Lucy Perry left the day after graduation and went the distance in just three and a half months.
Groundbreaking work about public health in Roanoke earned students a spot at a National Institutes of Health conference.
The Management Institute, sponsored by the Business Administration and Economics department, is accepting nominations through Nov. 12 for the 2022 Management Program.
Several arts organizations and individuals, including Olin Hall Galleries, were honored with the 2021 Perry F. Kendig Awards.
Welford, who retired from Roanoke College in 2002, died on Sept. 27.
Economist and writer Stephen Moore was the first featured speaker in the David L. Guy Lecture Series.
Thanks to the work of a Roanoke faculty member and her students, a neighborhood in need could be getting a grocery store, health care and more.
‘Mr. Roanoke College’ turns 100. The Sutton Commons and Sutton Terrace are named in honor of Sutton, who held many positions at the College.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads Republican Glenn Youngkin in race for Virginia Governor, but Republicans show a slight lead in voter enthusiasm.
Katherine Vaughan '24 designed the bookmark for Dilly Dally's Reading Rewards promotion.
The Board of Trustees will form a committee to search for the next president.
Maroons are newsmakers! Here's the latest alumni accomplishments. Kudos all around!
Tuition for next year will be reduced by 28%. A new center for "purpose, life and career exploration" will help more students discover the value of a life lived on purpose.
Research is central to the student experience in Roanoke College's psychology department.
Two events on Friday and Saturday are being held to recognize the events of 9/11. Roanoke lost one of our own that day, Steve “Jet” LaMantia ‘85.
Dr. Sandee McGlaun, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Center, died Sept. 4 after a long battle with breast cancer.
Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class James P. Buriak, Roanoke Class of 2012, was aboard a U.S. Navy helicopter that crashed Aug. 31 while conducting routine flight operations off the coast of San Diego.
Roanoke College is once again deemed "Great School" for business/finance majors, computer science/computer engineering majors and psychology majors.
A final update from Dean of Students Tom Rambo before students return to the Roanoke College campus.
Tom T. Hall, who received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Roanoke College in May, wrote and recorded some of country music's greatest songs.
Consumer sentiment plunges amidst COVID concerns in the latest look at the opinions of Virginians by Roanoke College's Institute for Policy and Opinion Research.
The car will serve as “a visual symbol of what we do in the arts at Roanoke College” and will deliver art kits to members of the community.
The latest Roanoke College Poll of likely Virginia voters looks at the race for Va. Governor, as well as other races and issues.
This message is a final reminder to students about several details related to your return to campus for move-in and in-person classes.
Roanoke College environmental studies students joined students from across the Commonwealth to collect data about how heat varies across communities as part of a statewide effort to understand where residents are most at risk during extreme heat waves.
Virginia Maxine Fitzgerald '69 was the first Black American to enroll at Roanoke College as a full-time student.
Roanoke alumnus co-writes screenplay for recently released movie “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.”
It’s the first in what will be three documentaries focused on people doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.
The house will include three bedrooms and two bathrooms and will be home for a mother and three sons.
Maroons are newsmakers! Read about the latest accomplishments of Roanoke alumni.
As the College prepares for the opening of the year, three tools are in place to provide a safe and healthy semester: vaccines, masks and testing.
Dr. Jonathan Snow, who was selected for a competitive fellowship that prepares professors to teach about Israel, returned home with renewed interest in creating opportunites for Roanoke College students to experience Israel and the greater Middle East for themselves.
The award recognizes an outstanding Salem resident for their contributions to the quality of life in Salem.
Annalee Thompson, a history major, hopes to follow her ‘true calling’ of music after years of voice lessons and five weeks at a renowned opera program.
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We are pleased to announcement some good news during these challenging times.
President Mike Maxey gives an update on the Dean’s Office staffing and other senior leadership changes.
The Kiplinger Review identified the Roanoke College program as a key reason why Roanoke, Virginia, is the nation’s best place to retire.
The Olin Theater stage was named for alumna who led many productions as a student, Crystal Lynn Van Hise ‘95.
@NokeWrestling "totally crushed" this year's #WrestlingShirtADayinMay campaign.
Sixty-five students were inducted into Roanoke’s new Gamma Omicron chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha, which is only the fifth chapter in Virginia.
The new team has its head coach and will begin play in the fall of 2022.
In honor of Dr. Lisa Warren's retirement, former students, friends, and other members of the Roanoke College community created the Lisa C. Warren Endowed Student Scholarship in Theatre.
For the first time ever, Roanoke College students will participate in the national bass fishing championship.
Roanoke College senior Hunter Haskins discussed his research project “Walking the Red Line: Residential Discrimination in 20th-Century Roanoke” in a presentation at the Salem Museum, where he was an intern.
The latest about alumni career and educational accomplishments.
French class project raises money to help address effects of deforestation.
As director of campus safety, Tom Rambo helped keep Maroons safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and earned an award from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Distinguished Service Award for Pandemic Support.
A four-day workshop provides recent graduates with tips and training to help them better market themselves to employers.
Because last year’s film festival was canceled due to COVID-19 health guidance, this year’s celebration was all the more special with an in-person, socially-distanced premiere at The Grandin Theatre which allowed for 50 invited guests.
From Roanoke College magazine: How Roanoke College Athletics rolled three sports seasons into one. Suffice to say, it was one amazing feat.
Serayna Green and Molly Scheerer are pursuing studies in Asia and Europe, and continue Roanoke College’s legacy of students earning competitive scholarships.
From Roanoke College magazine: Two members of the Roanoke College community have written children's books that engage young minds in science.
The 13 faculty members represent a combined 422 years of service to the College.
Maroons are newsmakers! Read about the latest accomplishments of Roanoke alumni.
From Roanoke College magazine: Meet five young alumni whose nurtured interest in the sciences led them from Roanoke College to accomplished careers in very diverse scientific disciplines.
Roanoke College is committed to inclusive excellence in our community. So, this is a time for us to honor the work of our people, departments and programs that support the advancement of inclusion on campus. Joining a movement among organizations and institutions around the country, Roanoke College will honor Juneteenth.
As we wrap up the Intensive Learning Term, we wanted to provide a few updates related to the recent communication regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
Events range from panel discussions to outdoor celebrations.
Teresa Ramey has been appointed as the College's new vice president of community, diversity and inclusion. She begins her work on campus in August.
Roanoke College's Athletic Training Clinic will be named in honor of Jim Buriak, associate professor of health and human performance, who is retiring June 30.
Gibson spent 45 years working in higher education, including 17 years as president of Maryville College.
President Maxey shares the plan for returning to in-person classes in Fall 2021.
A podcast and a faux movie trailer honored students and their accomplishments.
In mailboxes soon: the new issue of Roanoke College magazine! Learn about five “Rising Giants,” accomplished young alumni who are excelling in very diverse scientific disciplines. Click ‘read more’ to see the full story — and much more!
President Maxey's welcome speech from the Class of 2021 Commencement, held on May 29, 2021.
President Maxey's welcome speech from the Class of 2020 Commencement, held on May 22, 2021.
The latest Roanoke College Poll looks at opinions of likely voters in the upcoming Democratic primary. McAuliffe and Herring hold comfortable leads for Governor and AG, while the Lt. Gov race is up for grabs.
Nominations are open for 2021 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards. Deadline is July 1 for the awards recognizing individuals, businesses, and organizations in the arts in the Roanoke region.
Loren LaPorte's team is making James Madison University history, becoming the school's first softball team to make it to the Women's College World Series.
Economic fallout from COVID-19 continues to weigh on consumers, but Virginians are actually more optimistic than the rest of the country about the future.
The Class of 2021 is comprised of 417 graduates from 30 states and eight countries. A record four students earned the honor of valedictorian and one student earned salutatorian honors.
Class of 2021 inductees were “perfect group of students at the perfect time,” connecting and entertaining students through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Between four valedictorians and one salutatorian, the Class of 2021’s academic honorees explored eight different areas of study.
The latest Roanoke College Poll looks at the opinions of Virginians on the state of the nation, the Commonwealth, and COVID. Democrats and Republicans disagree on almost everything.
The latest about alumni career, educational and community accomplishments. And oh, how we gather!
After the ceremony was delayed by the pandemic, the historic Class of 2020 crosses the commencement stage.
Final details about all Commencement, Baccalaureate and Senior Week events planned to celebrate the graduates of 2020 and 2021.
Students in ECON LAB are investigating everything from injuries to professional basketball players to business trends during the pandemic.
Owen, a 1955 graduate, is honored with Roanoke’s highest honor for alumni.
The study shows the importance of addressing this ‘major public health crisis’ and outlines possible steps for the current presidential administration to take.
Dr. Julia Sienkewicz will be in residence at the American Academy in Rome in 2022 to conduct research for her second book.
The history major has spent the past year in Taiwan and is looking forward to extending her stay.
Updated: Deadline to register Commencement guests extended to May 10.
These Roanoke graduates offered advice on graduate school, interviewing and what advantages current students might have in the workforce.
The next few days are a critical situation for our spring semester. It is our hope that everyone will take this situation seriously and adhere to our guidelines in order for us to finish the semester in person and on campus.
While the national spotlight is on the trial outcome, my thoughts always turn first to our community and all of you.
CRRSAA Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Information (HEERF II) and Funding to Student Accounts
Important information about the CRRSAA Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Information (HEERF II) and Funding to Student Accounts.
The annual Kenneth R. Garren Excellence in Diversity Award recognizes exemplary dedication and work in promoting diversity, inclusion and equity.
In advance of Transgender HIV Testing Day, this class is examining overlooked aspects of HIV with the help of a local community center.
Don’t have enough time for a concentration? You can pursue an exploration instead.
Register for your favorite events. Activities begin online Thursday.
Another round of laudable accomplishments by members of the Maroons family. An Alumni Weekend special!
This timeline means that every student who is interested in being vaccinated will be vaccinated by the time they go home for the summer.
The plaque dedication is part of a longer research process that is seeking to better understand the history of slavery at Roanoke College.
At an April 8 ceremony, the College will unveil commemorative plaques on the Administration Building, the oldest and most prominent building on campus.
The voodoo lily serves as an example of the diverse plants in the Roanoke College greenhouse. Biology professors and students want to make the greenhouse even more diverse in the coming years.
Dr. Rachel Collins has had to get creative to find bacteria samples on campus.
Despite uncertain times this semester, five Roanoke College students have taken the opportunity to study and intern in the nation's capital.
These Roanoke alumni got where they are today by relentlessly pursuing their passions, not getting discouraged, and being as well-rounded as possible.
Dr. DorothyBelle Poli and Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman earned the honor for the Dragon Research Collaborative.
Maroons are newsmakers! Read about the latest accomplishments of Roanoke alumni.
At the midway point of the spring semester, there are many reasons to be hopeful! Spring on campus is a beautiful season and Virginia’s COVID-19 cases are declining while the vaccination rate grows every day.
Roanoke’s Schumann Professor of Christian Ethics provided ethical guidance to the working group creating guidelines on neural chimeras and organoids.
More than a quarter of students this semester are first-generation college students.
Politics, COVID-19 frustrations and uncertainty are dragging consumer sentiment down as we move into 2021.
Ergle, who taught math and statistics for 44 years, died on Feb. 21.
Roanoke College is eagerly looking forward to honoring the historic accomplishments of Class of 2020 and Class of 2021.
Her experience working with students with developmental disabilities is particularly impressive.
The latest poll looks at the opinions of Virginians on impeachment, storming the Capitol, COVID and politics.
The new telehealth option is designed to complement the services provided by Student Health and Counseling Services. Enroll now and be eligible for a gift card.
Dr. David Taylor will take over as Dr. Harry Wilson prepares for his retirement.
Interim Dean of Students Tom Rambo reminds members of the Maroon community about staying safe on campus.
Three Roanoke alumni have stepped forward with more than $5 million in gifts to the planned Science Center renovation.
From illuminating books to new degrees, these alumni are making news from coast to coast.
One member of the Central Park Five spoke with Roanoke students about criminal justice, his experiences, religion and more.
The initiative is designed to help institutions, their students and their communities explore the continuing impact of slavery on American life and culture.
Blair '93 returns to her alma mater as the College's new Vice President of Resource Development. Currently, she is assistant vice president of advancement for Roanoke at Virginia Tech.
Despite the cooler temperatures, Student Activites and Campus Activites Board have creative ways for students to safely enjoy themselves.
A new tool from the Department of Health might make it easier for other members of the campus community to get their vaccines.
Keynote speaker Yusef Salaam headlines Roanoke College's Black History Month events. Also featured are panel discussions, service learning activities, a poetry performance - and much more.
Three students are semifinalists for prestigious honor this spring.
Our message to students as we start the spring semester.
The new version of the tour includes more stops and more videos to get to know campus even better.
Recent works examine important aspects of the judicial system, the fate of the universe, our relationship with war and more.
Those returning to campus for the spring semester might notice a change in the College's landscape.
Updated: Dr. Chris Lee, math professor, and his wife have welcomed a deaf dog, Marshall, to their crew, and he was one of the big stars on Super Bowl Sunday.
Award recipients are individuals who have an outstandingly positive impact on the College community, whether interacting with students or colleagues.
This forward-thinking company is helping save lives now with an eye on the future.
Maroons turned plans into action in the fall, and campus leaders hope to carry that success into the spring.
Everything you need to know to ensure a successful, safe return to Roanoke.
The latest news about members of the Maroons family, from job promotions and educational pursuits to awards of recognition and a little alumni chapter fun!
Current student Kaelyn Spickler '21 recaps 2020, a historic year at Roanoke College.
Director of Athletics Scott Allison explains why games will be held without fans and how fans can watch online.
From Roanoke College magazine: The academic and professional achievements of Dr. Paris Butler ’00 now fuel his great desire for diversity and inclusion in the field of academic medicine.
Roanoke College's celebration of the life and legacy of the most visible leader of the American civil rights movement will continue throughout the month of February, Black History Month.
Dr. Jan Heyn Lynch, a professor of psychology for nearly 35 years at Roanoke College, died on Dec. 28.
President Maxey sent a message to Roanoke College students addressing the events that occurred recently at the U.S. Capitol.
From youth centers to animal shelters, these Maroons are making a difference in Roanoke.