Video Highlights From “Pursuing the Life Abundant” Dinner Featuring Andrew H. Card, Jr.

| President's Blog, Uncategorized

On November 5, 2015, Beacon College hosted a dinner for business, government, and community leaders to explore Beacon’s motto, “pursuing the life abundant.”  Former chief of staff for President George W. Bush and current president of Franklin Pierce University Andrew H. Card, Jr.  delivered the keynote address. Watch this video for highlights of that presentation.

Beacon delegation shines an abundant light on learning disabilities during Capitol Hill mission

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, DC — When Mr. Smith went to Washington immutable principles guided the idealistic freshman senator’s steps and speechifying to Congressional leaders. “Great principles don’t get lost once they come to light. They’re right here; you just have to see them again!” In a way, the delegation of administrators, current and graduated students, and parents, […]

Orlando Sentinel 2014 Central Floridian of the Year donates $10,000 to Beacon College

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

LEESBURG, FLA — Understanding Beacon College’s unique nonprofit mission, Harriett Lake, the flamboyant and big-hearted Central Florida philanthropist who has shared her millions to elevate Central Florida, recently pulled out her checkbook and boosted Beacon with a $10,000 gift. Lake, known throughout Greater Orlando as much for her incomparable fashion sense as for her vigorous […]

Congressman Daniel Webster Visits Beacon College

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

It’s not every day that a U.S. Congressman graces the halls of Beacon College, but last Friday was one of those rare moments. Rep. Daniel Webster, who represents the 10th District of Florida, which includes Leesburg, visited the campus Feb. 5 to congratulate Beacon’s vigorous campaign to revitalize Leesburg through campus beautification efforts, an effort […]

Beacon’s Brian Ogle Informs Readers That Not Every Dog is a Hugger

| In The Media, Uncategorized

On SheKnows.com, Brian Ogle was heavily quoted in an article that questioned whether dogs enjoy hugging as much as their masters do. He counseled readers with insight such as this: “Dogs will communicate their discomfort of the situation. Signals of discomfort may include licking their lips, turning their head away from you, yawning and shaking […]

Beacon’s Dr. Hagerty and Andrew Marvin go on air to discuss limited post-high school services for autistic students

| President's Blog, Uncategorized

President George Hagerty and Beacon’s assistant director of admissions Andrew Marvin recently discussed the need to boost autistic services for post-secondary school students as guests of autism advocate Paul Louden on his podcast, “Theories of Mind.” Here’s the write-up in The Paper, an online-only community newspaper serving The Woodlands, Spring,  and North Houston, Texas areas. […]

Support Beacon College With AmazonSmile

| Beacon News, Uncategorized

Leave it to Amazon to give you another great reason to buy a copy of Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington online. Through AmazonSmile, you can get a copy of Cokie Roberts’ latest page-turner and give a little something to Beacon College. All you do is visit smile.amazon.com and choose Beacon […]