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The Lyon College Alumni and Friends community is one rich with tradition, stretching all the way back to 1872. Whether you are a member of one of the many generations of Lyon College alumni, the parent or family member of a current student, or just a fan of the Scots, you will always be a part of the Lyon College community.


Stay connected!

There are many ways to stay connected with Lyon and be a part of what’s happening here on campus and with our alumni and friends around the country. Check out our calendar of events, join us for homecoming, Arkansas Scottish Festival, or alumni gatherings in your area, follow us on social media, or reach out to see how you can get directly involved. You are invited to be a part of what makes this institution special - our vibrant sense of community, and our passion for a personalized, liberal arts education with excellence that helps shape the next generation.

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We’re excited to hear from you!

Lyon loves to know what’s happening with its alumni, so share with us your special life moments, big promotions, notable achievements, and even hard-earned birthdays.  Please include your email address so we can keep you up to date on Lyon through our newsletter or contact you for more information if your update belongs in the Piper!


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Mary Anne Gunter

 I am now in the doctoral program, and was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society, at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  I am a dually-licensed marriage & family therapist and counselor, and I work with couples, individuals, traumatized children, women's issues, blended families, and do some divorce coaching and coparenting leadership.  I have been leading a marriage group since 2015 with my husband, and I am writing a curriculum for a blended families group and I write a regular column in the Heber Springs Sun-Times newspaper.  I work part-time as a therapist in a busy counseling clinic, attend school full-time towards my Ph.D., and have my own small private counseling practice at as well.  

Sarah Tripp

Sarah has graduated with her Masters in Human Resources and served as a presidential member of the National Society of Leadership and Succes. She has been accepted into a doctoral program for Human Services that will specialize in Organizational Leadership and Change Management.

Kimberly (Shafer) Huskey

Graduating with M.Ed in Counselor Education from UALR. Accepting a sophomore counselor position at eStem High school

Lisa (Nelson) VandenBerg



On Jan. 2, I was sworn in at the Office of Secretary of the State as the most recent judge appointed to the Maricopa County Superior Court by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.

Kristen Rhoads

Recieved the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship! Currently teaching high school science at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually impaired

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