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Category: academics

Lyon College Professor of Theatre Dr. Fonzie Geary publishes new book

Lyon College Associate Professor and Director of Theatre Dr. Fonzie D. Geary II recently published his book, “Maxwell Anderson and the Marriage Crisis: Challenging Tradition in the Jazz Age”, exploring the deeper understanding and appreciation of playwright Maxwell Anderson’s work from the 1920s. Published October 23, Geary’s book focuses on the re-evaluation of four of Anderson’s plays within the context of the emergence of the New Woman and the perception of a... Read More
at Thursday, December 1, 2022

Lyon College professor and alumnus published in Alpha Chi Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

Lyon College Associate Professor of Mathematics Dr. Jeremy Chapman and alumnus Benjamin Norton, ‘22, were recently published in Alpha Chi’s Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship. Their article proving that four noncoplanar points determine a unique sphere and finding an explicit formula for the center of a sphere can be found in Vol. 7, Issue 2, of the journal. Chapman said, “The significance of our research is that spheres in three-dimensional vector spaces over finite... Read More
at Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Lyon College Begins Plans to Develop Proposed Graduate Veterinary and Dental Schools in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 11, 2022) - Lyon College announced it has begun developing plans for proposed veterinary and dental schools located in Little Rock, Ark. The schools will be part of the new Lyon College Institute of Health Sciences. The College’s faculty assembly and Board of Trustees approved both proposals in March, and the proposals for academic changes were submitted to the College’s regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), on Tuesday, March 15. Foll... Read More
at Monday, April 11, 2022

Lyon College announces its first executive director of TRIO programs

Lyon College recently promoted Dr. Branndii N. Peterson to serve as the first-ever Executive Director of TRIO on campus. TRIO programs are federal outreach and student services programs in the United States designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Lyon College offers two: Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) and APPLE (Accelerated Program of Personalized Learning and Enrichment) Project Upward Bound. Peterson has served as the Apple Upward Bo... Read More
at Thursday, April 7, 2022

Lyon College announces communications studies major

Lyon College has approved the addition of a communications studies major. The new field of study will be a broad-based major that prepares students for a variety of careers in journalism, business, public relations, marketing, news broadcasting, public administration, politics and more. Provost Melissa Taverner said communications studies will build off of the College’s journalism concentration to offer a curriculum that also includes theories of persuasion and mass communication and ... Read More
at Tuesday, August 10, 2021