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:

Lyon College hosts second annual UB Day

The Upward Bound program at Lyon College welcomed more than 200 students to campus June 26 for the second annual Upward Bound Day.

Lyon launches new mobile app

The usage of smartphones is growing exponentially and research shows that the traditional age group (18-24) are using their smartphones multiple hours a day. Students become aware of events and activities going on around campus through emails, social media sites (e.g.-Facebook), and posters. If there is additional important information to share with students regarding academics, this is handled through emails and text messages. Students receive upwards of 100 emails a day. On average, only 10% of emails sent are opened by students.

Spots available in Lyon’s Celtic Arts Summer School

Registration is open and there are still spots available for students to attend Lyon College’s Celtic Arts Summer School set for June 14-19 on campus.

Lyon has hosted the summer school for the last 10 years for middle school and high school students interested in piping and drumming, according to James Bell, Lyon Pipe Band Major and director of the Scottish Heritage Program.