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Thanksgiving message from President Maxey

A video message from President Maxey to mark the end of this historic semester.

Discussion with renowned author draws international audience

Viewers tuned in from around the country and world to see Sofia Samatar speak.

Alumni News - November 2020

The latest news about members of the Maroons family, from career changes to educational pursuits, plus a bit of Halloween fun!  


Roanoke College Poll's Holiday Spending Report

Virginians report their holiday spending likely lower this season and they will increase their use of cash rather than credit. 

Roanoke College Poll on Virginia politics and COVID-19

Virginians reflect on the 2020 Election, COVID, and politics. Partisan differences are stark. 

New MaroonCare provides 24/7 health and counseling resources for students

The new telehealth option launches this month and is available to students now and throughout the semester break.


News Blog

Coworkers connect through Halloween-themed creativity

The Resource Development office finds another way to create office community.

Harvest Halloween Reading event offers spookier vibe this year

The annual event will raise money for local food banks.

Nominations open for annual Office of Multicultural Affairs awards

Deadline for award nominations is Oct. 15. New this year: The Bonilla Legacy Essay Contest

Gallery assistant director’s debut exhibition closing soon

Lacey Leonard, assistant director of galleries at Olin Hall Galleries, is wrapping up her first-ever solo art exhibition this week. “Island of Self” is on display at the Alexander/Heath Contemporary gallery in Roanoke.

Roanoke College Events

NOKELive: Celebrating An Evening of Music: A Historical Look at Roanoke College Choirs

Join the Naomi Brandon and George Emery Wade Professor of Music & Director of Choirs, Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg, as he shares a historical review of Roanoke’s choirs, highlights of memorable performances at the National Cathedral and on European tours, and a sneak peek at the upcoming virtual performance of the annual Lessons & Carols by the current Roanoke College choirs.

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Date | Time: Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 7:00 PM
Location: Online

Jericho Brown, Visiting Writer Zoom Event: A Reading and Q&A

Please join us for an exciting event: Pulitzer-Prize winning author, Jericho Brown, will read from his work and give a question-and-answer session.

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Date | Time: Thursday, January 28, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom