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New Faculty Join the College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education8/29/2020
Of the 12 new faculty members welcomed to campus this fall, two join the College of Arts and Sciences and three join the Helen DeVos College of Education.
Student Attends Future News Worldwide Virtual Conference8/28/2020
Student Jamuna Gautam was recently selected to attend Future News Worldwide (FNW) Virtual Conference, organized by the British Council. The event was originally scheduled to take place at Reuters headquarters in London but was moved online due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns.
Students Write Notes to Legacy Senior Living Communities8/26/2020
Students recently wrote letters to residents at 14 Legacy Senior Living communities across the Southeast to let them know they have not been forgotten, even during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
C.E.L.L. Offers Free ESL Classes for the Fall8/24/2020
The Department of Language and Literature will offer free English as a Second Language classes to the community through its Center for English Language and Literacy (C.E.L.L).
Lee Receives $1.3 Million in TRIO SSS Grant Renewal8/21/2020
Lee has once again been awarded a $1.3 million grant ($261,881 per year for 5 years) from the U.S. Department of Education.
Lee Launches Online Directory Connecting Lee and Community 8/18/2020
Lee has implemented a new online directory that partners with local churches, businesses, restaurants, retail locations, and non-profit organizations in the Cleveland community.
Five Faculty Receive Promotions in Rank8/14/2020
The Board of Directors recently awarded promotion from associate lecturer to senior lecturer to two faculty and promotion in rank from lecturer to associate lecturer to three faculty members.
Faculty Receive Promotion in Rank8/12/2020
The Board of Directors recently awarded promotion in rank from associate professor to professor to two faculty members, promotion from assistant professor to associate professor to two faculty members, and promotion from lecturer to assistant professor to one faculty member.
Lee Receives Family Literacy Grant8/8/2020
Lee was recently awarded The Dollar General Literacy Foundation's Family Literacy Grant, receiving $3,750 for 2020-21. This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more than 950 schools, nonprofits, and organizations across the communities Dollar General serves.
​ Lee Celebrates 2020 Graduates8/6/2020
Though COVID-19 kept the 2020 graduates from attending an in-person ceremony, the school still celebrated and recognized its record-setting 761 graduates with videos, gifts, and personalized messages.
Walker Takes Up Gavel as President 8/2/2020
On a sunny Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, Dr. Mark L. Walker assumed the role of President.
Thrive Team Established 8/1/2020
To mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on campus, Lee University announced the establishment of a specialized student workforce, the "Thrive Team," which will consist of 100 students hired into positions to help create a safe environment for faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Lee Seeks Help from, Safety for Community7/27/2020
Officials preparing for the return of students to campus in two weeks are balancing two questions: how can we keep our neighbors safe from COVID-19 with students coming in from other states, and how can we keep our new campus residents as safe as possible living together?
​Multi-Sport Complex Taking Shape7/24/2020
A massive athletic facility is taking shape on the north end of Parker Street, built by Lee University and involving both city and county governments.
Fall Encore Classes Announced7/20/2020
Lee's Encore Program, which offers people age 60 and over the opportunity to take university courses, has announced its fall 2020 offerings.
Commencement Ceremonies Cancelled7/16/2020
President Dr. Paul Conn announced the cancellation of commencement ceremonies scheduled for August 1, in an email and video message to graduates on Wednesday.
DeLaLuz Awarded Rank of Distinguished Professor7/13/2020
Dr. Paul DeLaLuz was recently promoted to Distinguished Professor of Chemistry by the Board of Directors. This title is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a member of Lee's faculty.
2020 Ledford Scholars Announced7/10/2020
Seven students were recently selected by the Appalachian College Association (ACA) as Colonel B. Ledford Scholars.
Williams Receives Lee's Excellence in Teaching Award7/8/2020
Dr. Christine Williams has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. President Paul Conn made this announcement during a recent virtual faculty and staff meeting.
Woolfitt Receives Lee's Excellence in Scholarship Award7/6/2020
Dr. William Woolfitt has been named the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Scholarship Award. Paul Conn made this announcement during a recent faculty and staff meeting.
Moe Receives Lee's Excellence in Advising Award7/3/2020
Dr. Megan Moe has been named the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Advising Award. Dr. Paul Conn made this announcement during a virtual faculty and staff meeting earlier this summer.
Estes Awarded Rank of Distinguished Professor7/1/2020
Dr. William "Bill" Estes was recently promoted to Distinguished Professor of Education by the Board of Directors. This title is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a member of Lee's faculty.
2020 Hicks Scholars Announced6/26/2020
Lee University recently awarded 14 sophomore students from various disciplines with the Hicks Scholarship.
​Quagliana Trains Bradley County School Administrators6/23/2020
Dr. Heather Lewis Quagliana was recently invited to train local school administrators on psychological reentry for teachers, staff, and students as they return to school in the fall.
Scott-Richmond to Lead New Unit for Racial and Ethnic Relations6/18/2020
President Paul Conn announced Thursday that the school is establishing an Office of Racial and Ethnic Relations with local educator Gloria Scott-Richmond as its first director.
Lee to Hold Summer Athletic Camps6/15/2020
Athletic camps for community youth are scheduled to take place on campus this summer. Each camp will take the necessary precautions, abiding by the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) regulations for the safety of the campers.
Plan for July Summer Session6/11/2020
The gradual reopening of summer school will continue with a third session of summer school in a "hybrid format" in which all classes will be offered both in-person and via online Zoom teaching.
Gordon Named Winnder of The 2020 Zeno C.Tharp Award6/9/2020
Nicolette Gordon was recently named the recipient of the 2020 Zeno C. Tharp Award.
Mikulka Receives the 2020 Charles Paul Conn Award6/5/2020
Garrett Mikulka was recently named the 2020 Charles Paul Conn Award recipient.
Walker Wins the 2020 F.J. Lee Award6/2/2020
Ashley Walker was recently named the recipient of the 2020 F.J. Lee Award.
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