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Dr. Ball launches Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program at Roanoke County Jail

This is the first course of this kind taught at Roanoke College and the first for the Roanoke County Jail. It is only the second Inside-Out program in Virginia.

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Partial government shutdown delays, but doesn't derail, spring term Washington Semester internships

Fifteen Roanoke students are interning in Washington this semester. Three who were assigned to shuttered government agencies volunteered at nonprofits providing food for furloughed workers until they could begin their internship..

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Dr. Valerie Banschbach receives Virginia’s Outstanding Faculty Award

Dr. Banschbach, professor and chair of environmental studies, received a 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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Six students are Fulbright semi-finalists

This year six seniors are semi-finalists for the prestigious and highly competitive Fulbright student scholarships that facilitate study, research, and English teaching assistantships (ETA) around the globe.

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Student's internship leads to documentary appearance

During a summer internship with the Global Owl Project, Julia Mello ’19 was featured in an episode of “Oregon Field Guide” about the organization’s work with the owls and their research.

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Roanoke College to host statewide Ethics Bowl

Roanoke hosts the 20th annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl on Sunday and Monday, February 10-11. Sponsored by the VFIC and Wells Fargo, the theme of the event is “Ethics and Social Justice.”

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Forbes goes to Dr. Warden to analyze the latest archeological finding in Egypt. Roanoke was named a Hidden Gem of the Southeast. Dr. Benne publishes an op-ed and Toy Like Me makes Christmas even more special.

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What’s on the menu? Check out Food Tracker!

IT Department creates way to let you know when your favorite food is on the Commons menu.

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Roanoke lacrosse alumni gather in Darien, CT

Those gathered represented six decades of Roanoke College lacrosse and included four All-American and Roanoke College Athletic Hall of Fame players.

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Updated: Roanoke will be open Tuesday 9/18

Updated: Flood warnings from Tropical Storm Florence expire 5:30 pm Monday. Roanoke will be open Tuesday. Parking lots reopen Monday evening.  

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Roanoke College Events

Theatre Roanoke College: "Exit, Pursued, by a Bear" by Lauren Gunderson

Theatre Roanoke College Winter Production runs from Wednesday, February 20 thru Saturday, February 23 in Olin Theater, 7:30 p.m.
Limited seating

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Date | Time: February 20 - 23, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College Olin Theater

Inaugural Roanoke College Film Festival

Seven films representing the seven foreign languages offered at Roanoke College will be shown on campus and at locally at the Grandin Theater and the Taubman Museum. 

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Date: Friday, February 22, 2019
Location: Roanoke College

Grilled Cheese Night

Help RC Relay for Life raise funds through our 6th semi-annual grilled cheese night on Saturday February 23rd!

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Date | Time: Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 9:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College Campus

2nd Annual Wheel Chair Basketball

The 2nd annual wheel chair basketball event sponsored by SAAC and "Toy's Like Me" will take place February 24. Join to help the Roanoke Stars Wheelchair Basketball Team reach their $3,000 goal for new wheel chairs!

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Date | Time: Sunday, February 24, 2019 | 11:00 AM
Location: Bast Gym, Roanoke College