Science Comes To The Forefront At Beacon With Three New Science-based Majors

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In response to student interests and global employer preferences, Beacon College this fall unveils three new Bachelor of Science degrees. The three B.S. degrees — approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges — are in anthrozoology, business management and computer information systems. Discussion of new degrees emerged from Beacon College […]

Beacon Educators Tapped to Present Paper at Prestigious Learning Disabilities Conference

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Lucas Marsden Nance Perrone The Learning Disabilities Association of America has selected a quartet of Beacon College psychology professors to present their paper on students with exceptionalities in February at the association’s annual conference. The Learning Disabilities Association of America is a national confederation of parents, educators and other professionals who create avenues for people […]

Beacon College Beefs Up Majors with Exclusive Anthrozoology

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Beacon College this fall becomes the second American college or university to offer an undergraduate major in anthrozoology, the college announced Wednesday. Beacon College, the first accredited higher-education institution to award bachelor’s degrees primarily to students who learn differently, joins Carroll College in Montana, as the only U.S. schools offering this new field of study. […]

Marsden Joins Orlando Sentinel Stable of 100 Opinion Leaders

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Beacon College psychologist Dr. Andrea “A.J.” Marsden was selected by the Orlando Sentinel to join its prestigious collection of regional thought leaders who opine in print and online in the weekly feature “Central Florida 100.” The popular feature, described at OrlandoSentinel.com as a podium where “Central Florida’s most influential people weigh in on current events,” […]

Beacon Staffer Named Officer of Higher-Ed Disability Group

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Beacon College admissions counselor Sheryl Nichols has been elected secretary of the Florida Association on Higher Education and Disability, the organization announced this week. Nichols will serve a two-year term with FL-AHEAD, the state chapter of AHEAD. The global professional organization’s membership develops policy and champions disability issues on their campuses and throughout higher education. […]

Beacon Community Appears on CBS-Affiliate’s Flashpoint Program

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Justin Warmoth, an anchor on Orlando’s CBS affiliate, WKMG-Channel 6, interviews President George J. Hagerty, Dr. Roz Johnson, Beacon’s first student to earn a Ph.D., and student Sarah Tarlowski about how Beacon College — the first institution of higher learning accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning […]

Explore Beacon College’s Roots Through New Virtual Timeline

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Interested in learning about the roots of Beacon College — the first institution of higher learning accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences? Then visit the Resnick Founders’ Room — now online. Hop in the wayback machine and click on “More” at the bottom of each […]

Beacon College Appoints New Senior Administrators, Dean of Students

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As we have shared, the 2016-17 academic year will be one of continued growth and programmatic advancement.  Over the past three years, I believe that we have all sought to create an academic and institutional culture that is more planned, thoughtful, and deliberate.  Prior to my arrival, the Trustees framed this expectation both in Board […]