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Students gain real experience in Washington Semester internships

The 2017-18 academic year marks Roanoke College's 31st year providing real-world experiences in the nation's capital for students through what is now known as the Lutheran Washington Semester Program. 

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Looking good at 175!

On Monday, Nov. 13, students, faculty and staff gathered, along with many local alumni and friends, in Kerr Stadium to create a giant 175 photo opp. Wearing their Maroon gear, they stood in the prepainted "175" formation on the field. A drone was flown overhead to capture a bird's eye view of the field.

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Recycling Awareness Week

Join the Recycling Program in RC Recycling Awareness week Nov. 13-17 and learn more about the Outdoor Recycling Program. 

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RC Poll: Northam and Gillespie deadlocked; Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General races also tied

With just days remaining in the campaign, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are tied (47%-47%), while Libertarian Cliff Hyra garners three percent of likely Virginia voters.

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Joseph McGill to Bring Living History to Roanoke

McGill will lead several events focusing on the history and legacy of enslaved Americans.

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Student-Managed Fund Surpasses $1,000,000

The Student-Managed Fund (BUAD 322) has been a course offering at Roanoke College every semester since 2004. The class challenges Roanoke students to use their skills, innovation, and teamwork to responsibly grow a real investment portfolio. The initial $500,000 investment has more than doubled and is now worth more than $1,000,000.

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Roanoke College Events

Art Exhibition

Come and enjoy the artwork of Willie Baronet, in addition to highlights from the Roanoke College Permanent Collection (1842-2017) from October 27 - December 3. 

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Date | Time: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 5:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College

Paper Blooms Project Workshops

Groups and individuals are invited to participate in Paper Blooms ProjectSM by creating single or multiple pieces for this exhibition that will be on view at Roanoke College's Olin Hall Gallery, January to March, 2018. 

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Date | Time: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | 1:00 PM
Location: Smoyer Gallery, Roanoke College

Roanoke College Choir and Oriana Singers: Lessons & Carols

For the 33rd year, the Roanoke College Choir and Oriana Singers present the unofficial opening of the Christmas season in Roanoke. The choirs sing carols and new compositions and lead the congregation in singing favorite Advent and Christmas carols. 

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Date | Time: Sunday, November 26, 2017 | 4:00 PM
Location: St. Andrews Catholic Church, Roanoke College

Martin Luther and Johann Sebastian Bach

Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg: religious motifs in Bach's music legacy and appropriation of Luther's theology.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Location: Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center, Roanoke College