Two Beacon seniors showcased their art bona fides in April with their senior portfolios during an exhibition at the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery at Beacon College. In his exhibition, titled “Sentiment,” Anthony Manzano-Lee presented 10 disparate works, while Emily Marra showed off her artistic chops with “Undiscovered Changes,” an exhibition of 17 pieces.
Last year, as Beacon College’s spring semester neared a close, James Humphrey realized that a lot of food goes to waste on the Beacon Campus each spring. This year, Humphrey organized a campus food drive to support The Benevolence Center, a food bank located on Main Street in Leesburg, Florida.
Jeff Baird, director of safety at Beacon College, knows a thing or two about disaster preparedness. Before arriving at the college in 2020, a decision brought about by a desire to be closer to family — and the sun — Baird spent nearly 30 years of his career overseeing emergency management and safety operations at various colleges in the Northeast.
The Beacon College Career Center is pleased to announce Career Week 2022 which will be held the week of April 4 through April 8. This year’s event features an array of events including a Job Fair, guest speakers in a variety of fields, a career fashion show, and an ice cream social. The Job Fair will include a dozen employers who will be present to talk to students about opportunities at their organizations.
Beacon College’s neurodiversity-focused television show “A World of Difference” earned a Bronze Award for Best Strategy, Health in February in the inaugural Anthem Awards. The Anthem Awards was launched as a response the growing push activism aimed at social good resonant in the national conversation and cultural zeitgeist.
They hiked the jungles of Nepal and went on safari, where they saw a tiger, a jackal, a rhino, and multitudes of other species. But that was just a fraction of what anthrozoology instructor, Dr. Michelle Szydlowski, and Annabel DeSmet, a senior interested in animal husbandry and cross-cultural research, did during their trip to the Terai, a tropical region on the plain bordering the Indian-Nepalese border.
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.