Aerial shot of the Field Station in the Elk Valley Preserve
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Drone image of South Campus at Grandfather Home
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Cheerleaders perform on Tate Lawn during the first annual BobcatFest.
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The new cohort of Banner Elk Fire and Rescue volunteer firefighters poses outside the fire department.
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Students in a courthouse during a mock trial
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More than 40 students, faculty, staff, and alumni are honored in college’s 65th annual Honors and Awards ceremony

The ceremony celebrates the academic, athletic, professional, and service achievements of members of the Lees-McRae community

April 18, 2024

Assistant Dean of Arts and Humanities Robert Turpin to debut new book “Black Cyclists: The Race for Inclusion”

Turpin will deliver a book talk and reading from the text on campus later this month

April 17, 2024

Appalachian Heritage Week tradition returns to Lees-McRae

The week-long celebration will explore all things Appalachia, from food, to music, to nature

April 04, 2024

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