Beacon Communication Director Participates in Journalist’s Roundtable

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

Beacon College Communication Director and former Orlando Sentinel columnist Darryl E. Owens regularly joins National Public Radio affiliate WMFE-Orlando’s Journalist’s Roundtable to discuss current events and blazing issues affecting the Sunshine State. This week the discussion focused on Gov. Rick Scott’s tax-cut plan, “hispandering,” Florida water conversation efforts, the Megaball jackpot and much more. Listen […]

Happy Holidays from Beacon College

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

The ability to learn with passion, purpose and confidence is one of life’s greatest joys. At Beacon College, we are privileged to accompany students who learn differently on their journey of life and learning. This holiday season, we offer you a digital glimpse into the journey taken by our students who learn differently. Holiday Greetings […]

Andrew Card Shares Memories of 9/11, Creating a Life Abundant

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

Pursuing the life abundant was one key theme of a recent visit to Beacon College by Franklin Pierce University President and former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card.   Over two days, Mr. Card met with Beacon students, faculty and staff, as well as friends of the College and community leaders. In conversational, humorous […]

Beacon Initiatives: Seeking Strength through Partnership

| Beacon News

When, in April of 2015, the Board of Trustees authorized President George Hagerty to enter into an international agreement for collaboration with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Center for Disability Research (KSCDR), a new chapter in Beacon College’s development unfolded: the introduction of selective partnerships that will strengthen Beacon’s distinct mission and culture.  The success of […]

Parents Weekend – Days of Family, Fun and Education

| Beacon News

More than 350 parents and family members joined their students at the annual Parents Weekend, October 9-11. The weekend began on Friday afternoon with President Hagerty greeting attendees in the recently refurbished Burbank building. The reception gave parents the opportunity to renew acquaintances with one another and to talk with many of the College’s administrators. […]

Beacon College Set to Open New Academic Year on Promising and Historic Notes

| Beacon News

Leesburg, FL (August 19, 2015): As Beacon College prepares to welcome its 27th entering Fall class for a new academic year, the community has good reason to be optimistic, and understandably proud. The College will greet its largest class of new students, with 110 freshman and transfer students commencing their undergraduate studies and orientation to […]

Drs. Hagerty to Present at International Conference

| Beacon News

Drs. George & Oksana Hagerty are in Lagos, Nigeria for the International Conference on Disabilities, being held from June 22nd-24th. Dr. George Hagerty was invited to be a keynote speaker for the event. His speech will focus on the lessons learned through United States policies regarding educating students with learning disabilities, using his background experience […]

A New Group of Beacon Leaders is Being Formed

| Beacon News

As the 2014-2015 academic year winds down, plans are already underway for next year. Leadership positions for the 2015-2016 academic year have become available, allowing students an opportunity to grow and develop. These positions include Orientation Leaders and Residential Assistants on campus. So what exactly does it take to land one of these positions and […]

Grand Opening of the Navigator Cafe

| Beacon News

Beacon College has recently become the concessionaire for the Leesburg Public Library, taking over the popular Z-Cafe and renaming it the Navigator Cafe and providing a new eating venue for Beacon students. The Navigator Cafe officially opened its doors on Tuesday, February 24th. Members of the Beacon College community as well as the public are […]

Grand Opening of the Navigator Cafe Tomorrow

| Beacon News

Beacon College has recently become the concessionaire for the Leesburg Public Library, taking over the popular Z-Café and renaming it the Navigator Café and providing a new eating venue for Beacon students. The Navigator Café officially opened its doors on Tuesday, February 24th. Members of the Beacon College community as well as the public are […]