A leading national educational services company moved Beacon College to the head of the class of its new ranking of the best higher education institutions in the United States for collegians with learning disabilities. In its report released last week, Peterson’s, a top academic publisher and post-secondary resource, ranked the college No. 1 on its […]
Durand Park Opens with Touching Ceremony| Beacon News, Top Story
Beacon College officials dedicated the Virginia and Robert Durand Garden in a ceremony Friday at the new downtown pocket park. The 12,000-square-foot park inhabits what was Palmetto Street in downtown Leesburg and is appointed with drake elms, Brodie cedars, Washington palms, Natchez crape myrtles, and various other flora.
Beacon College Continues Global Leadership on Learning Differences| Beacon News, Top Story
On the heels of leading a successful educator’s workshop in Mumbai on learning disabilities, a six-strong Beacon College team jetted to the United Arab Emirates to run a two-week residential program for college-bound youth with learning differences. “Project Discovery” targeted individuals ages 15 to 22 with learning differences.
Beacon College Stars in Indian Workshop on Learning Disabilities| Beacon News, Top Story
It was hurray for Bollywood in February as several Beacon College educators took the school’s innovative learning model on the road to Mumbai for an inaugural workshop on learning disabilities for Indian educators. Organized by The Next Genius Foundation, an Indian charitable trust boosts inclusive access to higher education, the LD Workshop 2018 aimed to quench the thirst for tools and classroom strategies of Indian educators who serve LD students.
Beacon College Crew Ladles Up ‘Souper’ Volunteerism at Lake County Fundraiser| Beacon News, Community Outreach, Top Story
Every day, one in six Central Floridians wonders whether food will grace his or her dining table that day. In Lake County, some 45,120 Lake County residents wonder just how they’ll curb their too often rumbling bellies. That troubled Simon Vaz. He knew he couldn’t solve the dilemma alone. Yet, by dishing up hearty helpings of chicken noodle soup, Vaz reckoned he could help bring awareness to the hunger that ails too many neighbors of Beacon College in Leesburg, Fla.
New National Ranking Names Florida’s Beacon College No. 1 Value for College Students with Learning Disabilities| Beacon News, Top Story
Beacon College offers the best program and best value among schools with programs for students with learning disabilities or other special needs, according to new national ranking. Beacon College was rated No. 1 in BestValueSchools.com’s ranking of the “20 Best Value Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities 2017-2018.”
Beacon College Board of Trustees Win Nason Award| Beacon News, Top Story
The board of trustees at Beacon College is among five winners of the 2017 AGB John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership presented by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. AGB recognized the board for its bold and dynamic leadership weathering a difficult recent presidential transition. Led by former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, a panel of seven presidents and board members chose the trustees at Beacon College from a record pool of nearly 70 candidates.
Beacon College Receives $189K Fogg Trust Grant for Expansive Renovations to School’s Academic Mall| Beacon News, Top Story
LEESBURG, FL — Beacon College will continue a wave of campus enhancements thanks to an $189,375 grant from The Edward C. Fogg, III and Lizbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust that will defray an extreme makeover of the school’s academic nucleus, college officials announced Wednesday. The grant will help defray an exterior re-facing of the one-block […]