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Book commemorates 125th Anniversary of Lenoir-Rhyne University

If Lenoir-Rhyne University is in your heart, then A Fair Star Rises belongs on your shelf. The book, published in commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of LRU, features a unique combination of the work of authors, from the present and past, which captures the essence and celebrates […]

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Judy White named LRU Business Leader of the Year

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Business Council honored Judy White, President of Benco Steel, Inc., as Business Leader of the Year during an awards luncheon at Lake Hickory Country Club today, Wednesday, April 6. Judy White is an industry-leading senior executive and has served as President of Benco Steel, Inc. […]

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LRU adds Exercise Science to graduate programs

Lenoir-Rhyne University recently added a Master of Science in Exercise Science to its list of graduate programs. The fully online, 33 credit hour program allows students to begin in any semester and complete the coursework at their own pace. “Exercise science is an exciting and growing field […]

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LRU Head Basketball Coach resigns

Lenoir-Rhyne University officials announced today that head basketball coach, Ryan Odom has resigned. Odom joined the staff of LRU in May of 2015, and served as head coach for one season. He has accepted the position of head coach for the Division I level program at the […]

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LRU enters into articulation agreement with Asheville-Buncombe Tech

Lenoir-Rhyne University and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) recently entered into an articulation agreement for Entrepreneurship Studies. Through this partnership, qualified A-B Tech graduates will be able to seamlessly matriculate into LRU’s Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship Studies program. Students of A-B Tech who meet certain […]

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LR Partners Program adds Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina

Lenoir-Rhyne University has entered into an exciting new partnership with Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina which provides Goodwill employees tuition discounts through the LR Partners Program. Under the agreement, LRU will do the following for employees enrolling in any of the University’s master’s degree or Adult […]

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Lenoir-Rhyne University to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

HICKORY, N.C. – In honor of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Lenoir-Rhyne University will host the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration on Monday, January 18 at 10 a.m. in the P.E. Monroe […]

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LR student featured online at Forbes

Lenoir-Rhyne University student and successful entrepreneur, Alex Freeman, was featured in an article (posted December 28) on the Forbes Magazine website. Freeman is the founder and creator of BottomsUP Box, a craft-beer themed subscription box service, which has flourished through the incubator program of LR’s Center for […]

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Neill McGeachy to retire from LRU

Lenoir-Rhyne University has announced that Neill McGeachy, Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics will retire, following 14 years of service. He also serves as Executive Director of the Piedmont Educational Foundation/Bears Club, the official fundraising arm of the LR Department of Athletics. “Neill McGeachy has been a transformational […]

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LRU selects inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence

Trish Cooper has recently joined Lenoir-Rhyne University as its first Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). For the academic year, she will serve as an advisor to the faculty and students in LRU’s Center of Commercial and Social Entrepreneurship (CCSE) and Charles M. Snipes School of Business and Economics. […]

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