We Asked and You Answered

Earlier this year, we sent an online survey to the L-R community -- students, faculty, and staff.

The results are in!

These are the places, events, and experiences that are the best of L-R and our hometown of Hickory:
 

LR CAMPUS

  • BEST PLACE TO MEET NEW PEOPLE: Cromer Center
  • BEST PLACE TO WORK OUT: McCrorie Center
  • BEST SERVICE OR VOLUNTEER PROJECT: Hands on Hickory
  • FAVORITE CLASS (So Far): Psychology
  • BEST PLACE TO STUDY: Rudisill Library
  • BEST VISITING WRITER: Wes Moore
  • BEST CAMPUS ORGANIZATION: Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • BEST CULTURAL EVENT: Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
  • BEST PLACE TO WORK ON CAMPUS: Rudisill Library
  • BEST BOOK YOU'VE READ FOR A CLASS: The Other Wes Moore
  • BEST RESIDENCE HALL (For Social Butterflies): Morgan
  • BEST RESIDENCE HALL (For Quiet Types): Isenhour
  • BEST HOMECOMING EVENT: Football Game
  • BEST ITEM PLACED IN THE CHARGE'S JAWS: The Carson-Newman Eagle
  • BEST PLACE FOR A VIDEO GAME MARATHON: The Cromer Center
  • BEST CATEGORY THAT WE FORGOT: Athletics Team
  • BEST FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE: Meeting New People
  • BEST SOPHOMORE EXPERIENCE: Homecoming
  • BEST JUNIOR EXPERIENCE: Study Abroad
  • BEST SENIOR EXPERIENCE: Graduation

 

HICKORY

  • BEST LOCAL MUSICIAN: Eric Lipson
  • BEST "DATE NIGHT" RESTAURANT: Josh's
  • BEST ICE CREAM: Udderly Delicious
  • BEST COFFEE: Copperbean
  • BEST PLACE TO CURE THOSE LATE NIGHT MUNCHIES: Cook-Out
  • BEST SANDWICH: Panera
  • BEST WINGS: East Coast Wings
  • BEST BURGER: Five Guys
  • BEST PLACE TO HAVE DINNER WITH YOUR PARENTS: Tap Room
  • BEST BBQ: Post Office BBQ
  • BEST PIZZA: Papa John's
  • BEST BREAKFAST: IHOP
  • FAVORITE PLACE OF WORSHIP: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • BEST PLACE TO SOAK UP SOME CULTURE: SALT Block
  • BEST PLACE FOR PEOPLE WATCHING: Valley Hills Mall
  • BEST PLACE TO SPEND AN AFTERNOON: Lake Hickory
  • FAVORITE SPORTING GOODS STORE: Dick's Sporting Goods
  • FAVORITE MOVIE THEATER: The Carolina
  • BEST PLACE TO FIND YOUR FRIENDS OFF CAMPUS: Valley Hills Mall
  • BEST PLACE FOR A RUN OR WALK: Glenn Hilton Park
  • BEST PLACE FOR A MANI/PEDI: Dashing Diva
  • BEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR VISITING PARENTS: Courtyard Hickory
  • FAVORITE GROCERY STORE: Lowe's
  • MOST CONVENIENT CONVENIENCE STORE: Exxon on 127
  • BEST PLACE TO GET YOUR CAR FIXED: Auto Spa of Hickory

 

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