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Trump to hold airport rally in Newport News Friday night Roanoke Times

...the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, his campaign announced Tuesday. A poll by Roanoke College that surveyed likely Virginia voters from Aug. 9 to Aug. 22 reported Biden up by 14 points...

Published: 9/22/20 7:32 pm Read More

Roanoke College professor reflects on meeting Ruth Bader Ginsburg WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...is remembering the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a special experience she gave his students. Dr. Todd Peppers took his civil liberties class from Roanoke College up to Washington, D.C. to watch oral arguments...

Published: 9/22/20 1:50 pm Read More

Roanoke College professor shares remembrance of Ruth Bader Ginsburg WFIR News

...passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg rocked the nation over the past few days. One Roanoke College professor is sharing the personal experiences he had with Ginsburg. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has...

Published: 9/22/20 12:26 pm Read More

Supreme Court battle reshapes presidential race WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...presidential race here in Virginia and across the country. “I think it’s a very big issue,” said Roanoke College Professors Harry Wilson. “I think it’s a very big deal.” “I think this is a dramatic impact...

Published: 9/22/20 12:25 am Read More

Roanoke College professor reflects on legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a 'social engineer' WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...political, legal, and academic leaders around the country reflect on the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one Roanoke College professor also shared his personal experiences with the late Justice Ginsburg.

Published: 9/21/20 11:56 am Read More

Roanoke College professor reflects on legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a ‘social engineer’ WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...professor also shared his personal experiences with the late Justice Ginsburg. Ten years ago, Dr. Todd Peppers took his civil liberties class from to see the Supreme Court and attend an oral argument. To...

Published: 9/21/20 11:56 am Read More

Books & Talks Calendar (Sept. 20-27) Roanoke Times

...Dr. Constance Bailey of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will present the talk. Hosted by Roanoke College’s Enrichment Program in Chemistry. The Zoom webinar is free and open to the public. Registration...

Published: 9/20/20 3:10 am Read More

Adam Rutledge celebrates CD release with Salem drive-in concert Roanoke Times

...championship with a 17-point game and was selected for all-state honors. Rutledge signed to play at Roanoke College, but quit the summer after he graduated high school. “That’s one thing I regret out of...

Published: 9/17/20 3:09 am Read More

Homegrown talent to display talents at Salem Civic Center on September 17 Salem Times Register

...state championship during my senior year,” he said. Long before he graduated with a degree from Roanoke College, Rutledge knew he wanted to be a fulltime musician. Every song that’s ever been created,...

Published: 9/11/20 11:24 pm Read More

Roanoke College down to two active COVID cases as more than 400 students expected to return to campus over the weekend WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke College President Mike Maxey informed the campus community Friday that the college is down to two active coronavirus cases, adding that he is “optimistic about the semester ahead,...

Published: 9/11/20 7:50 pm Read More

American Eagle Outfitters Promotes Jennifer Foyle to Chief Creative Officer WWD

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced that Jennifer Foyle has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer, AEO Inc. effective immediately, reporting to Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. In addition to her existing responsibilities as Aer

Published: 9/9/20 1:41 pm Read More

Virginia poll shows stark partisan differences over COVID impact, government response WFIR News

Amid fears in some quarters that Virginia may see a post-holiday surge in COVID-19 cases, a recent Roanoke College poll finds Virginians have sharply different views of the threat — and the government’s response...

Published: 9/8/20 12:14 pm Read More

Editorial: A consumer's guide to polls Roanoke Times

...Rohan looks out over the army of orcs gathered outside his gates … Editorial Editorial: Why Roanoke College Poll gives hope to Republicans in 2021 Poll detects a big mood swing among Virginians....

Published: 9/8/20 4:03 am Read More

Daniel Gade, Virginia Senate candidate, sees military service parallels The Washington Times

...the past few decades. Mr. Warner held a 21-point lead, 55% to 34%, over Mr. Gade, according to a Roanoke College poll taken Aug. 9-22. Still, two-thirds of respondents said they didn’t know enough about...

Published: 9/7/20 9:48 pm Read More

Former Roanoke College basketball great Reggie Thomas dies at 56 Roanoke Times

...5 months Reggie Thomas and Dwayne Evans lived on opposite sides of the country, but the former Roanoke College teammates and roommates remained close. Thomas, the second-leading scorer in Roanoke College...

Published: 9/7/20 9:41 pm Read More

Coronavirus cases in the D.C. region have plateaued. It could stay this way for months. Washington Post

...‘normal’ ” until next year or longer, according to the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Similar to the way people experience stages of grief, pandemics have a predictable pattern...

Published: 9/5/20 8:24 pm Read More

As COVID-19 cases spike on campuses, Roanoke College to stick with virtual plans Roanoke Times

Only $5 for 5 months More than 500 new Roanoke College students began a phased move-in to campus on Aug. 15. The move-in of remaining students has been delayed to Sept. 11 and 12, the college subsequently...

Published: 9/4/20 10:22 pm Read More

Roanoke College allowing students to choose between home and campus for Fall 2020 residency WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...on-campus for the current semester. In an announcement to the school’s community on Friday, President Mike Maxey outlined a list of guidelines for resuming educational operations in accordance with the Virginia...

Published: 9/4/20 7:44 pm Read More

Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 Virginians don’t agree with U.S. government’s coronavirus response WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...people’s minds and how it’s being dealt with depends on who you ask. A newly released poll from Roanoke College shows that 58% of Virginians believe that the federal government’s response to the coronavirus...

Published: 9/4/20 8:25 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: COVID-19 Concerns Steady, Partisan Differences Persist Roanoke Star

News Roanoke College Poll: COVID-19 Concerns Steady, Partisan Differences Persist September 2, 2020 Overall, Virginians’ concern with the coronavirus is relatively steady since the May Roanoke College...

Published: 9/2/20 8:52 pm Read More

Virginians are concerned they or a loved one will contract coronavirus, less pleased with government response, new Roanoke College Poll says WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — A new Roanoke College Poll shows Virginians are worried about contracting the coronavirus or someone they love contracting COVID-19. Four-in-10 Virginians say they know someone who...

Published: 9/2/20 4:14 pm Read More

Virginians feeling good about economy despite COVID-19 impact WFIR News

...in the Economy,” as the summary report puts it, The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College has found that there is optimism despite the impacts of COVID-19 this year. WFIR’s Gene Marrano...

Published: 9/1/20 12:02 pm Read More

A slip in support for Black Lives Matter? Washington Post

...Matter movement by a 51-30 margin, but White Americans were just 47-41 in favor. And finally, a Roanoke College poll of voters in Virginia — a state that has gone blue the past three presidential elections...

Published: 8/29/20 3:26 pm Read More

Giving: Franklin County food bank needs volunteers Roanoke Times

...High School graduate. Makenna Prillaman, daughter of Donna Prillaman, is using the scholarship at Roanoke College, where she has been accepted into the Fellows Program. Prillaman, a longtime Girl Scout,...

Published: 8/28/20 5:00 am Read More

New poll shows Southwest Virginia is expected to support Trump less in 2020 than in 2016 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...were held today, Joe Biden would claim Virginia’s 13 electoral college votes. That’s according to a Roanoke College poll published Wednesday, which states the former vice president holds a 14-point lead over...

Published: 8/28/20 3:02 am Read More

Consumer Sentiment Rebounds, Driven by Deep Confidence in the Economy Roanoke Star

...and Inflation Expectations Report was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, between August 9 and August 22, 2020. A total of 659 Virginians were...

Published: 8/27/20 8:44 pm Read More

Samimy: Students left out of the recovery Roanoke Times

Samimy: Students left out of the recovery Olivia Samimy Samimy is a senior at Roanoke College and a current intern with Generation Progress, a national youth advocacy and education organization housed...

Published: 8/27/20 4:05 am Read More

Biden holds double-digit lead in new Roanoke College poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...continues to lead President Donald Trump by double digits in Virginia, according to a new poll from Roanoke College. The survey of 566 likely voters gives Biden a lead of 14 percentage points, 59% to 39%....

Published: 8/27/20 1:57 am Read More

WFXR Sports Sitdown : Roanoke College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Carla Flaherty talks sports with Jermaine Ferrell WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

WFXR Sports Director Jermaine Ferrell catches up with Roanoke College head women’s basketball coach Carla Flaherty. Flaherty has been the head women’s basketball coach at Roanoke College for five years...

Published: 8/25/20 9:25 pm Read More

In His Own Words: Ballplayer takes up investing CNBC

Will Smith, Roanoke College senior, discusses how he started investing while recovering from an injury and what his strategy is from this point.

Published: 8/21/20 11:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College families, students mask up for move-in day Salem Times Register

...Nowlin [email protected] An influx of roughly 500 students from all over the country arrived at Roanoke College last weekend as part of the school’s reopening plan. On the one hand, it looked like a typical...

Published: 8/21/20 6:31 pm Read More

Arts & Extras: Collages capture meditations in isolation Roanoke Times

...Roanoke Valley. The 26-year-old Houston native and Virginia Commonwealth University graduate works at Roanoke College’s Olin Hall Galleries as assistant gallery director. When the pandemic-related shutdowns...

Published: 8/21/20 3:14 am Read More

Herman L. Horn Elementary welcomes new faces Vinton Messenger

...from Roanoke and graduated from William Byrd High School. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Roanoke College with a minor in Education. She has been involved in education in different capacities, including...

Published: 8/20/20 10:32 am Read More

First group of students return to Roanoke College as part of phased reopening ABC 13

by Caroline Kealy Saturday, August 15th 2020 AA 500 students at Roanoke College returned to campus with COVID-19 precautions in place ahead of the first day of online classes on Wednesday. (Roanoke College...

Published: 8/15/20 8:32 pm Read More

LYNCHBURG DEDICATES BELL TO GARRENS Salem Times Register

...Lynchburg. The Garrens are long time Salemites and Ken was a graduate, professor and administrator at Roanoke College before taking the position in Lynchburg. “Dr. Garren and Sheila have been incredible supporters...

Published: 8/12/20 11:08 pm Read More

WOYM: A Roanoke native son played a part in the creation of antifreeze for vehicles Roanoke Times

...the world’s motor vehicles moving for almost 100 years now. Kinsey was not long out of school at Roanoke College when in 1924 he went to work in the Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corp. plant in Clendenin,...

Published: 8/10/20 7:01 am Read More

NRA fights to retain political clout while under legal attack San Antonio Express-News

...to this point in the last election cycle. Harry L. Wilson, a gun rights advocate and professor at Roanoke College, said that although the NRA's political clout has been on a downward trajectory the last...

Published: 8/7/20 3:35 pm Read More

Roanoke College announces staggered return to campus housing Roanoke Times

Roanoke College announces staggered return to campus housing Only $5 for 5 months Roanoke College will stagger the arrival of most students over three weeks to better cope with the continuing virus...

Published: 8/6/20 12:10 am Read More

WOYM: Virginia Bridge, a former Roanoke industrial power, played a role in developing the atomic bomb, but Panama Canal link needs more research Roanoke Times

...for Bob Kinsey’s uncle, his obituary said that he was born Sept. 8, 1901, in Roanoke, and attended Roanoke College, graduating in three years. He also held a master of science degree from Massachusetts Institute...

Published: 8/3/20 12:14 am Read More

Huddle: Must we expect perfection? Roanoke Times

Huddle: Must we expect perfection? Benjamin Huddle Huddle teaches chemistry at Roanoke College. Jul 31, 2020 25 min ago 0 Only $3 for 13 weeks By Benjamin Huddle Huddle teaches chemistry...

Published: 7/31/20 4:29 am Read More

History, Link Museums To Re-open Aug. 1 With Reduced Admission Roanoke Star

...Nov. 17 speaker is Jesse Bucher, director of the new Center for Studying the Structure of Race at Roanoke College. On Dec. 8, Dina Smith-Glaniana, director of the Historic Costume and Textile Collection...

Published: 7/30/20 7:04 pm Read More

WATCH NOW: Margraves write the book for Little Free Libraries in Martinsville and Henry County Martinsville Bulletin

...appropriate for him than he may have realized five years ago: Now Margrave, a recent graduate of Roanoke College, works for the Collinsville Library. He learned woodworking from his father and his grandfather,...

Published: 7/18/20 7:22 pm Read More

How to kill a vampire: Not with this kit, apparently Seattle Times

...would include silver bullets, herbs and holy water, he said. Martha Kuchar, an English professor at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, also said she was skeptical of the kit’s authenticity: “The best way...

Published: 7/18/20 7:21 pm Read More

How to Kill a Vampire: Not With This Kit, Apparently The New York Times

...would include silver bullets, herbs and holy water, he said. Martha Kuchar, an English professor at Roanoke College in Salem, Va., also said she was skeptical of the kit’s authenticity: “The best way to destroy...

Published: 7/18/20 2:38 pm Read More

History professor believes Salem Confederate statue should come down WFIR News

The chairman of the Roanoke College History Department believes it is time for a Confederate statue near campus to come down. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story. 7-17 Noke Statue Wrap WEB Copyright ©...

Published: 7/18/20 12:58 pm Read More

Mysterious 'Dirty Dancing' lake is filling up with water 12 years after it dried up CNN.com

According to scientists, this phenomenon of the lake draining and filling back up makes Mountain Lake one of a kind. "The mountain lake basin is absolutely unique, not only in Appalachia but in the entire world," Roanoke College professor Jon Cawley said in a video posted on the lodge's website.

Published: 7/16/20 2:19 pm Read More

Mysterious 'Dirty Dancing' lake is filling up with water 12 years after it dried up St. Louis Post Dispatch

... "The mountain lake basin is absolutely unique, not only in Appalachia but in the entire world," Roanoke College professor Jon Cawley said in a video posted on the lodge's website. Cawley explains that...

Published: 7/15/20 1:24 pm Read More

‘Dirty Dancing’ lake miraculously refilling itself up decade after drying up New York Daily News

...Mountain Lake basin is absolutely unique, not only in Appalachia but in the entire world,” noted Roanoke College professor Jon Cawley, who added that it apparently self-drains approximately once every four...

Published: 7/15/20 4:00 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Nation Generally Positive Toward Local Police; See Race Relations as Serious Issue Roanoke Star

...department (45%) and think they are staffed appropriately (36%), according to a Reconnect Research/Roanoke College Poll. More respondents report that they or a family member have been helped by police in...

Published: 7/8/20 6:36 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll explores feelings about police, race Roanoke Times

...groups, according to the results of a national survey released Tuesday by Reconnect Research and Roanoke College. Fifty-four percent of white people, for example, reported feeling satisfied with their...

Published: 7/7/20 10:45 pm Read More

Roanoke College’s Carla Flaherty coaching during pregnancy and COVID-19 pandemic WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

Salem, VA(WFXR)-The Roanoke College women’s basketball program is set to grow but for a good reason. In couple of months, head coach Carla Flaherty is set to give birth to a baby girl. This coming season,...

Published: 7/3/20 4:50 am Read More

Salem’s new Mayor focuses on local businesses as Commonwealth reopens WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...exciting; it’s history, but on top of all of that, it’s probably the honor of a lifetime.” As a Roanoke College alumni, former teacher at Salem High School, and parent of three Salem-bred children, Turk’s...

Published: 7/3/20 12:43 am Read More

Renée Turk selected as first woman to serve as Salem's mayor Roanoke Times

...best of our ability.” Turk retired as an account executive at Q99 radio station in 2014. She is a Roanoke College graduate and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics and education....

Published: 7/2/20 7:35 pm Read More

Salem’s First Female Mayor Turk: ‘There’s Always Room for Improvement’ theroanoker.com

...implementing “a citizen comment period” at council meetings; Supporting regionalism. Turk is a Roanoke College graduate in economics, business and education, was an auto sales company general sales manager...

Published: 7/2/20 2:29 pm Read More

Arts & Extras: Showtimers to explore new ways to reach out after canceling 70th season Roanoke Times

...Showtimers started out as a group of like-minded theater buffs putting on plays during the summer on the Roanoke College campus in Salem. Their debut performance of Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace” took...

Published: 6/26/20 2:27 am Read More

Roanoke College Establishes Center to Discuss Racism and Slavery Diverse - Issues In Higher Education

Print Roanoke College recently established The Center for Studying Structures of Race to address systemic racism and further explore the institution’s history with slavery. After partnering with other...

Published: 6/25/20 10:21 pm Read More

Roanoke College announces $6 million in budget cuts, 14 positions to be eliminated in wake of COVID-19 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: June 23, 2020, 11:37 amUpdated: June 23, 2020, 11:45 am Roanoke College student being tested for coronavirus ROANOKE, Va. – Leaders at Roanoke College have announced that they will be cutting...

Published: 6/23/20 11:02 pm Read More

Roanoke Co. discussing how to handle lone Confederate statue ABC 13

...Street and College Avenue in Salem outside the Old Roanoke County Court House, which is now used by Roanoke College. The statue, which depicts a young infantryman standing guard, was installed in 1910. There...

Published: 6/23/20 10:48 pm Read More

Roanoke College plans $6 million in budget cuts due to pandemic's effects, including eliminating 14 jobs Roanoke Times

Large windows letting in natural light is a repeating design feature in Roanoke College’s Cregger Center. The college is anticipating between a 4% to 8% decline in student enrollment for the fall semester...

Published: 6/24/20 3:28 am Read More

How summer internships are surviving COVID-19 Roanoke Times

...cases, this has meant sticking to what they do best. Toni McLawhorn, director of career services at Roanoke College, said the school has been able to provide many of the same resources. “It’s all still sort...

Published: 6/21/20 3:38 am Read More

OurView: It’s time to speak up Virginia Business Journal

...low- and middle-income families Do Virginians have more confidence in the housing market in 2020? Roanoke College survey finds increase in consumer positivity Should I bank online or in person? Tips for...

Published: 6/19/20 8:01 pm Read More

West End Center welcomes new director amidst non-profit challenges WFIR News

...West End Center for Youth is right where she though she would be – ten years after graduating from Roanoke College. She takes over at a difficult time for many smaller non-profits, as WFIR’s Gene Marrano...

Published: 6/19/20 11:52 am Read More

Bucher: It took too long Roanoke Times

Jesse Bucher Bucher is associate professor of history at Roanoke College and director of the College’s Center for Studying Structures of Race. Jun 19, 2020 45 min ago 0 By Jesse Bucher Bucher...

Published: 6/19/20 4:46 am Read More

Roanoke College opening new center to study race, slavery WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...college now has a new center to study race and slavery. The Center for Studying Structures of Race at Roanoke College has been more than a decade in the making. It will be in the former slave quarters near...

Published: 6/17/20 2:19 pm Read More

Roanoke College creates Center for Studying Structures of Race WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...concerted effort to study issues of race and legacies of slavery on a local, state and national level. Roanoke College has developed The Center for Studying Structures of Race. Much of the center's offerings...

Published: 6/17/20 12:10 am Read More

Willingham: Confederate statue in Salem should go Roanoke Times

Rob Willingham Willingham is Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department at Roanoke College. The views expressed here are his own. Jun 13, 2020 5 min ago 0 This Confederate statue stands...

Published: 6/13/20 4:08 am Read More

Jones and Hartman: Why Roanoke Gas should opt out of MVP deal Roanoke Times

...as a pastor at Williams Memorial Baptist Church, Roanoke. Hartman teaches Environmental Studies at Roanoke College. They are co-chairs of RAISE, Roanoke Area Interfaith Stewards of the Earth, an affiliate...

Published: 6/12/20 4:34 am Read More

Roanoke College plans altered calendar to minimize coronavirus risks Roanoke Times

Roanoke College was founded in 1842. × Help support our COVID-19 coverage We're providing access to COVID-19 articles for free. Please help support our work by subscribing or signing up for an account....

Published: 6/10/20 11:00 pm Read More

Give Light – Editor, Pastor, Diversity Fincastle Herald

...at his historic home on the eastern side of the valley where he is now a widower. A graduate of Roanoke College, Kegley was already working at “The Roanoke Times” in the third-floor newsroom when late...

Published: 6/8/20 11:12 pm Read More

American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean? Minneapolis Star Tribune

...longer among us. "As humans we like clean stories," says Roland Minton, a mathematics professor at Roanoke College in Virginia. "And classifying things by number of digits can be a nice, clear way of classifying...

Published: 5/27/20 3:21 pm Read More

American Virus Deaths at 100,000: What Does a Number Mean? U.S. News & World Report

...longer among us. “As humans we like clean stories,” says Roland Minton, a mathematics professor at Roanoke College in Virginia. “And classifying things by number of digits can be a nice, clear way of classifying...

Published: 5/27/20 8:41 am Read More

American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean? The Washington Times

...longer among us. “As humans we like clean stories,” says Roland Minton, a mathematics professor at Roanoke College in Virginia. “And classifying things by number of digits can be a nice, clear way of classifying...

Published: 5/27/20 7:43 am Read More

Virginians rate COVID-19 response in Roanoke College poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...state's response was appropriate. 17% said it went too far, while 18% said it didn't go far enough. Harry Wilson is Director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. "More concerned...

Published: 5/27/20 2:09 am Read More

Roanoke College raises more than $1M for students impacted by COVID-19 WDBJ 7 Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7)-- Roanoke College’s 2020 Day of Giving raised more than $1 million for students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the college. The day of giving, a full...

Published: 5/26/20 8:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll shows most Virginians concerned about medical, economic impact of COVID-19; see ‘normal’ as months away WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — According to the latest Roanoke College Poll, most Virginians think the Commonwealth has responded appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic, but many of them voiced concerns about infection...

Published: 5/26/20 6:49 pm Read More

POLL: Virginians Concerned About Impact of COVID-19; See “Normal” as Months or Longer Away Roanoke Star

...enough, 43 percent said it was appropriate, and only 8 percent said it went too far, according to the Roanoke College Poll. The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research interviewed 603 Virginia residents between...

Published: 5/26/20 6:29 pm Read More

Northam's job approval climbs in Roanoke College poll WHSV ABC 3 Harrisonburg

...legislature, and his response to COVID-19 now in the public eye, Northam's numbers have soared in the latest Roanoke College poll. "Governor Northam's job approval rating is the highest that we've seen for him at...

Published: 5/21/20 10:31 pm Read More

Virginia Democrats have the advantage this November Washington Post

...like a cork on the ocean. But the memory of a national election returned with the release of a Roanoke College poll showing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leading President Trump...

Published: 5/20/20 9:23 pm Read More

Republican Group Is Recruiting Pro-Trump Doctors to Make Case for Swift Reopening of Economy Newsweek

A group of Republicans is reportedly enlisting the support of medical professionals willing to push the message that the U.S. economy should reopen as quickly as possible even if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines are not met.

Published: 5/20/20 4:50 pm Read More

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 5.19.20 MSNBC

* In Virginia, a new poll from Roanoke College found Biden leading Trump, 51% to 39%.

Published: 5/19/20 4:50 pm Read More

Polls Show Critical Swing States Virginia, Arizona Trending Democratic Forbes Magazine

...Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images KEY FACTS A poll from Roanoke College in Virginia showed Biden leading Trump by 12 points in the state that Hillary Clinton won...

Published: 5/19/20 4:11 pm Read More

Biden leads Trump by 12 points in Virginia: poll foxnews.com

...favorable/unfavorable splits may cause Biden’s campaign some concern,” Roanoke College Poll director Harry Wilson noted in a statement. “Trump’s numbers were mostly unchanged by impeachment and now COVID-19....

Published: 5/19/20 3:38 pm Read More

Five candidates compete for three seats on Salem City Council in Tuesday election Roanoke Times

...independent. She previously ran for city council in 2018 and lost by 79 votes. Turk is a graduate of Roanoke College with a degree in business, economics and education. She was a teacher for 10 years and helped...

Published: 5/17/20 12:56 am Read More

Roanoke Native Fulfills Dream of Entering Residency at Carilion Clinic Roanoke Star

...excelled in sports and academics and graduated from Cave Spring High School in 2012. He attended Roanoke College on a full academic scholarship where he majored in biology and took his first dive into scientific...

Published: 5/13/20 5:15 pm Read More

How will Virginia’s economy rebound? Local professors talk unemployment rate, recovery WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...14.7 percent, which is the highest it’s been since the Great Depression when it hit 24.9 percent. Roanoke College’s John S. Shannon Professor of Economics Dr. Alice Kassens said the situation is not as bad...

Published: 5/11/20 5:26 pm Read More

A New Lease With More Space Than They Needed The New York Times

Renata Certo-Ware and Tristan Graham, both 34, met in 2016, when she and her roommates at the time posted on Craigslist about an extra bedroom in their Philadelphia apartment for sublet.

Published: 5/29/20 4:50 pm Read More

Students Support a Community in the Pandemic: Maroons Make Masks GiveWP

When Coronavirus forced universities to send students and faculty home, it took away the natural interconnection offered by campus life. However, at Roanoke College, a group of pre-medical students set out to make sure that didn’t happen. Their solution was to start a group initiative to provide ma

Published: 5/7/20 1:52 pm Read More

Nominees welcomed for awards recognizing efforts in the arts throughout Roanoke region WDBJ 7 Roanoke

(WDBJ7)-- Hollins University and Roanoke College are looking to shine the light on individuals, businesses and organizations in the greater Roanoke area that provide extraordinary leadership in or support...

Published: 5/4/20 9:29 pm Read More

Roanoke College Confers 429 Degrees in Historic Ceremony Roanoke Star

...virus. Saturday’s ceremony was broadcast via Facebook Live, and featured Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey; Dr. Richard A. Smith, Vice President and Dean of the College; and The Rev. Christopher...

Published: 5/4/20 7:01 pm Read More

Roanoke College hosts historic virtual ceremony WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Taylor Kelso, Producer Published: May 2, 2020, 7:10 pm Roanoke College student being tested for coronavirus ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke College held a virtual ceremony Saturday conferring degrees to more...

Published: 5/4/20 6:23 pm Read More

Athletic training spotlight: Devin Cassity Murray Ledger and Times

After a four-year playing career at Roanoke College where he was a member of the baseball team in Salem, Virginia, Devin Cassity joined the Murray State athletic training staff in the fall of 2017 as a graduate assistant athletic trainer.

Published: 5/4/20 4:50 pm Read More

Roanoke College live-streams virtual graduation, confers 429 degrees Culpepper Star Exponent

...school streamed the ceremony on Facebook Live. The presentation featured Roanoke College President Michael Maxey, Vice President and Dean Richard Smith, the Rev. Christopher Bowen, Dean of the Chapel Timothy...

Published: 5/4/20 2:25 am Read More

Roanoke College live-streams virtual graduation, confers 429 degrees Roanoke Times

President Mike Maxey speaking the Roanoke College graduates Saturday through Facebook Live. Courtesy of Roanoke College From left to right, President Mike Maxey, Chaplain Chris Bowen and Dean Richard...

Published: 5/3/20 7:17 pm Read More

Roanoke College students to virtually graduate despite postponed ceremony WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Saturday morning at 11 Lindsey Kennett, Reporter Published: May 2, 2020, 9:20 am Tags: ROANOKE Roanoke College students to graduate virtually, despite postponed ceremony due to COVID-19. SALEM, Va....

Published: 5/3/20 4:05 pm Read More

Roanoke College holds virtual graduation for more than 400 graduates WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke College held its virtual graduation on Saturday. Many schools are using an online format to honor 2020 graduates due to the coronavirus pandemic. Roanoke College says it is...

Published: 5/3/20 3:39 pm Read More

Roanoke College planning for return to in-person classes WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...in-person classes this fall, after switching to online-only during the coronavirus pandemic. President Michael C. Maxey says the school is committed to resuming in-person instruction and providing a "safe living...

Published: 5/1/20 3:54 pm Read More

Roanoke College officials change recruitment process amid coronavirus concerns WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...dramatically how we recruit students,” says Dr. Brenda Poggendorf, Vice President of Enrollment at Roanoke College. Like many colleges and universities, Roanoke College is often recognized for its personal...

Published: 4/27/20 1:07 pm Read More

Roanoke College students come up with their own MineCraft server called "RC Craft" WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...probably heard of the game "MineCraft". Well, picture everything in the game to resemble what you see at Roanoke College. One student had just that idea and made his own MineCraft server called "RC Craft". Noah...

Published: 4/23/20 11:04 pm Read More

New Salem Museum Video Series Salem Times Register

...since 2014, beginning as an intern. A Salem native, he graduated from both Glenvar High School and Roanoke College. At Roanoke, he studied history, with a major focus on the American Civil War and 18th Century...

Published: 4/23/20 6:16 pm Read More

Doughty College Notebook: Roanoke College adds four to men's basketball roster Roanoke Times

Roanoke College coach Clay Nunley returns three starters from a team that won 19 games last season. His team has been picked fourth in the ODAC's preseason poll. STEPHANIE KLEIN-DAVIS | The Roanoke Times...

Published: 4/22/20 7:17 pm Read More

Roanoke College chef films cooking videos, shares campus favorites with students at home WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...to feed comforting campus favorites to those missing them during the pandemic. Matt Phillips is Roanoke College’s executive chef. From overseeing 3,500 meals a day to now just 30, Phillips’ new schedule...

Published: 4/22/20 3:51 pm Read More

Roanoke College intern aiding Bradley Free Clinic during a pandemic WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

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Published: 4/15/20 11:40 pm Read More

Roanoke College intern aiding Bradley Free Clinic during a pandemic WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...days that they’re here.” Janine Underwood – Executive Director / Bradley Free Clinic Last August Roanoke College and the Bradley Free Clinic started a Medical scribe program to help medical students get...

Published: 4/15/20 11:40 pm Read More

Positive environmental impact? What one professor is saying about the Coronavirus WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...already, to some of their different environments, but is that the case here in Southwest Virginia? Roanoke College Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Dr. Laura Hartman says this is something she...

Published: 4/14/20 7:21 am Read More

Coronavirus Environmental Impact WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

Toggle header content Experts at Roanoke College's Department of Environmental Studies say it will take some time to measure the data, but Southwest Virginia is likely to see some positive changes in...

Published: 4/14/20 4:48 am Read More

Fund created to help college students impacted by coronavirus Richmond Times Dispatch

...University, Mary Baldwin University, Marymount University, Randolph College, Randolph-Macon College, Roanoke College, Shenandoah University, Sweet Briar College, University of Lynchburg, University of Richmond,...

Published: 4/13/20 8:38 pm Read More

Salem's History Through Video theroanoker.com

...since 2014, beginning as an intern. A Salem native, he graduated from both Glenvar High School and Roanoke College. At Roanoke, he studied history, with a major focus on the American Civil War and 18th Century...

Published: 4/11/20 4:31 am Read More

'Unsung hero' of Franklin County juvenile court retires Roanoke Times

...I’ve made a positive impact and a difference. I hope I have.” Sarah Rice Age: 62 Born: Salem Education: Glenvar High School, Roanoke College, Cumberland Law School (Birmingham, Alabama) Experience:

Published: 4/2/20 1:15 am Read More

Roanoke College donates goggles to Carilion WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR News) – Roanoke College is making sure one Carilion hospital staff have what they need to stay safe while treating patients in this pandemic. During the coronavirus pandemic, personal...

Published: 3/30/20 2:30 pm Read More

Roanoke College donates goggles to Carilion WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

Toggle header content Roanoke College is making sure one Carilion hospital staff have what they need to stay safe while treating patients in this pandemic.

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Yetzer looks to build a wrestling contender at Roanoke College WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Night Blitz Team Pages: ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – WFXR Sports Director Jermaine Ferrell caught up with Roanoke College’s new wrestling coach Nate Yetzer. Yetzer, looks to not only build the program from the ground...

Published: 3/28/20 4:07 am Read More

Nate Yetzer Talks New Challenge in Roanoke College Wrestling WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Wednesday night Ferrum wrestling coach Nate Yetzer announced that he was leaving for the same job at Roanoke College. Yetzer built the Panthers program from the ground up since 2012, and now he's tasked with...

Published: 3/27/20 9:58 pm Read More

Classes cancelled, local family holds graduation in the kitchen WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...still honor their graduates. Emma is a senior at Lord Botetourt High School and plans to attend Roanoke College in the fall. Her dad Kevin, while eating a cookie, gives her a diploma as she walks across...

Published: 3/27/20 7:03 pm Read More

Roanoke College seniors hold their own graduation ceremony earlier this month WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...March 26, 2020, 9:10 am SALEM, Va. – Many graduation ceremonies have been canceled or postponed but Roanoke College seniors found a unique way to celebrate earlier this month before they had to leave campus....

Published: 3/26/20 5:49 pm Read More

CASEY: A graceful way to stay connected Roanoke Times

...shake hands. Yes, I stayed back 6 feet.) Vanness is a Covington native who worked in finance for Roanoke College; Cronemeyer was raised in Charlottesville and worked public affairs for Verizon. Both are...

Published: 3/26/20 2:06 am Read More

Doughty College Notebook: Roanoke lands 'special' coach in Nate Yetzer for wrestling team Roanoke Times

Nate Yetzer is leaving Ferrum College to become the wrestling coach for the new Roanoke College program. Photo courtesy of Ferrum College The fledgling wrestling program at Roanoke College already has...

Published: 3/25/20 11:30 pm Read More

Ferrum’s Nate Yetzer to start Roanoke College’s wrestling program WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Division III wrestling program - Nate Yetzer - is leaving the Panthers to accept the same position at Roanoke College. The Maroons are poised to start a new mat program as well. Yetzer’s been Ferrum’s head...

Published: 3/25/20 4:00 am Read More

Ferrum head men's wrestling coach leaves for Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...row at the NCAA regionals from 2016-2020. Yetzer accepted the role as the new head men's coach at Roanoke College who announced they are starting a new mat program. Copyright 2020 WDBJ7. All rights reserved.

Published: 3/25/20 1:32 am Read More

Here’s a list of colleges postponing the deadline to accept admission offers because of coronavirus Washington Post

...Radford University (Va.) Regis University (Colo.) Rhode Island College Ripon College (Wis.) Roanoke College (Va.) Rochester Institute of Technology (N.Y.) Roger Williams University (R.I.) St....

Published: 3/22/20 2:35 am Read More

Mac and Bob's supplements Salem schools food supply WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...go to waste. Mac and Bob's owners decided to supplement the food supply for Salem schools. Co-Owner Bob Rotanz said he'd just bought pounds of fresh produce and wanted to see it put to good use. Chris Thomas,...

Published: 3/19/20 11:20 pm Read More

Mac and Bob's closes, plans to pay full time staff for two weeks WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...this week. They'll be closed for at least the next two weeks. "It's a little surreal," said co-owner Bob Rotanz. "I mean 40 years of doing this, this is a first. We've been through recession, we've been through...

Published: 3/19/20 9:49 am Read More

Roanoke College moving to online classes, one student tested for virus WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR)– Roanoke College is suspending face-to-face classes effective Thursday, March 12th as part of the school’s preparation and response to the coronavirus. According to a letter from the...

Published: 3/12/20 12:38 am Read More

Sig Davidson, Roanoke business and philanthropic leader, dies at 98 Martinsville Bulletin

...Letters degree. “Sig Davidson was one of the all-time best sons of Roanoke College,” President Michael Maxey said in a statement. “Exemplary in all that he did, Sig stood for what is good, fair, decent,...

Published: 3/11/20 9:30 pm Read More

Roanoke businessman and civic leader Sig Davidson dies at 98 WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Roanoke's Jewish community, and he was active in many charitable causes, serving on the boards of Roanoke College, Center in the Square and the Julian Wise Foundation. Funeral services for Sig Davidson...

Published: 3/11/20 1:08 am Read More

EARLY YEARS: Toy Like Me promotes inclusiveness for kids with disabilities WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke College professor Frances Bosch and her students modify toys with everything from a hearing aid to a pick line. EARLY YEARS: Toy Like Me promotes inclusiveness for kids with disabilities Roanoke...

Published: 3/4/20 11:55 am Read More

EARLY YEARS: Toy Like Me at Roanoke College promotes awareness and inclusiveness WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke College professor Frances Bosch and her team of students work to make toys reflect kids with disabilities Posted: Wed 4:40 AM, Mar 04, 2020 ROANOKE, Va. Kids with disabilities often have a...

Published: 3/4/20 10:32 am Read More

Bernie Sanders Has Some Work to Do in the Suburbs The New York Times

...Virginia in November. Mr. Sanders had a nine-point lead over Mr. Trump in the state in a recent poll by Roanoke College. In a poll of likely Virginia primary voters released on Friday by Christopher Newport University,...

Published: 3/1/20 10:34 am Read More

Navy sailor, a Salem native, saves drowning man in Guam Martinsville Bulletin

...— “So Others May Live” is the group’s rallying cry. Buriak, a graduate of Salem High School and Roanoke College, was off the clock enjoying a day on the beaches of Guam — where his team was anchored for...

Published: 2/28/20 12:03 am Read More

Campaigns head to Virginia ahead of Super Tuesday WTKR 3 Hampton Roads

...a new poll shows people in Virginia aren't thrilled with the choices for the Democratic nominee. Roanoke College surveyed 520 people and found each of the six Democrats in their poll leads Donald Trump...

Published: 2/26/20 12:35 am Read More

Mac and Bob's gives employees scholarships with extra money raised for legal fees WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...joy. There was so much more of that than there was the negative," Mac and Bob’s co-owner and president Bob Rotanz said. After all the legal costs, about $8,000 was left in the GoFundMe account, so the owners...

Published: 2/21/20 11:27 pm Read More

Photos: Mac and Bob's gets featured on NBC's 'Sunday Today' Roanoke Times

Mac and Bob's restaurant on Main Street in downtown Salem will be featured on NBC's "Sunday Today" in a segment about how the city came together to save the restaurant during its 2018 legal and financial struggles.

Published: 2/18/20 8:32 pm Read More

Salem Museum Speaker Series Salem Times Register

...Assistant Director of the Salem Museum. A Salem native, he graduated from both Glenvar High School and Roanoke College. At Roanoke, he studied history with a major focus on the American Civil War and 18th Century...

Published: 2/14/20 2:42 pm Read More

Roanoke Stars, Roanoke College hold wheelchair basketball tournament WFIR News

Wheelchair basketball is one of the more recognizable “adaptive sports” and ALL are welcome tomorrow at Roanoke College to take part in a 3-on-3 tournament that’s a fundraiser as well. The story from WFIR’s Gene...

Published: 2/14/20 11:54 am Read More

Last Call at Mac and Bob's Amtrak National

Over the course of four decades, a 10-stool college bar grew into one of Southwest Virginia's most beloved restaurants. Then a pair of lawsuits brought the place to its knees. The town brought it back.

Published: 2/1/20 6:33 pm Read More

Arts & Extras: Imagining dragons Roanoke Times

...“On the Origins of Dragons” centers on a fun hypothesis from Roanoke College biology professor DorothyBelle Poli and education professor Lisa Stoneman, and expands on a similar exhibition, “Hunting Dragons:...

Published: 2/7/20 5:00 am Read More

Roanoke gets key ODAC win over Lynchburg WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

The Basics Score: Roanoke 88 | Lynchburg 73 Records: Maroons 14-7, 9-5 | Hornets 9-11, 6-7 Location: Salem, Va. The Lead: Roanoke got off to a quick start against the Hornets and built a double-digit lead...

Published: 2/6/20 11:03 am Read More

Planning for Health Equity in Appalachia Change Lab Solutions

Communities come in many shapes and sizes. Each has its own set of strengths and assets, and each faces unique problems and challenges. When it comes to health, partnerships between community institutions are often best situated to create long-lasting solutions. Take Roanoke, Virginia, for instance.

Published: 1/29/20 7:12 pm Read More

Roanoke holds off Lynchburg in ODAC Hoops, 75-65 ABC 13

by Dave Walls Thursday, January 30th 2020 AA Roanoke holds off Lynchburg in ODAC Hoops, 75-65 (WSET) ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Four Maroons scored in double-figures as Roanoke upended rival Lynchburg 75-65...

Published: 1/30/20 8:25 am Read More

Roanoke College's Olin Gallery hosts an exhibition of epic proportion WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

Toggle header content The "On the Origins of Dragons" exhibition is now open at Roanoke College's Olin Gallery.

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Roanoke College’s Olin Gallery hosts an exhibition of epic proportion WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR)- The “On the Origins of Dragons” exhibition is now open at Roanoke College’s Olin Gallery. The exhibit investigates natural phenomenon and dragon lore across cultures. The curated collection...

Published: 1/25/20 2:39 am Read More

Do Virginians have more confidence in the housing market in 2020? Virginia Business Journal

Roanoke College survey finds increase in consumer positivity Dean Hackemer Are you thinking about making a move this year? Whether buying a first home, upgrading or downsizing, Virginians are entering...

Published: 1/21/20 7:38 pm Read More

Virginia sculptor creates huge mythical monster for exhibit Martinsville Bulletin

...Roanoke College. “This is more of a true crossover between natural history and art,” said Dr. Dorothybelle Poli, an evolutionary biologist and professor at Roanoke College who co-founded the Dragon Research...

Published: 1/19/20 3:30 pm Read More

Roanoke College offering new majors WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...by: Kait Lemoine Posted: Jan 16, 2020 / 09:19 AM EST / Updated: Jan 16, 2020 / 09:19 AM EST Dr. Lisa Stoneman Associate professor of Education and Chair of Education Dept., Roanoke College and Dr. Daniel...

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Gretna woman creates 37-foot-long mythical monster for traveling dragon exhibit Richmond Times Dispatch

...with sizes and even make up species. “The nice thing about dragons is the mythology,” she said. Lisa Stoneman — another professor at Roanoke College who specializes in the cultural folklore and legends...

Published: 1/13/20 12:27 am Read More

Salem High School hosts Robotic Competition WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Team hosted it's first ever FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament this weekend. Inside the Bast Center at Roanoke College, you could find robots facing off. It's all part of a competitive robotics program. Nearly...

Published: 1/11/20 11:25 pm Read More

Maroons adding wrestling for 2021-2022 season WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Search for coach begins immediately Salem – Roanoke College will be entering the world of Division III college wrestling--beginning competition in the fall of 2021, with the search for a coach beginning...

Published: 1/11/20 2:07 am Read More

$15/hour minimum wage in Virginia? The consequences for rural businesses WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...confines of their own budgets.” Dr. Alice Kassens, the John S. Shannon Professor of Economics at Roanoke College, said the bills are meant to improve quality of life and increase productivity but they could...

Published: 1/11/20 1:24 am Read More

Roanoke College adds 14 education majors WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...look at these programs and go, 'Oh I can major in education and I didn't know that before,"' said Dr. Lisa Stoneman, the education department chair at Roanoke College. There are also 2 new minors students...

Published: 1/11/20 12:18 am Read More

College basketball roundup" Roanoke College men trounce Emory & Henry Roanoke Times

Staff and wire reports Jan 8, 2020 16 hrs ago 0 Roanoke College’s Casey Draper (Northside) dropped in a game-high 20 points, Trip Greene netted 13 points and Efosa Edosomwan added 10 as the Maroons...

Published: 1/9/20 8:21 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Setting the Stage for the Next Generation theroanoker.com

Dr. Liz Ackley, Brian H. Thornhill Associate Professor of Health & Human Performance at Roanoke College, and Peter Weisel '13 were recognized as some of the 40 under 40 who are making a difference in their community.

Published: 1/6/20 8:27 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll shows majority of Virginians support Democrats in General Assembly ABC 13

by Ida Domingo Monday, January 6th 2020 AA A poll conducted by Roanoke College shows that a majority of Virginians support the Democratic agenda in General Assembly. (Roanoke College Poll) ROANOKE, Va....

Published: 1/6/20 8:26 pm Read More

Suffolk resident aims for Miss Virginia crown Suffolk News Herald

Holloman used to compete in pageants when she was younger, but stopped around age 11 to focus on sports such as soccer, softball, field hockey and track and field. She went on to play field hockey at Roanoke College and holds the school records for most goals and most points scored in her playing ca

Published: 1/2/20 2:11 pm Read More

Students Can Still Apply: The Complete List Of Colleges With Spring 2020 Deadlines Forbes Magazine

...- Kent, OH Manhattanville College - Purchase, NY Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI Roanoke College - Salem, VA Saint Vincent College - Latrobe, PA Salem State University - Salem, MA Springfield...

Published: 12/30/19 10:33 am Read More

The Gun Sanctuary Movement Is Exploding Slate Magazine

Recent polling in Virginia tells us that citizens of the commonwealth are in step with these national trends: Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research recently released polling results that show that 84 percent of respondents favor universal background checks, and 74 percent suppo

Published: 12/11/19 7:34 pm Read More

Habitat for Humanity, volunteers welcome refugee family to new home WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Dozens of volunteers, Roanoke College students celebrate months of hard work Lindsey Kennett, Reporter Published: December 9, 2019, 11:05 pm A family is welcomed into their new Habitat for Humanity...

Published: 12/10/19 4:09 am Read More

Got a live Christmas tree this year? Check it twice. WHSV ABC 3 Harrisonburg

...cocoon of spiders, boy they jump back!" said Karim. WDBJ7 checked with entomologists Dr. Mike Wise at Roanoke College and James Mason at Virginia Tech, who confirmed this. They say in the summer, praying mantis...

Published: 12/9/19 8:33 pm Read More

Roanoke college students present on plan to revamp Wasena park WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Hamilton and figure out how to revitalize the area and do something better," said Abby Supplee, a Roanoke college senior. With a group of three other students, Abby presented at RND Coffee Lounge Thursday...

Published: 12/6/19 5:07 am Read More

McKnight: People before politics Roanoke Times

By Samuel McKnight McKnight is a senior International Relations major at Roanoke College. He is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina. 1 min ago 0 Are we really all that different? Here’s a photo...

Published: 12/6/19 5:03 am Read More

'He was exactly the same person off camera'; Mr. Rogers nephew shares more about his uncle WHSV ABC 3 Harrisonburg

...cultural icon has close ties to a professor in Virginia. Mr. Rogers’ nephew is a biology professor at Roanoke College. “My mom was Fred Rogers' sister," Brooks Crozier said. Crozier grew up watching his Uncle...

Published: 12/4/19 8:22 pm Read More

At work with Ned Barham of T. Parker Host Inc. Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...high school and college. Those experiences were kind of stepping stones. After graduating from Roanoke College, I knew I wanted to do something different from a desk job. Working for this company - where...

Published: 12/4/19 8:16 am Read More

'He was exactly the same person off camera'; Mr. Rogers nephew shares more about his uncle WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...icon has close ties to a professor in one hometown. Mr. Rogers’ nephew is a biology professor at Roanoke College. “My mom was Fred Rogers' sister," Brooks Crozier said. Crozier grew up watching his Uncle...

Published: 12/3/19 11:08 pm Read More

Matt McGuire headlines Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame class Roanoke Times

Roanoke College baseball coach and William Byrd graduate Matt McGuire has been named to the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2020. The Roanoke Times/file 2017 Roanoke College head coach...

Published: 11/26/19 8:43 pm Read More

Cornershot: Lessons and Carols XXXV set for Sunday at St. Andrew's Roanoke Times

Submitted by Jeffrey Sandborg, professor of music at Roanoke College 8 min ago 0 Next month will mark the 101st anniversary of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, first held in Cambridge, England,...

Published: 11/26/19 4:10 am Read More

Should you spend money now or save? Virginia Business Journal

...to see if it goes on sale? Or wait to see if I get a bonus?” A recent consumer sentiment survey by Roanoke College shows consumers are leaning toward spending now instead of later because of uncertainty about...

Published: 11/25/19 8:11 pm Read More

Preservation foundation honors Roanoke-area projects Martinsville Bulletin

...Chittum matt.chittum@roanoke.com 981-3331 1 hr ago 0 The Monterey House and quarters on the Roanoke College campus received an award for historic rehabilitation from the Roanoke Valley Preservation...

Published: 11/21/19 10:01 pm Read More

Brenda P. Poggendorf column: Recruiting college-bound students is about to get (even) more competitive Richmond Times Dispatch

...level of financial loss. These decisions could complicate the process in ways that schools like Roanoke College have worked to simplify over the years. We are among many schools that have made essays and...

Published: 11/17/19 11:53 pm Read More

MOIR, Charles Robert Roanoke Times

...coaches, and friends from Stuart High School, West Jefferson High School, Mount Airy High School, Roanoke College, Tulane University, and Virginia Tech. Charles was honored with inductions to several Athletic...

Published: 11/18/19 5:43 am Read More

Former Roanoke College and Virginia Tech coach Charlie Moir was 'father figure' to his players Lynchburg News and Advance

...mark.berman@roanoke.com 981-3125 0 Charlie Moir, shown in 2011 at Cassell Coliseum, was a stellar coach at both Roanoke College and Virginia Tech. DAVE KNACHEL | Virginia Tech/file 2011 Roanoke College's 1972 national...

Published: 11/15/19 11:20 pm Read More

Roanoke College lecture asks what is contributing to lack of civil discourse Roanoke Times

...director for the Obama administration, and Howard Kurtz, a media specialist for Fox News, spoke at Roanoke College on Tuesday as part of the college's Henry H. Fowler program. Courtesy of Carissa Szuch...

Published: 11/13/19 2:28 am Read More

$151K grant to support Roanoke College faculty and student research ABC 13

by Ida Domingo Tuesday, November 12th 2019 AA A grant awarded to a Roanoke College faculty member is providing not only research opportunities but research opportunities for several students. (WSET) ...

Published: 11/12/19 5:12 pm Read More

Ruth Ann Dailey: The enlightened capitalism of Paint Bank, Va. Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Its recent renaissance springs from one family, John and Nancy Mulheren. John, a New Jersey boy, went south to attend Roanoke (Va.) College (class of ’71), where he met Nancy. They married and moved back north.

Published: 11/10/19 11:00 am Read More

Arts & Extras: Looking back at the Vietnam War Roanoke Times

John Ketwig talks with Roanoke College students about his time in the Vietnam War. Ketwig is the author of the best-selling “…and a hard rain fell.” He has written a new book, “Vietnam Reconsidered,” inspired...

Published: 11/8/19 4:58 am Read More

Action on gun control "a given" experts say, as Democrats take House, Senate WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Virginians agree with, the great majority of them," he said. According to WDBJ7 political analyst Dr. Harry Wilson, expect to see at least some of that legislation passed in the next few months. "I would assume...

Published: 11/7/19 5:11 am Read More

Todd C. Peppers column: Is it time to televise executions in Virginia? Richmond Times Dispatch

In September , four media outlets — including the Richmond Times-Dispatch — filed a lawsuit in federal court, challenging the Virginia Department of Corrections’ execution protocols.

Published: 11/5/19 3:21 pm Read More

In Virginia Suburbs, Republicans Sound a Lot Like Democrats The New York Times

...of Virginians approve of Mr. Trump, while 53 percent disapprove, according to an August poll from Roanoke College. Republican strategists in the state acknowledge that the top issues for voters in key...

Published: 10/31/19 9:34 am Read More

A College Scare: Traditions and Stories of Halloween Past Faculty Focus - Magna publications

It’s that time of year when spooky stories emerge and haunted traditions appear! From ghost stories to pumpkin-carving competitions, we found a few colleges and professors who have made their own Halloween traditions.

Published: 10/30/19 4:50 pm Read More

Roanoke and Western Illinois Change Admissions Standards Inside Higher Education

Roanoke goes test optional for all applicants; Western Illinois admits all those with high school GPAs of at least 3.3.

Published: 10/28/19 3:33 pm Read More

A Toy Like Me theroanoker.com

Roanoke: An Arts & Culture Powerhouse The Expansion of Homestead Creamery A Toy Like Me by Jenny Kincaid Boone RSS Print The story below is from our November/December 2019 issue. For the full issue Subscribe today, view our FREE interactive digital edition or download our FREE iOS app! Children

Published: 10/24/19 4:50 pm Read More

Should you spend now to avoid future tariffs or save the money? | Expert column Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...see if it goes on sale. Or wait to see if I get a bonus?” A recent consumer sentiment survey by Roanoke College shows consumers are leaning toward spending now instead of later because of uncertainty about...

Published: 10/18/19 4:03 pm Read More

Roanoke College to expand test-optional admissions WDBJ 7 Roanoke

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke College is expanding a policy that allows students to apply for admission without submitting standardized test scores. For over ten years, Roanoke College has offered the test-optional...

Published: 10/14/19 11:36 pm Read More

Roanoke College say students can apply for admission without standardized test scores ABC 13

by Ida Domingo Friday, October 11th 2019 AA Roanoke College is expanding to more students the opportunity to apply for admission without standardized test scores. (Roanoke College) SALEM, Va. (WSET)...

Published: 10/11/19 3:23 pm Read More

It’s college application season for high school seniors WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...full swing for high school Seniors. It can be a long, tedious process but it doesn’t have to be. Roanoke College student Claudia Jacobs remembers what it was like, and says filling out college applications...

Published: 10/11/19 3:19 pm Read More

New Director hired to lead Outdoor Adventure Education at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

Roanoke College has hired Patricia Lynn, who holds a graduate degree in creative and innovative education, as Campus Recreation’s director of Outdoor Adventures. Lynn will work to grow the program and further...

Published: 10/3/19 12:47 pm Read More

SLEEPER, C. Freeman Roanoke Times

...to Salem, Va., serving as Vice-President and Dean of the College and as Professor of Religion at Roanoke College. In 1984, he stepped down as Dean so that he could focus on what he loved most: teaching...

Published: 10/2/19 3:13 pm Read More

Regine Archer receives Charles Brown Award from Roanoke College Salem Times Register

Photo by Carissa Szuch Divant Roanoke College President Michael Maxey and Regine Archer. Roanoke College has recognized former president and current chairman emeritus of Blue Ridge Beverage Company, Regine...

Published: 9/26/19 12:38 pm Read More

Hundreds demand action at Southwest Virginia Climate Strike Salem Times Register

...up and down the street while waving at those who drove by. Ava Hession-Landman was one of several Roanoke College students who supported the cause. Kapri Banks, 13, clutched a sign that read “Sorry, I can’t...

Published: 9/26/19 12:38 pm Read More

Tibetan monks at Roanoke College this week WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...full day of work on their sand sculpture, known as a mandala, in the lobby of the Colket Center at Roanoke College. "We have chosen the mandala of compassion this time to bring a more compassionate and harmonious...

Published: 9/25/19 7:28 pm Read More

Buddhist monks visit Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) Five buddhist monks are visiting Roanoke College this week, creating an intricate work of art and sharing their knowledge of the Buddhist faith. The monks are working several hours each...

Published: 9/24/19 11:37 pm Read More

Why SCOTUS Should Look Beyond Elite Law Schools for Clerks law.com

...justices hire the best legal minds in the country. But why should they only come from the top 10? By Todd Peppers | September 23, 2019 at 11:50 AM X Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully...

Published: 9/23/19 7:18 pm Read More

'The Best and the Brightest' Clerks: Why the Justices Should Look Beyond Harvard and Yale National Law Journal

...justices hire the best legal minds in the country. But why should they only come from the top 10? By Todd Peppers | September 23, 2019 at 11:50 AM X Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully...

Published: 9/23/19 4:34 pm Read More

Fanatics Appoints Nike Exec As CFO SGB Media

Fanatics appointed Michener (Mich) Chandlee as chief financial officer. Chandlee, who brings to Fanatics nearly 30 years of global finance experience – including the last 18 years with Nike – will oversee the business and financial planning, accounting, investor relations, purchasing, tax, treasury

Published: 9/17/19 4:50 pm Read More

Virginia’s ‘off-off-year’ elections were once sleepy. And then came Trump. Washington Post

...to keep a distance from Trump, whose approval ratings among Virginians was 27 percent in a recent Roanoke College poll. Virginia has part-time lawmakers, many of them well known in their districts for their...

Published: 9/14/19 10:08 pm Read More

Radford University & University of Lynchburg featured in U.S. News’ Best Colleges WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...grow personally and professionally.” Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, President of University of Lynchburg Roanoke College also was recognized in the Best Undergraduate Teaching schools in the Liberal Arts Schools...

Published: 9/9/19 10:16 pm Read More

Letter: Thank you, City of Roanoke Roanoke Times

On Aug. 24, more than 630 new students arrived at Roanoke College for orientation weekend. It was an exciting, bustling time, as orientation weekend is on all college and university campuses. For all of...

Published: 9/6/19 4:33 am Read More

Virginia schools make the grade in college rankings Virginia Business Journal

...Hampden-Sydney College, No. 274 James Madison University, No. 279 Eastern Mennonite University, No. 299 Roanoke College, No. 340 Virginia Commonwealth University, No. 391 Hampton University, the University...

Published: 9/5/19 5:38 pm Read More

Virginia professor finds tiny larvae can fly through the air with the greatest of ease Richmond Times Dispatch

...flower-like green galls where the larvae set up shop. DON PETERSEN | Special to The Roanoke Times Roanoke College biologist Michael Wise speaks in the campus lab where he studies plants and their defenses...

Published: 9/4/19 3:28 pm Read More

Roanoke College professor discovers leaping larvae WDBJ 7 Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - A professor at Roanoke College has gained national attention after discovering a type of leaping larvae. Michael Wise is a visiting professor and ecologist at Roanoke College. ...

Published: 8/27/19 9:01 pm Read More

Roanoke College Habitat House WDBJ 7 Roanoke

This year's class is also carrying out a 14 year tradition, of putting others ahead themselves. Roanoke College Habitat House This year's class is also carrying out a 14 year tradition, of putting others...

Published: 8/27/19 12:05 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Democrats hold the lead in new General Assembly survey WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...poll of Virginia voters gives Democrats the advantage in November's General Assembly races. The Roanoke College Poll surveyed 556 potential voters in mid-August. They were asked which party's candidate...

Published: 8/26/19 11:15 pm Read More

Trump approval hits new low among Virginians in Roanoke College poll Washington Post

...that suggests the headwinds Republicans could face in crucial legislative elections this fall. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters -- 53 percent...

Published: 8/26/19 8:33 pm Read More

Roanoke College Habitat for Humanity WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Posted: 7:13 PM, August 25, 2019 Updated: 7:13 PM, August 25, 2019 Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.

Published: 8/26/19 9:34 am Read More

Trading in textbooks for toolbelts: Local college freshmen giving back to community WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke College's unique new student orientation By Lindsey Kennett - Reporter Posted: 4:17 PM, August 25, 2019 Updated: 4:17 PM, August 25, 2019 SALEM, Va. - Instead of icebreakers, Gavin Oaks and...

Published: 8/25/19 9:02 pm Read More

Animals Don’t Need Legs to Jump The Atlantic

...there. The rest had made a break for it, and were jumping all over his lab. Wise, a botanist at Roanoke College, had been studying gall midges—flies that lay their eggs inside silverrod and goldenrod plants....

Published: 8/14/19 11:58 am Read More

Legless, Leaping Larvae The New York Times

...of the mantis shrimp. She said a friend and one of the authors of the new paper, Michael Wise of Roanoke College, brought the gall midge maggots to her attention. Her lab doesn’t often find a new subject,...

Published: 8/8/19 10:22 pm Read More

Roanoke College featured in Princeton Review’s “Best Colleges” guide WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) – The Princeton Review has just released their guide of the “Best 385 Colleges” and Roanoke College has made the list! Roanoke College is included in the guide’s list of Great Schools for...

Published: 8/7/19 9:49 am Read More

Tech Scientists Work to Restore American Chestnut to North American Forests Roanoke Star

...American chestnuts very rarely reach maturity, appearing more shrub-like. Photo by Rachel Collins, Roanoke College. At the turn of the 20th century, the American chestnut accounted for a quarter of the...

Published: 7/30/19 1:09 pm Read More

Half a million dollars going to upgrades at Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

SALEM, Va (WDBJ7) Roanoke College is set to get half-a-million dollars worth of upgrades. The money is going towards improvements from academic to athletics, and it's mostly thanks to a major grant out...

Published: 7/30/19 4:21 am Read More

Renovations in works at Roanoke College thanks to grant, donors WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...PM, July 29, 2019 Updated: 8:56 PM, July 29, 2019 SALEM, Va. - Big changes are in the works at Roanoke College thanks to new funding. The school was just awarded a $250,000 grant to help fund renovations...

Published: 7/30/19 1:03 am Read More

Challenge grant, donations set stage for campus upgrades at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

Roanoke College's campus in Salem will be getting upgrades. HEATHER ROUSSEAU | The Roanoke Times Roanoke College will be able to move forward with a series of campus upgrades thanks to donors and a...

Published: 7/29/19 3:10 am Read More

The NRA is in turmoil. But in Virginia gun debate this week, the group flexed muscles Washington Post

...known as “red flag” laws. “They’re powerful because they can provide votes,” said Harry L. Wilson, a Roanoke College political scientist with expertise in gun control. “Money’s a good thing . . . but that’s...

Published: 7/13/19 1:03 am Read More

WDBJ7 political analysts react to special session WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...surprised our own political experts. But Virginia Tech Professor Bob Denton and Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson say it doesn't change the dynamics of the issue, or the way both parties are using it to motivate...

Published: 7/11/19 12:36 am Read More

Roanoke hires Waggoner as coach Roanoke Times

Roanoke College announced Monday that Richie Waggoner has been hired as the Maroons’ golf coach and assistant sports information director. Waggoner, a Roanoke alum, spent the last 13 years at Hollins,...

Published: 7/2/19 4:30 am Read More

How Big Pharma Was Captured by the One Percent The New Republic

...The industry's price-gouging economic model was engineered by Wall Street and its political enablers—and only Washington can fix it. Edward Nik-Khah is featured in this article....

Published: 6/28/18 2:33 am Read More

General Manager for El Paso's soccer team selected KVIA ABC 7 El Paso

...Mr. Forrest is a graduate of Roanoke College in Virgina and earned an M.S. in Kinesiology - Sport Leadership from James Madison University in Harrisonburg....

Published: 4/30/18 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke's elder statesman of jazz, Eddie Wiggins, dies at 96 Roanoke Times

Jazz musician Eddie Wiggins, whose talent, drive and organizational skills contributed deeply to Roanoke’s music scene, died Saturday. The onetime leader of the Northwest Jazz Band and former owner of...

Published: 3/27/18 2:33 am Read More

Is the Fed Confused About Inflation’s Cause? The Wall Street Journal

Dr. Stauffer Letter to Editor in Wall Street Journal.

Published: 3/26/18 2:33 am Read More

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper speaks at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

...Clapper spoke at Roanoke College on ethics and the current and future importance of intelligence gathering as part of the college’s Henry H. Fowler program. Clapper spent half of his appearance before ...

Published: 3/22/18 2:33 am Read More

Former Roanoke Times columnist Ben Beagle dies at 90 Roanoke Times

Ben Beagle, whose humor column and slice-of-life feature stories were the first things that people read for 53 years, died Saturday night after a period of declining health. He was 90.

Published: 3/18/18 2:33 am Read More

Lt. Gen. James Clapper to speak at Roanoke College Washington Post

...James Clapper is scheduled to speak at Roanoke College on “Ethics and the Current and Future Importance of Intelligence Gathering.” Clapper was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2010 to serve as ...

Published: 3/1/18 2:33 am Read More

The True Source of the N.R.A.’s Clout: Mobilization, Not Donations The New York Times

... wants a simplistic answer, which is they buy votes,” said Harry L. Wilson, a political scientist at Roanoke College and the author of “Guns, Gun Control, and Elections.” “But it is largely incorrect. The ...

Published: 2/24/18 2:33 am Read More

Youngest ever African American elected official shares his story at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

...The first vice chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party visited Roanoke College on Monday, January 22, to share his story and talk about the current state of politics. Roanoke College senior Myles ...

Published: 2/1/18 2:33 am Read More

Civil rights leader shares powerful message with crowd at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

...The longtime educator visited Roanoke College on January 12 as part of the school’s Martin Luther King Community Celebration. Parker Dorsey was hoping that Dr. Wood – a former lieutenant to Dr. King –...

Published: 1/18/18 2:33 am Read More

January events at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College is welcoming 2018 with a packed spring semester featuring a variety of speakers, exhibits, performances and more. Find the latest information and any newly scheduled events at roanoke....

Published: 1/5/18 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke recruiting year goes according to plan Roanoke Times

..."Given Clay Nunley’s background, it shouldn’t surprise anybody that his eight-man incoming Roanoke College recruiting class includes six from North Carolina. That wasn’t necessarily by design said Nunley,...

Published: 5/3/17 2:33 am Read More

Q&A: Steve Baker, director of the Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Innovation at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

The CLEI is the co-curriculum program for our students to take advantage of during the school year. The programming is designed to benefit all students on campus regardless of major and to provide them...

Published: 4/15/17 2:33 am Read More

Former Roanoke College president Norman Fintel dies at 92 Roanoke Times

...The unassuming leader who took over the helm of Roanoke College in 1975 preferred to stay busy at work behind the scenes. But his 14-year tenure is credited with shining a new light on the small, secluded ...

Published: 4/7/17 2:33 am Read More

East Salem Elementary held its first STEM Night Roanoke Times

... Roanoke College students who participate in a sciences outreach program, designed to enhance STEM curriculum already in place, brought several experiments on electricity and magnetism to educationally ...

Published: 3/31/17 2:33 am Read More

Ice skating with mascots WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

"Fire up the zamboni! The last public ice skate is this Sunday at the Berglund Center. A few of Alexan Balekian's good friends, Mugsy, Rooney and Diesel took the stage on Good Day Virginia on Friday...

Published: 3/24/17 2:33 am Read More

Is NISA nicer or neesa? The Australian

... Prime Minister Helen Clark. Dr Nik-Khah, is an associate professor of economics at Roanoke College in Virginia who has written extensively on the history and philosophical underpinnings of neoliberalism."...

Published: 3/23/17 2:33 am Read More

Storefront: Escape room opens in downtown Roanoke Roanoke Times

...Two recent Roanoke College graduates, Brandon Ford and Benjamin Shaw, created the business after visits to other escape rooms inspired them. Escape rooms are one the latest trends in the ""experience ...

Published: 3/23/17 2:33 am Read More

Cornershot: Roanoke College lacrosse makes for enjoyable afternoon Roanoke Times

...My son called and said they wanted to come visit and go to a Roanoke College lacrosse game. So on Sunday, we all went to Roanoke College for their match against a nationally ranked team. We had a great ...

Published: 3/3/17 2:33 am Read More

Gingerbread Festival spreads a little Christmas cheer Roanoke Times

...The children enjoyed visits with Santa, Rudolph, Frosty, The Cat in The Hat and Roanoke College’s “Rooney “. The Chamber would like to extend their gratitude to all of the sponsors who helped to make ...

Published: 12/15/16 2:33 am Read More

Lidd: Finding My Spark - From Roanoke to Israel Roanoke Times

...Lidd, of Stafford County, is a 2015 graduate of Roanoke College. She recently returned from a year participating on Masa Israel Teaching Fellows, a program teaching English in Israel, and will soon be ...

Published: 10/18/16 2:33 am Read More

New Cregger Center Gives Roanoke College a First Class Stunner Roanoke Star

... "More than two years ago the old Roanoke College Bowman Hall dormitory came down, beginning with a ceremony presided over by President Mike Maxey as Bruce Springsteen’s “Wrecking Ball” was played and ...

Published: 8/30/16 2:33 am Read More

US election 2016: The voters who could decide the outcome BBC

...Mr Trump has alienated women pretty effectively, says Virginia pollster Harry Wilson of Roanoke College. ""And once people are turned against you, it's difficult to get them back."" Where they count: ...

Published: 8/22/16 2:33 am Read More

Arts & Extras: Roanoke gallery looks at origins of dragons Roanoke Times

"A new Roanoke gallery exhibition examines the creation of dragons. ""Hunting Dragons: Origins,"" opening Friday in the Wilson Hughes Gallery, isn't an exercise in imaginary history, like ""The Lord of...

Published: 7/1/16 2:33 am Read More

Anderson: The Immigration Question Remains: Unison or Harmony? Richmond Times Dispatch

In November 2015, the mayor of my small Southern city favorably compared his decision to “pause” accepting Syrian refugees into our community to FDR’s decision to send Japanese-Americans to internment...

Published: 5/28/16 2:33 am Read More

Northwest Roanoke gets a boost thanks to a new health initiative WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Roanoke College, the City of Roanoke, Freedom First Credit Union, United Way of the Roanoke Valley, and LEAP for Local Foods are collaborating for the initiative. Specifically, the group plans to look ...

Published: 5/17/16 2:33 am Read More

Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Name Roanoke One of 50 Invest Health Cities Roanoke Star

...Roanoke’s team comprises representatives from Roanoke College, the City of Roanoke, Freedom First Credit Union, United Way of Roanoke Valley, and Local Environmental Agriculture Project (LEAP). The team ...

Published: 5/17/16 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke College student receives an international honor WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

..."SALEM (WSLS 10) – A Roanoke College sophomore receives a rare opportunity. Sophomore Hannah Bear is one of four students across the country to spend part of her summer at King’s College in London. Bear’...

Published: 5/16/16 2:33 am Read More

History project strives to empower Southwest Virginia LGBT community Roanoke Times

...Gregory Rosenthal is a first-year assistant professor in the history department at Roanoke College, where he teaches public history. He and his students have been working on an initiative to collect items ...

Published: 5/3/16 2:33 am Read More

Making connections: Khaled El-Nemr named Floyd T. Binns Middle School's Teacher of the Year Culpepper Star Exponent

For Khaled El-Nemr, providing his students with skills that are beyond basic content is one of the greatest aspects of teaching.

Published: 5/1/16 2:33 am Read More

McClure presents story of Newport native's courage during WWI in France Morristown Citizen Tribune

Dr. Marc McClure believes history is an important part of life, but that because of the distance between the "now" and "then," that importance can be lost and the stories of the past ignored ... Following...

Published: 4/30/16 2:33 am Read More

New Roanoke College men's basketball coach excited about job Roanoke Times

... Clay Nunley is Roanoke College's 10th men's basketball coach....

Published: 4/25/16 2:33 am Read More

College in the Midst of Virginia Primary Polling WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Before the polls open, one college wants to make sure your voice is heard. Roanoke College is in the middle of its presidential primary polling. They say their polls are one of only a handful looking ...

Published: 2/20/16 2:33 am Read More

The tyranny -- and opportunity -- of a "selfie" election Christian Science Monitor

As the 2016 presidential campaign swings into full gear, candidates can embrace or ignore supporters' photo opportunities – otherwise known as ‘selfies’ – at their own risk.

Published: 1/7/16 2:33 am Read More

American students in Scotland (with video) Guardian

10 undergraduate students from the USA came to study at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. They spent five weeks in Scotland, where they had a packed programme of lectures, seminars and study visits...

Published: 1/6/16 2:33 am Read More

From resignation to determination: Obama's evolution on guns Christian Science Monitor

"From Fort Hood, Tex. and Tucson, Ariz., to Aurora, Colo. and Newtown, Conn., President Obama has addressed mass shootings more than a dozen times since he took office in 2008. In that time, his comments...

Published: 1/5/16 2:33 am Read More

Standouts - Roanoke College Choir presents Handel's Messiah Roanoke Times

... The Roanoke College Choir will perform the Christmas classic, joined by local musicians including Marianne Sandborg, soprano; Martha Prewitt, mezzo-soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; David Newman, bass,...

Published: 12/17/15 2:33 am Read More

Pierce: Wake up, congressman; climate change is upon us Roanoke Times

"by Mackay Pierce Last week, Rep. Morgan Griffith published a letter to the House Appropriations Committee leadership in opposition to proposed funding by the president of the U.N. Green Climate Fund....

Published: 12/4/15 2:33 am Read More

Fridge Magnet Roanoke Times

..."Brian Murtagh, production chef at Roanoke College, said delicata and red kuri squash are among his favorites. “The delicata’s skin is tender enough that you can get away with not peeling it,” he wrote ...

Published: 10/21/15 2:33 am Read More

Sunday Q&A with Tim Miller, COO of Richmond 2015 Richmond Times Dispatch

...Christopher’s School and a 1993 graduate of Roanoke College, with a major in sociology. His career includes work organizing the Cap Tech Classic, the Tour DuPont and the 2014 USA Collegiate Road Nationals....

Published: 9/20/15 2:33 am Read More

A New Type of History Salem Times Register

"Salem Museum's John Long accepts D-Day Memorial position. Since he was a child, Salem Museum Director John Long has been fascinated by history."

Published: 9/17/15 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke College, Habitat home delivered to permanent spot WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...It’s also the 10th R-House, built in a parking lot by students at Roanoke College. Thursday, it went from the parking lot to its permanent location in Roanoke. Thursday was a day of excitement for Zayana ...

Published: 9/3/15 2:33 am Read More

Habitat house built by Roanoke College students moves Thursday WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

..."with video: A house built by students at Roanoke College will be transported to its permanent location in Northwest Roanoke Thursday. The transport will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will take approximately ...

Published: 9/2/15 2:33 am Read More

Former ‘Simpsons’ producer to return to Roanoke College The Washington Times

Joe Boucher, a former producer for “The Simpsons” and “King of the Hill,” is bringing his creative talent back to his alma mater in his new role as director of student activities and campus center.

Published: 8/30/15 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke College students help family build a home WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

..."Freshmen at Roanoke College are volunteering their time to build a house for a local family. For the 10th year in a row, Habitat for Humanity is partnering with Roanoke College to build a house on campus ...

Published: 8/30/15 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke College to welcome more than 500 new students WTOP Radio

...— Saturday is move-in day and the start of orientation for more than 500 new students at Roanoke College. The new students come from 38 states and 28 foreign countries. Students will sign their names ...

Published: 8/28/15 2:33 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Clinton neck and neck with other leading candidates WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Clinton holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump in Virginia. But a new poll from Roanoke College suggests the Democratic frontrunner for President is now neck and neck with other leading candidates for ...

Published: 8/24/15 2:33 am Read More

Photos: Cregger Center takes shape at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

..."Construction on the new Cregger Center continues this summer at Roanoke College. An old dormitory, Bowman Hall, was demolished last summer to make room for the impending 150,000-square-foot complex on ...

Published: 8/18/15 2:33 am Read More

Pioneering Roanoke newspaper photographer Betty Masters dies at 85 Richmond Times Dispatch

... soon after her birth when her father, Miles Masters, accepted a job as a professor at Roanoke College. Betty Masters attended Andrew Lewis High School in Salem before enrolling at Roanoke College, where she ...

Published: 7/27/15 2:33 am Read More

Gun control not likely to play a role in next year's presidential election WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson says it's unlikely to play a major role in next year's presidential race Wilson's latest book is ""The Triumph of the Gun-Rights Argument: Why the Gun Control ...

Published: 7/12/15 2:33 am Read More

How Can You Tell if Your Loved One Is Jealous? psychologytoday.com

...In a study published earlier this year by researchers at Roanoke College, recent graduate, Michael Hudson and colleagues reported that men and women differ in Facebook jealousy responses. Women were found ...

Published: 5/13/15 2:33 am Read More

Vernon B. Mountcastle, Brain Explorer, Dies at 96 The New York Times

"Dr. Vernon B. Mountcastle, whose studies of how brain cells conspire to process perceptions and movement laid the foundations of modern neuroscience, died last Sunday at his home in Baltimore. He was...

Published: 1/17/15 2:33 am Read More

Former Roanoke resident, 'father of neuroscience' dies at 96 Roanoke Times

...Vernon Mountcastle, a former Roanoke resident and Roanoke College alumnus who made fundamental discoveries in neuroscience, died Sunday at his Baltimore home at age 96. His research — such as his discovery ...

Published: 1/15/15 2:33 am Read More

Local group raising money for Guatemala victims WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...SALEM, VA. - A Roanoke College baseball player, Diego Meneses, is raising money for his native Guatemala. This, after a volcano killed more than 100 people in the disaster. Meneses helped to start a group ...

Published: 6/17/18 8:29 am Read More

Grogan - Chocklett Roanoke Times

... Bonnie and Terry Grogan of Caledon, Ontario, Canada. Kara and Troy met while earning their degrees from Roanoke College in Salem. The couple honeymooned in Montreal and are residing in Caledon. GO MAROONS!...

Published: 5/13/18 8:29 am Read More

Roanoke College senior aims to create inspiring classrooms of her own Roanoke Times

...The Roanoke College senior, who graduates Saturday, connected with education from an early age as a world where she could discover, learn, stretch, and aim for new things. “I was very lucky,” said Bear,...

Published: 5/3/18 8:29 am Read More

College students travel to East Asia for research WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...A group of students and professors from the Roanoke College history department group will travel to the Korean peninsula for a three-week research project. Students will explore how North Korean refugees ...

Published: 5/3/18 8:29 am Read More

Analytics guru Pamela Peele talks about following her instinct and landing her dream job HealthCareIT News

...She quit the hospital and over the next couple of years she went to Roanoke College full time, with the goal to graduate as soon as possible. The answer to her question, “how can I get out of here the ...

Published: 3/16/18 8:29 am Read More

Lt. Gen. James Clapper to speak at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

...James Clapper is scheduled to speak at Roanoke College on ""Ethics and the Current and Future Importance of Intelligence Gathering."" Clapper was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2010 to serve as ...

Published: 3/2/18 8:29 am Read More

March events at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

... Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values and Ethics Program, endorsed by their national organization, is a new endowed speaker series at Roanoke College, recognized by their national organization. The Henry H....

Published: 3/2/18 8:29 am Read More

WILLIAMS: Gilgamesh can do strange things to the brain Martinsville Bulletin

...In 2007, I was a senior at Roanoke College, and I was at the tail end of English Senior Seminar. At Roanoke College, English Senior Seminar — a grueling process all English majors must go through to earn ...

Published: 3/2/18 8:29 am Read More

Lt. Gen. James Clapper to speak at Roanoke College Federal News Network

...James Clapper is scheduled to speak at Roanoke College on Ethics and the Current and Future Importance of Intelligence Gathering. Clapper was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2010 to serve as U....

Published: 3/1/18 8:29 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll Reveals Consumer Sentiment Close to Historic Record High Roanoke Star

...Methodology Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College between February 19 and February 26, 2017. A copy of the questions ...

Published: 3/1/18 8:29 am Read More

Amanda Knox talk on why truth matters draws crowd at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

...""I believed that didn't matter because only truth mattered,"" Knox told a crowd at Roanoke College on Wednesday night. ""The nonsense spattered about me didn't matter. I thought it just showed that it ...

Published: 1/25/18 6:57 am Read More

Samaritans save frigid outdoor adventure at Hanging Rock Roanoke Times

...I went to Roanoke College largely because of the warmth of interaction displayed on a daily basis on campus. That continued throughout my time at RC, and not just during my initial visit. That was in ...

Published: 1/12/18 6:57 am Read More

Roanoke LGBT Library finds home as research collection in Roanoke Diversity Center Roanoke Times

...Gregory Rosenthal, a Roanoke College assistant professor, co-leads the Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project, which works to research and document regional LGBT history. Volunteers with that project ...

Published: 1/12/18 6:57 am Read More

Roanoke College project digitizes civil rights-era documents preserved by historically black church Richmond Times Dispatch

... stories -- and others shared at a recent gathering at Hill Street Baptist Church -- lent personal faces to a recent project conducted by Roanoke College students for an introduction to public history class....

Published: 1/7/18 6:57 am Read More

Roanoke College project digitizes civil rights-era documents preserved by historically black church Roanoke Times

... stories and others shared at a recent gathering at Hill Street Baptist Church lent personal faces to a recent project conducted by Roanoke College students for an introduction to public history class....

Published: 1/2/18 6:57 am Read More

Hinlicky: Luther's legacy has evolved Roanoke Times

...Catholic scholar Brad Gregory, who spoke at Roanoke College in the spring of this past year, is author of the important book, “Unintended Reformation.” In it, he poses the unsettling question to Protestants ...

Published: 12/18/17 6:04 am Read More

Real estate market remains steady into next year even as inventory shrinks Roanoke Times

... metro area across Virginia and housing inventories are depleting, according to a poll conducted by Roanoke College. While this has been troublesome in heavily populated regions such as Northern Virginia, in ...

Published: 12/17/17 6:04 am Read More

Kids in special education class get surprise delivery of toys that match them WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

... special education class at Oak Grove Elementary School got a special surprise delivery of toys from the Roanoke College faculty and students. But these are not just any kind of toys you would find at ...

Published: 12/15/17 6:04 am Read More

"Toys Like Me" provides "differently abled" toys WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Roanoke College professors and students handed out the gifts from their Toys like me program. Mrs. Grubers classroom is where about a dozen students with a range of disabilities spend their day learning....

Published: 12/15/17 6:04 am Read More

Roanoke College students gift toys for 'Toy Like Me' project WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Monday, one Roanoke College group decided to help change that at Oak Grove Elementary. Christmas came a little bit early in Mrs. Gruber's classroom. As their teacher, Rebeca Gruber knows her students ...

Published: 12/14/17 6:04 am Read More

Daniel Ayers will perform on the same bill as Bruce Piephoff at Listen Speakeasy at Hush in Greensboro Greensboro News and Record

... Ayers attended Roanoke College in Salem, Va., spending a month in Greece and two months studying in Scotland before returning home. A lot of my friends are just terrified about ...

Published: 12/14/17 6:04 am Read More

Young blacksmith forges Roanoke career Roanoke Times

... Curtis, 27, a 2013 Roanoke College graduate with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, set up a blacksmith shop called Heart and Spade Forge in August 2016 along Shenandoah Avenue Northwest in Roanoke....

Published: 12/13/17 6:04 am Read More

Roanoke College Home Build WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

... released after jury acquits ex-cop of murder © LAKANA Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Danville Roanoke College students and Habitat for Humanity build new home for family https://...

Published: 12/11/17 6:04 am Read More

Former slave quarters spark discussion on Roanoke College campus WDBJ 7 Roanoke

"SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) Joseph McGill is taking a closer look at the bricks of Monterey Quarters. ""I know they are here. I know they are here,"" he...

Published: 11/11/17 4:59 am Read More

Lawmakers Still Sending Thoughts and Prayers, Despite Criticism Roll Call

... that you could say that would make the other side happy, said Harry Wilson, director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College and the author of several books on the gun debate....

Published: 11/10/17 4:59 am Read More

WDBJ7 Political Analyst Dr. Harry speaks on Democratic Turnout for this year WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Dr Harry Wilson told WDBJ7 that, ""Exit polls from this year compared to 2013 show five% more Democratic and 8% more Liberal than four years ago. Northern Virginia had a much higher turnout than four ...

Published: 11/8/17 4:59 am Read More

Ed Gillespie, Ralph Northam tied in new Roanoke College poll Roanoke Times

... Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam are locked in a dead heat, according to the latest Roanoke College poll released Friday. Northam, Virginias lieutenant governor, led all previous Roanoke College polls....

Published: 11/4/17 4:11 am Read More

Poll shows Virginia governor's race tied The Hill

...A Roanoke College poll found that Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are tied at 47 percent support with just days remaining in the campaign. In addition, Democrat Justin Fairfax and Republican ...

Published: 11/3/17 4:11 am Read More

CASEY: Salem couple scrambles to aid victims of Hurricane Maria Martinsville Bulletin

...(Whitney, 40, the internet communications manager at Roanoke College, met him there during a semester abroad from Virginia Tech two decades ago). Ericks mom, a teacher who lives in San Juan, and at least ...

Published: 10/19/17 4:11 am Read More

Virginia's Governor Race Is Shaping Up To Be A Close One Huffington Post

...The other, from Roanoke College, gives him a 6-point advantage. Both are in keeping with previous surveys of the race, which have largely found Northam ahead, but far from comfortably so. HuffPost ...

Published: 10/18/17 4:11 am Read More

Klein's ShopRite flagship store in Forest Hill completes renovation Baltimore Sun

...Sarah graduated from John Carroll School and Roanoke College and came to work for the business in 2006, she said. It just feels like, it really is family, she said. Multiple generations have worked here,...

Published: 10/17/17 4:11 am Read More

Schapiro: The other polls in the Virginia race Richmond Times Dispatch

... Mason-Dixon Polling and Research, The Washington Post-Schar School of Policy and Government, Roanoke College, Christopher Newport University’s Wason Center, Suffolk University in Massachusetts, and New Jersey’...

Published: 10/17/17 4:11 am Read More

New polls show Ralph Northam with narrow lead over Ed Gillespie in governor's race Roanoke Times

...The Roanoke College Poll, meanwhile, found that Northam's lead had increased to 50 percent to 44 percent, up from a 4 percentage point lead in a poll released Sept. 26. Hyra was favored by just 2 percent ...

Published: 10/17/17 4:11 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Northam leads Gillespie in Virginia governor's race WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...SALEM, Va. - A new Roanoke College poll shows Democratic Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam leading Republican Ed Gillespie. Northam is leading by six percentage points (50 percent-44 percent)...

Published: 10/17/17 4:11 am Read More

Congress' uncertain path on Obamacare subsidy fix The Politico

... strong as they can to the insurance industry: I double dog dare you to participate” in the Obamacare markets, said Rodney Whitlock, a vice president at ML Strategies and a former GOP aide on Capitol Hill....

Published: 10/13/17 4:11 am Read More

Conner Group celebrates move to downtown Vinton Vinton Messenger

...He went on to graduate from Roanoke College in 2013 with a major in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He is currently a member of the Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors ...

Published: 10/13/17 4:11 am Read More

Grandin Theatre MindMatters photo illustration Roanoke Times

...Others have included the multicultural group Local Colors, Hollins University, Roanoke College, the U.S. Attorneys Office for Western Virginia and the literacy group Roanoke Valley Reads. In addition ...

Published: 10/10/17 4:11 am Read More

Standouts include Roanoke Latino Festival, SML Charity Home Tour Roanoke Times

...Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem. Donations encouraged. 375-2287. SATURDAY Mountain Magic In Fall Bluegrass, Antiques Crafts Festival Explore more than 100 vendor spaces with antiques, crafts,...

Published: 10/5/17 4:11 am Read More

Names and changes: Business recognitions and promotions for the week of Sept. 24, 2017 Roanoke Times

... "EDUCATION Roanoke College recognized the following with the Charles Brown Award for their impact and influence in the city of Salem: Eric Ric Atkins, Forest Jones, David Turk and Diane Washenberger....

Published: 9/24/17 4:11 am Read More

D.C. rapper Wale playing Roanoke College on Sept. 30 Roanoke Times

... the school's homecoming concert, again at Burruss. Tickets are $27.37 (including online purchase fees) via eventbrite.com/e/wale-tickets-35547601834. Roanoke College is not selling tickets at the door....

Published: 9/20/17 3:29 am Read More

Jesse Jackson mobilizes voters in central and western Virginia WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Later, he participated in a town hall meeting hosted by the Roanoke College Democrats. He touched on many subjects, including the recent violence in Charlotttesville. ""The pain of Charlottesville still ...

Published: 9/19/17 3:29 am Read More

Rev. Jackson rallies voters in Roanoke and Lynchburg WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Many of the students at Roanoke College had only heard of him before. Thats Kathryn Wicklund came out to hear directly from the man many call controversial. It was really interesting because I was getting ...

Published: 9/19/17 3:29 am Read More

Four receive Roanoke College Charles Brown Award Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College on Sept. 15 recognized an unprecedented four individuals for their impact and influence in the city of Salem. Eric Ric Atkins, Forest Jones, David Turk and Diane Washenberger each received ...

Published: 9/18/17 3:29 am Read More

Jesse Jackson in Roanoke stop: 'There is power in the vote' Roanoke Times

...Jackson’s next stop in Roanoke is a public town hall hosted by the Roanoke College Democrats, a student group. That event, which will focus on health care and voter rights, was set to start at noon today ...

Published: 9/18/17 3:29 am Read More

Rev. Jesse Jackson encourages people to register to vote in Virginia WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Jackson visited Roanoke College for a town hall meeting moderated by Sam Rasoul and sponsored by the College Democrats. Students and those in the community were able to ask questions about the current ...

Published: 9/18/17 3:29 am Read More

Book review: 'Keeping the Soul' examines Christian heritage in college's 175-year history Roanoke Times

..."KEEPING THE SOUL IN CHRISTIAN HIGHER EDUCATION: A HISTORY OF ROANOKE COLLEGE by Robert D. Benne. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. 284 pages, $26. GEORGE KEGLEY is the editor of The Journal of the ...

Published: 9/17/17 3:29 am Read More

Benne: Let the Salem statue be Roanoke Times

...For many of the thirty-five years I have been at Roanoke College I rode my bike up College Avenue and locked it to the lovely railing behind the monument of the Confederate soldier. At first I was a bit ...

Published: 9/14/17 3:29 am Read More

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.23.17 MSNBC

...* With timing running out in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, the new Roanoke College poll shows Ralph Northam (D) up by seven over Ed Gillespie (R), 43% to 36% . * On a related note, Gillespie released ...

Published: 8/23/17 3:29 am Read More

LIer finds stand-up comedy success in his 80s Long Island Newsday

...After his Air Force stint, Schill enrolled at Roanoke College in Virginia, where he studied chemistry and journalism. He left college in his second year and worked as a social staffer at The Concord Hotel ...

Published: 2/25/18 2:07 am Read More

NRA's influence built on mobilization Albany Times Union

...Wilson, a political scientist at Roanoke College and the author of ""Guns, Gun Control, and Elections."" ""But it is largely incorrect. The NRA's power is more complex than people think."" Compared with ...

Published: 2/25/18 2:07 am Read More

Roanoke College hosts fundraiser for local wheelchair basketball team WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

..."The Roanoke College Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted a fundraiser Saturday morning for a local wheelchair basketball team, the Roanoke Stars. Students and athletes at the college took to the ...

Published: 1/29/18 2:07 am Read More

'Paper Blooms Project' creates community garden at Roanoke College WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

... the colors and all the hard work thats been put in from the community and students, said Roanoke College junior fine arts student Sydney Brown. Its just amazing to see what kind of work the community ...

Published: 1/27/18 2:07 am Read More

Northam has 7-point lead in Roanoke College poll Charlottesville Daily Progress

...The Roanoke College poll released Tuesday was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. The poll was based on the responses of 599 likely voters interviewed between Aug. 12 and Aug. ...

Published: 8/22/17 5:32 am Read More

M. Gilbert Dunn Delaware Gazette

...Gilbert Dunn, until recently, a member of the Department of Sociology at Roanoke College, died August 18, 2017 in Salem, Virginia. Gil joined the Roanoke faculty in 1993 after teaching at Virginia Commonwealth ...

Published: 8/22/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College To Launch New Center for Economic Freedom Roanoke Star

..."Roanoke College will launch a new Center for Economic Freedom with a special event in September. Inspired by economist Milton Friedman and his passion for free markets and individual choice, the Center ...

Published: 8/2/17 5:32 am Read More

Crews continue assessing damage from chemical spill into Tinker Creek WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...WSLS 10 spoke with an organic chemist at Roanoke College to find out just how dangerous the chemical is. “It is not an herbicide itself, which means we hopefully don't have to worry about massive plant ...

Published: 7/31/17 5:32 am Read More

In the region: Roanoke's McGuire named South Region's top Division III baseball coach Roanoke Times

... Roanoke College baseball coach Matt McGuire was named the Division III South Region coach of the year on Thursday by the American Baseball Coaches Association....

Published: 6/29/17 5:32 am Read More

New $2.35 million endowment will help Roanoke College scholarship recipients graduate almost debt free Roanoke Times

... An anonymous donor is creating a scholarship for Roanoke College students that will rank among the most generous in the nation, officials announced Wednesday....

Published: 6/7/17 5:32 am Read More

College students gave kids with disabilities toys that look like them WCAV CBS-19 Charlottesville

...(NEWSPLEX) -- Students from Roanoke College gave children at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital toy and dolls. They brought more than $700 worth of toys to the kids. The college students ...

Published: 6/2/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College closes out historic season at College World Series WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

"NCAA Division III World Series Score: No. 8 Roanoke 10 | No. 4 Concordia 3 Records: Roanoke 35-18 | Concordia 34-13 Location: Appleton, Wisconsin | College World Series The Lead: Eighth-seeded Roanoke...

Published: 5/29/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke eliminates Concordia-Chicago, stays alive in Division III World Series Roanoke Times

... The Roanoke College baseball team staved off elimination with a 10-3 victory over Concordia-Chicago at the NCAA Division III College World Series on Sunday morning....

Published: 5/28/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College Earns D3 World Series Trip WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Roanoke College is headed to Appleton, Wisconsin later this week to take part in the NCAA Division Three Baseball World Series. The Maroons faced Salisbury Sunday in Danville needing to win one game to ...

Published: 5/22/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College heading to DIII College World Series WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...DANVILLE, Va. - Roanoke College met Salisbury in a the NCAA Division III South Regional Championship Sunday. The Maroons needed one win to advance to the College World Series. Roanoke fell 7-6 in the ...

Published: 5/22/17 5:32 am Read More

Ticket Punched! Maroons Heading to College World Series WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...The Lead: Roanoke College won its first NCAA Baseball South Regional by downing top-seed Salisbury 13-5 on Sunday afternoon. The Maroons now advance to the 2017 Division III World Series in Appleton, ...

Published: 5/22/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke claims NCAA Division III South Region to advance national tourney Roanoke Times

... DANVILLE — With the help of a seven-run sixth inning, Roanoke College shrugged off its first loss of the NCAA Division III South Region baseball tournament earlier on Sunday by beating Salisbury 13-4 ...

Published: 5/21/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College advances to NCAA Regional Championship with win over LaGrange WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...DANVILLE, Va. - The Roanoke College baseball team beat LaGrange Saturday 5-2 to advance to NCAA DIII Regional Championship game against top-seeded Salisbury. The Maroons need to beat Salisbury once to ...

Published: 5/21/17 5:32 am Read More

Sal Trancucci helps Roanoke move within a win of World Series Staten Island Advance

... DANVILLE, Va. -- Staten Island Academy product Sal Trancucci helped Roanoke College move within a win of the Division III World Series Saturday by pitching one-plus innings of scoreless relief to help ...

Published: 5/20/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College keeps winning in Division III Baseball tournament WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ7) Sixth-seeded Roanoke College downed fourth-seeded Emory 4-2 Friday in the 2017 NCAA Baseball South Regional in Danville, Va. The Maroons advance to face the winner of second-seed LaGrange and ...

Published: 5/20/17 5:32 am Read More

Ackley: A perspective on natural capital: The value of the woodlands Roanoke Times

..."By Liz Ackley Ackley is an Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance at Roanoke College, a Raleigh Court resident, and a frequent user of the Woodlands trail system. In the fall of 2016, the ...

Published: 5/19/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College clobbers top-seeded Salisbury 15-5 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...DANVILLE, Va. - The Roanoke College Maroons wasted no time in leaving their mark on the NCAA Division III baseball South regional in Danville. Roanoke College, the six-seed, toppled the number one seed ...

Published: 5/19/17 5:32 am Read More

Matt McGuire proves coaching mettle at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

The William Byrd graduate has led the Maroons to their first appearance in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament.

Published: 5/17/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College Ready For D3 Baseball Tournament WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... "The field for the NCAA Division Three baseball tournament came out Monday, and for the first time in school history, Roanoke College will be one of the 56 teams vying to win a national championship....

Published: 5/16/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College Wins ODAC Baseball Championship WDBJ 7 Roanoke

"Roanoke captured its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference Baseball Championship by defeating Washington and Lee twice on Monday. The Maroons earn the ODAC's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Tournament...

Published: 5/9/17 5:32 am Read More

Patience the key in Roanoke College's first-ever ODAC baseball title Lynchburg News and Advance

..."More than anything else, it took patience.Fifteen times over for the Roanoke College Maroons baseball program.Fifteen. The number of years Roanoke waited to win an Old Dominion Athletic Conference baseball ...

Published: 5/9/17 5:32 am Read More

Patience the key in Roanoke College's first-ever ODAC baseball title Lynchburg News and Advance

...Fifteen times over for the Roanoke College Maroons baseball program. Fifteen. The number of years Roanoke waited to win an Old Dominion Athletic Conference baseball championship since the program joined ...

Published: 5/8/17 5:32 am Read More

Roanoke College to send a record number of Fulbright scholars overseas in graduating class Martinsville Bulletin

..., a psychology and Spanish double major, is part of a record-setting group of five Roanoke College students who landed one of the highly competitive Fulbright awards this year. The scholarships will send ...

Published: 5/5/17 5:32 am Read More

The Gauntlet: Entrepreneurs making presentations to judges, awards are May 11 Vinton Messenger

... They have helped forge partnerships with Roanoke College, and William Byrd, Lord Botetourt, and Glenvar High Schools. Lois Fritz enrolled in the Gauntlet classes to learn how to make her New Freedom ...

Published: 4/29/17 5:32 am Read More

Out of "hell": Oscar Smith High School senior's journey to a prestigious $25K scholarship Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...She is set to graduate in June and plans to attend Roanoke College. “Sometimes, you have to be really strong,” she said in a recent interview at Oscar Smith. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed. She ...

Published: 4/26/17 3:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Softball Sweeps EMU on Senior Day WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

"The Basics Score: Roanoke 4, Eastern Mennonite 0 Records: Roanoke 22-13, 10-7 ODAC | Eastern Mennonite 21-12, 9-10 ODAC Location: Salem, Va. The Lead: Roanoke scored four runs in the fifth inning...

Published: 4/17/17 3:42 am Read More

The Institute for Freedom & Community Announces April Events in Spring Series on Religion and Public Life San Francisco Gate

... Jordan-Trexler Professor of Religion Emeritus and research associate in the Religion and Philosophy Department of Roanoke College. A recent book of his is titled Good and Bad Ways to Think about Religion ...

Published: 4/13/17 3:07 am Read More

Dr. Robert Benne set return to Salem Museum Salem Times Register

...Robert Benne, Roanoke College professor emeritus, returns to conclude his series of talks on the presidents of Roanoke College with a look at the late Norman Fintels administration (1975-1989). The presentation ...

Published: 4/13/17 3:07 am Read More

The complete list of test-optional colleges and universities, as of now Washington Post

... Sites — Regis College 4 Weston MA Remington College Multiple Sites — Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota FL Rivier University 4 Nashua NH Roanoke College 3 Salem VA Robert B....

Published: 4/12/17 3:07 am Read More

Roanoke College students earn a record five Fulbrights Salem Times Register

..."Roanoke College students have earned a record number of Fulbright awards this year. Five students, all women, learned this spring they will be doing research and studying in Austria, Spain, Mexico, Germany ...

Published: 4/6/17 3:07 am Read More

Roanoke College raises mone for the American Cancer Association WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

... college students came together to support the fight against cancer today during relay for life at Roanoke College. The university hosts the event each year to raise money for the American cancer association....

Published: 4/3/17 3:07 am Read More

College students play dodgeball, benefit charity Salem Times Register

..."Richard Smith Contributing writer With the weather getting a bit warmer, Roanoke College hosted a charity dodgeball tournament in the alumni gym. The event, held on Sunday, Feb. 19, brought together ...

Published: 3/23/17 2:55 am Read More

Maxey and Williamson: Where are our best and brightest? Roanoke Times

..."Michael Maxey and John Williamson III | Maxey is president of Roanoke College. Williamson is chairman of RGC Resources and a member of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors . | Posted: Sunday, March ...

Published: 3/19/17 2:35 am Read More

Standouts include Narcolepsy Bed Race, Lakeside film screening Roanoke Times

... WEDNESDAY Roanoke College Womens Forum: A Thousand Voices The film A Thousand Voices, which presents the universal story of New Mexicos Native American women, won four awards in the 2015 New Mexico ...

Published: 3/9/17 1:01 am Read More

Virginia Real Estate Index: Falling prices lead boost in real estate sentiment Roanoke Star

...Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. between February 12 and February 18, 2017. A copy of the questions ...

Published: 3/9/17 1:01 am Read More

Williams: A lesson learned at the Cavern Martinsville Bulletin

...When I was attending Roanoke College, there were two places you could go to get a meal. There was the cafeteria, of course, which could accommodate hundreds of people. One floor down from the cafeteria ...

Published: 3/8/17 1:01 am Read More

Bittle Tree of Life Cross is Antrim Chapel's newest symbolic fixture Salem Times Register

...One great symbolic theme in both the Bible (Christian and Hebrew) and the Roanoke College community is that of the tree. The College is populated with sacred trees trees planted by or for members of ...

Published: 2/16/17 1:01 am Read More

Roanoke College concert raises money for cancer Salem Times Register

...After the duet, an all-women choir from Roanoke College entered the stage, filling all three rows of the risers. From there, the ensemble sang medleys compiling songs from two familiar musicals Les MisÃ(...

Published: 2/9/17 1:01 am Read More

Roanoke College hosts New York Times bestselling author Harlan Cohen Salem Times Register

... "Alexa Doiron | Contributing writer This past Sunday, local residents and Roanoke College students gathered in the Colket Center for an event called A Night of Nakedness The guest speaker was best-...

Published: 2/7/17 7:33 am Read More

Family from Nepal receives home built by Roanoke College students WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Thanks to Habitat for Humanity and Roanoke College, they have a house to call home. ""I'm really thankful for that,"" said Kadariya. Back in August, Daria Chicosky and other Roanoke College students began ...

Published: 1/29/17 7:33 am Read More

Supporters, critics bound for D.C. as Trump takes office Roanoke Times

...I’m not sure what to expect," said Harry Wilson, a political analyst and director of Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. "Of course, that is the same answer I’m going to give ...

Published: 1/19/17 7:33 am Read More

Dozens march in Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Day March WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

... to stand up, get out there and do things helping people to understand were not going to sit back and let these things happen, said Juliet Lowery, director of Multicultural Affairs of Roanoke College....

Published: 1/17/17 7:33 am Read More

January Kicks Off Year of Celebratory Events at Roanoke College Roanoke Star

... "Roanoke College kicks off 2017 in celebratory fashion, with plans to commemorate two major events throughout the year the Colleges 175th anniversary and the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation....

Published: 1/4/17 8:33 am Read More

Can Virginia's only Muslim legislator help Democrats connect with Trump voters? Washington Post

...After high school, Rasoul went to Roanoke College, then got an accelerated MBA at Hawaii Pacific University. He came back home, sold medical equipment, opened a couple of video stores, got married. When ...

Published: 1/4/17 7:33 am Read More

Maroon Mentors Virginia Business Journal

... college students may be more savvy than their predecessors, according to Jonathan Lee, a 1995 Roanoke College graduate and the college’s director of alumni and family relations. Technology has made ...

Published: 12/30/16 8:33 am Read More

L. Nicole "Nikki" Griffin joins Bank of Botetourt and Virginia Mountain Mortgage team Roanoke Times

...A graduate from Lord Botetourt High School, Griffin attended Roanoke College where she earned a degree in International Relations. Nikki enjoys anything outdoors and spending time with family. She is ...

Published: 12/28/16 8:33 am Read More

Reading program benefits kids, aspiring teachers Roanoke Times

... East Salem reading program with Roanoke College Micah Windley reads a book with Jessica Block, a Roanoke College senior....

Published: 12/8/16 5:32 am Read More

"Bae, Fleek, Rachet, Turnt," Roanoke College professors attempt to decode slang WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...The clip sees staff from Roanoke College, try to figure out the meaning behind words such as ‘fleek,’ ‘suh’ and ‘bae.’ Some caught on quickly, while most of them were left scratching their heads, including ...

Published: 12/6/16 5:32 am Read More

College students make toys for kids with disabilities WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Roanoke College students are making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities, by making toys to reflect those disabilities. This may look like Santas workshop, sound like Santas Workshop,...

Published: 11/23/16 5:32 am Read More

Bob Woodward urges nation to strap in for Trump presidency Martinsville Bulletin

... a Donald Trump presidency will mean for the country, longtime journalist Bob Woodward said at Roanoke College on Thursday. Woodward, who with his former Washington Post colleague Carl Bernstein, uncovered ...

Published: 11/18/16 5:32 am Read More

Women are the key to who will win in Virginia Newport News Daily Press

...Lots of yard signs, almost all of them for Trump, said Harry Wilson, a political scientist at Roanoke College. The fact that the Clinton campaign has not sent Tim Kaine to this part of the state even ...

Published: 11/6/16 1:00 am Read More

Hillary Clinton leads by 7 points in Virgi... The Washington Times

...Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 7 points in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Friday and conducted in the wake of FBI Director James B. Comey’s recent disclosure that there’...

Published: 11/4/16 1:00 am Read More

An education in paranormal activity: Roanoke College's Monterey House Roanoke Times

...This Halloween will mark the 10th anniversary of a professor’s first class ghost hunt in the Roanoke College mansion. No one was supposed to be alone. Yet in the back bedroom of Roanoke College’s Monterey,...

Published: 10/30/16 12:00 am Read More

Roanoke College Cregger Center Dedication WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

..."Roanoke College dedicated its new athletic and academic complex, the Morris M. Cregger Center, during a ceremony on Thursday. The ceremony, was held in the centers arena, included remarks from Roanoke ...

Published: 10/28/16 1:00 am Read More

Roanoke College dedicating new athletic and academic complex Washington Post

...SALEM, Va. — Roanoke College is dedicating its new athletic and academic complex. The Morris M. Cregger Center will be dedicated during a ceremony Thursday. The college says that the ceremony will be ...

Published: 10/27/16 1:00 am Read More

Trump Campaign Pulls Out of Key Battleground State of Virginia ABC News

...Polling conducted this month by Roanoke College gives Clinton a 9-point edge among likely voters in the state, leading with 45 percent to Trump's 36 percent. On Monday, the Trump campaign fired its chairman ...

Published: 10/13/16 10:02 am Read More

Poll: Clinton up 7 points on Trump in Virginia The Hill

...Clinton has 44 percent support in Virginia to Trump's 37 percent, according to a Roanoke College poll released Thursday. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has 8 percent and Green Party nominee Jill Stein ...

Published: 9/23/16 6:03 am Read More

Two new Virginia polls indicate presidential race tightening Norfolk Virginian Pilot

... gaining ground in Virginia, which is considered a key state in this year’s White House contest, according to separate cellphone and landline polls conducted by Quinnipiac University and Roanoke College....

Published: 9/22/16 6:03 am Read More

Chelsea Clinton focuses on education during visit to the Roanoke Valley WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...From there the focus shifted to Salem and the campus of Roanoke College, where Clinton heard from students, and graduates, about their struggles paying for college. "More than 40 million Americans have ...

Published: 9/15/16 6:03 am Read More

Chelsea Clinton campaigns in Roanoke for her mother WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...She spoke with Students at Roanoke College about her mother's plan to ease the burden of college debt. "I am deeply bias toward her, I make no claim to the contrary", said Clinton. She was joined on stage ...

Published: 9/15/16 6:03 am Read More

Arts & Extras: Star City Sounds Chorus celebrates 10 years of four-part harmony Roanoke Times

...She moved to the Roanoke Valley when she was 19 and sang in a choir at Roanoke College when she attended there. Now living in Boones Mill, the 47-year-old also directs a men’s barbershop group, the Smith ...

Published: 9/9/16 6:03 am Read More

In the region: Roanoke College approves swim program Roanoke Times

...Roanoke College has made no secret of its interest in starting a men’s and women’s swim program and now the Maroons have a timetable. Athletic director Scott Allison said Wednesday that Roanoke will introduce ...

Published: 9/8/16 6:03 am Read More

Cregger Center Ready To Open At Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Roanoke College is putting the finishing touches on the Cregger Center, the school's brand new basketball arena and athletic complex. Construction for the 31-and-a-half million dollar project began back ...

Published: 8/23/16 5:44 am Read More

Shannon Latkin Anderson: Understanding the new nationalism Norfolk Virginian Pilot

... Shannon Latkin Anderson is an associate professor of sociology at Roanoke College in Salem and author of the book , “Immigration, Assimilation, and the Cultural Construction of American National Identity....

Published: 7/24/16 2:08 am Read More

Rubio, Cruz and Clinton aim attacks at Trump ahead of Super Tuesday foxnews.com

...Marco Rubio mocked front-runner Donald Trump beforea heavily college-age crowd of around 3,000 at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. Rubio, who had described Trump in a "Fox News Sunday" interview ...

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

Rubio calls Trump a con artist, mocks 'small hands.' Supporters like the change. - Washington Post

... 65-year-old retiree from Christiansburg, lamented how Rubio was morphing into Trump as she waited to get into the Roanoke College gymnasium in Salem. “I liked him better when he wasnâ€(tm)t so …” ...

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

Marco Rubio gains cheers at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

... "The fight from Thursdayâ€(tm)s Republican debate carried over to a sweltering Roanoke College gymnasium on Sunday night when presidential hopeful Marco Rubio launched into a lengthy and personal diatribe ...

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

Rubio on Trump: ''He's not gonna make America great, he's gonna make America orange" KTUU Anchorage

... During a Sunday night rally at Roanoke College in Virginia, the Florida senator said of the GOP presidential front-runner, ""Donald is not going to make America great, he's going to make America orange....

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

WDBJ7 political analysts discuss Trump, Rubio visits WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Dr. Harry Wilson and Dr. Bob Denton discuss visits to the area by Bob Denton and Harry Wilson....

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

Political analysts Dr. Bob Denton and Dr. Harry Wilson talk Super Tuesday WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Dr. Bob places Virginia in context for Super Tuesday plus Dr. Harry's opinion on who will win for both parties.

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

Protesters at Rubio rally WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Protesters lined up at Roanoke College outside of the Bast auditorium to protest Marco Rubio coming to speak at the school. Students and faculty held signs reading keep your rosaries off my ovaries and ...

Published: 2/29/16 2:08 am Read More

Roanoke College Republicans excited for Rubio visit WDBJ 7 Roanoke

..."SALEM, Va. - On Sunday, Roanoke College will be home to one of Marco Rubio's campaign stops. The Bast Center may be a gym now, but come Sunday, it'll be the only place sophomore Alex ...

Published: 2/27/16 2:08 am Read More

From resignation to determination: Obama's evolution on guns Christian Science Monitor

... voters in economically-challenged Midwestern towns ""cling to guns or religion,"" hasn't actually changed views on guns, says Harry Wilson, a professor of public affairs at Roanoke College in Salem, Va....

Published: 1/5/16 12:54 am Read More

Analyzing the Executive Orders: What do they mean for individual sellers? WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...At the present time, that's really vague,"" said Harry Wilson, a Roanoke College professor who has done extensive research on the history of gun control and written three books on the topic. Wilson says ...

Published: 1/5/16 12:54 am Read More

Ten in a Row! Roanoke College Hoops Scores 90-84 Win Over WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...The Lead: The Roanoke College Men's Basketball team won its 10th game in a row by downing McDaniel 90-84 in the championship game of the 2016 Morris Cregger New Year's Classic in Salem. How it Happened¢...

Published: 1/4/16 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke wins Cregger Classic behind Wright's 32 points Roanoke Times

... Bast Center's metal bleacher seats and being helped off the court with a banged-up right knee, Roanoke College guard Carter Wright erupted for a career-high 21 points to lead the Maroons to a 90-84 victory ...

Published: 1/3/16 1:33 am Read More

Wow, college students can really cook! Roanoke Times

... are snapshots of a few of the tempting foods that students in the foreign languages classes at Roanoke college cooked up for The Great Lucas Hall Cook-Off in Salem this past weekend. Professors Giuliana ...

Published: 12/11/15 1:33 am Read More

Hot start for Roanoke College basketball team WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Hot start for Roanoke College basketball team...

Published: 12/11/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows sellers optimistic about real estate market Roanoke Times

... current real estate market, there are some concerns about its future, according to a new Roanoke College poll. Overall, 57 percent of Virginians believe market conditions have improved since last year and just ...

Published: 12/6/15 1:33 am Read More

Habitat For Humanity dedicates their 200th house to family WDBJ 7 Roanoke

.... - Habitat For Humanity and Roanoke College dedicated a new house on Saturday, while marking a new milestone. Hassan Salata and his family were presented the keys to their first home ...

Published: 12/5/15 1:33 am Read More

Prayer shaming: How should politicians respond to mass shootings? Christian Science Monitor

... safety laws Martin O'Malley (@MartinOMalley) December 2, 2015 Most responses only served to deepen the partisan divide, says Harry Wilson, professor of public affairs at Roanoke College in Salem, Va....

Published: 12/3/15 1:33 am Read More

Dog wandering on Roanoke College campus may soon find permanent WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...A dog who has been roaming the Roanoke College campus and the streets of Salem for as long as two years may soon have a permanent home. Theres been a few different stories, said Amy England, the foster ...

Published: 12/2/15 1:33 am Read More

Annual Carols of Christmas concert at St. Andrews Catholic Church WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...The Roanoke College Choir and Oriana Singers came together for the annual Carols of Christmas event at St. Andrew's Catholic Church. It's has a reputation for being the ""unofficial opening of the Christmas ...

Published: 11/30/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College Wins Thanksgiving Weekend Classic with 102-90 WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

"Roanoke ran its winning streak to five games with a 102-90 victory over Mount Aloysius Sunday afternoon in the championship game of the 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend Classic in Salem. How it Happened¢John...

Published: 11/30/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College opens its 1st English language school Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College is expanding opportunities for international students through a new partnership with LCI Language Centers. An LCI English language school is now open on the Roanoke College campus, with ...

Published: 11/26/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College students discuss recent global incidents WDBJ 7 Roanoke

..."SALEM, Va. - Roanoke College students came together Friday afternoon but not for class. They met with professors to discuss and learn about world issues including the Syrian refugee ...

Published: 11/20/15 1:33 am Read More

Our home, our future TriCorner News

...After graduating from Roanoke College, she returned home and has been working for Salisbury Bank since 2012. Annie is currently living in the home of her godmother, who has generously provided her with ...

Published: 11/20/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College to hold 'Divas Ascending' closing reception Dec. 11 Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College will host a closing reception for the exhibition ""Divas Ascending"" Friday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Olin Gallery. The reception will feature soprano arias by Pattie Clevenger,...

Published: 11/19/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Presidential candidates not viewed positively WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Donald Trump (50 percent-36 percent), Jeb Bush (46 percent-39 percent), Carly Fiorina (46 percent-39 percent), and Ted Cruz (47 percent-39 percent), according to the most recent Roanoke College poll....

Published: 11/19/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows increasing regional economic sentiment Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

"Roanoke Colleges quarterly Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment, released Wednesday, is predicting a strong holiday buying season from Virginia consumers. Virginians reported being better off financially...

Published: 11/19/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College Choir to perform Handel's Messiah, Part 1, on Dec. 19 Roanoke Times

..."The Roanoke College Choir will present Handel's Messiah, Part 1, from 8 to 9 p.m. Dec. 19 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Roanoke. Performing will be Marianne Sandborg, soprano; Martha Prewitt, mezzo-...

Published: 11/17/15 1:33 am Read More

RC children's lit class seeks donations for Books on Buses Roanoke Times

... "Roanoke College students taking Mary Crockett Hillâ€(tm)s childrenâ€(tm)s literature class got a real treat â€"" and not just the opportunity to sample Brooks-Byrd pharmacyâ€(tm)s famous limeade, either....

Published: 11/10/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College students raise awareness about homelessness WDBJ 7 Roanoke

50 students spent their Friday evening building shacks in the back quad.

Published: 11/7/15 1:33 am Read More

Putting books in childrens hands Salem Times Register

..."– Local author Cece Bell leads a Roanoke College class on a tour of downtown Salem, which began outside of her childhood home on Broad Street. Photo by Kelsey Bartlett.Cece Bell grew up on Broad ...

Published: 10/29/15 1:33 am Read More

Macie Hoback is first school nutrition intern for Botetourt County Roanoke Times

...""Macie Hoback is a senior at Roanoke College, and she is interning for the school division several days per week,"" said school nutritionist Chris Morris. Hoback has been busy since she became an intern ...

Published: 10/28/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College building named for Douglas Ayres, alumnus and former government leader Roanoke Times

..."When Douglas Ayres arrived on the Roanoke College campus more than six decades ago, he needed a job. So the self-described “hillbilly from West Virginia” walked across the street to the municipal ...

Published: 10/28/15 1:33 am Read More

National Book Award finalist to speak at Roanoke College on Thursday Roanoke Times

..."Patrick Phillips, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in poetry, will read his poetry at Roanoke College on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Fintel Library. The reading is co-sponsored by the ...

Published: 10/27/15 1:33 am Read More

9 Colleges With Actual 'Game Of Thrones' Courses - MTV MTV

... * Roanoke College Rather than the usual literature or film studies route, this college saw the anthropological potential in all ...

Published: 10/27/15 1:33 am Read More

Huntsman lecture, 'Sense & Sensibility' among fall events at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College presents an array of art, music, theater and lecture events in November. Check out the monthâ€(tm)s lineup below. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Our ...

Published: 10/20/15 1:33 am Read More

In the region: Lentine lifts Roanoke men's soccer in overtime Roanoke Times

..."EMORY â€"" Rob Lentine scored the winning goal with 1:13 left in the second overtime period to give the Roanoke College menâ€(tm)s soccer team a 3-2 victory over Emory & Henry on Friday. It was his second ...

Published: 10/17/15 1:33 am Read More

Poll finds Trump 'most electable Republican for 2016.' Really? Christian Science Monitor

... distrust Washington and are very unhappy with both sides of the aisle,"" says Harry Wilson, a professor of public affairs at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. ""They also respond to politicians who actually say what ...

Published: 10/15/15 1:33 am Read More

Hundreds participate in walk for suicide awareness WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... On Saturday, more than 600 people of all ages walked 3 miles around Roanoke College in Salem with signs and t-shirts to remember those lost. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention says ...

Published: 10/10/15 1:33 am Read More

Roanoke College Volleyball Off To A Sweet 16-0 Start WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

..."The Roanoke College Maroons Volleyball team is off to their best start in school history at 16-0. Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc."...

Published: 10/7/15 1:33 am Read More

In the region: Blair Trail guides Roanoke to 300th win Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College volleyball coach Blair Trail claimed her 300th career victory in her 17th year guiding the Maroons in a 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-19 defeat of visiting Shenandoah on Wednesday. The Maroons ...

Published: 9/24/15 1:33 am Read More

CEO speaks to students at Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... The CEO of Marriott Hotels was a featured speaker tonight at Roanoke College. Arne Sorenson lectured to students about Public Company Leadership. He also talked to students about when business ...

Published: 9/22/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College sees Cregger Center taking shape Roanoke Times

"The Cregger Center will be 150,000 square feet and include a 2,500-seat basketball arena, a field house with an indoor track, classrooms and labs, a fitness center and a sports training facility....

Published: 9/16/15 8:03 am Read More

Clean Valley Council announces Ann Davey Masters Memorial Scholarship winners Roanoke Times

...Theodore Bauer is currently working towards his Bachelor of Science in environmental science at Roanoke College. Teddyâ€(tm)s motivation to work toward bettering the environment is apparent in all he ...

Published: 9/16/15 8:03 am Read More

Gun-control advocates hope recent wins signal changing tide Houston Chronicle

... have only recently started taking a similar track, focusing on victories at the state level, said Harry Wilson, a Roanoke University professor who wrote the 2015 book ""The Triumph of the Gun Rights ...

Published: 9/15/15 8:03 am Read More

The White Guys Who Clerk at the Supreme Court Were Sent There by White Guys Slate Magazine

...(As researcher Todd Peppers has put it, No other internship program in the history of the United States has produced as impressive and diverse a collection of individuals as the U.S. Supreme Court law ...

Published: 9/14/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke's Benne picks up 300th victory in women's soccer Roanoke Times

... "LYNCHBURG â€"" Phil Benne of Roanoke College collected the 300th win of his womenâ€(tm)s soccer coaching career Friday when the Maroons defeated Southern Virginia 3-0 in Lynchburg Collegeâ€(tm)s Shellenberger ...

Published: 9/12/15 8:03 am Read More

James River High School inducts 5 into Sports Hall of Fame Roanoke Times

...She played for Tech for two years and then transferred to Roanoke College. While at Roanoke she was selected as ODAC Pitcher of the Week and also 2nd team All-ODAC. Abbie graduated Cum Laude in 2012 from ...

Published: 9/11/15 10:07 am Read More

Breaking down the favorites for the road world championships WTOP Radio

...Shelley Olds, Megan Guarnier and Lauren Stephens are part of a powerhouse U.S. team that could be the strongest in the entire field. MENS ROAD RACE Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland will be trying to defend ...

Published: 9/11/15 8:03 am Read More

USA Cycling unveils teams for road world championships Boston Herald

...The women's team features Shelley Olds and Evie Stevens, both members of the 2012 Olympic team, along with Allie Dragoo, Megan Guarnier, Lauren Stephens, Tayler Wiles and Coryn Rivera. Small and Stevens ...

Published: 9/4/15 8:03 am Read More

USA team announced for 2015 UCI Road World Championships WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

.../Boels Dolmans Cycling Team)* Shelley Olds (Gilroy, Calif. /Ale Cipollini)* Coryn Rivera (Tustin, Calif. /UnitedHealthcare)* Lauren Stephens (Dallas, Texas/Team TIBCO-SVB) Evelyn Stevens (San ...

Published: 9/4/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College R-House helps Tanzanian family put down roots Roanoke Times

..."For 10 years now, new students of Roanoke College have traded trendy ball caps for hard hats and stylish shades for protective eyewear, all for the sake of a family in need. This is not only a milestone ...

Published: 9/4/15 8:03 am Read More

Perry F. Kendig Awards honor excellence in Roanoke Valley arts Roanoke Times

...Kendig Arts and Culture Awards were honored Tuesday in a ceremony at Roanoke College, which administers the awards jointly with Hollins University. Now in their 30th year, the Kendig Awards celebrate ...

Published: 9/4/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College moves its 10th Habitat home Roanoke Times

..."Before heading back to classes and hitting the books, Roanoke College students worked hard at hammering together a home. More than 500 students, the entire freshman class included, spent time building ...

Published: 9/3/15 8:03 am Read More

Best of the arts in the Roanoke Valley honored with Kendig Awards WDBJ 7 Roanoke

..."SALEM, Va. - Tuesday night the arts in the Roanoke Valley are in the spotlight as Roanoke College and Hollins University honored outstanding artists and art supporters. The Perry F....

Published: 9/3/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College, Habitat home delivered to permanent spot WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Its also the 10th R-House, built in a parking lot by students at Roanoke College. Thursday, it went from the parking lot to its permanent location in Roanoke. Thursday was a day of excitement for Zayana ...

Published: 9/3/15 8:03 am Read More

'Dirty Dancing' lake experiences extremely rare drainage issue foxnews.com

...John Cawley of Roanoke College explains in the above video that this is truly a rare occurrence. Cawley states: “The Mountain Lake basin is absolutely unique not only in Appalachia but in the entire ...

Published: 8/31/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College freshman hammer away at 10th Habitat home WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Class officially starts at Roanoke College Wednesday but hundreds of students are already hard at work as they team up with Habitat for Humanity for an annual build. A parking lot isnt the most ideal ...

Published: 8/31/15 8:03 am Read More

Our view: What the Roanoke College Poll shows Roanoke Times

"The Confederate monuments in Virginia appear to be safe. Hillary Clinton, maybe not so much. kAm%9@D6 2C6 EH@ @7 E96 E2<62H2JD 7C@> E96 =2E6DE #@2?@<6 r@==686 !...

Published: 8/29/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College's freshman class moves in WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...- The newest round of students at Roanoke College are settling into their new homes. Saturday was move-in day and the start of orientation for about 500 new Maroons. The future class ...

Published: 8/29/15 8:03 am Read More

Roanoke College to welcome more than 500 new students WTOP Radio

...— Saturday is move-in day and the start of orientation for more than 500 new students at Roanoke College. The new students come from 38 states and 28 foreign countries. Students will sign their names ...

Published: 8/28/15 8:03 am Read More

Julianne Moore seeks to pull Confederate name from Virginia school Boston Metro

... symbol of Southern pride, while 31 percent see it as a racist symbol, according to a Roanoke College poll published on Tuesday. In northern Virginia, where the high school is, opinion is evenly split,...

Published: 8/27/15 8:03 am Read More

Princeton Review ranks Roanoke College as one of best in U.S. WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Va. - The Princeton Review has named Roanoke College one of the best in the U-S for the fifth year in a row. Its business/finance, computer science and psychology programs were also given ...

Published: 8/5/15 8:03 am Read More

Hundreds of students to tour private colleges in southwest Virginia this week WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Leaders at Roanoke College say the event is very important. They say it introduces some students to colleges they didnt know existed. It also helps educate parents about the financial aid thats available....

Published: 7/27/15 8:03 am Read More

In Uganda, Museveni finds biggest election obstacle in former friends Christian Science Monitor

... regime is in power for 30 years, says Joshua Rubongoya, a political science professor at Roanoke College. As legitimacy declines, coercion and the use of the state security apparatus becomes more and more ...

Published: 7/14/15 7:46 am Read More

Roanoke College professor has a new book about gun control WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Gun control remains a potent issue in many states, but not necessarily on the national level

Published: 7/13/15 7:46 am Read More

Politicians' support in McDonnell appeal shows disconnection on ethics, political scientists say Newport News Daily Press

...McDonnell likely did not have the most sympathetic panel from the 4th Circuit, said Roanoke College political scientist Harry Wilson. Courts deal with what violates the law and what doesn't. That may ...

Published: 7/12/15 7:01 am Read More

Elmore: Broken wide open Roanoke Times

..."By Katie Elmore Elmore, of Salem, is a teaching associate in the Education Department at Roanoke College. kAm%96 ? 6HD @7 E96 r92C=6DE@? D9@@E:? 8 3C@<6 >6 @A6?] %62CD DEC62>65 5@H? >J 7246 ...

Published: 7/11/15 3:17 am Read More

Fundraising battle begins in key General Assembly race WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Roanoke College Professor and WDBJ7 Political Analyst Harry Wilson says the contest will attract statewide attention and strong financial support. ""As we see in various elections at all levels of government,...

Published: 7/10/15 3:17 am Read More

Jeb Bush, fellow GOP candidates rush to distance themselves from Donald Trump (+video) Christian Science Monitor

... Harry Wilson, a professor of public affairs and director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, told the Monitor last week that in an overflowing Republican ...

Published: 7/7/15 3:17 am Read More

Donations to Speaker's PAC could deepen voter cynicism Hampton Roads Daily Press

...Its importance is in the eye of the beholder, said Harry Wilson, a political scientist at Roanoke College. Are people buying positions or are the positions simply going to those who are most committed ...

Published: 7/4/15 3:17 am Read More

Class Notes: May 23, 2015 Charleston Gazette

...Truman Scholarship Foundation has named Zahava Urecki a 2015 Truman Scholar, making her the first Roanoke College student ever to receive the prestigious award. A junior, she is a political science major ...

Published: 5/23/15 2:47 am Read More

Frye Revived Inside Higher Education

...Denham, professor emeritus of English at Roanoke College. The publisher named on the title page is Iron Mountain Press of Emory, Va., which appears not to have a website; the listing for the book on Amazon ...

Published: 5/13/15 2:47 am Read More

The 21st century case for Christian Zionism foxnews.com

... in Christian friendship with Jews and with Israel. Mark Tooley is President of the Institute on Religion and Democracy. Gerald McDermott is the Jordan-Trexler Professor of Religion at Roanoke College."...

Published: 5/7/15 2:47 am Read More

Colleges and Universities Answer the Call on Climate Change | Ellen Moyer, Ph.D. Huffington Post

... Louisville, Swarthmore College, LIU Brooklyn, Winona State University, Colleges of the Fenway, and Roanoke College, to name a few. International examples include the First European Climate Teach-In Day 2009 and ...

Published: 4/27/15 1:25 am Read More

Bill Pilat gets 300th coaching win for Roanoke College lacrosse team Roanoke Times

"BRIDGEWATER â€"" Roanoke Collegeâ€(tm)s menâ€(tm)s lacrosse team achieved a milestone for coach Bill Pilat â€"" earning his 300th career win with a 14-4 win over Bridgewater on Sunday. Colin Mackenzie...

Published: 4/20/15 8:15 am Read More

Roanoke College has first Truman Scholar WDBJ 7 Roanoke

..."ROANOKE, Va. - Roanoke College now has its first ever Truman Scholar. Zahava Urecki is a Junior Political Science major. She was one of close to 700 students nationwide to be considered ...

Published: 4/17/15 8:15 am Read More

Invention by Roanoke native is helping solve criminal cases WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...The Roanoke-native and Roanoke College graduate is now known around the world for his invention. This machine is taking technology to a whole new level....

Published: 4/16/15 8:54 am Read More

Selby: Appomattox: An end and a beginning Roanoke Times

...Turbyfill Chair in History at Roanoke College. kAm~? 2 4@@= DAC:? 8 52J :? pAC:= `ged[ E96 8C62E6DE H2C :? p>6C:42? 9:DE@CJ 42>6 E@ 2 BF:6E 4=@D6 2E (:=>6C |4{62? â€(tm)D 72C> :? pAA@>2EE@...

Published: 4/5/15 3:25 am Read More

Roanoke College students celebrate diversity with peace month Roanoke Times

...The women are all international relations majors at Roanoke College and were abroad for research and service projects during spring break. Being on opposite sides of the conflict, they used to avoid talking ...

Published: 3/21/15 3:25 am Read More

Before bracketology: 1944 'Secret Game' first time blacks and whites tipped off foxnews.com

...David Hubbell, an ex-forward at Duke; Homer Sieber, who had played for Roanoke College and Dick Symmonds, a onetime star at Central Methodist in Missouri were on the team. And Jack Burgess, a Montana ...

Published: 3/20/15 3:25 am Read More

Arts & Extras: poetry and art board the bus in Roanoke Roanoke Times

...Roanoke College professor Melanie Almeder has already begun taking rides on Valley Metro buses, jotting down ideas for poems and sharing some of her musings on a designated Facebook page. kAmp=>656Câ€...

Published: 3/20/15 3:25 am Read More

Norfolk Southern move discourages property sellers, Roanoke College poll shows Roanoke Times

... improved since last year, Norfolk Southernâ€(tm)s decision to relocate 500 jobs out of Roanoke has given sellers concerns about Southwest Virginia, according to a new poll conducted by Roanoke College....

Published: 2/25/15 3:25 am Read More

Roanoke College basketball player fought Lyme Disease WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... The ODAC Men's Basketball Tournament is underway on Monday night, where Roanoke College is the 10-seed taking on 7th-seeded Washington Lee. While the Maroons are a long shot to win it all,...

Published: 2/24/15 3:25 am Read More

Katrina Williams Inducted into Roanoke College's Hall of Fame WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Two new members will be added to the Roanoke College Sports Hall of Fame Friday night in Salem, including Glenvar High School graduate Katrina Williams. Williams played just three seasons ...

Published: 4/10/15 7:50 am Read More

'Simpsons,' 'King of the Hill' producer Joe Boucher returns as Roanoke College scholar-in-residence Roanoke Times

..."Joe Boucher was a business major when he was a student at Roanoke College, and he planned for a career on Wall Street. “I think I took one English class and it was my only C,” he said, while walking ...

Published: 4/6/15 7:50 am Read More

Roanoke College Habitat for Humanity home dedicated WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...They're Roanoke College freshmen and the ""R House"" is a project part of their new-student orientation. Dana Chicosky is one of those freshmen. She's from Maryland and led a tour around the home. ""They ...

Published: 1/31/15 10:59 am Read More

Poll shows Virginians' concern for commonwealth's political culture WTOP Radio

...Like a Roanoke College poll released last week, this poll finds more Virginians believe the commonwealth is headed in the right direction than the wrong direction. Among Northern Virginians, 58 percent ...

Published: 1/28/15 10:59 am Read More

Habitat for Humanity to dedicate 9th Annual Roanoke College “R House” WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

... thankful Roanoke family will soon move in to their new home, thanks to Habitat for Humanity and students from Roanoke College.   For the 9th year in a row, Roanoke College and Habitat for Humanity in ...

Published: 1/27/15 10:59 am Read More

Roanoke College wins against Bridgewater WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke takes down Bridgewater, 88-71.

Published: 1/25/15 10:59 am Read More

Out & About: Kandinsky Trio offers 'The Russian Experience' Roanoke Times

... "Salemâ€(tm)s ever-versatile Kandinsky Trio offers to provide “The Russian Experience” this evening, with a performance of 20th century composer Dmitri Shostakovichâ€(tm)s Piano Quartet in G Minor....

Published: 1/24/15 9:51 am Read More

Poll: Majority think Bob McDonnell was good governor WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... A new survey from Roanoke College tonight shows a majority of Virginians think Bob McDonnell was a good Governor, but they also believe he should spend time in prison for his conviction on federal corruption ...

Published: 1/22/15 9:51 am Read More

Poll: McDonnell good as governor but should serve time Fauquier Times-Democrat

... McDonnell was a good governor overall, but also agree (57 percent) with the judge's sentence of prison time for his convictions on corruption charges, according to The Roanoke College Poll released today....

Published: 1/22/15 9:51 am Read More

Liberal Arts Colleges Where the Most Accepted Students Enroll U.S. News & World Report

... 508 18% Eckerd College (FL) 2,534 453 17.9% Roanoke College (VA) 3,034 542 17.9% College of Wooster (OH) 3,145 560 17.8%...

Published: 1/21/15 9:51 am Read More

Why 3 Supreme Court Justices Didn't Attend the State of the Union Time Magazine

...Since 2000, the rate has fallen to 32 percent, according to a study by Todd Peppers of Roanoke College and Michael Giles of Emory University. This tension between the speech and the highest court in the ...

Published: 1/21/15 7:50 am Read More

Vernon B. Mountcastle Jr. Baltimore Sun

...He jumped ahead academically and earned a chemistry degree from Roanoke College, where he played tennis. A college professor recommended Johns Hopkins over Virginia medical schools. In a memoir, Dr. Mountcastle ...

Published: 1/18/15 1:22 am Read More

Book Release: New York City Author Adam Ross Rapoport Launches Memoir Memory of a Vagabond - on Amazon, Yahoo! and Lulu San Francisco Gate

...Before graduate school Adam graduated from Roanoke College with a Sociology degree and grew up in Virginia Beach, VA with parents Reid and Becky Rapoport and sister Lindsay Rapoport. Media Contact: Lindsay ...

Published: 1/14/15 6:23 am Read More

American Sets 7th World Record Enduring Extreme Challenges to Fight Child Hunger pr.com

...Burch’s partnering sponsors for this event include Iridium, Roanoke College, IceBug USA, Amazing Grass, PAI, and RBH Designs. About Sean Burch Sean Burch, the author of HyperFitness®, is best ...

Published: 12/18/14 1:22 am Read More

One on One with Ted Rice Albuquerque Journal

... Theodore Gary Rice on June 14, 1972, in Huntington, N.Y.; bachelors degree from Roanoke College; also studied brewing science and engineering at the American Brewers Guild; married to Amberley Rice since 1998;...

Published: 12/15/14 1:22 am Read More

Roanoke College Professor Paul Hanstedt named Virginia's top educator of 2014 Roanoke Times

..."Roanoke College junior Stephanie Spector recalled her first college class. Professor Paul Hanstedt burst into the room and threw down his briefcase, his tall frame towering over the students in the seats ...

Published: 12/6/14 1:22 am Read More

Roanoke College professor gets national attention | Local News - WDBJ7.com Central and Southwest VA WDBJ 7 Roanoke

..."SALEM, Va. - A Roanoke College professor is getting some national recognition. English professor Paul Hanstedt has been named the 2014 Virginia Professor of the Year. He was selected from ...

Published: 11/25/14 1:22 am Read More

Chin Up, Liberal Arts Students: History's On Your Side UNTE Reader

... An English professor at Roanoke College, Paul Hanstedt wrote, “It’s surprising how much we oversimplify the conversations we have about education and how it should work, reducing everything ...

Published: 11/14/14 5:46 am Read More