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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

Mid-Atlantic premier snow sports publication and community DCSki highlights new ski industry minor and instructor certification courses

September 12, 2019

National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) called out Lees-McRae for its new ski industry minor and cutting-edge instructor certification programming.

September 11, 2019

Daily Digest spotlights Lees-McRae and Beech Mountain Resort for offering exclusive ski industry business and instruction minor.

August 29, 2019

Lees-McRae highlighted as one of the top seven colleges to bring your furry companion.

August 26, 2019

A life-long pursuit of turning a passion into her career, learn more about the accomplishments of Speer in this in-depth spotlight.

August 13, 2019

The second book in a four-part wilderness guide series, "Mountain Summer" written by English professor Michael Joslin is a collection of stories and photography, also taken by Joslin, in the High Country.

August 06, 2019

Criminal justice major, Chris Hatton '13 becomes next chief of police for the Town of Sylva in North Carolina

August 06, 2019

Natural and physical science major, Chris May '72, and current executive director of the Cape Fear Council of Governments was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Gov. Roy Cooper, North Carolina's highest civilian honor.

August 02, 2019

Along with several other notable universities across the U.S., Lees-McRae was featured for its specialized courses on niche topics.

July 08, 2019

President Lee King joined a panel of outdoor industry leaders to share the economic importance of the outdoor industry, its developing workforce, and the political climate impacting its growth.

May 28, 2019

In its most recent print edition, USA Today Pet Guide highlighted various college community members and their four-legged friends, who make up the college’s unique, pet-friendly campus

May 20, 2019

After a hard-fought battle, the college shared with the magazine what makes our outdoor adventures and recreation top notch.

April 17, 2019

Charlotte Five, a daily email newsletter and website, listed both the college and Banner Elk as one of the "4 tiny towns in the Carolinas worth a visit"

March 28, 2019