Roanoke College in the News

Roanoke College faculty, staff, students and alumni are frequently featured or quoted in the news media. Whether a story features a faculty author or expert, an outstanding student research project, the latest Maroon sports accomplishments or an interesting alumni story, this news coverage shows what’s best about Roanoke’s classic experience and how it prepares people to make an impact. Below you will find some of the latest stories featuring Roanoke College and its outstanding people. Please note that some media Web sites may require a subscription to log into their stories.

October 2014

October 30, 2014 - Roanoke Times
In the region: Roanoke College topples Guilford
Christopher Fisher took a feed from Robby Lentine and put a shot into the right side of the goal with a little more than six minutes left in the second overtime to give the Roanoke men?s soccer team a 1-0 ODAC victory over Guilford on Tuesday. Men?s soccer Virginia Tech 0, Davidson 0, 2 OT BLACKSBURG ? Both the Wildcats (7-2-4) and the Hokies (7-6-2) enjoyed multiple scoring chances at the end

October 24, 2014 - Roanoke Times
Arts & Extras: Collaboration, correspondence create Roanoke College art shows
The four artists behind ???Render,??? the new art installation in Roanoke College??(tm)s Olin Gallery, have become friends over the past decade. More than that, they??(tm)ve embarked on a years-long artistic collaboration that??(tm)s still ongoing and evolving. kAm%C2G:D w625[ bc[ @7 q=24<D3FC8[ y@D9 q=24<[ bb[ @7 {@D p?86=6D[ r2=:7@C?:2[ 2?5 +249 $E6?D6?[ b`[ @

October 27, 2014 - Huff Post Live
Video: Dr. Harry Wilson speaks to Huff Post Live about election related gun issues.
Video: Why Joni Ernst's Gun Rant 'Won't Make Much Of A Difference' In The Midterms

October 22, 2014 - Roanoke Times
McDermott: Myths about Israel and Zionism
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October 20, 2014 - Roanoke Times
Canny construction projects return in Canstruction event starting Nov. 7
Canstruction, a creative and competitive event featuring massive sculptures built entirely from cans of food, returns to Southwest Virginia for the second year with an exhibition at Roanoke's Taubman Museum of Art. This year's exhibit is extended from one to two weeks, with canned food sculptures - called cansculptures - on display from Friday, November 7 through Saturday, November 22. Opening Ni

October 18, 2014 - Bradford Era
Tasty history: Cawley presents program on apples in Smethport
Apple history Dr. Jon Cawley,?an associate professor of environmental studies at Roanoke College in Virginia, middle, spoke about the apple history in McKean County Wednesday during a program at the 3G barn on U.S. Route 6, Smethport. At left is Mike Barnard, community service coordinator, McKean County Adult Probation Department; and at right is McKean County President Judge J

October 3, 2014 - Washington Post
Restoring Virginians??(tm) trust in government
Rick Boucher, a Democrat, represented Virginia??(tm)s 9th Congressional District in the House from 1983 to 2011. Bill Bolling, a Republican, was lieutenant governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2014 and a state senator from 1996 to 2005. For decades, Virginia enjoyed a reputation as one of the best-managed states in the nation. It??(tm)s easy to see why: We balance our budgets responsibly, we keep

October 3, 2014 - Washington Post
Restoring Virginians??(tm) trust in government
Rick Boucher, a Democrat, represented Virginia??(tm)s 9th Congressional District in the House from 1983 to 2011. Bill Bolling, a Republican, was lieutenant governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2014 and a state senator from 1996 to 2005. For decades, Virginia enjoyed a reputation as one of the best-managed states in the nation. It??(tm)s easy to see why: We balance our budgets responsibly, we keep

September 2014

September 5, 2014 - Mental Floss
40 Tremendous College Traditions
Video: In this week's episode of The List Show, John Green discusses college traditions around the country. What do people do in the name of tradition at your school?

September 4, 2014 - Houston Chronicle (Sports)
US announces women's roster for road worlds
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Evie Stevens and Shelley Olds will lead a powerful U.S. team into the women's road race at the cycling world championships this month in Ponferrada, Spain.Stevens, who finished fifth a year ago, and Olds, one of the world's top sprinters, were joined by Megan Guarnier and Alison Powers in earning automatic berths on the seven-member team.They'll be joined by discretio

September 4, 2014 - Houston Chronicle (Sports)
US announces women's roster for road worlds
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Evie Stevens and Shelley Olds will lead a powerful U.S. team into the women's road race at the cycling world championships this month in Ponferrada, Spain.Stevens, who finished fifth a year ago, and Olds, one of the world's top sprinters, were joined by Megan Guarnier and Alison Powers in earning automatic berths on the seven-member team.They'll be joined by discretio

September 4, 2014 - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Not your typical cargo- A house on the move | Local News - WDBJ7.com Central and Southwest VA
Salem, Va. - How do you move the entire frame of a house? The answer: very carefully. That was the job Wednesday.

September 4, 2014 - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Not your typical cargo- A house on the move | Local News - WDBJ7.com Central and Southwest VA
Salem, Va. - How do you move the entire frame of a house? The answer: very carefully. That was the job Wednesday.

September 2, 2014 - Roanoke Times
Roanoke College, Habitat for Humanity team up again to build home
For the ninth year in a row, Roanoke College and Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley have teamed up with Roanoke College??(tm)s incoming freshmen and transfer students to build a house for a family in need as part of the 2014 new student orientation. From Sunday, Aug. 24, through Tuesday, Aug. 26, the ???R House??? was partially constructed on campus behind Olin Hall on a raised platform. R

September 2, 2014 - Roanoke Times
Roanoke College, Habitat for Humanity team up again to build home
For the ninth year in a row, Roanoke College and Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley have teamed up with Roanoke College??(tm)s incoming freshmen and transfer students to build a house for a family in need as part of the 2014 new student orientation. From Sunday, Aug. 24, through Tuesday, Aug. 26, the ???R House??? was partially constructed on campus behind Olin Hall on a raised platform. R


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