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 […]

Beacon Hires Greenstein as Student Affairs Dean

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Beacon College today announced the hiring of Dr. Kerry Greenstein as the College’s new dean of student affairs. Greenstein joins the Beacon family July 1. Greenstein currently serves as associate dean of students for student advocacy at Georgia Southern University, overseeing the Alcohol and Other Drugs Office, coordinating official communication to students, and supporting the […]

Beacon Student Presents Significant Finding at Denver Psychological Conference

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Beacon College student Michelle David presented research exploring the correlation between learning disabilities and emotional intelligence April 15 at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference in Denver, Co. “The students at Beacon College inspired me to pursue this research, and also, the school was looking into emotional intelligence and I thought this research would help,” […]

Cold, hard truth: Ice Cream now Rules at Beacon Navigator Café

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Navigator Café manager Annette Turner-Nesbitt twirls a frosty treat during the debut the café’s soft serve ice cream machine. LEESBURG — Mr. Softee, eat your heart out. If, as the poet Wallace Stevens opined, “The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream,” then Beacon College’s Navigator Café has ascended to king of soft-serve ice […]

Beacon College Announces Honorary Degree for Congressman Webster

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LEESBURG, FL — Beacon College will award a single honorary degree at its commencement exercises for the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 7, Beacon President George J. Hagerty announced Friday. The recipient is U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, a three-term congressman serving Florida’s 10th Congressional District, which includes Leesburg. “Beacon College is pleased to honor […]