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Roanoke College Students to Deliberate "Ethics and Higher Education"

Four Roanoke College students will participate in The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ (VFIC) 21st annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl on February 9-10, at University of Lynchburg. The Roanoke College team will compete head-to-head against other student teams from Virginia’s 15 leading independent colleges and universities, deliberating case studies highlighting ethical dilemmas.

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Students reflect on an invaluable experience in Zambia

Three Roanoke College students made an eye-opening voyage to Zambia, Africa with Orphan Medical Network International.

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Alumni News Updates – January 2020

Recent news about Roanoke College alumni David Phipps '88, Michener Chandlee '91, Jonathan Hausner '93, Dr. Nina Barzachka '03 and Shelbi Holloman '17. 

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Roanoke Announces the Addition of NCAA Wrestling

The Maroons will begin competition in Fall 2021 with wrestling as Roanoke’s 22nd NCAA Division III program.

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From seed to feed

From Roanoke College magazine: In 2018, Joe Shea '09 opened Tiller Baking Co. in Charleston, South Carolina. Tiller Baking is known for its handcrafted hearth loaves made with fresh-milled whole grains.

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About Us: Hearing with their hearts

From Roanoke College magazine: How Dr. Chris Lee, mathematics professor, and his wife, Christina, founded a national organization dedicated to saving deaf dogs.

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Campus Safety Office supports Ronald McDonald House

Campus Safety officers collected $1,200 for the Ronald McDonald House – all for the rare (for police) privilege of sporting facial hair.

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Blog: How to tie a bow tie

President Mike Maxey is known for being a friendly face – one that is almost always framed with a bow tie! 

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Blog: New Year, New Email

The Office of Marketing and Communications is rolling out a new email signature for all Roanoke College employees.

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Blog: Joe Boucher reflects on The Simpsons 30th anniversary

Recently, The Simpsons celebrated the 30th anniversary since the show first aired. Roanoke’s own Joe Boucher ’87 was with The Simpsons then and even before that.

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Roanoke College Events

Art Exhibition: Andy Frazer - Dreigiau O Gymru

Andy Frazer’s Exhibition, Dreigiau O Gymru (Dragons of Wales) is a collection of sketches and refined digital prints from Frazer’s exploration of dragons as a secret species living among us.

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Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Olin Hall Galleries

On the Origins of Dragons

On the Origins of Dragons is an exhibition in Olin Gallery that investigates natural phenomenon and dragon lore across cultures.

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Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Olin Hall Galleries

Unraveling: A Focus on Fibers

Bring a new project or finish one you’ve already started alongside fellow fiber lovers.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 1:00 PM
Location: Olin Hall Galleries

11th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Come join the 11th annual celebration of the Lunar New Year -- the Year of the Rat!

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Date | Time: Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 4:30 PM
Location: Wortmann Ballroom