Beacon Students Channel Service above Self with Launch of Rotaract Club

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Alexndra Lee

For three years, Keri Jo Phillips, Beacon’s director of development, has been a member of the Lake County Golden Triangle club and now serves on its board of directors as youth services director. Chartering a Rotaract club at the first college or university accredited to award bachelor’s degrees primarily to students who learn differently “was a logical expectation and (Beacon President George) Hagerty thought it was a great idea,” Phillips says.

Four Seasons Field Trip Helps Students Check Out High-end Hoteling

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — As they entered the hotel, it didn’t take students in Simon Vaz’s Introduction to Business class long to realize they weren’t in Kansas anymore (and booked at an Econo Lodge). Inside, marble everywhere. Chandeliers big and brilliant as starbursts. High-end flourishes. And an intoxicatingly alluring aroma that was hard to […]

Performance Club Finale Shows Beacon College’s Got Talent

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The time had come. The show must go on. And Brennan Korshavn was eager to bring it. He stepped to the stage, clenched the microphone, drew it to his lips and let it flow. Who am I, that the bright and morning star Would choose to light the way For my ever wandering heart? Sporting […]

Students Develop Designs for the 2015-2016 Academic Catalog Cover

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It has become an annual tradition at Beacon College for the students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class to develop potential designs for the cover of the upcoming year’s Academic Catalog. Steps in the design process include a visit from Dave Brown, Registrar, and Dr. Shelly Chandler, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, a field […]

Techniques for Handling Stress in Times of Chaos

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We all feel the effects of stress from time to time. Life’s circumstances often feel overwhelming and beyond our ability to fix. When (not if) this happens, it is important to have a game plan in order to deal with our stress appropriately. If we work the plan we can alleviate the stress rather than […]

Pressed With Stress

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Life has no road map. Sometimes we go through life blindly, not knowing much of anything, just trying to figure it out along the way. Whether it be relationships, family, or school, after awhile it all becomes overwhelming, and we feel like there is no escape. Sometimes the burdens of life become so heavy that […]