Recent news about Roanoke College alumni David Phipps '88, Michener Chandlee '91, Jonathan Hausner '93, Dr. Nina Barzachka '03 and Shelbi Holloman '17. 

President Mike Maxey is known for being a friendly face – one that is almost always framed with a bow tie! 

The Maroons will begin competition in Fall 2021 with wrestling as Roanoke’s 22nd NCAA Division III program.

From Roanoke College magazine: In 2018, Joe Shea '09 opened Tiller Baking Co. in Charleston, South Carolina. Tiller Baking is known for its handcrafted hearth loaves made with fresh-milled whole grains.


TIAA Campus Appointments - February 13th

Our TIAA representative, Timothy Davis, will visit campus on February 13th to hold individual employee meetings. Please contact TIAA at (800) 732-8353 or visit the TIAA website to schedule and appointment.


Alternative Spring Break Trip - New Orleans, LA

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is excited to offer a trip to New Orleans over spring break.  Participants will depart Roanoke College on Saturday, February 29th and return to campus on Friday, March 6th.   to all students, faculty and staff


Kayak Skills & Roll Clinic

Join us in the pool to learn different strokes for paddling a kayak and how to maneuver a kayak. For the roll portion of the clinic, learn how to flip a kayak upright after flipping upside down in the water. No prior kayaking experience required.


Diversity Dine-In

Our 2020 Diversity Dine-In Series will kick off with Push Back to Push Forward: The Intersectionality of Civil Rights, LGBTQ Rights and Spirituality.  Thursday, January 23rd at 11:45 a.m. in the Chapel.  Pizza will be provided.


Special MLK Week Speakeasy

The MLK week celebrations will close out with a SpeakEasy event, “How Do You Make Your Dream a Reality?” led by the Diversity Peer Educators at 7:00 pm located at the Library Collaboration Space.


Mystery Mosaic Community Art Project

Make your mark during MLK week by lending your artistic abilities to create a mosaic that will be displayed in the Colket Center after completion.  Stop by the table in the Colket Center starting Tuesday, January 21st and color or paint a section of the mosaic.  The topic is a mystery until all the


Consumers vs. Citizens: How Liberalism Imperiled Democracy

Join Patrick J. Deneen, professor of political science at University of Notre Dame, for a discussion of his highly acclaimed book, Why Liberalism Failed. Deneen will explain how liberalism's achievements degrade rather than ennoble the human person and politics.



Colket Center - Wortmann Ballroom
7:00 PM‐8:00 PM

8:00 PM‐9:30 PM

Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom
6:00 PM‐9:00 PM

Pickle Lounge
7:00 PM‐8:00 PM



7:30 am – 10:00 am

Hard Boiled & Scrambled Eggs*
Chicken Sausage
Tater Tots
French Toast Sticks w/Hot Syrup
Hot Biscuits
Omelet Station*
MYO Omelet*
Fruit & Yogurt Bar*


11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Simply Grilled Chicken
Ginger Grilled Tofu
Fried Rice
Green Beans
French Fries
Hot Dogs
Veggie Burgers*
Grilled Chicken*
Chowder Bar
Fruit Smoothies
Pasta Bar
Garlic Bread Sticks
Brick Oven Pizza
Gourmet Deli Bar*
Salad Bar*
Bakery Station

Chicken Tenders