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Virginia Real Estate Report: Amazon Arrival Influences Local Markets

Virginian sentiment about real estate markets backed away from the second quarter numbers, yet current conditions are trending upwards.

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Regine Archer receives Charles Brown Award from Roanoke College

Roanoke College has recognized former president and current chairman emeritus of Blue Ridge Beverage Company, Regine Archer, for her many contributions to the city and College communities.

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Roanoke College recognized for strength of teaching in 2020 U.S. News rankings

U.S. News & World Report released its "Best Undergraduate Teaching" list and Roanoke ranked 40th on the list of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges for undergraduate teaching.

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Center for Community Health Innovation Receives Grant to Improve Healthy Food Access in Local Community

Roanoke College’s Center for Community Healthy Innovation was the only academic institution among 23 grantees  receiving financial and technical assistance awards through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative's inaugural grants program. 

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Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report - August 2019

Sentiment continues fall despite household spending, driven by expectations for the coming year. Consumers continue to spend reflecting the strength in current conditions and report plans to purchase expensive  items before anticipated price increases from tariffs.

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Roanoke and Hollins announce 2019 Kendig Award Nominees

Nominees for the annual arts awards include The Harvester Performance Center, Susan Jennings, Yvonne Olson, RIDE Solutions, The Studio School, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Jimmy Ray Ward. Winners will be announced on Sept. 24 at an event in Olin Hall. 

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Two Roanoke College grads are Harvard Bound

Bekah Carey and Matthew Johnson have both been accepted into prestigious professional 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

Art Exhibition: Rob Wynne + Duane Cregger

Come see the Olin Hall Gallery exhibitions.

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Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Location: Olin Hall Galleries

Elderscholar and Community Lecture

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 17, 2019 | 12:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College, Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom (second level)

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 18, 2019 | 11:45 AM
Location: Roanoke College, Colket Center, Pickle

Constitution Day: Stephen Wasby, Accountability Under Law and the Constitution

Stephen L. Wasby is the author of a number of books, including The Supreme Court in the Federal Judicial System and Race Relations Litigation in an Age of Complexity.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Location: Wortmann Ballroom in the Colket Center