As protestors take to the streets around the country, some Roanoke College students learned more about the social justice initiatives going on in their community.

I’m writing my weekly update with a quick recommendation for you all —  try to get outside and enjoy the outdoors!

Club offers opportunities to learn, collaborate, get hands-on experience.

Dr. Todd Peppers recalls taking his class to hear oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court and a meeting with Justice Ginsburg afterwards. We also share a student essay from the same visit.  


“Get Happy” Hour with Wes

Relying on community is so very important in helping people move through challenging times. We need as many community opportunities as possible at this time. In this spirit, I’m offering an informal time for Roanoke College employees to virtually come together for a supportive chat.


Reserve your virtual seat today!

The 2020 Henry H. Fowler Distinguished Public Speaker Program presents Starting Over: The Future of American Democracy with A. B. Stoddard and Chris Stirewalt


Group Fitness classes are back!

Group Fitness classes are back starting September 28th!  Campus Recreation is offering a variety of in-person group fitness classes including Zumba, MixxedFit, Yoga, and BodyPump.  All classes held in Bast room 138 on a first come, first served basis.  Maximum capacity=12 participants

New NOKELive events added!

The Roanoke College Alumni Association is pleased to announce that three new NOKELive events have been added to our schedule! We will continue to add to our event list, so please remember to visit our newly created Alumni Hub for all event details. These events are open to anyone who is interested.


Faculty & Staff Flu Shots - October 13-14

The Roanoke County/Salem Health Department will be on campus October 13th-14th offering flu shots for faculty and staff!  There will be no co-pay as they file against your health insurance coverage whether you have the college’s or another insurance plan. 


5:00 PM‐6:00 PM

Pick Up supplies at Information Desk in the Colket Center
9:00 AM‐7:00 PM

12:00 PM‐1:15 PM

12:00 PM‐1:15 PM

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4:00 PM‐5:00 PM

COVID Assessment

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All faculty, staff, and students are required to complete the assessment each day.

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7:30 am – 10:30 am

Continental Breakfast
7:00am - 7:30am
Hard Boiled &
Scrambled Eggs*
Sausage Patties
Potato Triangles
w/Hot Syrup
RC Granola and
Greek Yogurt Parfaits
Fruit & Yogurt Bar*
Fresh Bagels


11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grilled Salmon*
Wild Rice Blend
Vegetable Blend*
Crispy Chicken
French Fries
Pasta Bar
Brick Oven Pizza
Gourmet Deli Bar*
Salad Bar*
Bakery Station
Light Lunch (2-4 p.m.)
Salad Bar
Brick Oven Pizza
Pasta Bar
Alumni Gym (11am - 1:30pm)
Chicken Tenders

Commons 245 seats open

Alumni Gym 231 seats open

Cavern 65 seats open


Chicken Tenders