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As part of the Library Services and Technology Act, the Shelton Learning Commons received $9,500 to invest in laptops and webcams for longer term circulation among students.

August 05, 2020

Lees-McRae partners with Ballad Health to bring additional resources for students, faculty, staff, and the Banner Elk and Avery County communities.

July 13, 2020

On May 20 for International Ride of Silence, the Banner Elk community remembered and honored lost or injured cyclists, including Lees-McRae students and family members, Carla Swart, Megan Baab, and Dr. Jerry Luck.

May 27, 2020

During WJHL’s Daytime Tri-Cities, McManus encouraged viewers to take advantage of the outdoors to benefit their mind, body, and soul.

May 20, 2020

Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Pierce helps see nearly 1,000 animal patients each year.

May 14, 2020

Golding, who graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, teaches the fourth grade at Franklin Elementary School.

May 14, 2020

Psychology Program Coordinator Dr. James Carson and Director of Counseling Services Marla Gentile explain effective coping and self-care tips during these unusual times surrounding COVID-19.

April 15, 2020

In the new space, students in both the Ski Industry Business and Instruction and Outdoor Recreation Management programs will receive onsite instruction just feet from the slopes

April 07, 2020

One of the few colleges named after two women, Lees-McRae has a long-held tradition of supporting and celebrating women in the High Country.

April 01, 2020

May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Veterinarian Dr. Amber McNamara, her life, and accomplishments featured in Watauga Democrat's All About Women Magazine.

March 30, 2020

After being surrendered to the Cleveland County Animal Services and scanned for a microchip, Comet was returned to Reeves and will now live with her on campus.

March 10, 2020

Both the college and the resort celebrated the opening of the new classroom named after late Dr. Thomas Brigham in honor of his legacy within the ski industry on Saturday, Feb. 29.

March 09, 2020

During WJHL's Daytime Tri-Cities, Sailor shared some ideas for families or friends looking to create a Valentine's Day care package for their student.

February 07, 2020

In the Conference Carolinas "Body, Mind & Soul" series, which highlights conference member student-athletes, Acklin shared her story and her inspiring journey since enrolling at Lees-McRae College.

February 07, 2020

On the show's segment Money Matters, Kevin Phillips told WJHL host Amy Lynn how employers, grants, and overlooked scholarships can help fund a college education.

February 03, 2020

In a recent ranking by Online Schools Report, a higher education online program resource, the college's online Human Services program was named one of the best in the U.S.

February 03, 2020