The Center for Student Success is the home base for Beacon learning specialists. By Gabrielle Russon Whenever a freshman walks into learning specialist Melissa Mayor’s office, she shares a piece of herself, like how she is a sports fan or grew up in a military family — anything to build trust. “The connection starts the […]
President George Hagerty and Dr. Oksana Hagerty attend the third Learning Difficulties Conference in Sharjah. By Richard Burnett More than five years since its work in the United Arab Emirates began, Beacon College has opened a new chapter in its partnership with that country’s leading advocacy group for students with learning differences, President Dr. George […]
By Richard Burnett A decade ago, Remy Partlow’s family in Alaska was in crisis. Abandoned by the father, their mother suffered from bipolar depression and Remy wrestled with autism. Later, trapped in an abusive relationship, Remy fled 4,000 miles to Central Florida, escaping a violent, drug-addicted boyfriend. Today, the pain of those days has gradually […]
Boosted by a new and improved headquarters, Beacon College’s Juan & Lisa Jones Center for Career Preparation has launched a wide-ranging outreach program this school year, powered by a growing career advisory team housed in its expanded, tech-enhanced facilities.
We all generally assume a registrar’s office to be a place responsible for holding student records and other important documents, but is that really all there is to it? A conversation with Carrie Santaw, registrar at Beacon College, demonstrates that’s just not the case. This is particularly true in the area of student engagement.