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 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 […]

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 […]