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Category: travel

Honors Fellows blown away by ‘Windy City’

“It was amazing to be in the spot where all of this stood,” sophomore Aisha Mahmoud said. Lyon College’s Honors Fellows visited Chicago over spring break. Students were able to experience various museums and historical sites and were encouraged to bask in the urban environment of the Windy City. “We were studying the Great Migration, which is when the African Americans from the South started immigrating to the North,” Mahmoud said. “Chicago is a place wit... Read More
at Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Lyon students receive Tebbetts endowment to travel to academic conferences

The Tebbetts Student Domestic Travel Endowment awarded funds to the first group of Lyon College students, allowing them to present papers and research at academic conferences. Dr. Terrell Tebbetts, the Martha Heasley Cox Chair in American Literature, began building the endowment on the anniversary of his 40th year teaching at Lyon. He wanted to support student travel in the United States the same way the Nichols Endowment supports student travel abroad. “I chose to make this gift beca... Read More
at Tuesday, April 14, 2020

All Lyon on the Western Front

Lyon students celebrated the centennial of the Treaty of Versailles on their Nichols Trip to France and Germany, studying the causes and consequences of World War I. The Nichols International Studies Program provides financial assistance to students so they can take two-week long Nichols Trips led by Lyon faculty, studying abroad while earning college credit. Led by Associate Professor of English Dr. Wesley Beal and Assistant Professor of Romance Languages Dr. James Martell, the trip was de... Read More
at Wednesday, July 31, 2019