October 27, 2008
Colleges of Distinction recognizes Lees-McRae in 2008 edition

Colleges of Distinction, a guide to excellence in education, recognized Lees-McRae College as one of six colleges in North Carolina named a college of distinction by the 2008 edition.

In ranking colleges, Colleges of Distinction takes a unique approach. Instead of looking for the richest or most famous schools, they ask what really matters: Which colleges are the best places to learn, to grow, and to succeed?

Well, Lees-McRae is one of those recognized, and one of only 34 in the South, in the four areas of distinction: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.

"Colleges of Distinction provides an excellent opportunity for us to highlight the experiences that make a Lees-McRae College education so exceptional: faculty and staff who are dedicated to each student's success, opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the community through service and internships, unique academic programs, and a location rich in history and natural beauty," said Provost Dr. Debra Thatcher.

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