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Seven Students from the Spanish Program Serve OverseasNew9/21/2021
This summer, Dawson Davis, Eleanor Earles, Jonathan Gebbie, Peyton Laylock, Emma Osko, Megan Rogers, and Andrew Vick, all students from the Spanish program, served in various Spanish-speaking countries on missions projects.
Alumni Lecture Series to Begin ThursdayNew9/19/2021
An alumni lecture will be held on Thursday, Sep. 23, at 6 p.m. featuring Lee alumni Elliott Potter and Jared Mattsson in Pangle Hall on Lee's campus.
Riggins and Patterson Named 2021 Tucker Scholars in Nursing New9/17/2021
Zoe Riggins and Destiny Patterson have been named the 2021-22 Tucker Scholars for nursing.
Lee Rises Again in U.S. News Best Colleges Ranking9/16/2021
Lee has been ranked once again in the upper tier of Southern universities in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges.
Lee Establishes Center for Responsible Citizenship9/14/2021
Lee recently approved the founding of the Center for Responsible Citizenship (CRC). The CRC is directed by Dr. Thomas Pope, professor of political science, and coordinated by Audrey Haley, a 2019 Lee alumna.
Puccinelli Master Class to Take Place Friday on Campus9/12/2021
The Lee University Opera Theatre will host an Opera Masterclass with Dr. Elvia Puccinelli on Friday, Sept. 17. This free event will take place in Squires Hall, from 3:30-5 p.m. It will also be available for livestream viewing at
Student Spends Summer Serving in Honduras9/8/2021
This summer, Ally Schall, a senior nursing major, served in Rio Viejo, Honduras, at the Jungle Hospital for 10 weeks as part of a medical missions internship.
Payne Scholars Announced9/6/2021
Students Halee Reeder and Jill Reynolds have been named the 2021-22 Carolyn Payne Scholarship recipients.
Campbell Earns PhD9/3/2021
Dr. Julie Campbell, assistant professor of nursing, recently earned her PhD from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Grisham Earns DNP9/2/2021
Dr. Jennifer Grisham, assistant professor of nursing, earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University this June.
Student Interns with Unum9/1/2021
Emma Chase recently received the opportunity to intern with Unum, an insurance company located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Dohmeier and Wagers Named Tucker Scholars in Science and Math8/30/2021
Students Matthew Dohmeier and Jordan Wagers were recently named the 2021-22 Tucker Scholar recipients in natural science and mathematics, respectively.
Dill Receives SASFAA Distinguished Service Award8/27/2021
Marian Dill, director of financial aid, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SASFAA).
Snider Earns PhD8/24/2021
Dr. Kevin Snider, assistant professor of Christian ethics, earned his Doctor of Philosophy in analytical moral theology/philosophical Christian ethics from Middlesex University this summer.
Lee Welcomes New Faculty8/20/2021
Lee welcomes 11 new faculty to campus this fall: one to the Communication Arts Department, two to the Helen DeVos College of Education, one to the Department of Language and Literature, two to the School of Business, three to the School of Music, and two to the School of Religion.
Lee Hosts Teen Talent Awards Ceremony8/18/2021
Lee recently hosted the Church of God International Teen Talent, a competition for teens ages 13-19, in partnership with the Church of God Department of Youth and Discipleship. This year's Teen Talent took place virtually.
Dirksen Named CCCU Senior Fellow8/16/2021
Dr. Carolyn Dirksen, distinguished professor emeritus of English, was recently named a Senior Fellow for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), where she facilitates programs between the CCCU, Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), and Bridging the Gap organizations.
Nine Faculty Receive Promotion in Rank8/10/2021
The Lee University Board of Directors recently awarded promotion in rank to nine faculty members. Five faculty were promoted to professor and four were promoted to associate professor.
Cook Challenges Graduates at Commencement8/4/2021
Lee conferred 178 degrees on Saturday, July 31, during its summer commencement ceremony. Attendees heard speaker Phil Cook challenge the graduates in the traditional ceremony in the Conn Center.
Lee Hosts Summer Honors 20217/26/2021
Lee's 36th annual Summer Honors program recently hosted 190 incoming freshmen and rising high school seniors from around the country for a two-week experience. This spiritual, interactive, and academic event prepares them for the academic and social challenges of college.
School of Nursing Re-Accredited7/22/2021
The School of Nursing Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program has once again been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The CCNE Board of Commissioners met in May to determine accreditation approvals.
Cook to Deliver Summer Commencement Address7/16/2021
Phil Cook will deliver the commencement address at the summer ceremony on Saturday, July 31, at 10:30 a.m. in the Conn Center.
Students Visit Border on Global Perspectives Trip7/14/2021
Thirteen students, along with Drs. Murl Dirksen and Arlie Tagayuna, recently visited the border towns of El Paso, Texas, and Douglas, Arizona, in order to gain firsthand understanding of the border situation and serve with local churches.
Student Presents at DC's Posters on the Hill7/1/2021
Social sciences major Anna Rutherford recently presented at the virtual Posters on the Hill Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Conference, held in Washington, D.C.
Alumnus Wins Reality Cooking Show, "Chopped"6/17/2021
Alumnus Kenyatta Ashford '00, '02, recently won Food Network's "Chopped," a reality-based cooking television show that pits four chefs against each other as they compete for a chance to win $10,000.
CELL Receives Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant6/4/2021
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded the Center for English Language & Literacy (CELL) a $6,900 grant to support family literacy.
Quagliana Receives Excellence in Teaching Award5/27/2021
Dr. Heather Quagliana, professor of psychology, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award. President Dr. Mark Walker officially recognized Quagliana for this award during the university's May Commencement.
Ceremony for LEAP/TRIO SSS Graduates5/26/2021
Lee recently held a ceremony celebrating the LEAP (Learn, Engage, Achieve Program)/TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) graduating class of 2021.
Lee to Hold Virtual Piano Festival and Competition5/24/2021
The School of Music will present its 16th annual International Piano Festival, taking place Thursday, May 27- Sunday, May 30. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year's Festival will be conducted virtually.
2021 Rymer Scholars5/23/2021
Nine incoming freshmen were awarded the 2021 Rymer Scholarship. The three Gold Scholars, three Silver Scholars, and three Bronze Scholars were chosen from Bradley Central High School (BCHS), Cleveland High School (CHS), and Walker Valley High School (WVHS)
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