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Omicron Delta Kappa names Jillian Barnard '19 Leader of the Yeard for Athletics

ODK’s National Awards Committee received 37 applicants for the five awards this year. This is the first time ODK has selected a leader of the year in athletics from Roanoke College.

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Summer Campus Improvements

Staff have been working hard all summer to freshen up campus for students’ imminent return.

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Countdown to Opening Day!

New Maroons arrive on Saturday, Aug. 24. Returning students are back Monday, Aug. 26. Classes begin Wed., Aug. 28.

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Roanoke featured in Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges

Roanoke College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review, which features Roanoke College in the just-released 2020 edition of its guide, “The Best 385 Colleges.”

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Now Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Salemite!

Roanoke College wants to show its appreciation for a Salem resident who has made a positive impact on the Salem community this year. Nominations are now open for the 23rd annual Charles Brown Award.

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Grant from Cabell Foundation to upgrade spaces in Bast Center and Fintel Library

The $250,000 challenge grant supports Humanities Collaboration Center and teaching spaces in the Education department.

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Two Roanoke College grads are Harvard Bound

Bekah Carey and Matthew Johnson have both been accepted into prestigious graduate programs at Harvard.

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Theatre Roanoke College's [title of show] cast surprised by unexpected guest at last performance

The Theatre Roanoke College cast of the spring musical, [title of show], was surprised by a special guest on their closing night this past Saturday, April 13.

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Freshmen hike 37 miles in 17 hours for Earthbound fundraiser

Over the weekend, freshmen Ian Densley, Connor Kinkema and Cole Hensen took on the legendary Triple Crown hike, a 37-mile loop in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Schultz to publish War Memoranda with Taubman Museum of Art

Dr. Robert Schultz and artist Binh Danh are issuing a book honoring Walt Whitman for the 200th anniversary celebration of the poet’s birth.

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Roanoke College Events

Coffee Shop Talks: Revisioning Notre Dame: the Paris Palimpsest As An Aid To Reconstruction

We are missing vital parts of the Paris puzzle: we know where stuff was, but we didn’t know its function and vice versa.

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Date | Time: Thursday, September 05, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea

Elderscholar

The Elderscholar Program is a five-week lunch and lecture series for adults 55 and older, featuring, Roanoke College faculty and guests speaking on areas of their expertise. Following each lecture, there will be a time for questions and answers. Lunch in the Sutton Commons follows.

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Date | Time: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 12:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College, Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom (second level)

Public Lecture: Who Cares About Climate? A Religious Response to the Climate

Dr. Faith Harris is an assistant professor at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology of Virginia Union University (STVU).  

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Date | Time: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 6:30 PM
Location: Antrim Chapel

Elderscholar

The Elderscholar Program is a five-week lunch and lecture series for adults 55 and older, featuring, Roanoke College faculty and guests speaking on areas of their expertise. Following each lecture, there will be a time for questions and answers. Lunch in the Sutton Commons follows.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | 11:45 AM
Location: Roanoke College, Colket Center, Pickle