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Appalachian Heritage Week ushers in spring at Lees-McRae
April 10, 2021

Students, faculty, and staff enthusiastically celebrated a week dedicated to the mountains

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Lees-McRae signs Memorandum of Understanding with Western Piedmont Community College
April 07, 2021

Western Piedmont students who earn an associate degree will receive guaranteed admission to Lees-McRae

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In the Mountains: The Elk Valley Preserve offers students 70 acres of hands-on learning
March 30, 2021

The former landfill site has become a diverse ecosystem that trains students in essential field skills

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Alyson Gill named as new provost for Lees-McRae
March 29, 2021

Gill brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, data-driven decision making, and innovation to the position

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Matthew Wimberley wins Weatherford Award for poetry collection “All the Great Territories”
March 26, 2021

The Weatherford Awards are given each year to the works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that best illustrate the character of southern Appalachia

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President King leads faculty, staff, students and local law enforcement officers on a “slow roll” through Banner Elk
March 26, 2021

The group bicycle ride was held as part of Bike Month, a campuswide initiative to celebrate bike culture

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