The Village People’s heyday was well before Glenn Popovics’ time, but just as their classic disco tune suggests, the United States Navy wanted the Beacon College junior as a new recruit. Sort of. Come May, Popovics, 21, a business management major from West Palm Beach, Fla., will serve his country and beef up his business acumen during a summer internship at the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program in Orlando.
Dr. Bonni Boschee listens as Beacon Reading Ambassadors address peers. In the 2000 movie “Pay it Forward,” a social studies teacher challenges her class to hatch an idea that would improve the world. One young student takes it on and develops a plan for “paying forward” favors that touches off a tsunami of national kindness […]
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. — Robert Frost Two Beacon College students channeled their inner bard in recently earning the top two spots in the fall semester installment of the school’s annual intramural “Poetry Writing Contest.” Samantha Humphreys won the contest with her poem, “Water.” […]
Nick Montgomery and Cortavis Watts pose with their medals from the USA Powerlifting Jacksonville Open Championships. Ancient alchemists failed miserably at their quest to transmute base metals to gold. By pumping iron, two members of the Beacon College Powerlifting Club produced gold and silver medals this month at the USA Powerlifting Jacksonville Open Championships. In […]
(left to right) Dan O’Neil and and Will Browning of Dell EMC interview Beacon College student Luke Hill for a summer internship position. Three Beacon College students in February earned summer internships with Dell Technologies after emerging from a crowded field of candidates during the tech giant’s second annual recruiting safari to Navigator territory. Dell […]
Beacon Tennis Club pictured left to right: Kyle Close, Inna Noll, Brendan Rowe, Anita Rollins, Lily Bohn, Mandy Katz The Beacon College Tennis Club notched the school’s first intercollegiate win in any sport earlier this month during its first appearance in the Delray Beach Open ‘Tennis on Campus’ Challenge — serving up notice that Navigator […]
When Lake-Sumter State College needed a new logo to promote its Kids’ College summer program the school turned its scholastic neighbor. Armed with a broad theme, “Time to Shine 2019,” Beacon College students in Sandy Novak’s fall semester advertising design class took up the gauntlet — with winning results.
As much of the world struggles to stem or rehab manmade environmental missteps, Beacon College anthrozoology students traveled to Central America in early January to witness innovative ways that man is making amends to Mother Nature. Eleven students paid to travel to the Republic of Costa Rica on an expedition meant “to provide anthrozoology students […]
Student ambassadors Kendall Augustine and Lianne Smith assist guests a recent Beacon Salon Speaker Series event. If visitors have questions, they’re the flesh-and-blood Siri. If visitors are lost, they are a compass. If visitors need a welcoming sign, they are the welcome wagon. They are the navigators in blue (and gold), the face of Beacon […]
Ten Beacon College students grabbed copies of their resumes and attended the 10th annual Florida Blue, Florida Classic Career Expo & Diversity Job Fair earlier this month. The trek was part of the college’s continuing efforts to bolster job opportunities for graduates with learning disabilities, ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning differences.