“Blues Women: The First Civil Rights Workers” Joan Cartwright discusses how black singers in America emerged from spirituals and blues to develop jazz. Their free-spirited songs delivered messages of liberation, signaling to Africans in America that they could be free. Besides being effective entertainers, “blues women” provided the primary means of healing of the human […]
Knowledge comes at a price and whoever possesses some knowledge becomes responsible for covering that cost. Epistemic responsibility is the term used to denote the duty one has respective to the knowledge they possess. The central concern is this: what knowledge am I required to know, to share, or to keep to myself? In a digital world, epistemic responsibility becomes clouded, but also expanded. Ignorance is no longer an acceptable option – not when at the touch of a button the knowledge to overcome that ignorance is readily available. This lecture will discuss how the digitalization of knowledge affects epistemic responsibility and in turn, how this presents an opportunity shift for scholars of the future.
Spring Fest 2022 is scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd at the Athletics Field! First and foremost, y’all are invited! Last semester, we saw approximately 200 students attend the Fall Fest and it was a great time! If you have a free day on your schedule, stop by for inflatables, food, or an airbrush tattoo (plus […]
Beacon College Career Week will be held from April 4 to April 8, 2022. A number of events are scheduled including a Job Fair, guest speakers in a variety of fields, a fashion show, and an ice cream social. If you’re interested in exploring your career options, we hope you’ll join us. For further details, […]
Join us for this year’s Campus Job Fair and learn about on-campus student employment for the Fall Semester 2022. The event is scheduled for April 8 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Refreshments will be served. For more information about positions currently available, see our Student Employment Listings page.
Giant Pandas have captured the heart of many people around the world and have been a recognized symbol of conservation. During this thought provoking lecture, you will see why these animals have created controversy in the scientific community, caused zoologist to scratch their heads, and why they are a challenge for zoos. You may very well leave with a completely different perception and understanding of this adorable black and white animal.
“TSQ: Authentic+Soulful+Orchestral” Concert Venue: Lake Deaton United Methodist Church 6500 Wesleyan Way Wildwood, FL 34785 Praised for its “authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound,” The String Queens is a dynamic trio that creates stimulating musical experiences that inspire diverse audiences to love, hope, feel, and imagine. With an array of repertoire spanning from the Baroque era […]
Today’s clash between political ideologies and evolving technologies has created a world where people have trouble agreeing on the most basic facts, even as the growing reach of media products connects us in ways we could not have imagined just 10 years ago. Through his work as a media analyst, TV critic and social issues thought leader, Eric Deggans has developed a presentation outlining how media technology will evolve in the future and how that will affect how we all communicate with each other.
Beacon College’s Parents Weekend is scheduled for October 7-9, 2022. We are so excited for all of the events this year. The faculty and staff look forward to meeting our new and getting reacquainted with our returning parents and families. This weekend is a perfect occasion to reconnect with your student and discover the many ways Beacon College is […]