Why LSC Atmospheric Sciences?

The Lyndon Department of Atmospheric Sciences is recognized as one of the best undergraduate programs in the nation. Why?

  • Faculty provide personal attention to all students.
  • Class sizes are small – allowing for quality interaction between students and faculty.
  • We provide “big” school experiences in a small-school setting. LSC students recently participated in the VORTEX2 tornado research program.
  • Our students have access to quality internship opportunities within the department and through our extensive alumni network.
  • We have an amazing award-winning student club of the American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association. They host the largest and longest running student organized conference in the nation.
  • Our broadcast curriculum is one of the best in the country.
  • We have a facility with state of the art technology.

Comments from past students

  • …this is the best program in the country in regards to return on investment.

  • I honestly could not have chosen a better college to pursue my childhood dreams.

  • I really appreciated the student to professor ratio.

  • I have learned a lot of very valuable information which I will take with me going into graduate school.

  • …the one thing that I enjoyed most was having a small class size and being able to be personable with my professors.

  • …if I did not understand something and had a question there was no waiting line to find a professor…

  • I was able to put trust in my professors…

  • I really liked the sense of community that we see here at Lyndon State.

  • The solitude of the Northeast Kingdom offers a tranquility that can take students away from a highly stressful lifestyle…

  • [The instructor] really knew how to bring it down to our level and help us understand material.

  • [The instructor] knows how to actually teach material and make you understand!

  • I really appreciated people knowing me by name and not just as a face in the crowd.

  • Lyndon State Broadcast MET TV Program is the best in the country.

  • I chose LSC because of the small class size and student to teacher ratio. I did not want to be a number, I wanted to be known by name, and LSC made that happen.

  • I also liked the fact we have four faculty members that are experts in different fields.

  • …the program [is] academically rigorous and prepared me for graduate school.

  • …Lyndon’s ATM department stand[s] out from other schools.