Ten intrepid cyclists will put Beacon’s pride on the line — and their endurance to the test — Saturday as they participate in The Villages Regional Hospital Auxiliary Foundation’s 3rd annual Hearts for Our Hospital Big Bike Challenge. The Big Bike Challenge is a fundraiser and is a ride not a race. Tomorrow morning, Team […]
Outside Exhibit Hall C at the Central Florida Fair Expo Park in Orlando, a certain blue and gold adorned bus pulled up just after noon on Wednesday. The doors swung open. Almost immediately, 28 men and women stepped off the Beacon College vehicle armed with resumes and interview questions. Dressed in sports coats and ties, […]
The recruiting game is heating up at Beacon College. Recently, another out-of-state organization came calling on campus looking for prospective interns. United for a Fair Economy (UFE), a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit group that supports social movements working for a resilient, sustainable, and equitable economy, graced Beacon’s Leesburg campus for two days in late October as […]
A study finds that 70 percent of all analytics data now comes from non-relational sources. Beacon College business/technology instructor Jamie Griffiths Craighead answers the question what this means for you in this article for Information Week. Read it here.
Beacon College psychologist Dr. AJ Marsden opines on the Mount Dora mural and the opioid crisis in this week’s Central Florida 100 in Orlando Sentinel Opinion. Read the story here.
We have covered many miles since my last update.
On October 13, we were back in Florence for a visit to the Cathedrale Santa Maria del Fiore, with its famous Duomo, Bapistry and Bell Tower. After touring the museum — including the ancient ruins in the crypt over which the cathedral was built — we climbed to the top of the Duomo for another spectacular view of Florence, this time from within the city.
No matter how many times we view these iconic symbols of Florence, they still take our breath away by their sheer grandeur, majesty and beauty.
Beacon College business and technology instructor Jamie Griffiths Craighead recalls the benefits of working a campus job as an undergraduate in this roundup in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read the article here.
Beacon College humanities professor and music critic Dr. William Nesbitt reviews Conquering Dystopia’s album for COMA Music Magazine. Read the review here.
Dr. Nicki Nance, a psychotherapist and associate professor of human services and psychology at Beacon College, offers ways that employers can show concern for their employees’ mental health in this piece for SELF magazine. Read the article here.
Research that a Beacon College student and a recent graduate presented this spring at a prestigious psychological conference will be collected in the organization’s edited electronic book, the group recently announced. The distinction goes to Matt Czachur, a senior, and Venus Beulah, a spring 2017 graduate, said Dr. A.J. Marsden, assistant professor of human services […]