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President Maxey’s Weekly Update Sept. 25

I’m writing my weekly update with a quick recommendation for you all —  try to get outside and enjoy the outdoors!

Beekeeping Club relocates swarm of thousands of bees

Club offers opportunities to learn, collaborate, get hands-on experience.

A remembrance of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Dr. Todd Peppers recalls taking his class to hear oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court and a meeting with Justice Ginsburg afterwards. We also share a student essay from the same visit.  

Alumni News - September 2020

The latest news about members of the Maroons family, from job promotions and CD releases to birthday celebrations and wedding announcements.

Top 10 Socially-Distanced and Fun Things To Do on Campus

Wondering how to spend your Friday evening or Saturday afternoon? We have you covered to ensure a fun memory and a laugh or two with your friends, all while keeping each other safe. 

President Maxey's Weekly update - Sept. 18

Today mid-September, I remain cautiously optimistic as we count down toward midterm exams, crisp weather and ultimately, Thanksgiving break.

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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.

Paying it forward

Alumni honor Dr. Larry Lynch, retired Roanoke College professor of business administration, with an endowed scholarship.

Roundup of physical campus changes

Counseling Services has a new location, and downtown streets have gotten a facelift.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Student Health and Counseling Services, along with Residence life, are challenging Roanoke College students, faculty and staff to actively engage in caring for their mental health as part of Mental Health America’s campaign.

Roanoke College Events

Elderscholar Program

The Elderscholar Program is in its 36th year of offering lectures for adults 55 and older.  The program features Roanoke College faculty and guests speaking on areas of their expertise. This fall, the program will be virtual. Participants can watch from the safety and comfort of their home through a live Zoom webinar.  Registration is required. 

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Date | Time: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual

Elderscholar Program

The Elderscholar Program is in its 36th year of offering lectures for adults 55 and older.  The program features Roanoke College faculty and guests speaking on areas of their expertise. This fall, the program will be virtual. Participants can watch from the safety and comfort of their home through a live Zoom webinar.  Registration is required. 

Learn more

Date | Time: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual

NOKELive from Washington, DC: It’s Health Care Night!

Join Dr. Rodney Whitlock ’87 as he hosts colleague Seth Gold, Health Legislative Assistant in the House of Representatives, for a conversation on health care policy and making a career on the Hill. 

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Date | Time: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 7:00 PM
Location: Online

NOKELive: Art Beyond the Walls

The Roanoke College Alumni Association invites you to NOKELive: Art Beyond the Walls featuring Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo, Taliaferro Logan, and Lacey Leonard.

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Date | Time: Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Location: Online