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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

Held in the Dotti M. Shelton Learning Commons Makerspace, students led by Director of Library Services Jess Bellemer sewed 21 pouches for baby marsupials.

January 22, 2020

Director of Library Services Jess Bellemer shows QC Life Host Dedrick Russell how to sew a pouch for the injured wildlife affected by the Australian wildfires.

January 15, 2020

Noted for his achievements, leadership qualities, and credentials, Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, awarded Joslin with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

January 13, 2020

The Q&A focused on Huffard's recent release of his new book Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South.

December 17, 2019

The first of its kind in the Southeast, the Ski Industry Business and Instruction minor incorporates outdoor recreation management, professional business practices, and industry certifications.

December 13, 2019

Former cyclist for Lees-McRae, Hoover will lead both the men's and women's cycling teams at the college in Savannah, Georgia.

December 13, 2019

Historian and author of First Taste of Freedom, a study of early bicycle marketing, Turpin provided insight for a Smithsonian article that explored the recent uptick in scooters as a popular mode of transportation where bicycles largely dominated.

December 06, 2019

Executive Director of Grandfather Mountain Jesse Pope '02 invited MWRC students and staff to both attend and be a part of the meeting that addressed environmental changes and climate threats in Western North Carolina.

November 18, 2019
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

High school seniors who want to incorporate the thrill of adventure into their college studies now have a unique option in the mountains of North Carolina.

November 18, 2019

With the revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, students at community colleges are transferring to institutions like Lees-McRae at a higher rate and with more ease.

November 18, 2019

Director of Campus Recreation and Outdoor Programs Lizzy Gardner explains why Lees-McRae offers stress-reducing workshops and mindfulness hikes.

November 05, 2019

Vice President for Enrollment Management Kevin Phillips shared his top five tips for anyone applying to the FAFSA this fall

November 05, 2019