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 […]

Beacon Students Test Out Applied Science in New Zoology Course

| Beacon News

Many Beacon College students appreciate the field of science but find they need to have a clear understanding of the practical application of what they learn. This semester, Beacon College is pleased to offer Zoology on a trial basis. Beacon freshmen will be participating in regional and national community science projects, and feedback from these […]

President Hagerty Reflects on Beacon’s Role Internationally

| Beacon News, Featured

I have had the privilege with Dr. Chandler and my wife, Oksana, to have been hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by the Prince Salman Center on Disability. We have been invited as the ambassadors for Beacon College and American higher education in general. Now, on the long journey back from this extraordinary experience, I cannot […]