An article in University Business lauds Beacon’s innovative repurposing of a circa 1913 Leesburg train depot into a modern exercise facility for students to work beef up their biceps or get in step with Zumba. Read the full article.
Beacon College’s Dr. AJ Marsden counsels readers of Univision’s Papas Y Mamas microsite, started by Latin pop sensation Ricky Martin, about how to overcome the grip of shyness that often holds new mothers back from friendships and supportive relationships that help ease and embolden the motherhood journey. Find the full article here.
Beacon College Communication Director Darryl E. Owens chronicles in the Orlando Sentinel and OrlandoSentinel.com Beacon’s new COMPASS program and the experience that Gavin Palmer, Beacon’s director of student experience, had with six Saudi students who partook this past summer. He writes: At Beacon College in Leesburg, the first higher-education institution to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. 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 […]