Feature Stories

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

Jones is majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Psychology, and has incorporated the two disciplines into his student organization The Dreamer’s Club

April 05, 2024

Hamilton is currently working on her first novel, a project she plans to use for her senior seminar and to apply to graduate programs

March 27, 2024

Jernigan balanced full-time work, school, and parenthood thanks to the program’s flexibility

March 22, 2024

Barrineau has completed the Exercise Science program along a pre-physical therapy track and will begin physical therapy school in the fall

March 15, 2024

As she prepares for Commencement in May, the Criminal Justice and Psychology double-major reflects on how she has grown

March 08, 2024

Stevenson has been working in the healthcare supply chain for more than 20 years

February 12, 2024

The former collegiate soccer player’s role as an athletic trainer at Queens University allows her to give back

February 02, 2024

The group of students spent two weeks in Belize earning certifications in scuba diving and sailing, and experiencing full-time life on the water

January 29, 2024

In December, a group of more than 20 Wildlife Biology students took a month-long trip to New Zealand where they discovered new species, explored foreign landscapes, and gained a renewed sense of purpose in their work

January 22, 2024

Seniors Mikayla Hamilton and Johnnie Crawford presented research papers at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, and the Blue Ridge Undergraduate Research Conference respectively

January 11, 2024

Criminal Justice students take over Avery County courthouse to get full judicial experience

December 14, 2023

Alumni Tessa Wells, Hannah Trimble, and Savannah Rees-Trask share their experiences in the different branches of the major

December 06, 2023

2023 marked another year of historic growth for Lees-McRae

December 01, 2023

The Appalachian Trail, which runs along the western border of North Carolina, is the longest walking-only path in the world

November 10, 2023

Both Phillips and Trotter graduated from Lees-McRae with a Cycling Studies minor

October 09, 2023

The Lees-McRae campus welcomed alumni with open arms and sunny skies for the annual celebration

October 03, 2023