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.
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 […]
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.
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 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.
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 […]
The Beacon Office of College Communications in August continued its run of racking up industry awards by winning three accolades in two public relations contests. Beacon President George J. Hagerty and communications director Darryl E. Owens took home an Award of Distinction from the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) during its 82nd Annual Conference at […]