Jobseekers can get a leg-up at Spring Career Fair

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Ready to shift your career into high gear? Then, gentlemen (and ladies, too) start your engines, er, resumes. The Beacon College Spring Career Fair is just around the corner. Interview with local and national companies. Network with corporate decision-makers. Hone your interviewing style. The fair kicks off at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8 at the […]

Beacon Community Mourns the Loss of Longtime Administrator

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John Christopher “Chris” Hall, age 68, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Feb. 27, at his home in The Villages, Fla. after a brief struggle with an aggressive cancer. He professed to the end that he was in no pain, and he died surrounded by the warmth of his loved ones. Chris was born Dec. 6, 1947 […]

Beacon delegation shines an abundant light on learning disabilities during Capitol Hill mission

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WASHINGTON, DC — When Mr. Smith went to Washington immutable principles guided the idealistic freshman senator’s steps and speechifying to Congressional leaders. “Great principles don’t get lost once they come to light. They’re right here; you just have to see them again!” In a way, the delegation of administrators, current and graduated students, and parents, […]

Orlando Sentinel 2014 Central Floridian of the Year donates $10,000 to Beacon College

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LEESBURG, FLA — Understanding Beacon College’s unique nonprofit mission, Harriett Lake, the flamboyant and big-hearted Central Florida philanthropist who has shared her millions to elevate Central Florida, recently pulled out her checkbook and boosted Beacon with a $10,000 gift. Lake, known throughout Greater Orlando as much for her incomparable fashion sense as for her vigorous […]

Congressman Daniel Webster Visits Beacon College

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It’s not every day that a U.S. Congressman graces the halls of Beacon College, but last Friday was one of those rare moments. Rep. Daniel Webster, who represents the 10th District of Florida, which includes Leesburg, visited the campus Feb. 5 to congratulate Beacon’s vigorous campaign to revitalize Leesburg through campus beautification efforts, an effort […]

Support Beacon College With AmazonSmile

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Leave it to Amazon to give you another great reason to buy a copy of Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington online. Through AmazonSmile, you can get a copy of Cokie Roberts’ latest page-turner and give a little something to Beacon College. All you do is visit smile.amazon.com and choose Beacon […]

Beacon Psychology Professor Interviewed For Univision

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Beacon College’s Dr. AJ Marsden counsels readers of Univision’s Papas Y Mamas microsite, started by Latin pop sensation Ricky Martin, about how to overcome the grip of shyness that often holds new mothers back from friendships and supportive relationships that help ease and embolden the motherhood journey. Find the full article here.  

COMPASS Program Highlighted in Orlando Sentinel

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Beacon College Communication Director Darryl E. Owens chronicles in the Orlando Sentinel and OrlandoSentinel.com Beacon’s new COMPASS program and the experience that Gavin Palmer, Beacon’s director of student experience, had with six Saudi students who partook this past summer.  He writes: At Beacon College in Leesburg, the first higher-education institution to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively […]