Once a Bobcat, always a Bobcat.

There’s no denying that Green and Gold roots runs deep. No matter where in the world you may currently be, you’ll always have a home in the High Country. Whether you’re checking in on former classmates or professors, curious about changes to campus, or looking to give back through donation or as a volunteer, the alumni association is always ready to welcome you back. Let us be your ultimate resource for all things Lees-McRae. Welcome Home, Bobcats!


The connections you make at Lees-McRae last a lifetime. We’ll help you maintain those relationships—here you can find exciting networking opportunities, learn about upcoming reunions, stay in the know with college news, or tell others about what you’ve been up to.

Family and Friends Ski Weekend
Feb. 24–27, 2022

Book your calendar—the dates are set for the 2022 Family and Friends Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain Resort. If you're a Lees-McRae student, alumnus, faculty or staff member, bring the whole family and take advantage of the discounted lift ticket and rental prices! Join us for a day or spend the whole weekend reconnecting with friends and hitting the slopes. It's also Retro ’80s Weekend at the resort, so get ready to pair your ski gear with leg warmers and leopard print and spend a few days reliving one of the most iconic decades in pop culture history.

April 1–3, 2022

Save the date! Join your fellow Bobcats for a weekend celebrating the mountains we call home. From familiar faces to new friends, we’re coming together to honor the past, rejoice in the present, and dream about the future. Check back for more details about the weekend!

All event plans are subject to change pursuant to local and state guidelines as well as with alterations to the athletic competition schedule.

Giving Back

Bobcat Mentor Network

Current students can greatly benefit from the wisdom and insight of those who have been in their place. The Bobcat Mentor Network connects students with alumni for one-on-one, personalized guidance on finding a career path, thriving during the college years, and succeeding after graduation. 

Join the network 

Encourage Faculty and Staff

Where would we be without the people of Lees-McRae? We don’t call it the Bobcat family for nothing. Write a note of thanks or an encouraging email or letter to a faculty or staff member. The favorites from your time would love to hear from you.

Find a contact

Support Bobcat-Owned

Our entrepreneurial alumni have much to offer their communities and their fellow Bobcats. If you own your own business, register today to become part of the Bobcat-Owned community. Official Bobcat-Owned Businesses receive many benefits, including tickets to a networking event in 2022. 

Learn more and register now

Pay It Forward

Bobcats give back (it’s just what they do!). Gifts to the new Montibus Scholarship Trust help students in the form of institutional scholarships. As a school of opportunity, we want our educational experiences to be accessible to everyone. Scholarships are the best way to ensure this remains possible.

Make a gift

Recruit the Next Generation

Do you know an interested student or someone you think is a good fit for the college? Help them explore our programs and what it means to be a Bobcat by directing them to an Open House or a virtual appointment with an admissions counselor.

Refer a student

Share Your Knowledge

You graduated, but what else have you mastered? Make use of your personal skill sets with virtual presentations and webinars. Celebrate your passion by creating a short video for students to provide tips on anything from financial advice to in-home workouts.

Submit your webinar

Contact Us

Katie Talbert
Director of Alumni Relations