Facutly and Staff News

Faculty and Staff Accolades

This page is a compilation of news and accolades about Roanoke College faculty and staff members. 


Faculty and Staff News

Chad Morris presents at Palau Health Summit

Morris traveled to Palau to present on two topics, including one report developed from the work of Roanoke College student researchers.  

President Emeritus Maxey honored by higher education council

The award is one of the highest national recognitions bestowed by the Council of Independent Colleges.

New class of Pedagogy Fellows announced by Teaching Collaborative

The fellows will pursue projects that enhance ongoing efforts to improve teaching evaluations, holistic student advising and the well-being of students, staff and faculty.

Sienkewicz curates exhibition, participates in panel discussion

Associate Professor Julia Sienkewicz has guest curated an exhibition at a West Virginia art museum, where she will also participate in a panel discussion on Friday evening.

Rosenthal invited to speak at Virginia Festival of the Book event

The author of "Living Queer History: Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City" is part of the speaker lineup announced by the literary festival taking place next month in Charlottesville.

Shushok featured on Blue Ridge PBS’ “What It Takes”

Host Tom Landon held a wide-ranging conversation with Roanoke’s 12th president.  

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.

Hartman advocates for everyday bus riders

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

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.

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. 

Gibbs honored by Sixteenth Century Society & Conference

Gary Gibbs, a history professor at Roanoke, was recently awarded the society’s medal for his long service as editor of the Sixteenth Century Journal.