Lyon inducts freshman into honor society

Lyon College inducted 47 freshmen into the Lambda Delta honor society during a ceremony April 15 in the Bevens Music Room in Brown Chapel.

Dr. Philip Cavalier joins Lyon as new Vice President for Academic Services

Dr. Philip Cavalier, who has served as Provost and Dean of the College at Eureka College in Eureka, Ill., will soon join the administration at Lyon College. Dr. Cavalier has accepted the position of Vice President for Academic Services and Dean of the Faculty with Lyon and will begin his new role July 1.

Dr. Cavalier said he had heard about Lyon in a previous position in North Carolina, so he had some familiarity with the college before he applied.

Lyon College Shooting Club places among top schools at national championships

In its first year at Lyon College, the school’s trap shooting team is already earning top rankings. Lyon’s team placed fourth at the Association of College Unions International’s 47th annual Collegiate Clay Target Championships in March in San Antonio, Texas.

Lyon College presents American classic drama Picnic

Lyon College will present Picnic, regarded by many theatre scholars and critics as an American classic, April 16-19. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in Holloway Theatre on campus.

Picnic won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1953. Often viewed as a “romantic” play, Picnic delves into more serious themes within American culture concerning class divisions, sexuality, and the social position of women. The play does contain mild language and mature content and may not be suitable for children under the age of 13.

Lyon presents the 36th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival

The pipes are calling. Lyon College will present the 36th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival April 10-12 on the campus.

“We invite everyone to come join us. This should be the biggest and best festival we’ve held yet,” said James Bell, director of the Scottish Heritage Program at Lyon.

Lyon presents the Quapaw Quartet Friday

The Quapaw Quartet will once again perform at Lyon College during the West Endowed Concert at 7:30 p.m. March 27 in the Bevens Music Room of Brown Chapel. The quartet will perform selections composed by Bedrich Smetana and Ludwig Van Beethoven. The concert is free and open to the public.

Scholarship endowed in student's memory

The Stevens family gathered today with students, faculty, and staff at Lyon College to endow a scholarship in memory of their daughter, Rachel Kay Stevens. Rachel passed away in January. She was a psychology major at Lyon and was known and loved by many on campus.

Lyon College participating in ArkansasGives

Lyon College is not just about providing a quality education to students. It’s also dedicated to teaching them how to be compassionate, involved citizens working to make their communities stronger. To that end, Lyon is participating in the ArkansasGives campaign April 2.

Lyon scholarship fundraiser raises more than $150,000

Guests at the fourth annual Black Tie Blue Jeans Ball showed outstanding support for Lyon College’s Annual Scholarship Fund, raising more than $150,000. The event was held March 6 at The Cow Palace at Chimney Rock in Concord.

Lyon Pipe Band returning to Ron Robinson Theater

After the success of their first concert at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock, Lyon College’s Pipe Band is excited to be returning to the venue for another show.