Parents Weekend 2021

The time has finally come, Beacon College’s Parents Weekend is scheduled for October 8-10, 2021. We are so excited for in-person events this year, and 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 can make an impact on their future. The Department of Student Affairs and the Office of Institutional Advancement have planned a full schedule of events for the entire family to enjoy.

Event Registration

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Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 4 p.m. to Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021 1 p.m.


Various locations


Friday, October 8:

4:00 – 6:30 PM Registration Packet Pick-Up Beacon Hall
4:00 – 6:30 PM Campus Open House
Meet & Greet with Faculty & Staff Refreshments will be available under the Tent next to Beacon Hall.
Beacon College Campus
6:30 – 9:00 PM Family Bowling & Karaoke
The entire bowling alley has been rented
for this event. Shoes and bowling lanes are provided free of charge. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
Lakeside Lanes

Saturday, October 9:

8:00 – 9:30 AM 5th Annual Navigator 5K Run/Walk
Registration link to be provided
Silver Lake
9:30 – 11:30 AM Registration Packet Pick-Up Beacon Hall
10:00 AM “State of the College”
President Hagerty discusses the future of Beacon College
Venetian Center
11:15 – 12:00 PM Simulated Class – Anxiety
Dr. Nicki Nance
Venetian Center
12:15 – 1:00 PM Boxed Lunch
Assorted Sandwich Selection or Salad Selection
Venetian Center
1:15 – 2:30 PM Deducting the Costs of Education
Your IRS 1040 & other financial aid information Mr. Borres, Ms. Herold & Ms. Knight
Venetian Center
2:30 – 3:30 PM Emerging Adulthood
Dr. Nicki Nance & Dr, Andrea Marsden
Venetian Center
3:30 – 4:15 PM All About Student Affairs and Services
Sheryl Nichols
Venetian Center
6:00 – 10:00 PM Dinner/Dance Brownwood Hotel

Sunday, October 10:

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Brunch Venetian Center


If you have any questions regarding Parents Weekend events, please contact:

Keri Jo Pannella
Director of Development
Phone: (352) 638-9768