier in the semester, since students benefit […]
An old English proverb promises that “all things come to those who wait.” For collegians, that proverb was put to the test thanks to the pandemic putting the kibosh on large gatherings. For many, a moment forever lost. For Beacon College students in the classes of 2020 and 2021, however, a moment that finally arrived on October 3 as the College celebrated their accomplishments at this year’s Commencement exercise.
Only days before her planned retirement, Sandi Rysell found herself offered the promotion of a professional lifetime. It didn’t take long for Beacon College’s new chief financial officer to accept. Rysell steps into the CFO role at a key time for the college amid the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, a growing enrollment, a flurry of campus improvements, and its rising profile amid the nation’s colleges.
Beacon College has kicked off its 32nd year with its largest enrollment and by renovating and enlarging its Career Development Center and Transition Center to better equip students who learn differently to find workplace success — courtesy of a generous contribution from The Edward C. Fogg, III and Lizbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust. Thanks to a $210,000 grant from the Fogg Trust, the College purchased and began extensive renovations and expansion on the previously leased career development building.