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Lyon alum named executive director of Black Outside

Angelica Holmes, ’15, is the new executive director of Black Outside, Inc. BlackOutside.org says the nonprofit organization was founded with the mission of expanding outdoor “access, programming and relevancy to both Black and Brown communities across Texas.” Holmes was already working with Black Outside as the director of the relaunched Camp Founder Girls , one of the first summer camps for Black girls founded in 1924. Alex Bailey, the founder and former executive... Read More
at Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Lyon alum is lead author of published chemistry research

A Lyon College alumna has been published in T he Journal of Chemical Physics. Morgan Perkins, ’18, of Perryville, is the first author of “Anchoring the hydrogen sulfide dimer potential energy surface to juxtapose (H 2 S) 2 with (H 2 O) 2 ,” which she researched with other Ph.D. students at the University of Mississippi. “I’m studying physical chemistry and in particular computational chemistry, so all the science I do is on a computer,” Perkins... Read More
at Monday, June 22, 2020

Graduate outcomes: Lyon tops national average 5 years in a row

For the fifth year in a row, Lyon graduates achieved an outcomes rate higher than the national average. This year, 98 percent of the 2019 graduates are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation. The College boasts a three-year average of 98 percent and a five-year average of 97 percent for student outcomes. “Very few schools enjoy the post-graduation success that Lyon does,” said Director of Institutional Research Andrew English, who compiled the... Read More
at Wednesday, January 8, 2020