COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) related News
Thanks to everyone in our community for helping to make life at Roanoke College vibrant, no matter where we are.
After working through multiple scenarios and hearing from many of you, we have made the decision to allow students to choose between living on campus or staying home for the balance of the semester.
COVID-19 concerns are steady while partisan differences persist. Virginians are less pleased with government response.
President Mike Maxey gives an update on students in isolation and on what those in the campus community can do to help.
Now that positive COVID-19 cases are on campus, it’s a good time to review the process for care and limiting movements and interactions.
As COVID-19 cases increase, no additional residential students will be allowed to move in until Sept. 11.
Adjustments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic include the fact that seating capacity in all dining locations has decreased significantly.
Roanoke College will implement a phased reopening model and will test all students upon their arrival to campus.
Fall and winter sport competition will be postponed through the end of the 2020 calendar year.
Roanoke values the opportunity to provide a safe and personal educational experience for its students. The College has developed a plan based on best practices from national and state authorities for reopening this fall.
Statement from President Maxey in support of Roanoke's international students as they face regulation obstacles in their return to Roanoke.
We will share the detailed action plan with you by mid-July, but wanted to give you an idea of what to expect in the meantime.
A new center for studying racial history made headlines around the country, and multiple professors published insightful opinion pieces.
This medication targets blood clots in patients’ lungs and allows them to breathe easier.
Roanoke College to begin two weeks early, skip fall break and complete semester by Thanksgiving.
They learned about each other’s home countries, culture and cuisine.
Virginians are concerned about the medical and economic impact of COVID-19. However, most Virginians see “normal” as months or longer away.
Commencement has been delayed, altered and even canceled in the past.
We are pleased to offer you some good news during these challenging times.
Maroons are responding to a variety of pandemic-related needs. Join your fellow Maroons Serving with Purpose in helping our region, your region and the entire country overcome the challenges of these unprecedented times.
The historic Conferral of Degrees was held on Saturday, May 2, 2020.
Student Health and Counseling Services, along with Residence life, are challenging Roanoke College students, faculty and staff to actively engage in caring for their mental health as part of Mental Health America’s campaign.
Members of the Class of 2020 are now officially Roanoke College alumni.
The Class of 2020 degree conferral ceremony marks a historic time at the College, with most students completing their studies at home, online, in the midst of a worldwide pandemic.
Their patience and compassion made a tough time a little easier.
All of us at Roanoke College are working to prepare for an on-time, on-campus start in August.
Athletes remain motivated even with seasons canceled.
Students are still getting good jobs and graduate school placements while working remotely.
Bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and bachelor of business administration degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2020 in a Facebook Live broadcast.
Dinner conversation was full of stories from around the world.