Mary Eilleen Lyon

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Associate Vice President
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(616) 331-2221

Mary Eilleen Lyon is an award-winning journalist and strategic communications professional, who joined Grand Valley State University in 2002. Prior to Grand Valley, she spent two decades as a television news anchor and reporter, working at network affiliates in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.
 
Lyon is currently the associate vice president for University Communications, leading an award-winning staff which produces Grand Valley Magazine, handles media, publicity, events and crisis communications, and produces university videos and live Laker athletic contests on ESPN 3. She is a member of the President’s Council, working on executive-level communication and strategy.

Lyon graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in journalism and broadcast news from the University of Georgia and received a master's degree in communications from Grand Valley State University. She has successfully completed the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Institute of Leadership and Management.



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