Beacon Students Test Out Applied Science in New Zoology Course

| Beacon News

Many Beacon College students appreciate the field of science but find they need to have a clear understanding of the practical application of what they learn. This semester, Beacon College is pleased to offer Zoology on a trial basis. Beacon freshmen will be participating in regional and national community science projects, and feedback from these […]

President Hagerty Reflects on Beacon’s Role Internationally

| Beacon News, Featured

I have had the privilege with Dr. Chandler and my wife, Oksana, to have been hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by the Prince Salman Center on Disability. We have been invited as the ambassadors for Beacon College and American higher education in general. Now, on the long journey back from this extraordinary experience, I cannot […]

Beacon College Holds Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness

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For Parents Weekend 2014, Beacon College Student Government Association (SGA) and Lambda Epsilon Omega Fraternity joined forces to sponsor a breast cancer walk in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Parents, students, and employees showed up early Saturday morning to donate money for this important cause. Fortunately, it was a sunny Florida day, so the […]

Beacon College Honors 25 Year History by Recognizing Founders

| Beacon News

On Sunday, October 12th, at the conclusion of Parents Weekend 2014, Beacon College students and their families; staff and faculty; alumni; and also friends and supporters of the College; gathered at Lake Receptions in Mount Dora, Florida to honor and recognize the initial founders and early visionaries responsible for developing the Beacon we have today. […]

Beacon College to Celebrate First Founders Day

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Beacon College is celebrating 25 years of academic excellence in the arena of higher education for students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Since its founding, the College has remained true to the singular mission established by a pioneering group of parents who believed that, with the appropriate focus and resources, students with learning differences could […]

Shire Grant Furthers Beacon College Teacher Training Program

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Beacon College has received a grant of $30,000 from the Shire Foundation to continue funding of its successful Education for Educators program, now about to enter its third year. The College has completed outreach in the community to promote an understanding of learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences through interactive workshops designed for […]

Beacon College's Peer Tutor Program Proving a Success

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As the 2013-2014 academic year comes to a close, we must recognize a group of students that are instrumental in ensuring the academic success of their classmates- the peer tutors. These dedicated students must achieve a high GPA, have the commitment to undergo intensive training, and be able to maintain their patience to assist others […]

Resnick Founders' Room Opens Its Doors

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With 2014 marking 25 years of Beacon College educating students with ADHD and learning disabilities, the Beacon College Library is proud to be the home of the Resnick Founders’ Room as an exhibition of the College’s history. The room, which occupies a former storage area in the rear of the library, houses a collection of […]

Inaugural Address

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George J. Hagerty was installed as the third President of Beacon College on February 21, 2014, coinciding roughly with the College’s 25th anniversary.  In his inaugural address, Dr. Hagerty Reflected on Beacon College’s extraordinary history and track record Talked about the specific challenges faced in providing a rich undergraduate experience for students who learn differently […]