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Students present ECON Lab research

The program allows students to pursue subjects outside of class that interest them.

Internationally recognized physician-scientist receives honorary degree

Dr. Peter Hotez received an honorary Doctor of Science at commencement on May 7 and spoke to several groups as part of his visit to campus.

Chris Turnbull column: Names worth knowing

Chris Turnbull '00 penned a commentary about President Maxey's legacy of learning the names of all students, even before he was president. 

Two Roanoke College classes combine efforts to address a stigmatized topic

A service-learning project to eradicate “period poverty” supported a Virginia residential program for juvenile survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Class of 2022 celebrates commencement

The Class of 2022 is comprised of 449 graduates from 30 states and nine countries. A record five students earned the honor of valedictorian and two students earned salutatorian honors.  

Graduates venture “Into the Woods” at Baccalaureate service

The Baccalaureate service was held on May 6. The Rev. Christopher Bowen, the Timothy Pickle Dean of the Chapel, presided over the worship service for all graduates, families and guests.


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Day of Giving brings Maroons Together for Maxey

On April 6, Maroons from across the country will join together to honor President Maxey's upcoming retirement. This special Day of Giving supports the students of Roanoke College! 

L.L. Bean Bootmobile sets foot on campus

The Bootmobile is coming to campus Tuesday, Dec. 7 with a L.L. Bean Pop-Up Shop.

Economics majors get automatic admission to WVU grad program with new partnership

Maroons who graduate with at least a 3.25 GPA are guaranteed admission to West Virginia University’s M.S. program.

Vaughan aids reading initiative at local café

Katherine Vaughan '24 designed the bookmark for Dilly Dally's Reading Rewards promotion.

Roanoke College Events

Constitution Day Lecture

The Constitution Day lecture will be given by Robert Fabrikant, a senior counsel at the law firm of Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips LLP. 

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Date | Time: Thursday, September 15, 2022 | 7:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College, Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom

Fowler Public Affairs Lecture Series presents:

Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 | 7:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College, Bast Center