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Jan 2023

Sekoni featured in TechGuide article

Assistant Professor Adewale Sekoni was interviewed by the technology website TechGuide for a column that offers advice to students interested in technology.

McCutcheon honored by statewide group for dedication to disability advocacy

The founder of Toy Like Me at Roanoke College was presented with a 2023 disAbility Law Center of Virginia Impact Award.

New campus pantry meets student needs at no cost

A campus pantry that offers hygiene products, food and other necessities at no cost to students has opened on the lower level of Wells I alongside a refurbished commuter lounge.

Roanoke team to deliberate on “Ethics and Digital Media” at statewide Ethics Bowl

The three-person team is set to compete this weekend against other schools from across Virginia.

Hartman advocates for everyday bus riders

 Laura Hartman creates a safe space for regular bus passengers to voice their opinions. 

Disability studies concentration created to expand student understanding and careers

The concentration meets a growing demand from students who want to be better prepared to be advocates for people with disabilities.

Alumni News - January

As the new year kicks off, we take a look at some recent alumni accomplishments.

James Suleyman ’24 named outstanding student of Washington Semester

The criminal justice and sociology double major was nominated for the award by his classmates and professors in the fall semester of the program.

Gallery: Day of service pays tribute to Dr. King's legacy

On Monday, students, faculty and staff gathered at the Environment Center for a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

From the magazine: Shooting for the moon

Terry St. Clair '65 was recently inducted into the NASA Hall of Honor for his significant career contributions.

2022 R House dedicated in December

Constructed by the new students in summer of 2022, the 17th annual R House was completed and dedicated in December. The project is a partnership with Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley. 

Murawski honored by communications group

Carrie Murawski, assistant professor of English and communication studies, recently won the Scholar-Activist Award for her work in feminist and gender studies.

Roanoke College to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The campus will commemorate Dr. King's legacy with an event series and environmental service project.

Creating a community of helpers

In the face of a growing national opioid crisis, a student-alumni team worked to bring a life-saving training event to campus.

From the magazine: 'A beautiful surprise'

After spending most of his life at big universities, Dr. Frank Shushok Jr. never imagined himself leading a small liberal arts college like Roanoke College. Now, just five months into his term as the school's 12th president, he can't imagine being anywhere else.

From the magazine: Side by side

As her husband settles into the Roanoke College presidency, the Rev. Kelly Shushok is ready to put her own strengths to work for their new community.

Employees, alumni make local 40 Under 40 list

Two Roanoke College employees and three alumni were named to The Roanoker magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 list, which highlights young professionals making a difference in the valley.

Mulder recognized for role in annual meeting

Arnica Mulder, a lecturer in Roanoke’s Business Administration and Economics Department, was praised for planning the SEINFORMS annual meeting in October. 

Roanoke College magazine preview: Much to celebrate and anticipate

Get to know President Frank Shushok and the Rev. Kelly Shushok in the latest issue of the alumni magazine, which also features NASA Hall of Honor inductee Terry St. Clair '65, new cycling coach Shelley Olds '03 and much more.