Tour de Beacon

| Beacon News, Featured
Cycling - Team Beacon

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 […]

Equitable Economy Crusader Searches Beacon Campus for Talent

| Career Development, Featured
United for a fair economy

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 […]

Non-RDMBS Emerges as an Analytics Data Choice

| In The Media

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.

Florence, Fiesole, and Venice

| Travel Abroad - Prato
Bridges in Italy

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.

What I Learned From My Campus Job

| In The Media

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 Students’ Research To Be Included In Psychological Association E-Book

| Student News
Matt Czachur

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 […]