Beacon Student Helps Bloggers Find their Voices through Online Portal

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Zamale Chinye

For better or worse, the Internet has democratized sharing ideas and influencing hearts on a global scale at the speed of a mouse click. Zamaie Chinye craved a piece of the action. Rather, Chinye, a writer, blogger, full-time student at Beacon College in Leesburg, Fla., and owner of the creative lifestyle blog ZamaieWrites, wanted to […]

Annual Beacon College Job Fair Offers Career Leads, Networking Opportunities

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2019 Beacon College Spring Job Fair

Wrigley Mullen had everything she needed. Dark business suit. A folder stuffed with five resumes. Her go-getter attitude. What Mullen — a senior business technology major at Beacon College in Leesburg, Fla. — didn’t have lined up yet was … a job. She hoped to address that deficiency earlier this month at the college’s Annual Job Fair.

Staffers and Students Get Their Kicks in Annual Kickball Tussle

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Students v. Staff Kickball 2019

It’s not exactly the Hatfields vs. the McCoys, but the Beacon College Annual Staff vs. Students kickball game always leads to competition kicked up a notch. This year’s tilt, played earlier this month at the Beacon Athletic Field, proved (between nibbles of pizza) to be another hard-fought, good-spirited grudge match, with 16 staffers suiting up.

Beacon Navigators Take Field to Try to Capture the Flag (Football)

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Flag Football Action

The Beacon College Flag Football Club stormed into Stetson University with high hopes of elevating the team’s fortune. Yet, while Navigators soared and elevated their individual play, Team Beacon fell short in its appearance in the American Flag Football League Inaugural Collegiate Tournament at Stetson University’s Rinker Field in DeLand, Fla.

Beacon Business Student Earns Prestigious Military Summer Internship

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Glenn Popovics

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.

Aspiring Poets Stretch Beyond Roses are Red in Beacon Poetry Contest

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Samantha “Lazarus” Humphreys

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.” […]

Beacon Powerlifting Club Show Heavyweight Talent at Competition

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Power Lifting 2019

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 […]

Trio of Beacon Students Find Earning Info Tech Internships Easy as Dell

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Dell Internships

(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 Serves up Historic Victory in Delray Beach Tournament

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Tennis Club 2019

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 […]

Beacon Creative Talent Shines in Local College’s Logo Challenge

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Design Students in Class

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.