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COVID-19 update for April 3

Updates on retrieval of student belongings, summer research, Fintel Library and more. 

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Alumni using skills, resources to help

Maroons are doing what they can to keep their communities as healthy as possible.

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Tips for eating safely at home

Find out ways to be healthy as you go to the grocery store, order food from restaurants and cook for yourself.

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Virginia Real Estate Report: Market strong prior to Coronavirus outbreak

The Virginia Real Estate Indexes remain strong going into 2020 buoyed by low mortgage rates and robust labor markets and consumer sentiment prior to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Ways to get the most out of remote learning

Limiting distractions and not being afraid to ask for help can go a long way as students adjust to life outside the classroom.

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Message to Alumni regarding Maroon Emergency Fund

As we continue to navigate this unprecedented and challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are grateful for the support and encouragement we are receiving from the Roanoke College community. 

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Virtual Student Activities

Student Activities, SGA and Campus Activities Board are working hard to create remote activities and services that will keep us connected and together as a community. 

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Salem streetscaping project begins on College Avenue

Work is first phase of the city’s Downtown Plan.

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Mac and Bob’s to be featured on “Today” show Sunday

“Sunday Today” will air a segment about how community support has helped the cherished Salem restaurant, founded and owned by Roanoke College alumni, conquer challenges in the past year.

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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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Roanoke College Events

CANCELED - Theatre Roanoke College Spring Production: "The Moorings" by Jen Silverman

This event has been canceled with the decision that was made as part of Roanoke College's preparation and response to COVID-19.

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Date | Time: Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 2:00 PM
Location: Olin Hall Theater

CANCELED - National Conversation About Climate Change

The Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College is organizing a national event, Solve Climate By 2030, that seeks to engage more than 100,000 students across the country in dialog about state and local climate solutions.

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Date | Time: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 7:00 PM
Location: Pickle Lounge in the Colket Center

CANCELED - 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, April 8, 2020 | 1:00 PM
Location: Olin Hall Galleries

CANCELED - Women’s Forum Keynote: Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values & Ethics Presents

Lauren Sisler is a multinational award-winning sports broadcaster for ESPN and, who will share her story of tragedy and success.  

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Date | Time: Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Location: Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom