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"I love being outside, I love helping others, and I love challenging myself”: Lees-McRae students serve community as volunteer firefighters
September 28, 2023

The majority of this year’s cohort of Banner Elk Fire and Rescue volunteers are students in the Lees-McRae Outdoor Recreation Management and Wilderness Medicine and Rescue programs

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Lees-McRae Communication Arts and Design professors to display work in annual faculty exhibition
September 26, 2023

The show, held on Thursday, Sept. 28, is free and open to the public

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Hard work pays off for Wildlife Rehabilitation students at red-tailed hawk release
September 25, 2023

The rehabilitated hawk received care at the May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and was released on the Lees-McRae campus

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Big hitters carry Bobcats past Tornado
September 21, 2023

Lees-McRae women's volleyball beats rival King University

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Why Outdoor Recreation Management students must become pros at evaluating risk
September 20, 2023

Risk management involves incident preparation and prevention and is a key skill for graduates who pursue a career in the outdoor industry

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Lees-McRae earns spot on U.S. News and World Report list of Best Regional Colleges South for fifth consecutive year
September 18, 2023

The college was also recognized among southern colleges for best value and social mobility

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