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Trustee Knopf Earns Prestigious Magazine Distinction

| Beacon News

Beacon College trustee Jennifer Knopf, Esq. recently was among 23 Central Florida leaders saluted as 2023 Women of the Year by Orlando Magazine for their skill as leaders and commitment to building strong communities. For Knopf, a Winter Park, Florida attorney, community extends beyond Central Florida boundaries with her passion project, the REED Charitable Foundation, […]

Melita Wins Coveted Sodexo Service Award

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Beacon College head groundskeeper Mike Melita recently was recognized for his commitment and excellence on the job with a prestigious Spirit of Sodexo award. He was selected from a field of more than 400 nominees as the campus segment silver level winner for “Service Spirit.” Spirit of Sodexo is an award program that honors Sodexo […]

Alum Escobar Soldiers as an Army of One for Neurodiversity

| Alumni News, Beacon News

By Richard Burnett After years of hard work to see if he even belonged in school, German Escobar arrived in his first year at Beacon College, wary about attending a custom-made place for students with learning difficulties. “I’d say it was not an idea I was particularly fond of at first,” said Escobar, who had […]

Gore Appointed as Chief Financial Officer

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By Mary Wymer To shepherd the College’s continuing growth, evolution and fiscal health, Beacon College has appointed Dr. Fred Gore as its new chief financial officer. In this role for the College, Gore oversees accounting, budgeting, banking, payroll, audit, and investment functions of the institution. In addition, he oversees the management of the campus bookstore. […]

Beacon College’s ‘A World of Difference: Embracing Neurodiversity’ Television Show Recognized with Two Prestigious Telly Awards

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Bronze Telly Award

By Mary Wymer For the second consecutive year, Beacon College’s television show “A World of Difference: Embracing Neurodiversity” was saluted for excellence with multiple prizes in The Telly Awards. “A World of Difference: Embracing Neurodiversity,” the television show produced by Beacon College and broadcast via PBS, was recognized with two prestigious Bronze Awards. The Telly […]


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