Marian Dill, Director of Financial Aid at Lee University, spoke before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) on Thursday, March 27 on the invitation of the United States Senate.
Lee University will host its annual Lee Day this Friday and Saturday, April 4-5.
Lee University will conclude its Presidential Concert Series with “Ning and Friends” on Tuesday, April 8, featuring violinist Qian Zhou and Lee’s own Ning An on piano.
The Tucker Foundation recently awarded Lee University a grant for the Tucker Foundation Endowed Scholarship for Nursing.
Lee English professors, Drs. Kevin Brown, Chad Schrock, and Will Woolfitt, along with 10 students from Lee's English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, recently traveled to Savannah, Ga. to attend the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention.
The Lee University Choral Union and Symphony Orchestra will present a concert of masterworks on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center. ...more
On March 21, the Business Advisory Council for Lee University’s Department of Business held its annual meeting on Lee’s campus. ...more
Lee Flames Baseball will host the second annual Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 26, from 1-5 p.m. at Lee University’s Olympic Field on Parker Street. ...more
On Thursday, April 3, Benjamin Rowland received the Distinguished Alumnus Award given by the Communication Arts Department for 2013. ...more
By Jillian EllisOn Thursday, April 3, Benjamin Rowland received the Distinguished Alumnus Award given by the Communication Arts Department for 2013.
Rowland graduated from Lee in 2002 with a bachelor of arts in telecommunications.“Ben set the bar pretty high for what the typical Lee student was all about,” said Mary Dukes, one of Ben's instructors and currently a lecturer in Digital Media Studies at Lee. “His ingenuity and creativity knew no bounds.”While a student at Lee, Rowland worked for his department as a lab assistant and directed a regional children’s TV show. Following his graduation, he worked in corporate video in Chattanooga and directed various multi-camera shoots on the side.Rowland then worked for the national TV series “The Best and Worst of Tred Barta” as an editor, post production supervisor and producer for the series’ eight seasons. This series became the highest rated program on the Versus Network, which later became the NBC Sports channel.Rowland and his business partner Will Wheeler own and currently manage Yonder Blue Films, a production company based near Atlanta specializing in low-altitude aerial videography. The company regularly shoots for commercials, TV shows and feature films. They have recently shot for Cartoon Network, USA network, National Geographic and the sequel to the Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels film “Dumb and Dumber.”Rowland, along with his wife Kim and daughter Skyla, currently resides in Georgia.The award was presented to Rowland on Thursday, April 3 during a visit to Lee.“It was great to have Ben on campus and give him a tour of the new communications building, along with having him guest lecture in two of our classes,” said Dr. Joel Kailing, chair of the Department of Communication Arts.“Ben continues to exemplify Christian character and professional excellence,” said Dukes. “The Communication Arts Department is very pleased to present him with our 2013 award.”Pictured here in front of Lee’s new Communication Arts building is Rowland with Lee faculty (l to r) Matthew Fisher, Dukes, Rowland, Kailing and Dustin Cawood.
On March 29, Lee University’s Department of Language and Literature hosted an Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Latin American and Iberian Studies to promote academic excellence among undergraduate stud ...more
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