Feature Stories

Take an in-depth look at our people and our programs.
Matthew Armstrong working

Business Administration major Matthew Armstrong took a chance on a real estate internship—and ended up running the show

February 04, 2021
Jalen Joiner

Freshman Jalen Joiner lost his mother right after receiving his Lees-McRae offer letter, but he knows she's still his biggest fan

January 21, 2021

Join us as we look back on some of our successes during this unexpected year

December 17, 2020

How two life-changing events led M.J. Doyle to become a Wilderness First Responder

October 22, 2020

Grayson Wickel exploring his passions on the bike and on the stage

September 03, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020

May 27, 2020

National champion Roni Laughton ’20 on winning, her future, and those that supported her along the way.

February 18, 2020

Ten students travel to the opposite side of the globe for a wild experience.

January 31, 2020

Join us as we look back at our favorite memories of the year

December 27, 2019
esports

Learn how students on the newly-developed varsity Esports team are redefining what it means to be an athlete in the digital arena.

November 22, 2019

Experience the fourth annual mock emergency simulation that brought together three programs across campus for the learning experience of a lifetime.

October 11, 2019

An expedition unlike any other takes students and faculty out of the classroom, across the states, and into the heart of the West.

October 01, 2019

Tegan Dean’s story of competing, singing, studying, and doing it all over again the next day.

September 06, 2019

Experience Commencement as 246 graduates cross the stage and begin a new adventure in their lives

May 16, 2019

Students across programs travel for an unforgettable spring break trip in Costa Rica, and learn about not only a new country, but also themselves.

April 12, 2019

Students in the Outdoor Recreation Management program take their learning to a new level

February 18, 2019