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Dec 2019

Blog: Joe Boucher reflects on The Simpsons 30th anniversary

Recently, The Simpsons celebrated the 30th anniversary since the show first aired. Roanoke’s own Joe Boucher ’87 was with The Simpsons then and even before that.

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Blog: Student workshop connects professional purpose with skills and experience

Story2 collaborated with 24 graduating seniors to help them launch high-value careers and lives with purpose and meaning. 

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Nov 2019

ICYMI: Roanoke in the News - Fall 2019

In case you missed it, check out this round up of news media coverage from Roanoke College this fall. 

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Roanoke College wins two Summit Awards

Roanoke College was recognized with a Gold Summit for the Roanoke College Magazine and the Lin Chaff Award for Creativity for a magazine feature story.

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Photos from President's Ball

Photos are in from President's Ball. What a great time! 

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What's new in the Cavern?

Sushi and burritos, plus freshly painted walls and new furniture give added appeal to the beloved campus eatery.

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Oct 2019

Annual break trip to Columbia, SC supports Habitat

The Chaplain’s office has a long tradition of spending college breaks with the Habitat for Humanity chapter in Columbia, S.C.

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Kassens finishes third at USA Track & Field 15 km National Championships in Tulsa

Roanoke College economics professor Dr. Alice Kassens is an accomplished runner with a number of wins under her belt.

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L.L.Bean Bootmobile rolling onto campus in November

The almost 12 foot tall L.L. Bean Bootmobile is visiting Roanoke College this fall. Fun fact -- if the Bootmobile was a real Bean Boot, it would be a size 708.

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Jul 2019

Two Roanoke College grads are Harvard Bound

Bekah Carey and Matthew Johnson have both been accepted into prestigious professional programs at Harvard.

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Apr 2019

Theatre Roanoke College's [title of show] cast surprised by unexpected guest at last performance

The Theatre Roanoke College cast of the spring musical, [title of show], was surprised by a special guest on their closing night this past Saturday, April 13.

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Freshmen hike 37 miles in 17 hours for Earthbound fundraiser

Over the weekend, freshmen Ian Densley, Connor Kinkema and Cole Hensen took on the legendary Triple Crown hike, a 37-mile loop in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Mar 2019

Schultz to publish War Memoranda with Taubman Museum of Art

Dr. Robert Schultz and artist Binh Danh are issuing a book honoring Walt Whitman for the 200th anniversary celebration of the poet’s birth.

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The Roanoke College connection to Fred Rogers's Neighborhood

Dr. Brooks Crozier remembers his uncle, Fred Rogers. 

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Jan 2019

In Case You Missed This News

Forbes goes to Dr. Warden to analyze the latest archeological finding in Egypt. Roanoke was named a Hidden Gem of the Southeast. Dr. Benne publishes an op-ed and Toy Like Me makes Christmas even more special.

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