An Evening with Billy Collins

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Billy Collins-CREDIT Bill Hayes

None other than the great former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins kicked off Beacon College’s inaugural Beacon Salon Speaker Series in grand fashion with his Sept. 20 event in The Villages, Florida.

Collins delighted the audience of better than 100 fans, poetry-lovers, and Beacon students with his perspective of life that is at once whimsical and tragic, eccentric and universal, and ultimately thought-provoking.

The Beacon College Creepy Carn-Evil Halloween Party

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The Beacon College annual Halloween party took place on Saturday 10/31. The theme of the party was a Creepy Carn-Evil. The party was sponsored by the Housing and Residence Life staff, which was also a part of the Residents Assistants (RA’s) fall semester programming. With the theme being a creepy carn-evil, we offered the students […]

Dr. Hagerty Reflects on International Conference on Disabilities

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Wednesday, June 24th. The International Conference on Disabilities in Lagos will conclude its significant agenda with a closing Gala celebration this evening. It will be a time for all participants to reflect on and admire the substantive work done in establishing a national agenda for people with disabilities in Nigeria and on the African continent. […]

Performance Club Disney Show

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The Performance Club show took place on Friday, April 17th at the Tropic Theater in downtown Leesburg. Long term members Sal Attardo, Brian Kaminski, and Brandon Reeves will all be graduating this year, making the event that much more memorable and meaningful. The theme for this semester’s show was Disney. Talents ranging from singing to […]

Seder Celebrated at Beacon College

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Celebrating Seder has become an annual tradition at Beacon College, courtesy of the Resnick family. The wonderful Seder that occurred on Friday, April 3rd was generously hosted by Sam Resnick’s parents. There was delicious food, a great ceremony, and tons of fun.   As would be expected, the event was open and attended by many […]

Spring Ball at Beacon College

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The Beacon College Spring Ball took place on Friday, March 27th at 7:00pm. Everyone was dressed in their fancy formal wear; men wore handsome suits, and women had beautiful dresses. Many students participated in the partnered dances, while others just enjoyed the food, friends, and music. Even faculty and staff enjoyed the dancing, snacks, and […]

Beacon and Landmark Leaders Discuss Distinctive College Mission

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On Wednesday, September 24th, the leaders of the only two colleges in the nation to exclusively serve students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences- Beacon College and Landmark College- came together for a historical meeting to discuss possible collaborative efforts in the future. Presidents Hagerty and Eden of Beacon College and Landmark […]

Beacon's First Juried Art Show

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This spring, Beacon College is holding its first ever juried student art show, celebrating the opening with a reception to be held on Friday, April 18th from 4-6pm. A total of $500 in awards will be distributed, and the works of about 20 students will be featured in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery, along […]