News & Events


Student researchers contribute to the Genealogy of Slavery

Six students conducted in-depth research to help build a database of information about enslaved people who lived in Southwest Virginia before and during the Civil War.

Preparing for Severe Weather from Hurricane Ian

Roanoke College officials have been preparing for heavy rain and wind associated with Hurricane Ian, which is expected to make its way into the Roanoke Valley on Friday and may bring rain to the region through Monday.

Roanoke College celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Achievement has an array of events planned for Hispanic Heritage Month. 

Alumni News – September 2022

See what fellow Maroons are up to in this month's roundup of alumni accomplishments.

Saoub selected for Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

Karin Saoub, the Capp Whitehead Professor of Mathematics at Roanoke College, has been placed as an adviser to the director of the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy.


Orienteering Clinic

Learn how to reliably navigate the world! In this clinic, you will learn how to read and utilize a map, how to plan a trip, and other methods of navigation. 

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Date | Time: Monday, October 3, 2022 | 7:00 PM
Location: Outdoor Adventure Center, Bast 121

Theologies On Tap - AKA - T.O.T.

InterFaith discussion and free appetizers at Mac & Bob’s, Mondays at 9 PM

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Date | Time: Monday, October 3, 2022 | 9:00 PM
Location: Mac & Bobs

Elderscholar Program

The Elderscholar Program is in its 38th year of offering lectures for adults 55 and older. The program features Roanoke College faculty and guests speaking on areas of their expertise. This spring, the program will be both in-person and virtual. Participants can choose to attend the live lecture with lunch afterwards, or watch live with Zoom from the safety and comfort of their home.  Registration is required. 

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Date | Time: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Location: Live: Colket Center Ballroom & Virtual: Zoom Webinar

Richard Pasquarelli- "The Things We Are"

“My paintings are more than representations of people’s possessions; they are portraits of their minds.” - Richard Pasquarelli 

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Date | Time: September 10 - October 9, 2022 | 1:00 PM
Location: Olin Hall Galleries

Kyra Hinton- "Mapping the Human Experience"

"Mapping the Human Experience" explores the human experience, as described through the lens Enneagram, and uses the perspective of landscapes and satellite photos to depict each type’s journey to health.

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Date | Time: September 10 - October 9, 2022 | 1:00 PM
Location: Olin Hall Galleries