News

January 17, 2017
The May School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Lees-McRae College will host a team from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) from March 15-17, 2017, when CCNE conducts its on-site evaluation of the baccalaureate degree nursing program (RN to BSN and Pre-licensure BSN).
January 17, 2017
Other than the sounds of the wind and pelting snow, the haunting howls of red wolves that many years ago brought a different kind of chill to folks huddled in their cabins have disappeared from our area, although a population still exists in the Eastern part of North Carolina.
January 13, 2017
Dean and Instructor of Business and Management Amy Anderson provided some money saving tips on Daytime Tri-Cities finance segment “Money Matters”, on January 10. The live broadcast provided Anderson the opportunity to share money saving tips and some of her own personal tricks.
January 06, 2017
If you thought something looked different in the Williams Gymnasium, you would be right. Since mid-December, crews have worked to install the gym’s new bleachers on both sides of the court.
December 22, 2016
More than half of the total student body landed on either the Dean’s List or President’s List. Of the 991 total enrolled students for the fall 2016 semester, 568 landed on either list. The number also includes students receiving their degree online.
December 22, 2016
Entries were submitted from across the country, but now the results are in. On Dec. 21, the NCAA announced Lees-McRae’s ‘Lunch Buddy Program’ as the Conference Carolinas representative and finalist for the 2017 Division II Award of Excellence.
December 16, 2016
Over the last several weeks, students, faculty and staff have collected approximately 1,025 items and $200 in money donations as part of the annual food drive held on campus. Boxes of cans, soups and other miscellaneous dry goods were taken to the Feeding Avery Families location in Newland, North Carolina, on December 13.
December 16, 2016
Earlier this fall during the Woolly Worm Festival, a popular, ever-growing downtown Banner Elk festival dedicated to the larvae of the tiger moth and its abilities to predict the severity of the coming winter, students from the Business Statistics course (BUS 265) collected exactly 305 surveys.
December 15, 2016
Earlier this month, Hickory Young Professionals announced its 2016 Top 10 Under 40 Awards, earning Lees-McRae Vice President of Online Learning Bo Bennett a spot on its list.
December 02, 2016
Several dozen students sat on the curb outside Banner Elk Elementary School Thursday afternoon waiting for the arrival of the Lees-McRae cycling team with books stuffed in their backpacks.