Lees-McRae College, North Carolina Building, Banner Elk, NC. Lees-McRae College is a private four-year college in Banner Elk, North Carolina affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is one of the few colleges to be named after two women, Suzanna Lees and Elizabeth McRae. In 2005, Lees-McRae became the first expansion site for New Opportunity School for Women, a program that helps educate and employ women in Appalachia.
The Lees- mc Rae Institute was renamed in 1931 to Lees-McRae College, an accredited, coeducational junior college.
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