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Six tips to have you feeling like a senior on your first day of freshman year
August 16, 2018

College can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming! Check out these six tips you can use right now to make this new adventure a breeze.

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Historical inauguration of Dr. Herbert L. King Jr. set for Friday, Oct. 5
August 13, 2018

The College and High Country community will come together to celebrate its 16th president, Dr. Herbert L. King Jr.

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Travel the world with the help of Director of Experiential Learning and International Education Jenny Weatherford
July 30, 2018

In this most recent Q and A, learn about the Director of Experiential Learning and International Education and why students should consider studying abroad before graduation.

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College expands academic offerings with first master’s program
July 25, 2018

Starting fall 2018, students can now receive their Master of Arts in Teaching.

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President King welcomed by High Country community during recent meet and greet luncheon
July 23, 2018

Along with his family, President King met with members of the Banner Elk community for one of the first times since the start of his tenure earlier this summer.

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Vibrant and full of rhythm, Summer Theatre’s In The Heights wraps up 2018 season starting July 31
July 20, 2018

Experience Washington Heights, New York, through energetic performances and Latin rhythm in Lees-McRae Summer Theatre’s performance of In The Heights.

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