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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

With prime leaf viewing here, Gardner provided some tips on how to better enjoy your visit to the High Country and your leaf viewing experience

November 05, 2019
Ski Industry Minor

With a satellite classroom located at the nearby resort, students can earn a minor that is the first of its kind in the southeast and the third on the East coast.

October 25, 2019

During the TV segment, Acklin shared her top tips and the "ABC Quick Check" in order for cyclists to stay safe on the roads.

October 15, 2019

Communications program graduate Christopher Finley '96 appointed as the next executive director for the Smith Mountain Regional Chamber of Commerce located in Virginia.

October 09, 2019

Higher education online ranking resource Online Schools Report listed the Lees-McRae online Human Services major as one of the best in the nation.

October 09, 2019

Faculty and students from the May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center released a red-tailed hawk during the annual Catawba Riverfest at the Paddy's Creek area of Lake James State Park on Sept. 21

October 09, 2019

College programming ranking guide GetEducated listed the online RN to BSN program as one of the most affordable in the U.S.

October 02, 2019

The article titled, "Ten Train Songs That Tell The Story of the South," lays out the top ten tracks Huffard believes maps out the intricate history of the southern U.S.

October 01, 2019