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Lyon Greek Organizations Receive National Awards

Over the last year, all six of Lyon College’s national and local fraternities and sororities received distinguished awards from their national and community organizations.

 

Kresge Gallery Hosts Faculty Exhibition Reception

Students, faculty, and art enthusiasts gathered in the Kresge Gallery on Thursday, September 3, for the opening reception for the first art exhibition of the year, the Faculty Exhibition. The two artists showcasing their work were Dustyn Bork, Associate Professor of Art, and Sarah Martin, newly-appointed Artist-in-Residence. The attendees viewed the exhibition and listened to Bork and Martin give an artist’s talk about their pieces.

 

Lyon Holds Annual President’s Convocation

The students, faculty, staff, and guests of Lyon College gathered in Brown Chapel on Tuesday, September 1 for the annual President’s Convocation, hosted by President Donald Weatherman. President Weatherman addressed the crowd about the importance of involvement in campus life, and the College gave several student awards.

 

Scots face huge challenge from #7 Lindsey Wilson

The Lyon College football team will be hoping for another fast start on Saturday, when the Scots take on 7th-ranked Lindsey Wilson College in the second game of the Lyon program at home. Kickoff of the contest will be at 1 p.m. from Pioneer Stadium.

 

Inaugural Game of Lyon College Football

We had a great time watching the Lyon Scots took on No. 22 Tabor College in the inagural football game. Good news: you won't have to wait another 61 years to see the Scots play.

284 Students Matriculate

Today Lyon welcomed 284 new students during the matriculation ceremony in Brown Chapel. The new freshmen and transfer students from ten states and five countries were escorted into the chapel by the pipe band, where they were addressed by President Dr. Donald Weatherman and other members of the Lyon community. After some words of welcome and encouragement, the second largest incoming class in Lyon history signed the Roll of Honor.

Freshmen Move in

Lyon College faculty, staff, students, and community members help incoming freshmen move into residence halls. Freshmen move-in kicks off the 2015 Weeks of Welcome (W.O.W.) events on campus. W.O.W. events are scheduled over the next two weeks to help students get to know each other and adjust to life on campus.

Lyon trap team remembering member with memorial tournament

Competitive shooters will gather Aug. 15 to honor the memory of Zachary Lillard at the Zachary “Kern” Lillard Memorial Trap Tournament at the Paul H. “Rocky” Willmuth Shooting Sports Complex.

Lillard, a member of the Lyon College Trap Team, died June 6 in a canoeing accident. He had recently completed his freshman year at Lyon and was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Brown Chapel steeple gets facelift

The steeple of the historic Brown Chapel on Lyon College’s campus is getting a facelift. Maintenance crews are cleaning and painting the steeple, a well-known symbol in the Batesville community. Other internal and external revitalizations are planned for the chapel.

 

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103 make Dean's List

Lyon College announced students who were named to the Spring 2015 dean’s list. To be on the dean’s list, a student must maintain a 3.75 grade-point average or higher while taking a minimum of 12 hours a semester. The 103 students named to the list are as follows:

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