October 29, 2019

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Lyon College campus leaders shared insights with high school students at Mortar Board’s LEAD conference on Friday, Oct. 25, exploring the meaning of leadership and reflecting on their own personal examples of what defines a leader.

Lyon’s Chap...

October 26, 2019

Lyon College’s Holloway theater was packed with students and community members eager to see the premiere of Shakespeare’s As You Like It on Thursday October 3. 

According to the play’s director, Dr. Fonzie Geary, Lyon’s theater program was founded in 1925. In that near...

October 20, 2019

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In baseball, a hitter who bats .300 is considered good, maybe even great at the sport.  That same hitter will fail 7/10 times in order to achieve this feat. The Lyon College Scots baseball team doubles that, with a winning percentage of .662 s...

October 18, 2019

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So, it’s finally time for midterms!

We’re already halfway through the semester, as wild as it seems. Now that we’ve reached the homestretch, it’s time to pro...

September 30, 2019

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This year Lyon College has welcomed several new professors into our academic family. Dr. Matthew Lebrato, Mathew to many of his students, is now leading the Anthropology Department. Dr. Lebrato feels right at home at Lyon, due to his extensive...

September 30, 2019

Dr. Martha Beck of Lyon’s Religion and Philosophy Department is asking for submissions! She is currently writing a book about Ancient Greek Philosophy, specifically dealing with the political organization and culture of Athens. Her main interest is in interviewing and...

September 30, 2019

On September 9th, international students and their community friends gathered on Lyon’s campus. This semester, Lyon has welcomed 35 international students from 20 different countries, 18 of whom are new to campus. There are also 22 families acting as community friends.


September 30, 2019

This year, Lyon College developed a new Esports program, joining many other universities around America in competitive gaming. Popular interest in collegiate Esports has taken off only recently, especially in America. One of the reasons for such a delay was lack of med...

September 30, 2019

YearOne is a course that most  Lyon College students are familiar with. Despite some students’ mixed feelings toward the class, it is intended to directly support them both academically and socially. The program has evolved over time, but Dr. Jennifer Daniels, the curr...

September 21, 2019

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Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court John Dan Kemp advised Lyon students not to take their freedoms for granted.

Kemp visited the College on Sept. 17 to celebrate Constitution Day, discussing the history of the Constitution and how it re...

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