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Dec 2021

Roanoke College Poll: Democrat - Republican divide, masks and more

The Roanoke College Poll looks into the divide between Democrats and Republicans regarding mask wearing, vaccination plans and general political anxiety. 

Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen wins 2021 Golden Anniversary Monograph Award

Dr. Jorgensen, Thornhill Professor of Biology at Roanoke College, received the 2021 Golden Anniversary Monograph Award at the 107th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held Nov. 18-21 in Seattle, Washington.

Nov 2021

Roanoke College Poll: Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report for Nov. 2021

The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment continued to slide, driven by the rising cost of food and fuel. 

Roanoke College Poll: 2021 Holiday Spending Report

Virginians plan to spend for the holidays, but much of it through online establishments. 

Roanoke College men’s lacrosse team raises funds to support Ronald McDonald House

Alumni and student-athletes join forces to support a local charity.

Washington Semester student meets Vice President Kamala Harris

The meeting occurred by happenstance, as Izzy Mack and Vice President Harris were both at the Eastern Market in Washington, D.C. 

Trio of alumni perform on national television

Adam Rutledge ‘04 does Keith Urban impression on E! show “Clash of the Cover Bands” backed by Andy Neikirk ‘12 and Chris Neikirk ‘10.

Alumni News - November 2021

Roanoke alumni are indeed newsmakers. Read the latest!

Maroons Together for Science

On November 16, Roanoke goes all-in for Science in a day of giving.  

Economics majors get automatic admission to WVU grad program with new partnership

Maroons who graduate with at least a 3.25 GPA are guaranteed admission to West Virginia University’s M.S. program.

Dr. Gary Hollis competes on JEOPARDY!

Hollis is one of 15 professors across the country to appear Dec. 6 on the first-ever JEOPARDY! Professors Tournament.

Take a look into Roanoke College history with new virtual tour

The immersive experience will introduce viewers to artwork, exclusive interviews with historians, a look at groundbreaking research and more.

Passing the torch: Dr. Mark Miller retiring from role as College Historian

Dr. Jesse Bucher assumes the role of chronicling the history of Roanoke College.

Countering the false narrative

Author and columnist Leonard Pitts Jr., who received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2004, visited Roanoke College on Nov. 2 as this fall semester's Fowler Public Affairs Lecture Series speaker.

Law enforcement community rallies around injured Roanoke alumnus

Adam Daniels ‘08 was injured in a shooting in Nashville, Tennessee.

Roanoke College Poll provides context, analysis leading up to Election Day in Virginia

The eyes of the nation have been fixed on Virginia’s gubernatorial election, and the Roanoke College Poll helped keep citizens informed along the way.

News roundup: September and October 2021

Roanoke College has seen major coverage from the new price reset to President Michael Maxey’s retirement announcement to the recent announcement about the $15 million gift from Shaun McConnon ’66.

Real-world experience in the nation’s capital 

A record 15 Roanoke College students are participating in the Lutheran College Washington Semester program this fall semester.

Oct 2021

Roanoke College Poll: Final poll prior to 2021 Virginia elections

Just a few days before Election Day, the race for Virginia governor is a statistical tie. Former Democrat Gov. McAuliffe holds a 1-percentage point lead over Republican Youngkin.

Roanoke College Receives Single Largest Cash Gift in School’s History

Shaun McConnon ‘66 donates $15 Million and launches challenge to support planned Science Center.  

Campus community pays tribute to Buriak

The campus is invited to another gathering this coming Saturday to honor the 2012 graduate.

Lisa Bain honored with Charles Brown Award

The award recognizes a Salem resident for their contributions to the quality of life in Salem.

Roanoke graduate dies in tragic U.S. Navy helicopter crash

Updated w/service info: Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class James P. Buriak '12 was aboard a U.S. Navy helicopter that crashed Aug. 31 while conducting routine flight operations off the coast of San Diego. 

Xu named John R. Turbyfill Professor of History

Dr. Stella Xu says she is excited about the new opportunities that lie ahead.

Out of the Closet provides free clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming students

The closet in West Hall, sponsored by the Department of Religion & Philosophy and the Center for Spiritual Life & Campus Ministry, is open all day, every day.

Alumni and faculty books

Recently released books by Janet Sarjeant ’73, the Rev. Dr. Graham Standish ’81 and Dr. Leslie Warden, art history professor.

Alumni News - October 2021

This month's highlighted alumni include a recent White House appointee.

2021 alumna hikes Appalachian Trail

Lucy Perry left the day after graduation and went the distance in just three and a half months.

Students present health research at national conference

Groundbreaking work about public health in Roanoke earned students a spot at a National Institutes of Health conference.

2022 Management Program Accepting Nominations

The Management Institute, sponsored by the Business Administration and Economics department, is accepting nominations through Nov. 12 for the 2022 Management Program. 

Roanoke College and Hollins University announce the 2021 Kendig Awards

Several arts organizations and individuals, including Olin Hall Galleries, were honored with the 2021 Perry F. Kendig Awards.  

Roanoke remembers Dr. Mack Welford, associate professor of education, emeritus

Welford, who retired from Roanoke College in 2002, died on Sept. 27.

New economic lecture series kicks off with political analyst Stephen Moore

Economist and writer Stephen Moore was the first featured speaker in the David L. Guy Lecture Series.

Student research leads to ‘transformative’ project in Roanoke

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.

Sep 2021

Don Sutton celebrates milestone birthday

‘Mr. Roanoke College’ turns 100. The Sutton Commons and Sutton Terrace are named in honor of Sutton, who held many positions at the College.

Roanoke College Poll: Va. Governor's race, COVID-19 and more

Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads Republican Glenn Youngkin in race for Virginia Governor, but Republicans show a slight lead in voter enthusiasm.  

Vaughan aids reading initiative at local café

Katherine Vaughan '24 designed the bookmark for Dilly Dally's Reading Rewards promotion.

Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey to retire in 2022

The Board of Trustees will form a committee to search for the next president.

Alumni News - September 2021

Maroons are newsmakers! Here's the latest alumni accomplishments. Kudos all around!

Roanoke College Resets Published Tuition Price

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.

Psychology offers students opportunity to research, explore range of topics

Research is central to the student experience in Roanoke College's psychology department.

Remembering 9/11 20 years later

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.

Roanoke College remembers Dr. Sandee McGlaun

Dr. Sandee McGlaun, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Center, died Sept. 4 after a long battle with breast cancer.

Roanoke featured in Princeton Review's "Best 387 Colleges"

Roanoke College is once again deemed "Great School" for business/finance majors, computer science/computer engineering majors and psychology majors.

Aug 2021

Pre-arrival update and vaccination percentages

A final update from Dean of Students Tom Rambo before students return to the Roanoke College campus.

College remembers "The Storyteller"

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.

Roanoke College Poll: Va. Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report

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.

Meet Norma the Art Car

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.

Roanoke College Poll: McAuliffe leads Youngkin in race for Virginia Governor

The latest Roanoke College Poll of likely Virginia voters looks at the race for Va. Governor, as well as other races and issues. 

Final reminders about vaccinations, pre-arrival COVID tests and student conduct

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 students participate in Heat Watch research

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.

Roanoke mourns death of College historymaker

Virginia Maxine Fitzgerald '69 was the first Black American to enroll at Roanoke College as a full-time student.

Hitting it big

Roanoke alumnus co-writes screenplay for recently released movie “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.”

Adventurous alumnus releases Everest-related documentary

It’s the first in what will be three documentaries focused on people doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

New Maroons will construct the 16th R-House

The house will include three bedrooms and two bathrooms and will be home for a mother and three sons.

Alumni News - August 2021

Maroons are newsmakers! Read about the latest accomplishments of Roanoke alumni.

Vaccine and test reminders; Masking update

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. 

Fellowship offers faculty member an enlightening study of Israel

Dr. Jonathan Snow, who was selected for a competitive fellowship that prepares professors to teach about Israel, returned home with renewed interest in creating opportunities for Roanoke College students to experience Israel and the greater Middle East for themselves.

Nominations open for 2021 Charles Brown Award

The award recognizes an outstanding Salem resident for their contributions to the quality of life in Salem.

‘Intense’ opera experience inspires Thompson to pursue music

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.

Jul 2021

Update on Dean's Office staffing, other leadership news

President Mike Maxey gives an update on the Dean’s Office staffing and other senior leadership changes.

Elderscholar Program gets attention in national publication

The Kiplinger Review identified the Roanoke College program as a key reason why Roanoke, Virginia, is the nation’s best place to retire.

The Room Where It Happens

The Olin Theater stage was named for alumna who led many productions as a student, Crystal Lynn Van Hise ‘95.

Roanoke Wrestling bests some of the biggest in a Twitter T-shirt campaign

@NokeWrestling "totally crushed" this year's #WrestlingShirtADayinMay campaign.

New Honor Society recognizes first-generation college students

Sixty-five students were inducted into Roanoke’s new Gamma Omicron chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha, which is only the fifth chapter in Virginia.

Men's volleyball becomes newest NCAA sport for Roanoke Athletics

The new team has its head coach and will begin play in the fall of 2022.

The Final Bow

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. 

Maroon bass fishing teammates qualify for national championship

For the first time ever, Roanoke College students will participate in the national bass fishing championship.

Haskins presents redlining research

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.

Alumni News - July 2021

The latest about alumni career and educational accomplishments.

Roanoke College students aid tree-planting efforts in Haiti

French class project raises money to help address effects of deforestation.

Rambo wins statewide award for service during pandemic

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.

Roanoke College 'Launch Lab' prepares graduates for the working world

A four-day workshop provides recent graduates with tips and training to help them better market themselves to employers.

Student film festival becomes even more special after pandemic

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.

Jun 2021

The return to play

From Roanoke College magazine: How Roanoke College Athletics rolled three sports seasons into one. Suffice to say, it was one amazing feat.

Two students receive Gilman scholarships to study abroad

Serayna Green and Molly Scheerer are pursuing studies in Asia and Europe, and continue Roanoke College’s legacy of students earning competitive scholarships.

Science Guys

From Roanoke College magazine: Two members of the Roanoke College community have written children's books that engage young minds in science.

Retiring faculty recognized with Simon Carson Wells Medal

The 13 faculty members represent a combined 422 years of service to the College.

Alumni News – June 2021

Maroons are newsmakers! Read about the latest accomplishments of Roanoke alumni.

Rising Giants

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 commemorates Juneteenth

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.

COVID update: FAQs on vaccine requirement, Mask Policy update and more

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.

Juneteenth events at and near Roanoke College

Events range from panel discussions to outdoor celebrations.

Roanoke College Appoints New Vice President of Community, Diversity and Inclusion

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. 

Paying tribute to "Mr. B"

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.

Former Roanoke vice president and dean Gerald W. Gibson passes

Gibson spent 45 years working in higher education, including 17 years as president of Maryville College.

Planning for Fall 2021 Return to Campus

President Maxey shares the plan for returning to in-person classes in Fall 2021. 

Faculty celebrate end of semester with multimedia projects

A podcast and a faux movie trailer honored students and their accomplishments.

Preview: The new issue of Roanoke College magazine

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!

Pres. Maxey's message to the Class of 2021

President Maxey's welcome speech from the Class of 2021 Commencement, held on May 29, 2021. 

Pres. Maxey's message to the Class of 2020

President Maxey's welcome speech from the Class of 2020 Commencement, held on May 22, 2021. 

Roanoke College Poll -- Virginia Democratic Primary

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.  

Roanoke and Hollins welcome nominations for the 2021 Kendig Awards

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.

Former Roanoke softball player leads JMU to College World Series as coach

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.

Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report

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.

May 2021

Class of 2021 walks across the commencement stage

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.  

Eight seniors inducted into Student Activity Media Arts Hall of Fame

Class of 2021 inductees were “perfect group of students at the perfect time,” connecting and entertaining students through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Class of 2021 includes record four valedictorians

Between four valedictorians and one salutatorian, the Class of 2021’s academic honorees explored eight different areas of study.

Roanoke College Poll: Virginians weigh in on the nation, the Commonwealth and COVID

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. 

Alumni News - May 2021

The latest about alumni career, educational and community accomplishments. And oh, how we gather!

Finally, the Class of 2020 Commencement

After the ceremony was delayed by the pandemic, the historic Class of 2020 crosses the commencement stage.

All the Commencement Details for Class of 20 and Class of 21

Final details about all Commencement, Baccalaureate and Senior Week events planned to celebrate the graduates of 2020 and 2021.

Program allows students to conduct real-world research about topics of their choosing

Students in ECON LAB are investigating everything from injuries to professional basketball players to business trends during the pandemic.

Durward Owen presented Roanoke College Medal

Owen, a 1955 graduate, is honored with Roanoke’s highest honor for alumni.  

Kassens’ research delves into nationwide mental health struggles during pandemic

The study shows the importance of addressing this ‘major public health crisis’ and outlines possible steps for the current presidential administration to take.

Sienkewicz awarded prestigious Rome Prize

Dr. Julia Sienkewicz will be in residence at the American Academy in Rome in 2022 to conduct research for her second book.

Tillery earns Fulbright award to teach in Taiwan

The history major has spent the past year in Taiwan and is looking forward to extending her stay.

Apr 2021

Commencement Update from President Maxey

Updated: Deadline to register Commencement guests extended to May 10.

Alumni panel gives international relations students a glimpse of their future

These Roanoke graduates offered advice on graduate school, interviewing and what advantages current students might have in the workforce.

COVID-19 update from Pres. Maxey

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.

A message from President Maxey regarding the Derek Chauvin trial outcome

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. 

Students, faculty, staff honored with diversity awards

The annual Kenneth R. Garren Excellence in Diversity Award recognizes exemplary dedication and work in promoting diversity, inclusion and equity.

Community connection helps students further understand HIV

In advance of Transgender HIV Testing Day, this class is examining overlooked aspects of HIV with the help of a local community center.

New Explorations program allows students to explore new areas of interest

Don’t have enough time for a concentration? You can pursue an exploration instead.

Alumni Weekend 2021 - Virtual Edition

Register for your favorite events. Activities begin online Thursday. 

Alumni News - April 2021

Another round of laudable accomplishments by members of the Maroons family. An Alumni Weekend special!

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff get first round of COVID vaccines on campus

This timeline means that every student who is interested in being vaccinated will be vaccinated by the time they go home for the summer.

Roanoke College honors contributions of enslaved laborers during plaque unveiling ceremony

The plaque dedication is part of a longer research process that is seeking to better understand the history of slavery at Roanoke College.

Roanoke College to honor enslaved laborers who helped build early College buildings

At an April 8 ceremony, the College will unveil commemorative plaques on the Administration Building, the oldest and most prominent building on campus.

Mar 2021

Rare, bright, pungent flower blooms in greenhouse

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.

Teaching in COVID-19 Times

Dr. Rachel Collins has had to get creative to find bacteria samples on campus.

Students gain valuable, real-world experience through Washington Semester internships

Despite uncertain times this semester, five Roanoke College students have taken the opportunity to study and intern in the nation's capital.

Alumni in law enforcement encourage students to enthusiastically pursue careers

These Roanoke alumni got where they are today by relentlessly pursuing their passions, not getting discouraged, and being as well-rounded as possible.

Professors receive statewide award for dragon research

Dr. DorothyBelle Poli and Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman earned the honor for the Dragon Research Collaborative.

Alumni News - March 2021

Maroons are newsmakers! Read about the latest accomplishments of Roanoke alumni.

President Maxey’s mid-semester message and plans for Fall 2021

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.

Peterson offers expert testimony to National Academy of Sciences

Roanoke’s Schumann Professor of Christian Ethics provided ethical guidance to the working group creating guidelines on neural chimeras and organoids.

New program aims to help first-generation students transition to college life

More than a quarter of students this semester are first-generation college students.

Roanoke College Poll: Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report

Politics, COVID-19 frustrations and uncertainty are dragging consumer sentiment down as we move into 2021.

Dr. Bill Ergle, math professor, passes

Ergle, who taught math and statistics for 44 years, died on Feb. 21.

Update on Commencement Plans for Classes of '20 and '21

Roanoke College is eagerly looking forward to honoring the historic accomplishments of Class of 2020 and Class of 2021. 

Junior receives scholarship to pursue elementary education

Her experience working with students with developmental disabilities is particularly impressive.

Roanoke College Poll: Virginians reflect on COVID and politics

The latest poll looks at the opinions of Virginians on impeachment, storming the Capitol, COVID and politics.

MaroonCare provides 24/7 health and counseling resources for students

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.

New leadership for IPOR

Dr. David Taylor will take over as Dr. Harry Wilson prepares for his retirement.

Feb 2021

Update about COVID-19 restrictions in Virginia and reminder of best practices

Interim Dean of Students Tom Rambo reminds members of the Maroon community about staying safe on campus.

Science Center project receives strong support from alumni

Three Roanoke alumni have stepped forward with more than $5 million in gifts to the planned Science Center renovation.

Alumni News - February 2021

From illuminating books to new degrees, these alumni are making news from coast to coast.

In Black History Month keynote, Yusef Salaam talks about finding hope in tragedy

One member of the Central Park Five spoke with Roanoke students about criminal justice, his experiences, religion and more.

Roanoke selected as affiliate school in Legacies of American Slavery project

The initiative is designed to help institutions, their students and their communities explore the continuing impact of slavery on American life and culture.

Roanoke College appoints new Vice President of Resource Development

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.

Student Activities Focused on Making This "the Best Semester Yet"

Despite the cooler temperatures, Student Activites and Campus Activites Board have creative ways for students to safely enjoy themselves.

Health staff, President Maxey get COVID-19 vaccines

A new tool from the Department of Health might make it easier for other members of the campus community to get their vaccines.

Black History Month at Roanoke College

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.

Maroons continue trend of Fulbright Scholar success

Three students are semifinalists for prestigious honor this spring.

Campus Title IX Update

Our message to students as we start the spring semester.

Virtual visit provides immersive campus experience

The new version of the tour includes more stops and more videos to get to know campus even better.

Recent faculty books explore formidable issues

Recent works examine important aspects of the judicial system, the fate of the universe, our relationship with war and more.

Jan 2021

Two trees removed on campus

Those returning to campus for the spring semester might notice a change in the College's landscape.

Professor's adopted puppy in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

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.

Four Employees Honored with 2020 STAR Awards

Award recipients are individuals who have an outstandingly positive impact on the College community, whether interacting with students or colleagues.

Alumna involved in innovative COVID treatment

This forward-thinking company is helping save lives now with an eye on the future.

Maturity, commitment of students guide Roanoke through historic fall semester

Maroons turned plans into action in the fall, and campus leaders hope to carry that success into the spring.

Spring 2021 Arrival Information

Everything you need to know to ensure a successful, safe return to Roanoke.

Alumni News - January 2021

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!

Roanoke College's 2020 in review

Current student Kaelyn Spickler '21 recaps 2020, a historic year at Roanoke College.

From the desk of the Director of Athletics

Director of Athletics Scott Allison explains why games will be held without fans and how fans can watch online.

Widening the opportunity for excellence

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.

Honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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, professor of psychology, emeritus, passes

Dr. Jan Heyn Lynch, a professor of psychology for nearly 35 years at Roanoke College, died on Dec. 28.

A message from President Maxey about the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol

President Maxey sent a message to Roanoke College students addressing the events that occurred recently at the U.S. Capitol. 

Maroon alumni make local ‘40 Under 40’ list

From youth centers to animal shelters, these Maroons are making a difference in Roanoke.