January 28, 2013
Lees-McRae College to be featured on UNC-TV on January 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Lees-McRae College is excited to announce they will be featured on UNC-TV's North Carolina Now on Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. This feature will include information on academic and athletic programs, campus history and plans for the future of the college as well as interviews with President Barry Buxton, faculty members and students.

"Lees-McRae College is one of the best kept secrets in North Carolina!"� said Ginger Hansen, vice president for enrollment management and communications. "We are so pleased that UNC-TV will be sharing our story with students and families across the state. We hope this will inspire you to visit campus and experience the tradition and beauty of our unique location."�

UNC-TV, a public television industry leader, produces more than 350 hours of original local programming each year, including North Carolina Now, which profiles North Carolina's most important people and places, and celebrates its artistic and cultural diversity. Past features include Duke University, East Carolina University and Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute as well as events such as the inauguration of Governor Pat McCrory and the 2012 Presidential Election.

"I am truly excited for Lees-McRae to be featured on UNC-TV,"� said Lindsey Bush, a Lees-McRae senior from Catawba, N.C. and interviewee for the UNC-TV feature. "Our school is a special place, and this television segment is a fantastic opportunity to increase awareness of what we have to offer. I am so thankful that UNC-TV is allowing us to share our story!"�

If you miss the initial broadcast, click here to view the video:

Media Contact:

Blaine Hansen  |  Vice President of Strategic Planning and Effectiveness
Tel: 828.898.8838  |  Email: