Bellamy’s Statutes Stand Out in Recent Exhibit Meant to Reduce Art Buyer’s ‘Visual Tension’

| Arts, Beacon News, Faculty
Russ Bellamy

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.

How to Prepare For Online Success After The Thanksgiving Break

| Beacon News
Online learning fall semester

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 […]

Pomp And (COVID) Circumstances: Two Beacon Classes Finally Walk The Walk

| Beacon News
Commencement Graduate

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.

Beacon’s New CFO Takes The Surprising Change Without Breaking Stride

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Sandi Rysell, CFO

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 Receives $210K Fogg Trust Grant For Career Center Expansion And Critical Scholarship Support

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Career Center

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.

Improvements Like New Dining Commons Feed Sense Of Campus Pride

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Dining Hall

By Richard Burnett By noon, a hungry crowd filled Beacon College’s shiny new Dining Commons, forming a line that spilled out of the front door. The lunchgoers buzzed with excitement as the long-awaited metamorphosis was complete, and the new eatery had opened its doors for business. “Have you seen it yet?” one student asked his […]