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 […]
David Kirby (National Book Award winner) and Barbara Hamby (James Dicky Prize for Poetry) tell their students that the best mind you can have is the mind of the writer. Writers are magpies. We pick up shiny objects in our beaks and then fly home and put them in a certain order and show early drafts to others and incorporate (or ignore) what they say. But isn’t that what a scientist does as they set up an experiment or a lawyer as they prepare an argument for a jury or a chef as they try out a new dish? It’s all one mind. We just call it the mind of the writer.