Welcome to Lyndon State College. I am pleased you chose to explore Lyndon as a possible college for your future. Selecting the college or university that is right for you is a significant decision in your life—one that will forge the path to your future and determine many lifelong directions as well as your network of friends. I encourage you to continue to explore Lyndon’s web site but, most importantly, I urge you to visit the campus. A campus visit is critical to your choosing a college. It will give you a good sense of the college community and allow you to determine whether or not you would fit well in the community.
There are many things that I could tell you about Lyndon. For example, we have an extraordinary faculty well versed in their disciplines; most are practitioners in their respective fields. Our staff are dedicated to students and provide many extra support services. These things I know you will glean as you explore the web site, and you will certainly recognize these attributes if you come on campus. However, there is a particularly important characteristic of our College that I want to underscore, even though it may well become evident as you navigate your way through our web site: at Lyndon, everyone is dedicated to a single, shared goal—the success of each and every individual student. You will find that the minute you enroll at Lyndon, everyone here will be committed to YOU.
We know that students come to college with aspirations, talents and abilities, and each with his or her unique definition of success. Here at Lyndon we see our role as developing those talents and abilities, whatever they might be, so that all students can fulfill their potential and realize their own success.
At Lyndon we make sure that when you leave us, you leave with more than just a diploma, more than that all-important college degree. When you graduate from Lyndon, you will leave with:
- The knowledge that you need to enter your chosen field
- A liberal arts background that will serve you well in your career path and in your everyday life
- The real-world experience you gained through internships and fieldwork. Such practical experience will be invaluable in securing your first position and many thereafter
- The self-confidence you have gained, not only through campus life experiences, but also through the field work in which you will apply the theoretical knowledge to your chosen profession
- A network of friends, faculty, staff, and fellow students who will help you throughout your entire life. This network will always be there to support you as you change positions or careers, as you enter new phases of your life.
So, as you explore the web site, I hope you will gain a sense of the spirit of Lyndon, the spirit of everyone committed to your success. I wish you well in your selection of a college and in your future academic endeavors. Please come and visit Lyndon and catch the spirit!
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Lyndon State College prepares every student for personal and professional success through experience-based, high-quality programs in the liberal arts and professional studies.
- Quality Education: We offer Quality Education in liberal arts and professional programs that develops creative and critical thinking for success in today’s global society.
- Experience: We believe Experience is the hallmark of a Lyndon education, linking theory and practice, both inside and outside the classroom.
- Opportunity: We create Opportunity for students of varying ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds to pursue an affordable, high-quality education.
- Community: As a Community of life-long learners, we encourage personal and social responsibility, honesty, common sense, collaboration, respect for diversity, and the principles represented in the Lyndon State College Promise.
- Integrity: We believe Integrity is emphasized in all facets of our community by holding true to our mission and values in the programs and services we offer and in our internal and external relations.
The Lyndon State College Promise
As a member of the Lyndon State College community I will make a sincere effort to:
- Communicate openly, honestly and respectfully with others
- Practice personal and academic integrity
- Discourage bigotry, respect differences and learn from others’ ideas, values and experiences
- Respect the property of others
- Be curious, think critically, ask questions and actively contribute to the learning environment
- Demonstrate compassion and responsibility through service and involvement at Lyndon and the surrounding community
President Joseph Bertolino
Interim Dean of Academic Affairs Alison Lathrop
Dean of Administration Wayne Hamilton
Dean of Institutional Advancement Bob Whittaker
Dean of Student Affairs Jonathan Davis
Director of Admissions Vincent Maloney
Chief Technology Officer, Office of IT Michael Dente
Associate Professor & Chair of the Faculty Assembly David Johnston