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Category: service

Lyon College is all smiles for Service Day

224 students, staff and faculty gathered in the cold morning hours of Thursday, October 20, to prepare for a day of “paying it forward” to the Batesville community, completing over 55 total site hours of service. Alyssa Buentello, Student Government Association president, welcomed volunteers and community members on the steps of Brown Chapel on Thursday morning, thanking them for their participation in such a meaningful day.  Lyon College President Dr. Melissa P. Taverner s... Read More
at Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Lyon College honors alumni with the 2022 Alumni Awards Banquet

The Lyon College Alumni Awards Banquet was just one of the many events happening throughout the weekend of ScotsFest. The Lyon College Alumni Council selected and awarded eight individuals for outstanding recognition, service and dedication to their communities, fields, or careers. Two Lyon graduates are selected annually for the Patterson Decade Awards. The candidates must be members of the 10-year reunion class and must have achieved a notable degree of success in their chosen field, caree... Read More
at Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Service Day: Lyon students ‘build community’ by giving back

Over 200 Lyon students, staff, and faculty visited sites across Batesville for the College’s annual Service Day on Oct. 20, completing over 400 volunteer hours. Taylor Fitterling, Student Government Association president, welcomed the volunteers on the steps of Brown Chapel on Wednesday morning and thanked them for participating. “Service Day enhances our connection to Batesville, not just the city but the people,” Fitterling said. “It’s a great way to learn va... Read More
at Thursday, October 21, 2021

Students helping students: Lyon service project builds backpacks, new friendships

Lyon College first-year students learned the value of service during Scot Week. Students helped fill backpacks with school supplies for local middle school students on Aug. 10. Dean of Students Lai-Monté Hunter said the project was a way to surprise local schools and help out students in need. “It felt good to give back to the community,” said Beau Asher, of Greenwood. Desmond Wilkins, of Little Rock, said he enjoyed helping out with the service project. “Knowing ... Read More
at Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Pruden practices industrial chemistry, philanthropy this summer

A Lyon junior gave back to the community while gaining career experience this summer. John Pruden, of Allen, Texas, was accepted into the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholars Internship Program and worked with the research and development lab at Hexion Inc. in Stafford, Texas.  Hexion is a chemical company specializing in thermoset resins. Pruden said the company makes specialty chemicals and sells them to corporations. Pruden shadowed lab technicians, helping refine the synthe... Read More
at Friday, September 13, 2019