Roanoke College in the News

Black History: Voices of Virginia highlights poet Zoe Jones WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...of our Black History Month Special: Voices of Virginia. To help celebrate this culture, poet and Roanoke College student Zoe Jones stopped by to read her poem, “Brown Eyes.” Jones says she wanted to be...

Published: 2/22/24 2:20 am Read More

Pseudoscience Has Long Been Used to Oppress Transgender People Scientific American

In the past century, there have been three waves of opposition to transgender health care. In 1933, when the Nazis rose to power, they cracked down on transgender medical research and clinical practice in Europe. In 1979, a research report critical of transgender medicine led to the closure of the

Published: 2/12/24 2:03 pm Read More

Roanoke College launches first-of-its-kind ‘Cannabis Studies’ program The program was announced Thursday WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke College launches first-of-its-kind ‘Cannabis Studies’ program The program was announced Thursday Abbie Coleman, Multimedia Journalist Published: January 25, 2024, 6:22 PM SALEM, Va. – ...

Published: 1/26/24 10:39 pm Read More

Roanoke College to offer cannabis studies major WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...25, 2024 at 5:39 PM EST|Updated: 17 hours ago Share on X (formerly Twitter) SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College has announced a first-of-its-kind program. Starting this fall, students at Roanoke College...

Published: 1/26/24 10:29 am Read More

Roanoke College rolls out Cannabis Studies degree program WFIR News

A new academic program Roanoke College is calling the first of its kind in Virginia – focused on Cannabis Studies – was unveiled today at the school. It will allow students to obtain a Bachelor’s degree...

Published: 1/25/24 3:14 pm Read More

Roanoke College launches cannabis studies program Cardinal News

The Roanoke College campus. Photo by Lisa Rowan. Roanoke College has announced a new cannabis studies program that will launch this fall, offering two majors and a minor to prepare students for career...

Published: 1/25/24 2:22 pm Read More

Veterans Voices : Roanoke College’s Student Veterans Group WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — For Roanoke College senior and Army veteran Damon Daniels and biology professor Frances McCutcheon they joined forces 10 years to establish the school’s student veterans group. They...

Published: 1/24/24 12:35 am Read More

No. 20 Roanoke def. No. 19 W&L in ODAC wrestling action WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Eric Johnson, Sports Anchor / Reporter Published: January 20, 2024, 10:49 PM Roanoke College def. Washington & Lee wrestling at Mill Mountain Theatre (WSLS) ROANOKE, Va. – In an ODAC wrestling match...

Published: 1/20/24 11:34 pm Read More

Toy Like Me Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jan. 15, 2024 at 7:51 PM EST|Updated: 33 minutes ago Share on X (formerly Twitter) Updated: Jan. 13, 2024 at 11:59 AM EST Live recording of WDBJ7 news

Published: 1/15/24 8:28 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Carrie Murawski theroanoker.com

The Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Roanoke College, Carrie Murawski holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Texas A&M University. She boasts multiple peer-reviewed publications and has presented extensively at national conferences, earning the esteemed Scholar-Activist Award from the Na

Published: 1/2/24 9:08 am Read More

Gender-affirming care has a long history in the US – and not just for transgender people lakenewsonline.com

In 1976, a woman from Roanoke, Virginia, named Rhoda received a prescription for two drugs: estrogen and progestin. Twelve months later, a local reporter noted Rhoda’s surprisingly soft skin and visible breasts. He wrote that the drugs had made her “so completely female.”

Published: 1/1/24 9:08 am Read More

Roanoke College senior prepares for bike ride from Seattle to Washington, D.C. Salem Times Register

VanOrden. Courtesy photo. With just one semester left before graduation from Roanoke College, Connor VanOrden ’24 is pondering the usual questions: Will he find a job after graduation? Where will he live?...

Published: 12/27/23 11:56 am Read More

Clarence Thomas’s Clerks: An ‘Extended Family’ With Reach and Power The New York Times

The former clerks’ public defense of the justice was “unparalleled in the history of the court,” said Todd C. Peppers, a professor of public affairs at Roanoke College and the author of “Courtiers of the Marble Palace: The Rise and Influence of the Supreme Court Law Clerk.” “It’s frankly astonishing

Published: 12/24/23 9:08 am Read More

This is Jeopardy! Roanoke College professor makes a rare comeback on the game show Cardinal News

...Stage at Sony Pictures Studios, This Is Jeopardy Champions Wildcard!” Yes, this was “Jeopardy!” Gary Hollis speaks to a gathering at the watch party. Photo by Robert Anderson. Loyal television viewers...

Published: 12/22/23 4:03 am Read More

Farlow named VP of marketing, communications at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

Rita Farlow has been named Roanoke College’s new vice president for marketing and communications, according to a statement from the college on Monday. Farlow will join the college’s senior leadership team...

Published: 12/19/23 6:20 pm Read More

Last minute shopping tips for Christmas Virginians spend an average of $900 on Christmas, a Roanoke College study shows WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...done,” said Edmonds. A Holiday Spending Guide published by Roanoke College’s Economics Professor Alice Kassens said on average, people in Virginia will spend $900 on everything from presents to decorations....

Published: 12/15/23 8:09 pm Read More

Roanoke College professor returns to Jeopardy! WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

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Published: 12/15/23 5:14 am Read More

EARLY YEARS: “Toy Like Me” at Roanoke College continuing tradition of making Christmas brighter for kids with disabilities WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ) -”20% of the population has a disability and there weren’t any toys to represent that,” says Roanoke College Professor and Toy Like Me leader Frances McCutcheon. The mission to change that started...

Published: 12/13/23 9:44 am Read More

Habitat for Humanity, Roanoke College officials dedicate 18th R House WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...December 11, 2023, 7:29 PM SALEM, Va. – Habitat of Humanity celebrated six months of work with Roanoke College as they dedicated the 18th Roanoke College R House, which is a part of the freshman orientation...

Published: 12/12/23 1:38 pm Read More

CASEY: For homeowner Keshia Jones, Saturday was ‘a day I'll never forget’ Roanoke Times

...home’s interior. It had humble beginnings last summer, as a large pile of lumber in a parking lot at Roanoke College in Salem. The tidy modular home is the 18th “R-House” produced with help from hundreds of...

Published: 12/12/23 5:34 am Read More

Community members give Denny Blaine Park play area proposal a dressing down KUOW 94.9 FM

Wednesday night, around 400 people packed the Martin Luther King FAME Community Center in Seattle’s Madison Valley to discuss a proposal at Denny Blaine Park that’s causing a whole lot of hullabaloo.

Published: 12/7/23 2:46 pm Read More

Roanoke professor returns to Jeopardy! to compete … WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...chemistry professor is making his return to the game show, Jeopardy! on Dec. 8. In 2021, Professor Gary Hollis made his debut on the show after he was picked to compete in the program’s first-ever Jeopardy!...

Published: 12/6/23 1:10 pm Read More

College students help modify toys for kids with disabilities | Get Uplifted WUSA 9 News

Students at Roanoke College teamed up with the nonprofit Toy Like Me to make it happen Author: Matt Pusatory (WUSA9) Published: 6:59 AM EST December 6, 2023 Updated: 6:59 AM EST December 6, 2023...

Published: 12/6/23 7:14 am Read More

Virginia consumers have 'just had it' with prices; Biden promises 'breathing room' Richmond Times Dispatch

...inflation has fallen dramatically in the past year and the job market remains strong, a new survey by Roanoke College finds consumers in a sour mood over high prices. The survey showed consumer sentiment falling...

Published: 12/6/23 5:21 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Virginia residents frustrated with inflation WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Dec. 5, 2023 at 8:57 AM EST|Updated: 7 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Release) - Consumer sentiment dropped more than three points over the final quarter of 2023 to 66, the second-lowest...

Published: 12/5/23 3:54 pm Read More

Roanoke College Professor Heads Back to "Jeopardy!" theroanoker.com

× Expand Courtesy of Roanoke College Gary Hollis and Ken Jennings, host of "Jeopardy!" This Roanoke College professor is making a triumphant return to one of the most coveted spots in the world of...

Published: 12/5/23 9:12 am Read More

Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research conducts political poll WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...That’s according to a poll that was conducted by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. 686 adults throughout the Commonwealth were surveyed about their political opinions between...

Published: 12/2/23 1:23 am Read More

Inmates at Roanoke City Adult Detention Center become graduates of inside-out program WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...students, and today, those students became graduates. Roanoke’s Sheriff’s Office partnered with Roanoke College to bring the inside-out program to Roanoke City. Nine weeks later, the sheriff’s office...

Published: 12/1/23 7:42 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: Biden, Trump rematch within margin of error Richmond Times Dispatch

...while Joe Biden holds a slim lead in a race against Trump in 2024, according to the latest poll from Roanoke College's Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. Also, Virginians’ approval of Gov. Glenn Youngkin...

Published: 12/1/23 5:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Virginians react to direction of Virginia and US WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Nov. 30, 2023 at 2:41 PM EST|Updated: 6 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Release) - A new Roanoke College poll by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research indicates Virginians’...

Published: 11/30/23 8:33 pm Read More

100 People to Meet in 2024: Public Faces Virginia Business Journal

...swimmer who occasionally competes in triathlons and loves to travel. Mayor, City of Salem Salem A Roanoke College graduate, former teacher, car salesperson and radio station account executive, Renée Turk...

Published: 11/30/23 12:37 am Read More

Roanoke College study shows spending expected to … WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Recent data released by Roanoke College shows that more than one-third of Virginians say they plan to reduce holiday spending due to the lingering increase in prices. The study by...

Published: 11/29/23 5:37 pm Read More

Roanoke College brings back football under well-known coach Bryan Stinespring Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...will have a new football team, and it will have a coach who's familiar to fans around Virginia. Roanoke College, which hasn't had a football team since 1942, announced that it will reinstate the sport...

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

Roanoke College announces new football coach WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 10:27 AM EST|Updated: 5 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College has announced the hiring of Bryan Stinespring to head the college’s new football program, after raising...

Published: 11/20/23 3:23 pm Read More

Salem Museum: Roanoke College Salem Times Register

...known for its annual ornament celebrating favorite places in Salem. This year’s ornament depicts the Roanoke College Administration Building, the oldest building on campus. Roanoke College got its start in...

Published: 11/15/23 3:46 pm Read More

Roanoke College’s Hartman aids research project backed by major grant Salem Times Register

Hartman. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Roanoke College Environmental Studies Associate Professor Laura Hartman is part of a team that was just awarded a $1 million grant to pilot a new approach to building...

Published: 11/15/23 3:14 pm Read More

Annual Christmas homes tour pays homage to… Virginia Gazette

...son of an Episcopal priest and Confederate captain, and grew up near Wytheville. He graduated from Roanoke College and earned a divinity degree from the Virginia Theological Seminary in Northern Virginia....

Published: 11/15/23 9:04 am Read More

Annual Christmas homes tour pays homage to ‘Father of Colonial Williamsburg' Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...son of an Episcopal priest and Confederate captain, and grew up near Wytheville. He graduated from Roanoke College and earned a divinity degree from the Virginia Theological Seminary in Northern Virginia....

Published: 11/15/23 8:34 am Read More

Five takeaways from a winning election night for Democrats MSN (USA)

...is lost for Youngkin by any means. The governor still enjoys high approval ratings in Virginia. A Roanoke College poll released in September showed Youngkin's approval rating among Virginians at 51 percent....

Published: 11/8/23 1:15 am Read More

Virginia Democrats seek full control of statehouse in 2024 bellwether Sacramento Bee

...Republicans point to Youngkin's relatively high approval rates in the state as a reason to be optimistic. A Roanoke College poll released in August showed the governor with a 51 percent approval rating. His fundraising...

Published: 11/5/23 7:41 am Read More

Likely Electorate Cross-Tabs: October 2023 Times/Siena Poll of the 2024 Battlegrounds The New York Times

...Laboratory at the University of North Florida and the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Interviewers asked for the person named on the voter file and ended the interview if the...

Published: 11/5/23 5:36 am Read More

Youngkin's Election Day hurdle: Democrats hope to block the governor's rising national profile USA Today

...outpaces President Joe Biden, who had a 40% job approval rating among Virginians in an August survey by Roanoke College. Through his time in office, Youngkin's ratings with Virginians have stayed above 50%. And...

Published: 11/3/23 9:50 pm Read More

Roanoke mother hosts Moonlight Ball to help children with rare disorder WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...wants to give back. She’s on the XP family support board and she’s planning an XP Moonlight Ball at Roanoke College to raise funds for the organization. “There is going to be silent auction, three course...

Published: 11/4/23 3:16 am Read More

Still no recession in sight, but inflation raises Virginia voter anxiety Richmond Times Dispatch

...spending is lightning hot," said Alice Louise Kassens, an economics professor and senior analyst at the Roanoke College Institute for Public Policy and Opinion Research. The institute reported in late August...

Published: 11/3/23 2:14 pm Read More

Roanoke College holds inauguration ceremony for 12th president WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Oct. 27, 2023 at 5:11 PM EDT|Updated: 4 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College officially welcomed Dr. Frank Shushok Jr. as its president during an inauguration ceremony Friday. “It...

Published: 10/27/23 9:34 pm Read More

Photos and video: From the Roanoke College inauguration Roanoke Times

Nearly 16 months after starting his job as the 12th president of Roanoke College, Frank Shushok Jr. was inaugurated into that position Friday morning during a ceremony at the school’s Cregger Center.

Published: 10/27/23 7:58 pm Read More

$20k to Roanoke College for new Dragon themed exhibit at Wonder Universe WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WFXR) – The Dragon Research Collaborative (DRC) at Roanoke College has received a $20,000 grant from the Virginia Humanities to assist in the creation of the new ‘Fossil Tales’ exhibit...

Published: 10/27/23 12:11 pm Read More

Q&A with Ridge View Bank President Carrie McConnell Roanoke Times

...having to deal with the regulators. Q: What is your business or employment history? A: I went to Roanoke College, got out of there, began with Salem Bank and Trust. We were then acquired by First National...

Published: 10/8/23 5:06 am Read More

Down the Line: Roanoke College women’s swimmers urge NCAA to ‘save women’s sports’ from trans competitors Virginia Gazette

Roanoke College women’s swimmers urged the NCAA to “save women’s sports” by not forcing biological women to compete against trans women. By Sonny Dearth | sdearth@dailypress.com | Staff writer PUBLISHED:...

Published: 10/7/23 9:18 pm Read More

Down the Line: Roanoke College women's swimmers urge NCAA to ‘save women's sports' from trans competitors Norfolk Virginian Pilot

The Maroons were joined by Riley Gaines, a 12-time NCAA All-American swimmer who has become an activist against trans women in sports, as well as Paula Scanlan, a former Pennsylvania swimmer who said she...

Published: 10/7/23 8:40 pm Read More

Roanoke College Women’s Swim Team members call on NCAA to address trans athletes in sports Scroll down to watch the full press conference WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke College Women’s Swim Team members call on NCAA to address trans athletes in sports Scroll down to watch the full press conference Lindsey Kennett, Weekend Anchor / Reporter 10 News Staff ...

Published: 10/7/23 7:40 am Read More

Local artist brings Salem restaurant to life with … WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...makeover is just one of the many that Murrill has completed across the valley. Murrill graduated from Roanoke College and continued his studies at Radford University where he earned his Master’s of Fine Arts...

Published: 10/5/23 1:35 pm Read More

CASEY: Trust in Virginia rose sharply, then sank as COVID-19 pandemic continued Roanoke Times

...Could scams like that be one reason trust appears dropping in Virginia and the rest of the nation? Alice Kassens, an economist at Roanoke College, can’t exactly pinpoint the causes of declining trust. But...

Published: 9/28/23 7:55 am Read More

Roanoke College football on great timeline for success ‘We’re getting our facilities on campus ready’ WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...September 18, 2023, 10:14 PM Updated: September 19, 2023, 12:23 AM Sign up for our Newsletters Roanoke College football on great timeline for success ‘We’re getting our facilities on campus ready’ ...

Published: 9/22/23 12:12 am Read More

Roanoke College asks “who do you trust?” WFIR News

Alice Kassens Roanoke College photo For the first time, the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College has issued the “Virginia Trust Index Report,” based on three questions its been...

Published: 9/21/23 9:27 am Read More

Virginia Trust Index rebounds slightly after long pandemic decline WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...several years. It jumped at the beginning of the pandemic, but Roanoke College Economics Professor Dr. Alice Kassens said it had been falling for about two years. Click here to see the entire poll. “People...

Published: 9/20/23 7:25 pm Read More

Leading with heart: Shushok’s first year as president Salem Times Register

The Campus Life cycling team. Shushok. Photos courtesy of Roanoke College. He considers what 2023-24 academic year will bring for Roanoke College Megan O’Kuly Contributing writer The journey of President...

Published: 9/19/23 4:17 pm Read More

Ben Carsons speaks to sold-out crowd at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

Carson’s talk was part of the David L. Guy ‘ 75 Lecture Series. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Carson. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr. delivered a sold-out lecture at Roanoke...

Published: 9/19/23 3:44 pm Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month: Roanoke College invests in Hispanic students WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke College has seen a huge growth in its Hispanic and Latinx student population, so they joined the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), becoming one of just...

Published: 9/19/23 10:21 am Read More

Roanoke College set to hire new football coach in November, AD says WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...(WFXR) — It’s the great debate for every future home buyer: fixer upper or move-in ready. But for Roanoke College, it’s a custom-build as the school tries to build a college football program from the ground...

Published: 9/19/23 12:30 am Read More

GALLERY: Across the Commonwealth, Virginians unite to mark the 22nd anniversary of 9/11 ABC 13

...and heroes who selflessly rose to service in response." (Credit: Roanoke Police Department) At Roanoke College, one alumnus, Josh Maddox '01, who escaped the World Trade Center on 9/11 joined the school...

Published: 9/11/23 6:46 pm Read More

‘Virginia Is the Test Case’: Youngkin Pushes for G.O.P. Takeover This Fall The New York Times

...the early primary states of South Carolina and Nevada will have passed by November. In a recent Roanoke College Poll, 51 percent of Virginians approved of Mr. Youngkin’s job as governor, but only 9 percent...

Published: 9/11/23 12:26 pm Read More

Youngkin deflects talks of 2024 presidential run while touting Virginia job growth MSN (USA)

...continues, 51% of Virginia voters approve of Youngkin's job performance, according to the latest poll from Roanoke College. Tags: Glenn Youngkin Virginia Virginia GOP Virginia House News 2024 Elections Original...

Published: 9/10/23 12:54 pm Read More

New program will aid transition for students transferring from Virginia Western Community College to Roanoke College Cardinal News

Roanoke College President Frank Shushok Jr. and Virginia Western Community College President Robert Sandel sign an agreement to launch the schools' new transfer partnership. Photo by Carissa Divant, courtesy...

Published: 9/6/23 4:00 pm Read More

Roanoke College, Virginia Western Community College Establish New Partnership theroanoker.com

The Rapid Maroons Program strengthens the pipeline from Virginia Western to Roanoke by giving community college students access to advising services and campus activities that can smooth their transition...

Published: 9/6/23 12:36 pm Read More

Roanoke College & Virginia Western Community College establish partnership WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Sep. 5, 2023 at 6:21 PM EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College and Virginia Western Community College have established a partnership they say will strengthen the pipeline...

Published: 9/5/23 8:18 pm Read More

Roanoke College, Virginia Western announce Rapid Maroons collaboration Roanoke Times

× Roanoke College and Virginia Western Community College have created a new program, Rapid Maroons, that will provide a direct path to Roanoke College for students who choose to begin their college education...

Published: 9/5/23 6:13 pm Read More

Roanoke College welcomes new director of marching and spirit bands Salem Times Register

Smith Courtesy of Roanoke College Aila Boyd Roanoke College announced late last week that Terrell Smith has been selected as its first-ever director of marching and spirit bands effective Sept. 1. ...

Published: 9/5/23 5:00 pm Read More

Labor market should be applauded, not lamented Virginia Mercury

...tough. … You need to pay more,” Alice Louise Kassens, an economics professor and senior analyst at the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, told me. “If you’re the supplier – people, households...

Published: 9/4/23 12:51 am Read More

Roanoke College welcomes first-ever Director of Marching and Spirit Bands WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — As Roanoke College gears up for the historical return of its varsity football program, the school is one step closer to turning up the heat on the field. The college has announced Terrell...

Published: 9/3/23 8:49 pm Read More

The top 10 Republican presidential candidates for 2024, ranked Washington Post

...week cast doubt on the Virginia governor’s status as the party’s Trump alternative in waiting. The Roanoke College poll showed him at 9 percent in Virginia’s primary if he were to jump in the race, compared...

Published: 9/3/23 12:54 pm Read More

The top 10 Republican presidential candidates for 2024, ranked MSN (USA)

...week cast doubt on the Virginia governor's status as the party's Trump alternative in waiting. The Roanoke College poll showed him at 9 percent in Virginia's primary if he were to jump in the race, compared...

Published: 9/3/23 10:13 am Read More

What to Know About College Early Action and Early Decision MSN (USA)

...October were going to get them early," says James Pennix, vice president for enrollment management at Roanoke College in Virginia. Factors to Consider Before Applying Early Not every school offers early admissions...

Published: 8/31/23 9:16 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll contains bad news for both Democrats and Republicans Cardinal News

...unless they dramatically change their lifestyles. Instead, I’m a political analyst reading the latest Roanoke College poll, but my analysis is still the same: Both Democrats and Republicans have problems that,...

Published: 8/31/23 4:39 am Read More

Roanoke College featured in The Princeton Review’s ‘Best 389 Colleges for 2024’ Salem Times Register

Roanoke College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company spotlighted Roanoke College in the newest edition of its annual...

Published: 8/30/23 10:23 pm Read More

Public Art Highlights Roanoke's History theroanoker.com

...painted another mural at 319 McClanahan Street, the ETS Recruit Building. Artist Jon Murrill, a 2009 Roanoke College graduate, painted a mural under the 9th Street Bridge a few months ago. So impressed were...

Published: 8/30/23 11:57 am Read More

Roanoke College poll results show mixed opinions of participants WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Virginians have mixed opinions on the direction of the Commonwealth and the nation, according to a new Roanoke College poll. Have breaking news delivered straight to your inbox Email Address Click here to...

Published: 8/30/23 10:30 am Read More

Virginia Politics | Poll on Youngkin, Trump, abortion and more shows partisanship still reigns in Virginia Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...August 30, 2023 at 8:24 a.m. Political polarization is alive and well in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday. Roanoke’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research surveyed 702...

Published: 8/30/23 9:05 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows mixed opinions on politics WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

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Published: 8/29/23 10:05 pm Read More

Tim Scott's Momentum Stalls After GOP Debate: Polls MSN (USA)

...addition to his anemic performances in state-level polls of Iowa and New Hampshire, an August 29 poll by Roanoke College showed approximately 14 percent of Republican voters in one of his best states, Virginia,...

Published: 8/29/23 8:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College students explore Downtown Roanoke The event started in 2009 as a way to introduce new students to all that downtown has to offer WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke College students explore Downtown Roanoke The event started in 2009 as a way to introduce new students to all that downtown has to offer Connor Dietrich, Multimedia Journalist Published: August...

Published: 8/29/23 1:26 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll indicates few changes in feelings about Youngkin/Biden/Trump WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Aug. 29, 2023 at 9:48 AM EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Poll Release) - Virginians’ approval of Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) and President Joe Biden (D) remains approximately...

Published: 8/29/23 11:35 am Read More

Youngkin approval ratings remain stable at 51%, Roanoke College Poll says Cardinal News

...president, a new poll released Tuesday by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College found. In the May survey, Youngkin also polled at 51%, which at the time was a drop of six...

Published: 8/29/23 9:51 am Read More

Roanoke College welcomes 600 new students this year, largest class since 2019 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Journalist Published: August 27, 2023, 10:34 PMUpdated: August 28, 2023, 4:54 AM SALEM, Va. – Roanoke College is headed back to the classroom on Wednesday. This year, the school is welcoming 600 new...

Published: 8/29/23 12:33 am Read More

Roanoke College welcomes 600 new students this year, largest class since 2019 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: August 28, 2023, 4:52 AMUpdated: August 28, 2023, 5:06 AM Roanoke College is headed back to the classroom on Wednesday. This year, the school is welcoming 600 new students, the largest class...

Published: 8/28/23 10:03 am Read More

Roanoke College welcomes largest freshman class in years; more … Cardinal News

Roanoke College. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College. Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Virginia. Some content may be behind a metered paywall: Education: Roanoke College...

Published: 8/28/23 4:01 am Read More

Roanoke College Freshmen move in day WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke College welcomed incoming freshmen on Sunday as the new school year begins.(Amaiya Howard) Published: Aug. 27, 2023 at 6:35 PM EDT|Updated: 3 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College welcomed...

Published: 8/27/23 9:07 pm Read More

Roanoke College featured in ‘Best 389 Colleges for 2024’ in The Princeton Review WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Princeton Review listed Roanoke College as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates. The college was put in the spotlight in the “Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition.”...

Published: 8/27/23 4:31 pm Read More

Roanoke College welcomes largest freshman class in years Roanoke Times

After making the trip from Wisconsin and moving her son into his first dorm room at Roanoke College, Holly Krueger gives Nicholas a final hug before heading home. The school welcomed its largest freshman...

Published: 8/27/23 4:28 pm Read More

Roanoke College welcoming biggest freshman class since pre-pandemic Roanoke Times

More than 600 new Roanoke College students, including the largest freshman class since 2019, are moving onto campus in Salem this weekend. Those 600 new freshmen and transfer students from 31 countries...

Published: 8/23/23 3:46 pm Read More

Inflation is down … why are prices still up? WFIR News

Alice Kassens Roanoke College photo Roanoke College’s Quarterly Virginia Consumer Sentiment Report has found people are frustrated by high prices. WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno has the details. Copyright...

Published: 8/23/23 12:34 pm Read More

Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report released WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...according to the Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report released on Tuesday. Dr. Alice Kassens, a Roanoke College Economics professor, has been leading the report. She said there’s been...

Published: 8/22/23 7:02 pm Read More

Consumer Sentiment Stalls, High Price Levels Frustrate Virginians Roanoke Star

...levels,” says Dr. Alice Louise Kassens, John S. Shannon Professor of Economics and senior analyst at the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. “Consumer sentiment reflects how consumers feel...

Published: 8/22/23 10:03 am Read More

Environmental groups sue over Virginia's withdrawal from greenhouse gas pact Richmond Times Dispatch

...approval rating hit 57% in February — five points better than in November — according to a poll from Roanoke College. EVA RUSSO, TIMES-DISPATCH Gov. Glenn Youngkin attends the Virginia March for Life...

Published: 8/21/23 5:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College Korea Connection WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Aug. 18, 2023 at 6:36 PM EDT|Updated: 1 hour ago

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Roanoke College students explore ties to Korea during research trip WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Students and professors from Roanoke College visited Korea during a three-week research trip earlier this summer.(wdbj7) Published: Aug. 18, 2023 at 7:31 PM EDT|Updated: 12 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ)...

Published: 8/18/23 7:44 pm Read More

Roanoke College Cycling team will host Go Noke! XC next weekend WFIR News

In the program’s inaugural year and with a former Olympian at the helm, Roanoke College is set to hold its first cross-country mountain bike race, next weekend at Explore Park. Details from WFIR’s Gene...

Published: 8/15/23 8:31 am Read More

Roanoke County earns Virginia Association of Counties award ABC 13

...Association of Counties (VACo). The award celebrates the partnership between the Sheriff’s Office and Roanoke College to provide the "Inside-Out Prison Exchange", an international program designed to teach inmates...

Published: 8/12/23 1:37 pm Read More

Roanoke County Earns Virginia Association of Counties Award Roanoke Star

...Association of Counties (VACo). The award celebrates the partnership between the Sheriff’s Office and Roanoke College to provide the Inside-Out Prison Exchange, an international program designed to teach inmates...

Published: 8/11/23 11:14 am Read More

New grant will help local program build more “Bridges” WFIR News

Photo: From Roanoke College Facebook page A local program aiming to create a “grow-your-own” pipeline of local teachers is the recipient of a major grant. WFIR’s Emma Thomas has the latest on the Bridges...

Published: 8/11/23 6:11 am Read More

Roanoke College receives $35,000 grant to support Bridges Program; more … Cardinal News

Roanoke College. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College. Here’s a roundup of education briefs from around Southwest and Southside. Send yours for possible inclusion to news@cardinalnews.org. * * * Roanoke...

Published: 8/11/23 3:50 am Read More

Roanoke College freshmen help single mom realize the "American dream' Roanoke Times

... With guidance from Habitat for Humanity, incoming freshmen at Roanoke College help build a house as part of their campus orientation in Salem....

Published: 8/6/23 3:27 pm Read More

CASEY: Roanoke College freshmen help single mom realize the 'American dream' Roanoke Times

...house onto its foundation on Bullitt Avenue Southeast in Roanoke. The house was built in sections at Roanoke College by the school’s incoming freshman class as part of orientation. The four modular sections...

Published: 8/6/23 5:29 am Read More

Topline Results: Times/Siena Poll of Likely Iowa Republican Caucusgoers The New York Times

...Laboratory at the University of North Florida and the Institute of Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Interviewers asked for the person named on the voter file and ended the interview if the...

Published: 8/4/23 3:05 am Read More

Roanoke College food truck hits the ground running WFIR News

Didn’t know Roanoke College had its own food truck – helping to bring the Maroons brand to the streets? Its all new this year, with another appearance scheduled today, as WFIR’s Gene Marrano reports: ...

Published: 8/3/23 7:45 am Read More

Who Is Happy Days Star Anson Williams' Third Wife Sharon MaHarry? MSN (USA)

...Ojai, California. According to her website , MaHarry earned her bachelor's degree in English from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. She worked in a senior-level position for a New York advertising company...

Published: 8/2/23 2:55 pm Read More

Roanoke College Science Center explores big plans Salem Times Register

...environmental studies, among other popular majors, will find a new home in the new Science Center at Roanoke College. Roanoke College Vice President of Advancement Kimberly Blair said, “We are excited to...

Published: 7/26/23 1:22 pm Read More

Why Virginia Is the State to Watch in the 2023 Elections U.S. News & World Report

...his approval ratings have dipped somewhat, they remain above water – 51% approval in a June poll by Roanoke College and 52% in an earlier March poll by the Schar School and The Washington Post. Observers...

Published: 7/24/23 1:36 pm Read More

Salem native lands writing job on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Salem Times Register

...then, he primarily performed as a musician but did take some drama classes at Salem High School. At Roanoke College, he studied business. From there, he worked at a non-entertainment job in Salem. In March...

Published: 7/20/23 10:59 am Read More

Why you may be seeing more shiny, green beetles this year WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...in Egypt. Many people have reported seeing more of them this year, and a research associate with Roanoke College’s environmental studies department explained there are a couple reasons behind the increase....

Published: 7/20/23 10:02 am Read More

Virginia reseachers look into whether 'forever chemicals' are building up in fish NPR

With PFAS , the forever chemicals, showing up in drinking water, researchers in Virginia want to know if they're building up in fish as well.

Published: 7/17/23 1:43 pm Read More

New Athletic Director Curtis Campbell joins Roanoke College WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On July 1, Curtis Campbell joined Roanoke College as their new Director of Athletics. Campbell is taking on the position following Scott Allison’s retirement after leading the department...

Published: 7/14/23 4:45 pm Read More

Roanoke College awarded over $190,000 to create lab school for high school students ABC 13

FILE PHOTO - Roanoke College (Credit: Roanoke College) RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) — Roanoke College is getting some new funding thanks to the Virginia Department of Education. The Superintendent of Public...

Published: 7/6/23 6:55 pm Read More

Roanoke College students build 18th R House WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 30, 2023 at 6:48 PM EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - At Roanoke College, a popular campus tradition is helping a local family achieve the dream of home ownership. This week...

Published: 6/30/23 8:31 pm Read More

Roanoke College class of 2027 works on 18th Annual … WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR)— Roanoke College’s incoming class of 2027 wraps up the 18th Annual R House with Habitat for Humanity. Each year the college brings invites the freshman to campus for orientation while...

Published: 6/29/23 6:17 pm Read More

Western Virginia colleges respond to Supreme Court affirmative action ruling Roanoke Times

...plans to be back in Lane Stadium next year graduating with a master’s degree. MATT GENTRY, The Roanoke Times Class of 2023 graduates head into Lane Stadium for Friday’s ceremony. MATT GENTRY photos,...

Published: 6/29/23 9:43 pm Read More

Roanoke College partners with Habitat for Humanity to build home for local family This year marks the 18th annual ‘R House’ build WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke College partners with Habitat for Humanity to build home for local family This year marks the 18th annual ‘R House’ build Students at Roanoke College have been getting a very hands-on lesson...

Published: 6/29/23 3:33 pm Read More

Roanoke College partners with Habitat for Humanity to build home for local family WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: June 28, 2023, 5:31 PM Students at Roanoke College have been getting a very hands-on lesson this week in community and service.

Published: 6/29/23 4:36 am Read More

Roanoke College poll tracks Virginians’ political anxiety, trust in government WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 21, 2023 at 6:32 PM EDT|Updated: 1 hour ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College is releasing more results from a recent survey, gauging Virginians’ political anxiety and trust in government....

Published: 6/21/23 7:42 pm Read More

Poll: Virginians more satisfied with democracy in the commonwealth than nation; Virginians more anxious about national politics WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

Published: Jun. 21, 2023 at 9:11 AM EDT|Updated: 5 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Poll) - Recent polling by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College, in partnership...

Published: 6/21/23 2:21 pm Read More

Transgender Healthcare Has Always Been Feminist Lilith

In the early 1970s, a young woman walked into the Gender Identity Service in Boston. She was twenty-five years old, a “radical lesbian,” most likely wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt. She was angry. She told the clinic staff that there was a double standard for women like her. Over the past dec

Published: 6/20/23 4:55 pm Read More

Division II basketball next challenge for Roanoke College grad Kasey Draper Roanoke Times

Northside High School and Roanoke College graduate Kasey Draper will be joining the basketball team at NCAA Division II member Assumption as a graduate transfer. He had a 4.0 GPA at Roanoke. SCOTT P....

Published: 6/14/23 6:39 pm Read More

Roanoke College Lab School WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 12, 2023 at 6:43 PM EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago Updated: Jun. 9, 2023 at 6:38 AM EDT Live recording of WDBJ7 news Updated: Jun. 9, 2023 at 6:35 AM EDT Live recording of WDBJ7 news

Published: 6/12/23 9:09 pm Read More

Officials investigating if fish along Roanoke River have PFAS in their bodies WVTF Public Radio Roanoke

...GEN-X leak into the Roanoke River. One of those in the water was Mack Calvert, a biology major at Roanoke College and an intern with DEQ. On this day he was wearing an enormous backpack that sends electricity...

Published: 6/9/23 4:28 pm Read More

From GED to Ph.D.: How a Henry County native became a scientist Franklin News-Post

...solidified from there that I wanted to be a scientist.” He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Roanoke College, a master’s degree in biology from Montclair State University and his doctorate in biology...

Published: 6/8/23 11:16 am Read More

Roanoke College partners with Salem City Schools, opening up new learning opportunities for students WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Graham, Digital Content Producer Published: June 5, 2023, 5:24 PM SALEM, Va. – Big news from Roanoke College and Salem City Schools on Monday. Students at Salem High School will now be able to enroll...

Published: 6/6/23 9:50 pm Read More

Roanoke College receives funding to plan lab school with Salem High School WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 5, 2023 at 12:38 PM EDT|Updated: 5 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College has been approved for a $192,541 lab school planning grant from the Department of Education, according...

Published: 6/5/23 5:13 pm Read More

CASEY: Roanoke College alum wins graduate scholarship to study natural resources Roanoke Times

Emma Land, 22, at her graduation from Roanoke College May 6 with her parents, Bonnie and Greg Land. The college named Emma “Outstanding Student” in its Environmental Studies department, as well as Outstanding...

Published: 6/4/23 5:39 am Read More

Roanoke College athletic director Scott Allison reflects … WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

2 hours ago Franklin County seniors look to end track and field … 2 hours ago Gov. Youngkin sends Virginia National Guard troops … 3 hours ago 9 killed on Virginia highways during Memorial...

Published: 6/1/23 2:24 am Read More

Scott Allison has left his mark on Roanoke College athletics Roanoke Times

Roanoke College athletic director Scott Allison, shown in front of the Cregger Center, is retiring at the end of June. The Cregger Center is among the facilities that were built during Allison's 34 years...

Published: 5/27/23 2:04 pm Read More

Roanoke College’s rebrand plan includes an MBA program, football and even a food truck Cardinal News

Roanoke College's new food truck, which has served up treats on campus and plans to hit festivities in the community this summer, is part of the school's rebranding effort. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College...

Published: 5/25/23 4:26 am Read More

Roanoke College assistant professor shares insight on potential impact of U.S. debt default WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...American history. WDBJ7 spoke with Justin Garrison, an associate professor of political science at Roanoke College to hear about the potential impacts a default would have. Can you walk me through a little...

Published: 5/25/23 1:07 am Read More

Cycling is an increasingly popular sport at Southwest Virginia high schools and colleges Cardinal News

...continue their competitive careers and several local universities are intent on meeting that demand. Roanoke College in Salem is finishing its first year of club cycling and has sights set on becoming a varsity...

Published: 5/24/23 4:21 am Read More

Tried and tested at Roanoke College: polls continue in important times Roanoke Times

...events in a given period of time.” Senior analyst on the economic side of the polling is professor Alice Kassens. Her focuses with the poll data include consumer sentiment and inflation expectations, which...

Published: 5/21/23 6:56 am Read More

Salem’s Bob Rotanz says Hall of Fame induction came as a surprise Cardinal News

Bob Rotanz. Photo by Doug Doughty. In the fifth decade after the most notable accomplishment of his athletic career, Salem restaurateur Bob Rotanz continues to enjoy the rewards. Rotanz, who recently...

Published: 5/18/23 4:22 am Read More

In the region: Roanoke softball coach receives ODAC award Roanoke Times

Roanoke College softball coach Mike Mitchell has bee named the ODAC coach of the year. His team went 17-3 in league play this year, tying for the ODAC regular-season crown. The Roanoke Times, file 2022...

Published: 5/16/23 8:18 pm Read More

Dr. Sandborg: A Final Bow for Roanoke College’s choir director Salem Times Register

Sandborg at the 2021 Musical Extravaganza Concert. Photos courtesy of Roanoke College. Sandborg makes choir come to life as he directs them in the 2021 Musical Extravaganza Concert. Sandborg speaks...

Published: 5/16/23 7:11 pm Read More

Around the Way with EJ: Virginia Sports Hall of Famer Bob Rotanz WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Most notably known for owning and operating popular restaurant Mac and Bob’s in Salem, business man Bob Rotanz has a rich history in athletics — highlighted by a stellar college career on the lacrosse field.

Published: 5/12/23 1:58 pm Read More

Roanoke College’s hidden history: How it defied the times to attract Korean students in the late 1800s and early 1900s Cardinal News

The Roanoke College Class of 1903. At front left is Kim Kyusik, who went on to become a Korean independence leader. Courtesy of Roanoke College. One day in March 1892, the president of a small, private...

Published: 5/11/23 5:08 am Read More

Roanoke College baseball star Conner Butler stays positive through adversity WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke College senior baseball player Conner Butler isn’t just a fierce competitor on the field. After an injury that sidelined him for over a year, the infielder has now been able...

Published: 5/11/23 3:53 am Read More

Economics expert explains factors behind high car payments WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...according to industry experts Edmunds. To understand the shift in costs, Here @ Home spoke with Roanoke College Associate Professor of Economics Michael Enz. The increase is related to supply and demand...

Published: 5/10/23 5:17 pm Read More

Katherine Vaughan '24 honored as outstanding student of Washington Semester roanoke.edu

...Nations. RELATED: James Suleyman named outstanding student for Washington Semester Winter 2022 Roanoke College was one of three original founding schools that created the Lutheran College Washington Semester...

Published: 5/10/23 10:29 am Read More

436 graduate from Roanoke College Salem Times Register

May 9, 2023 Reading Time: 3 mins read Roanoke College held is spring 2023 commencement ceremony last Saturday. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Shushok. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Writer Nikki Giovanni...

Published: 5/10/23 2:42 am Read More

Virginia colleges help track state’s big trees Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...state. (MATT GENTRY/AP) ROANOKE — Students squinting along a sunny stretch of sidewalk outside the Roanoke College library find a moment of cool refuge beneath the leafy shade of an old, but steady-growing...

Published: 5/7/23 4:50 pm Read More

Poet, literary icon Nikki Giovani receives Roanoke College honorary degree WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...voices of the Blart Arts Movement, Nikki Giovanni is adding a new accolade to her list. During the Roanoke College Class of 2023 Commencement Ceremony on May 6, Giovanni joined its ranks as the recipient...

Published: 5/7/23 1:24 pm Read More

Roanoke College Graduation WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: May. 6, 2023 at 7:00 PM EDT|Updated: 4 hours ago Updated: May. 5, 2023 at 11:10 PM EDT Updated: May. 5, 2023 at 6:50 PM EDT Updated: May. 5, 2023 at 3:52 PM EDT Updated: May. 4, 2023...

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435 students graduate from Roanoke College on Saturday WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: May. 6, 2023 at 5:40 PM EDT|Updated: 6 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Surrounded by maroon and white confetti, students graduated from Roanoke College on Saturday. “I truly believe this going...

Published: 5/6/23 11:28 pm Read More

Baccalaureate service honors graduates with “Forrest Gump”-inspired message roanoke.edu

...in his first Baccalaureate service, welcomed those in attendance and spoke about the traditions at Roanoke College. “Traditions are the intersection of the past and the present,” Shushok said. “When you...

Published: 5/6/23 3:04 pm Read More

Nikki Giovanni to receive honorary degree from Roanoke College Giovanni will read one of her poems at Commencement on May 6 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...May 5, 2023, 1:07 PM Sign up for our Newsletters Nikki Giovanni to receive honorary degree from Roanoke College Giovanni will read one of her poems at Commencement on May 6 Lauren Helkowski, Digital...

Published: 5/6/23 11:25 am Read More

Giovanni, writer and voice of Black Arts Movement, getting Roanoke College honorary degree WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: May. 5, 2023 at 3:20 PM EDT|Updated: 4 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Release) - Roanoke College’s Class of 2023 will gain a member at this year’s commencement, when Yolande “Nikki”...

Published: 5/5/23 7:41 pm Read More

Roanoke College Basketball Grad WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: May. 5, 2023 at 6:50 PM EDT|Updated: 27 minutes ago Updated: May. 4, 2023 at 5:33 PM EDT Updated: May. 3, 2023 at 7:14 PM EDT Updated: May. 3, 2023 at 5:41 PM EDT

Published: 5/5/23 7:19 pm Read More

Northside, Roanoke College athlete to graduate valedictorian WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...5, 2023 at 5:53 PM EDT|Updated: 1 hour ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Achievement is nothing new to Roanoke College graduating senior Kasey Draper. After a successful basketball career with the Maroons and...

Published: 5/5/23 7:16 pm Read More

Literary Icon Nikki Giovanni to Receive Roanoke College Honorary Degree theroanoker.com

...read one of her poems. × Expand Courtesy of Virginia Tech Yolande “Nikki” Giovanni joins Roanoke College's ranks as the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. Roanoke College’s Class...

Published: 5/5/23 12:36 pm Read More

Davis-Riffe joins Roanoke College Board of Trustees Salem Times Register

May 2, 2023 Reading Time: 2 mins read Davis-Riffe Courtesy photo The Roanoke College Board of Trustees recently voted unanimously to appoint a new board member, Northern Virginia-based certified...

Published: 5/3/23 3:14 pm Read More

You’re About to Pay $300,000 for College. What’s Another $3,000 in Campus Swag? The Wall Street Journal

...college; ‘It’s obscene’ Gwen Schneider, of Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., celebrates her decision to attend Roanoke College in Salem, Va. Photo: Gwen Schneider Tara Weiss May 3, 2023 9:16 am ET Laurie Drago...

Published: 5/3/23 10:16 am Read More

Virginia prison chaplain pens powerful accounts of his time on death row WVTF Public Radio Roanoke

Published May 3, 2023 at 5:15 AM EDT Authors Russ Ford (R), Todd Peppers and researcher Charles Peppers (L) Virginia killed more than 1,300 people who were convicted of serious crimes before deciding,...

Published: 5/3/23 6:15 am Read More

Documentary screening, walking tour of Roanoke College’s historic campus set for next week Salem Times Register

...Monterey House Courtesy of Salem Museum Through the Center for Studying Structures of Race, a team of Roanoke College faculty and student researchers, led by College Historian Dr. Jesse Bucher, are discovering...

Published: 5/2/23 5:04 pm Read More

Around the Way with EJ: Virginia Sports Hall of Famer Bob Rotanz WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...highlighted by a stellar college career on the lacrosse field. A New York native, Rotanz learned about Roanoke College after a few of his high school teammates decided to attend the small, private college in...

Published: 4/30/23 8:39 pm Read More

Why therapy dogs are gaining popularity on college campuses Cardinal News

...member Katrina Hundley with Apollo and First Lady Kay Danilowicz with Bainne. Photo by Lisa Rowan. Roanoke College has Milo, who spends most of his time with the school’s student athletes. Bluefield University...

Published: 4/28/23 4:44 am Read More

Roanoke College hosts Special Olympics Little Feet Meet WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...from across the Roanoke Valley came together to compete at the Special Olympics Little Feet Meet. Roanoke College hosted Wednesday’s event for more than five hundred young athletes. The meet highlights...

Published: 4/26/23 6:24 pm Read More

Roanoke College Football WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Apr. 24, 2023 at 6:22 PM EDT|Updated: 1 hour ago Updated: Apr. 20, 2023 at 6:36 PM EDT Updated: Apr. 20, 2023 at 6:36 PM EDT Updated: Apr. 20, 2023 at 5:32 PM EDT Updated: Apr. 19, 2023...

Published: 4/24/23 7:50 pm Read More

In the region: Roanoke College board backs football proposal Roanoke Times

Salem Stadium, shown during a Salem High School football game last fall, would be the site of Roanoke College home games if the college adds football. The Roanoke Times/file 2022 The Roanoke Times...

Published: 4/21/23 7:42 pm Read More

Roanoke College Professor Picked For Coveted Fulbright WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Apr. 19, 2023 at 11:20 PM EDT|Updated: 3 hours ago

Published: 4/20/23 1:58 am Read More

Roanoke College professor selected for Fulbright Fellowship WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke College professor selected for Fulbright program.(Patsy Montesinos) Published: Apr. 19, 2023 at 2:31 PM EDT|Updated: 31 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - A Roanoke College professor has been picked...

Published: 4/19/23 3:03 pm Read More

Roanoke College introduces new logo and branding; more . . . Cardinal News

Here’s a roundup of education briefs from around Southwest and Southside: Roanoke College introduces new logo Roanoke College has introduced a new logo and updated messaging, which will be rolled out...

Published: 4/19/23 4:23 am Read More

Roanoke College debuts refreshed logo, branding to mark new era Roanoke Times

Roanoke College officials said their new logo reflect the school's values, history and goals: "the dogwood flower represents the Commonwealth of Virginia, the College’s Lutheran heritage and our tree-filled...

Published: 4/18/23 1:05 pm Read More

Youngkin Gives 2024 Presidential Run the Cold Shoulder The New York Times

...Republicans are counting on Mr. Younkgin’s strong job approval rating, 57 percent in a poll last month from Roanoke College, and his fund-raising prowess as a wealthy former financial executive who can connect with...

Published: 4/15/23 6:30 am Read More

Noticias de la Cuidad Estrella WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...persona muere en un incendio en Campbell County, un perro se está recuperando después de ser disparado, Roanoke College se une a las universidades Hispanas y colegios, y más. Copyright 2023 WDBJ. All rights reserved.

Published: 4/9/23 1:06 pm Read More

R.H.W. Dillard, poet, critic and longtime Hollins writing professor, dies at 85 Roanoke Times

...Henry Taylor, Lucinda MacKethan and more. Born in Roanoke, Dillard earned a bachelor's degree at Roanoke College, then a master's and doctorate at the University of Virginia. In 1964, he became an instructor...

Published: 4/6/23 6:22 pm Read More

Sole Stars campaign advocates for those diagnosed with breast cancer WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. In 2022, our Here @ Home guest became one of them. Liz Ackley, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Community Health Innovation at Roanoke ...

Published: 4/6/23 3:47 pm Read More

Roanoke College joins Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities; more … Cardinal News

Roanoke College. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College. Here’s a roundup of education briefs from around Southwest and Southside. Send yours for possible inclusion to news@cardinalnews.org. * * * Roanoke...

Published: 4/5/23 4:24 am Read More

Political experts weigh in on former president Donald Trump’s arraignment WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...criminal charges. WDBJ7 sat down with a senior political analyst and professor of political science at Roanoke College ahead of Tuesday’s arraignment. He said Tuesday’s outcome could shape a precedent on how...

Published: 4/4/23 6:59 pm Read More

Gender-affirming care has a long history in the US – and not just for transgender people Yahoo News

Enforcement of binary gender norms has led to unwanted medical interventions on intersex and cisgender children.

Published: 4/4/23 4:23 pm Read More

Roanoke College Becomes HACU Member WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Updated: 2 hours ago Live recording of WDBJ7 news Updated: Apr. 1, 2023 at 7:30 PM EDT Updated: Mar. 31, 2023 at 7:26 PM EDT Live recording of WDBJ7 newscast Updated: Mar. 31, 2023 at 5:20 PM...

Published: 4/4/23 9:55 am Read More

Roanoke College strengthens support of Hispanic students with new membership ABC 13

Roanoke College is furthering its commitment to supporting current and future Hispanic students with a new membership in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). (Courtesy: Roanoke...

Published: 4/3/23 1:49 pm Read More

Gender-affirming care has a long history in the US – and not just for transgender people Yahoo News

In 1976, a woman from Roanoke, Virginia, named Rhoda received a prescription for two drugs: estrogen and progestin. Twelve months later, a local reporter noted Rhoda’s surprisingly soft skin and visible breasts. He wrote that the drugs had made her “so completely female.”

Published: 3/27/23 4:23 pm Read More

College presidents in region emphasize tools to enable free expression Roanoke Times

Radford University President Bret Danilowicz MATT GENTRY, The Roanoke Times Shushok Courtesy Roanoke College/Virginia Tech/Christina Franusich Luke Weir While colleges across the country continue...

Published: 3/24/23 3:46 pm Read More

Virginia Tech and Roanoke College announce partnership for computer science program WVTF Public Radio Roanoke

...Campus will open its first Academic Building in Alexandria, Virginia in Fall 2024. Virginia Tech and Roanoke College are announcing a partnership that gives Roanoke College students access to graduate level...

Published: 3/24/23 6:07 am Read More

Roanoke College announces master’s degree partnership with Virginia Tech Cardinal News

Roanoke College and Virginia Tech have announced a partnership that will give students new options for attending graduate school. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College. Roanoke College students who want to...

Published: 3/24/23 6:02 am Read More

“Black in Appalachia” team hosts discussion at Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Thomas) Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 10:38 PM EDT|Updated: 43 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke College students and staff joined members of “Black in Appalachia” Tuesday night to hear and see...

Published: 3/21/23 11:22 pm Read More

North Korean defector visits Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Yeonmi Park who fled North Korea at age 13 spoke to Roanoke College students and Salem community members at the college’s Wortmann Ballroom on Monday. After...

Published: 3/21/23 1:25 am Read More

Charlotte woman remembered for tenacity, decades of dedication to arts and music scene The Charlotte Observer

...the first person in her family to go to college. Blanchard was 16 when she started her studies at Roanoke College in Virginia, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. In 1940, 3.8%...

Published: 3/18/23 7:40 am Read More

In the region: Draper, Vander Plas earn academic honors Roanoke Times

Northside graduate Kasey Draper of Roanoke College was named Tuesday to the NCAA Division III Academic All-America first team for men’s basketball by the nation’s college sports information directors.

Published: 3/14/23 10:18 am Read More

Roanoke College Board of Trustees welcomes new member ABC 13

Roanoke College appointed a new member on Monday, March 13, 2023. (Credit: Roanoke College) ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — The Roanoke College Board of Trustees appointed a new member. According to the college...

Published: 3/13/23 4:49 pm Read More

Three area wrestlers remain alive in NCAA D III Championships Championships continue at Berglund Center in Roanoke WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...University’s Mason Barrett at 125 pounds, Ryan Luth of Washington & Lee at 157 pounds and Mahlic Sallah from Roanoke College at 184 all have earned All-American status. Each wrestler advanced to the quarterfinals before...

Published: 3/12/23 1:06 am Read More

Va. Gov. Glenn Youngkin stokes 2024 presidential chatter with CNN town hall on education The Washington Times

...full story of America.” That includes teaching students that “America is exceptional,” he said. A Roanoke College poll last month found 57% of Virginian adults approve of Mr. Youngkin’s job performance,...

Published: 3/10/23 7:16 am Read More

Youngkin talks slavery, transgender issues at CNN town hall Richmond Times Dispatch

...President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in theoretical GOP presidential polling. A recent Roanoke College poll showed that while Youngkin's popularity in Virginia rose to 57% in February, a clear...

Published: 3/10/23 5:04 am Read More

Youngkin touts $30M in school grants for parents ahead of CNN town hall Richmond Times Dispatch

...President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in theoretical GOP presidential polling. A recent Roanoke College poll showed that while Youngkin's popularity in Virginia rose to 57% in February, a clear...

Published: 3/9/23 11:59 am Read More

Cuccinelli announces PAC to back DeSantis for president Richmond Times Dispatch

...nationally televised CNN town hall on education - has not ruled out a run for national office. In a recent Roanoke College poll, Youngkin's approval rating rose to 57% in February, but a sizable majority of respondents...

Published: 3/9/23 11:59 am Read More

NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships coming … WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Lee University and Ferrum College each have three qualifiers. Ferrum College has 2 qualifiers and Roanoke College has 1 qualifier. Washington and Lee Qualifiers University Qualifiers(Nathan Shearer-Head...

Published: 3/9/23 12:37 am Read More

Youngkin’s CNN appearance poses opportunity, risk for potential 2024 bid Washington Post

...for president, compared to 39 percent for Trump and 28 percent for DeSantis, according to a recent Roanoke College poll. Another low-polling Republican from just across the Potomac, former Maryland governor...

Published: 3/8/23 4:38 pm Read More

Roanoke College team comes close to a national title — in sports analytics Cardinal News

...Rowe, Pace and Mekonnen earned a second-place finish in the Game Analytics Division. Courtesy of Roanoke College. The annals of Roanoke College athletics list two glorious achievements on a national scale....

Published: 3/8/23 5:04 am Read More

Poll: Virginians’ optimism rising; Youngkin approval up WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Mar. 2, 2023 at 10:34 AM EST|Updated: 13 minutes ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Poll Release) - The following is a release from Roanoke College regarding its latest Virginia poll. ...

Published: 3/2/23 10:49 am Read More

Youngkin’s approval rating up by 5 points, new Roanoke College poll finds Cardinal News

...governor, according to a new poll released Thursday by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Youngkin’s disapproval is also down 6 points, from 41% from the previous poll, which was...

Published: 3/2/23 10:36 am Read More

CASEY: New book offers a personal and harrowing look at death penalty in Virginia Roanoke Times

...was written by retired prison chaplain Russell Ford, with Charles Peppers and Todd C. Peppers, a Roanoke College professor who teaches public affairs. Courtesy of Roanoke College Dan Casey One...

Published: 3/1/23 10:34 pm Read More

Virginians feeling better about economy WFIR News

Alice Kassens Roanoke College photo Two key data points measured on a quarterly basis by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College reveal that Virginians are feeling better about...

Published: 3/1/23 7:34 am Read More

Warmer weather in the Roanoke Valley is impacting both the environment and local businesses WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...unseasonably warm weather lately,” Chelsea Peters, an assistant professor of environmental studies at Roanoke College, said. While most of us are enjoying the nicer temperatures, Peters explained it can have...

Published: 2/20/23 6:53 pm Read More

Roanoke College fields six proposals for memorial to enslaved workers; more . . . Cardinal News

Roanoke College logo. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Here’s a roundup of education briefs from around Southwest and Southside. * * * Roanoke College fields six proposals for memorial to recognize role...

Published: 2/17/23 5:00 am Read More

The psychology of ghosting Cardinal News

Darcey Powell, interim chair of the psychology department at Roanoke College, has garnered international attention for her studies of ghosting. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College. Esther Darko matched...

Published: 2/14/23 4:45 am Read More

Shushok shares experience with dyslexia during visit to North Cross School WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Feb. 9, 2023 at 8:30 PM EST|Updated: 1 hour ago ROANOKE CO., Va. (WDBJ) - Frank Shushok became the 12th President of Roanoke College last year. He says that would surprise a younger version...

Published: 2/9/23 9:43 pm Read More

Dead bills litter state House and Senate floors Roanoke Times

...in the Virginia General Assembly, said Bryan Parsons, associate professor of political science at Roanoke College. And that's particularly true in the Virginia legislature, where Republicans hold a majority...

Published: 2/5/23 6:23 am Read More

‘He brings a lot of joy’: Roanoke College Athletic Training Clinic gets therapy dog Milo is coming to Roanoke College as a student-athlete wellness supporter WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

‘He brings a lot of joy’: Roanoke College Athletic Training Clinic gets therapy dog Milo is coming to Roanoke College as a student-athlete wellness supporter Jazmine Otey, Digital/Social Producer ...

Published: 1/31/23 10:14 am Read More

Roanoke College welcomes new therapy dog WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: January 30, 2023, 5:18 PMUpdated: January 30, 2023, 5:23 PM Meet Milo, the newest student-athlete wellness supporter at Roanoke College.

Published: 1/30/23 6:15 pm Read More

Disability studies concentration now offered at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

Program seeks to expand student understanding, career possibilities Roanoke College announced last week that it’s now offering a concentration in disability studies. The curriculum, the college said,...

Published: 1/25/23 3:12 pm Read More

Roanoke College adds concentration in disability studies; more . . . Cardinal News

...biodegradable plastics. Tech business school names visiting cybersecurity and privacy executive fellow. Roanoke College logo. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Here’s a roundup of education briefs from around Southwest...

Published: 1/20/23 3:24 am Read More

Roanoke College adds disability studies concentration Roanoke Times

A new Roanoke College studies curriculum is designed to give students a deeper understanding of the growing population of people with disabilities. Understanding the wide-ranging nature of disabilities...

Published: 1/19/23 4:25 pm Read More

Roanoke organizations serve the community on MLK Day Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Roanoke College students worked together WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke organizations serve the community on MLK Day Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Roanoke College students worked together Abbie Coleman, Multimedia Journalist Published: January 16, 2023, 7:04...

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Northern Virginia Leaders Look Ahead To Short, Contentious General Assembly Session dcist.com

...a majority of Virginians are supportive of at least some access to abortion. In December 2022, a Roanoke College poll found that 42% of Virginia poll respondents felt abortion should be legal in all circumstances,...

Published: 1/11/23 2:35 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Rachael Clark theroanoker.com

In her role at Roanoke College, Rachael Clark persevered during the height of the pandemic when the department was down by two-thirds of the staff, training and mentoring new members in an office restructure.

Published: 1/3/23 3:17 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Dr. Alison Clifton theroanoker.com

Dr. Alison Clifton, 39 / Assistant Professor of French, Roanoke College Now in her eleventh year as a respected faculty member, Dr. Alison Clifton has developed and taught a wide range of French Language...

Published: 1/3/23 11:06 am Read More

40 Under 40: Lynsey Allie theroanoker.com

...represent the story of those groups, I will do what I can.” Earned a Bachelor of Arts in History, Roanoke College, 2008 Earned a Master of Archival Studies, Clayton State University, 2015 Co-Managed the...

Published: 1/3/23 10:12 am Read More

40 Under 40: Cody Sexton theroanoker.com

...Finance Director. He is an adjunct professor of public administration and state and local government at Roanoke College, teaching nearly 200 students from across the country over six years. Sexton is currently...

Published: 1/3/23 9:44 am Read More

40 Under 40: Meet the Class of 2023 theroanoker.com

...Schools, William Byrd High School Rachael Clark, 30 / Associate Director of Residence Life & House, Roanoke College Dr. Alison Clifton, 39 / Assistant Professor of French, Roanoke College Zachary Collier,...

Published: 1/3/23 9:16 am Read More

Roanoke College recognizes 14 retirees Salem Times Register

Fourteen Roanoke College retirees were recognized at the college’s Gratitude Gala on Dec. 16. The retirees have a combined 427 years of service to the college. The retirees included: Ellen Dyer worked...

Published: 12/28/22 8:53 pm Read More

What would a recession look like? Local experts weigh in on potential recession in 2023 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

In an attempt to cool the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again this week, with no signs of relief until 2024. On Friday, inflation clocked in at 7.1 percent.

Published: 12/16/22 11:19 am Read More

Hoffman recognized for covering three generations of athletes Salem Times Register

...Media weekly chain, has been writing about local athletes, coaches and teams since graduating from Roanoke College in 1974. As Mayor Renee Turk said when presenting the award, “He has done more for City...

Published: 12/14/22 5:01 pm Read More

A Sign That Tuition Is Too High: Some Colleges Are Hacking It in Half The New York Times

...reset, including Lasell University in Newton, Mass., Washington & Jefferson in Washington, Pa., and Roanoke College in Salem, Va. Last year, Houghton University in Houghton, N.Y., declared itself the best-priced...

Published: 12/14/22 10:42 am Read More

A majority of Republicans in a recent poll thought Youngkin should run for president. Most also wouldn’t vote for him. Cardinal News

Roanoke College interviewed 652 Virginia residents and found that while a majority of Republicans want Youngkin to run for president, only 39% said they would vote for him; 52% said they would vote for...

Published: 12/8/22 3:38 am Read More

‘When the kids see them, they see themselves’: Toy Like Me program modifies toys for children with disabilities Roanoke College volunteers modified around 400 toys for kids this year WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...see them, they see themselves’: Toy Like Me program modifies toys for children with disabilities Roanoke College volunteers modified around 400 toys for kids this year Alyssa Rae, Noon Anchor / Special...

Published: 12/8/22 12:54 am Read More

George Herring, scholar of US diplomacy and Vietnam War, dies at 86 Boston Globe

...Virginia Tech. His mother was a teacher. Mr. Herring received a bachelor’s degree in history from Roanoke College in 1957. He served in the Navy for two years before continuing his studies of history at...

Published: 12/7/22 8:11 pm Read More

Poll: Economy, and inflation top issues for Commonwealth WFIR News

The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College interviewed 652 adult residents of Virginia between November 13 and November 22 in a survey addressing topics such as the midterm...

Published: 12/7/22 9:01 am Read More

George Herring, scholar of U.S. diplomacy and Vietnam War, dies at 86 Washington Post

...Virginia Tech. His mother was a teacher. Dr. Herring received a bachelor’s degree in history from Roanoke College in 1957. He served in the Navy for two years before continuing his studies of history at...

Published: 12/6/22 11:45 pm Read More

‘It looks like me.’ Toy Like Me club donates modified toys to special-needs students WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...designed to make kids with disabilities feel included and seen. Tuesday, December 6, a group from Roanoke College made a special delivery just in time for the holidays. Christmas came early at Virginia...

Published: 12/6/22 6:57 pm Read More

Healthy affordable food options and other resources coming to NW Roanoke WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Northwest Roanoke Food Access Initiative was a community collaborative spearheaded by NW residents, Roanoke College, Freedom First Credit Union, Local Environmental Agricultural Project (LEAP), United Way...

Published: 12/6/22 4:17 pm Read More

After a Va. queer bar shooting, LGBTQ residents decided they’d had enough Washington Post

Kathy Caldwell was sitting near the front of Backstreet Cafe, a narrow bar in downtown Roanoke, when a bearded man with penetrating blue eyes walked in. Wearing a long, black trench coat on a warm night,...

Published: 12/4/22 6:46 am Read More

Season 4 Episode 1: New women’s health center/Olympic Cyclist Shelley Olds New Moon Network

Olympic Cyclist Shelley Olds turns to coaching in her second act New Horizons Healthcare has made women’s health a priority. The non-profit has opened a new center called “Well Woman Care.” Shelley Olds picked up cycling in her late 20s, but that did not stop her from representing the United States

Published: 12/3/22 2:31 pm Read More

Salem’s Sally Southard receives 2022 Erwin Lurie Award from JDRF Salem Times Register

...are grateful for her continued support.” Southard has been in the Salem area since she attended Roanoke College. She graduated in 1977. She and her husband raised their family in Salem. She previously...

Published: 12/3/22 10:40 am Read More

Owen Collander took his capstone project to the big screen at the Grandin Theater WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – As a part of a capstone project at Roanoke College, students are either able to write a research paper or put together a more creative project. Owen Collander chose to work on a documentary...

Published: 12/2/22 12:22 am Read More

Roanoke College student shares Roanoke Valley veterans' stories WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: November 30, 2022, 11:51 PM Owen Collander took his capstone project to the big screen at the Grandin Theater

Published: 12/1/22 3:37 am Read More

For the record December 2022 Virginia Business Journal

...down repeatedly by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (The Roanoke Times) A 1964 graduate of Roanoke College and his wife have given the school $5 million that will be used toward construction of a...

Published: 11/30/22 12:53 am Read More

Documentary on Roanoke Valley veterans preserves public history Roanoke Times

Owen Collander is a senior studying history at Roanoke College. He said the documentary he filmed, “The Untold Stories of Roanoke Valley Veterans,” is an example of public history. Roanoke College image...

Published: 11/29/22 6:59 pm Read More

Bob Rotanz surprised to be a part of new class of Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Roanoke Times

...resident Bob Rotanz is not one of those headliners, but he's in the class, too. Rotanz, a former Roanoke College men's lacrosse standout, was one of eight people named Monday to the class of 2023 for the...

Published: 11/28/22 4:54 pm Read More

Schapiro: ’24 may be Youngkin's first, best and last chance for president Franklin News-Post

...last chance for the White House. Were he to give all to his day job — as a majority of voters told a Roanoke College poll in August he should — he could leave the governorship in 2026 and run in 2028 potentially...

Published: 11/23/22 12:35 am Read More

Business ledger: Magazine honors Roanoke iron craftsman Roanoke Times

...in Durham, North Carolina, which emerged from the Home category as this year’s overall winner. Roanoke College graduate Jed Curtis set up his artisan blacksmith shop on Shenandoah Avenue in August of...

Published: 11/20/22 12:37 am Read More

Local Blacksmith Nationally Recognized as "Made in the South" Award Recipient theroanoker.com

...New York blacksmith Mitch Fitzgibbons, shortly after. Upon earning his bachelor’s in Chemistry from Roanoke College, Curtis opened his shop in 2016. Since then, his carbon-steel cookware has made its way to...

Published: 11/17/22 10:39 am Read More

Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation presents annual awards WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...educational exhibits, programs, videos, and SOL. 12. The Center for Studying Structures of Race, Roanoke College – Heritage Education Under the direction of Dr. Jesse Butcher, the Center for Studying Structures...

Published: 11/16/22 12:08 am Read More

Made in the South Awards Garden and Gun Magazine

When most of his peers were working on their T-ball swings, Jed Curtis acquired his first anvil, inspired by a blacksmith demonstration he saw on a field trip to a living history museum. “I never really considered that it would be a job, though,” Curtis says. But after a chance encounter with a reti

Published: 11/15/22 2:31 pm Read More

Roanoke College Host ‘Toy Like Me’ event to modify toys for children with disabilities and medical needs WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...devices. Each toy is customized to meet requests made by the organizations and families receiving them. Roanoke College lecturer Frances McCutcheon, founded Toy Like Me at Roanoke College in 2016 and has been...

Published: 11/13/22 6:26 pm Read More

Virginia political scientists offer thoughts on midterm, look ahead Roanoke Times

...involves something like 'how accurate were the polls?'” said Parsons, associate professor in the Roanoke College Political Science Department: “What do the results mean for politics moving forward?” he...

Published: 11/10/22 5:59 pm Read More

Group modifies toys to make them reflect people with disabilities WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke College students/staff inspired by advocacy group that lobbies for those with disabilities Updated: 2 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Toy Like Me at Roanoke College is inspired by Toy Like Me...

Published: 11/10/22 4:40 pm Read More

CONVERSATIONS WITH BOB DENTON 104: VOTER SENTIMENT AHEAD OF ELECTION DAY Blue Ridge PBS

As the mid-term election approaches, what do Virginians think about some of the issues, and our elected officials? We explore the state of the Commonwealth with Dr. David Taylor, Director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College, and his colleague Dr. Bryan Parsons.

Published: 11/4/22 8:53 am Read More

Pennsylvania debate sparks national conversation: Local advocate joins in WFIR News

Photo: Frances McCutcheon from Roanoke College website A local disability advocate talks assistive technology amid national discussions about disability in public office. WFIR’s Emma Thomas has that story:...

Published: 11/1/22 6:17 am Read More

She survived breast cancer, but her nipples didn’t. 3D tattoos helped her take back control The Today Show

Just a few years ago, surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering would do tattoos themselves, Caitlin Giles, a physician assistant in plastic and reconstructive surgery services at the hospital, told TODAY. "They would do it in the office. We had a completely different machine, and we didn't have the cap

Published: 10/31/22 3:19 pm Read More

Roanoke College gets $5 million gift for science center; more . . . Cardinal News

...their gift was inspired by John’s fond memories of Roanoke College, respect for President Emeritus Michael Maxey and a belief in the importance of quality science education. The planned science center is...

Published: 10/31/22 2:19 am Read More

National links: Protected bike lanes improving global climate Greater Greater Washington

...Buces | Eurocities) Libraries adding bikes to collections: Libraries in 13 states, including the Roanoke College Library in Salem, Virginia are allowing patrons to rent bikes along with other books and...

Published: 10/28/22 1:54 pm Read More

Marion church welcomes its first woman as pastor Wytheville Southwest Virginia Enterprise

...After receiving an associate’s degree from Wytheville Community College, Keilholtz said she went to Roanoke College, where she studied criminal justice. People are also reading… “It was at Roanoke College...

Published: 10/22/22 2:24 pm Read More

The Portrait of Justice The New York Times

...seated. “You can watch the justices change and age over time,” said Todd C. Peppers, a professor at Roanoke College who studies the Supreme Court. “You may be relieved that you’ve finally got a chair, but...

Published: 10/22/22 7:26 am Read More

Kim talks evangelicals and politics at Roanoke College Salem Times Register

... Aila Boyd aboyd@mainstreetnewspapers.com As part of its 2022 Bishop Crumley Lecture Series, Roanoke College hosted Dr. Walter Kim on Tuesday, Oct. 11 to speak about whether evangelicals are a political...

Published: 10/19/22 4:06 pm Read More

Former RC lax great John Pirro goes into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Salem Times Register

...read Above, John Pirro’s son Nick holds John’s Hall of Fame plaque as family, former teammates and Roanoke College friends gather for a group shot at the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction banquet last...

Published: 10/19/22 2:42 pm Read More

New Greenway Murals To Be Celebrated at “Wrap Party” Roanoke Star

...Heart SE. We worked with the Roanoke Arts Commission in applying for the funding and students from Roanoke College helped us explore potential themes. Neighborhood residents identified potential goals for...

Published: 10/17/22 12:42 pm Read More

Salem Fire & EMS Department Honors Roanoke Campus Safety Officer WSET.com

The Salem Fire & EMS Department honored a Campus Safety Officer for his efforts on Monday. The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a structure fire at 423 9th Street early in the morning on September 25. According to the department, four people were inside the building when the call came to

Published: 10/17/22 9:32 am Read More

National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inducts Nine New Members USA Lacrosse

Nine lacrosse greats were formally inducted as the newest members of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Saturday evening during a festive celebration at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Maryland. The nine members of the Class of 2021 had to wait an extra year for their official recognition due to de

Published: 10/15/22 10:45 am Read More

Prosecutor builds reputation as animal welfare advocate Roanoke Times

...them seriously and hopefully get people off that path.” Deegan was raised in Salem and attended Roanoke College, where her father was a professor. She had an interest in being a police officer and believed...

Published: 10/15/22 9:38 am Read More

Roanoke College's Genealogy Of Slavery Project WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Oct. 13, 2022 at 11:29 PM EDT|Updated: 33 minutes ago

Published: 10/14/22 12:34 am Read More

Annual Kendig Awards presented Roanoke Times

One of the Roanoke Valley arts community’s longest and most respected traditions took place Tuesday with the annual Perry F. Kendig Awards presentations, at Hollins University. The Kendig Awards recognize...

Published: 10/13/22 4:08 pm Read More

RC’s Vernarelli is ODAC A-of-Week in field hockey Salem Times Register

October 12, 2022 Reading Time: 1 min read By Brian Hoffman Grace Vernarelli of Roanoke College has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference field hockey Athlete of the Week. Grace started...

Published: 10/12/22 4:25 pm Read More

Roanoke College and Salem High School host 2nd annual FIRST robotics competition WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

Toggle header content Roanoke College and Salem High School’s Spartan robotics team co-hosted an off-season FIRST robotics competition on Saturday, Oct. 10. Roanoke College and Salem High School host...

Published: 10/9/22 12:51 pm Read More

Salem students gear up for a robotic competition WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...together to showcase their robotic skills for an off-season FIRST Robotics Competition co-hosted by Roanoke College and Salem High School’s Spartan Robotics team. WFXR’s Hazelmarie Anderson spoke to the Spartan...

Published: 10/6/22 10:36 am Read More

Dogged Botetourt County deputy prosecutor builds national reputation as animal welfare advocate Roanoke Times

...them seriously and hopefully get people off that path.” Deegan was raised in Salem and attended Roanoke College, where her father was a professor. She had an interest in being a police officer and believed...

Published: 10/2/22 6:13 am Read More

The Marble Palace Blog: Stalled for Years, Warren Burger's Biography Is Back on Track National Law Journal

...interests.” “We will be equal partners in everything,” said Peppers, public affairs professor at Roanoke College who has written extensively about Supreme Court law clerks. “And that makes this project...

Published: 9/30/22 1:29 pm Read More

Is Virginia’s Blue Ridge America’s hottest new cycling destination? Roanoke Times

...credibility to Roanoke Valley’s reputation as a premier destination for cycling enthusiasts. In addition, Roanoke College has recently announced the formation of a new USA Cycling-registered competitive team led...

Published: 9/30/22 12:59 pm Read More

Band, sports, community help William Byrd student overcome obstacles Vinton Messenger

...determination, along with support from his parents, dedicated teachers, and a soccer coach and team at Roanoke College. According to his mother, Terra Byrd, “Cadin has overcome many battles in life, but he doesn’t...

Published: 9/26/22 7:29 pm Read More

Mixed reactions about transgender model policies in public schools WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...are actually written is going to be really damaging to transgender and non-binary students,” Doctor Samantha Rosenthal, a professor at Roanoke College, said. Rosenthal is not pleased with the new model policy...

Published: 9/20/22 5:53 pm Read More

CASEY: College's bike-racing announcement fuels Roanoke's reputation as outdoors destination Roanoke Times

Shelley Olds, the head coach of Roanoke College's new bicycle racing program, poses for a portrait under photographs of her past sporting accomplishments at Mac and Bob's restaurant Friday in Salem. ...

Published: 9/11/22 5:32 am Read More

Olympian to coach Roanoke College cycling program This will be the school’s first competitive cycling team WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Olympian to coach Roanoke College cycling program This will be the school’s first competitive cycling team Abbie Coleman, Multimedia Journalist Published: September 8, 2022, 11:39 PM Shelley Olds...

Published: 9/9/22 6:51 pm Read More

Roanoke College names cycling coach Cardinal News

Shelly Olds. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Shelley Olds ’03, a collegiate soccer star who went on to become a world-class cyclist and member of the U.S. Olympic Team, is returning to her alma mater to...

Published: 9/9/22 2:25 am Read More

Olympian to coach Roanoke College cycling program WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: September 8, 2022, 11:38 PM Shelley Olds, a Roanoke College alumna, is stepping into a new role as head coach of their cycling team.

Published: 9/9/22 12:50 am Read More

Shushok promises community connections, bold ideas as Roanoke College grows WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...8:13 PM EDT|Updated: 42 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - This summer brought a major transition at Roanoke College, with the retirement of President Mike Maxey and the arrival of his successor Frank Shushok...

Published: 9/7/22 8:56 pm Read More

Polling shows Youngkin’s strength and Biden’s liability in Virginia Washington Post

...November ballot. But first, let’s get a read on the commonwealth’s political landscape. A recent Roanoke College poll of the general public shows tough sledding for Democrats on the ballot this year and...

Published: 9/7/22 6:49 pm Read More

Shushok Gets to Work at Roanoke College WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Sep. 7, 2022 at 6:30 PM EDT|Updated: 9 minutes ago Updated: Sep. 6, 2022 at 6:34 PM EDT Updated: Sep. 5, 2022 at 6:46 PM EDT Updated: Sep. 2, 2022 at 8:01 PM EDT Live recording of WDBJ7...

Published: 9/7/22 6:40 pm Read More

Here’s What a $2 Million Retirement Looks Like in America The Wall Street Journal

...Hall, who tutors in an after-school program and serves on the board of trustees of her alma mater, Roanoke College in Virginia. For the past 30 years, Ms. Hall has owned a beach house she named Camp Cocktail...

Published: 8/29/22 7:35 am Read More

Editorial: Philanthropy to benefit education and art Roanoke Times

...those topics in a manner of inclusiveness, communication and understanding. That’s why she gifted Roanoke College with $1.5 million to fund an endowment for the Salem school’s Center for Studying Structures...

Published: 8/26/22 12:10 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll Points To Consumer Sentiment Rebound WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Aug. 23, 2022 at 6:57 PM EDT|Updated: moments ago Recording of daily evening newscast.

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Roanoke College receives $1.5 million from a trustee WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke College received $1.5 million from a Trustee to support the college’s Center for Studying Structures of Race. Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo ’78 has been a trustee since 1999 and...

Published: 8/21/22 5:43 pm Read More

Frank Shushok column: College advice from a parent still learning as a president Richmond Times Dispatch

...into the Gladding Residence Center in Richmond. 2019, ALEXA WELCH EDLUND/TIMES-DISPATCH By Frank Shushok It was just a few years ago when we dropped off our son for college. While I have 30 years...

Published: 8/20/22 9:15 am Read More

Roanoke College receives $1.5 million donation for race study center Cardinal News

Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Roanoke College has received a $1.5 million endowment gift from Trustee Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo ’78 to support the College’s Center for Studying...

Published: 8/18/22 5:38 am Read More

$1.5 million endowment to support Roanoke College's Center for Studying Structures of Race ABC 13

Roanoke College's Center for Studying Structures of Race received a $1.5 million endowment. (Roanoke College News Service) ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Roanoke College's Trustee Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo donated...

Published: 8/17/22 3:24 pm Read More

Local LGBTQ Community Center provides unique queer literature Roanoke Tribune

...collaborative efforts with the greater community to improve the quality of life for all.” Library Manager Samantha Rosenthal’s own book, Living Queer History, documents testimonies from LGBTQ members. “For the longest...

Published: 8/15/22 11:41 pm Read More

Roanoke restaurant owner dies after battle with cancer WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...business. It’s been nice, the support.” Caudill graduated from Cave Spring High School and went on to Roanoke College and The Culinary Institute of America. He was passionate about creating dishes and interacting...

Published: 8/12/22 7:35 pm Read More

Teachers preparing for ‘pandemic slide’ of learning on top of typical ‘summer slide’ for students WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...also prepared to face a new set of challenges from the pandemic. The education department chair at Roanoke College explained how students are showing academic and emotional gaps. “That social skill development...

Published: 8/10/22 6:35 pm Read More

Schools are seeing an increase in classroom disruptions as students return to full in-person learning WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...increased feelings of stress and anxiety from the pandemic. An assistant professor of psychology at Roanoke College explained how the pandemic has impacted children’s developmental skills. “It really caused,...

Published: 8/9/22 6:21 pm Read More

The Marble Palace Blog: An Unearthed Cache of Letters From a SCOTUS Secretary Reveals How Unliked Some Justices Were law.com

...small-minded. He was a real S.O.B.” Jenkins retired in 1953 and died in 1979. Peppers, professor at Roanoke College, and a visiting professor of law at the Washington and Lee School of Law, acknowledged that...

Published: 8/5/22 6:01 pm Read More

Newly retired Roanoke College president wants to keep helping Roanoke Times

His first day as retired Roanoke College president, Michael Maxey said he dropped down to North Carolina for a visit with his namesake grandson. Visits like those are the finer things Maxey looks forward...

Published: 8/3/22 5:30 pm Read More

RC’s Graves hasn’t given up on Olympic dream Salem Times Register

August 3, 2022 Reading Time: 2 mins read Former Roanoke College track star Carman Graves(#9 left) is hoping to make the Olympic team in the steeplechase. Carman has moved to Denver since graduating...

Published: 8/3/22 5:28 pm Read More

Roanoke can turn to LGBTQ community center for queer literature WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

LGBTQ books tend to make it on book ban lists. But a library in Roanoke is protecting LGBTQ content to give people a chance to connect to literature. The Roanoke Diversity Center offers more than 3,000 books featuring LGBTQ challenges and characters. Library Manager Samantha Rosenthal even carries

Published: 7/3/22 9:37 am Read More

Shushok: A momentous duty Roanoke Times

The Administration Building at Roanoke College in Salem. The Roanoke Times | File March 2022 Mike Allen This week, I start a new job as Roanoke College’s 12th president, an honor for which I am...

Published: 7/3/22 12:41 am Read More

Roanoke College partners with Carilion Clinic to advance education, workforce development The focus is to improve community health, prepare students for careers and support professional development WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...care to support critical community needs through meaningful work,” said Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey. “There is no greater purpose than serving our communities and fellow citizens. I know President-elect...

Published: 6/29/22 7:47 pm Read More

Roanoke College, Carilion announce public health care partnership Roanoke Times

...to bolster community well-being and public health employment opportunities. Carilion Clinic and Roanoke College jointly said they will share resources to train, develop and employ future community health...

Published: 6/29/22 3:33 pm Read More

Roanoke College and Carilion Clinic partner to serve the growing health care sector finance.yahoo.com

Roanoke College and Carilion Clinic announced a new partnership to advance educational opportunities and workforce development for Roanoke College students and Carilion employees. The partnership will mobilize public health resources to serve the populations most in need in the Roanoke Valley.

Published: 6/29/22 9:31 am Read More

Roanoke College and Carilion Clinic partner to serve the growing health care sector MarketWatch

Roanoke College and Carilion Clinic announced a new partnership to advance educational opportunities and workforce development for Roanoke College students and Carilion employees. The partnership will mobilize public health resources to serve the populations most in need in the Roanoke Valley.

Published: 6/29/22 9:31 am Read More

From grade-school struggle to college president Cardinal News

...Ph.D. in higher education policy, planning and analysis from the University of Maryland, becomes Roanoke College’s 12th president on July 1. He replaces Michael Maxey, who is retiring after 15 years at...

Published: 6/28/22 2:35 am Read More

Roanoke College science center gets fundraising boost from past president Roanoke Times

...taught in the Science Center. People are also reading… In the announcement, college President Michael Maxey said Gring “essentially formalized and extended undergraduate research at Roanoke College during...

Published: 6/27/22 4:39 pm Read More

Roanoke College receives $3.5 million gift for science center Cardinal News

David and Susan Gring. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Roanoke College has announced that Dr. David and Susan Gring, the college’s ninth president and first lady who served from 1989 to 2004, have committed...

Published: 6/27/22 12:17 pm Read More

Roanoke College receives $3.5 million gift from former president and first lady, Dr. David and Susan Gring MarketWatch

Roanoke College is thrilled to announce today that Dr. David and Susan Gring, the College's ninth president and first lady who served from 1989 to 2004, have committed to making a gift approximating $3.5 million to the College to support a student research endowment and the College's planned Science

Published: 6/27/22 10:00 am Read More

'Like waking up in a brave, new and terrible world’: Protesters gather in Norfolk after overturning of Roe v. Wade Yahoo News

Hundreds gathered late Sunday morning in Lafayette Park with a common goal — to talk about abortion. “It’s insanity that when my mother was young — when she was of reproductive age — she had more rights to her body in 1973 than I have in 2022,” said Khadijah Grubbs, of Norfolk.

Published: 6/26/22 9:57 am Read More

A humble president leaves Roanoke College after a record term Cardinal News

..., Maxey’s leadership has been seen as inspiring and he has made members feel seen and heard, said Shannon Anderson, who was leader of faculty governance during this past academic year. “He knows the names...

Published: 6/22/22 2:38 am Read More

Rise and fall Roanoke Times

...as inflation climbed to a record high and squeezed household budgets, according to a new poll from Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment dropped...

Published: 6/19/22 12:12 am Read More

Korean diplomat visits Roanoke College, honors enduring relationship WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...2022 at 7:48 PM EDT|Updated: 8 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - As Seijoong Kwon walked across the Roanoke College campus with President Mike Maxey Wednesday morning, the Consul-General was renewing a relationship...

Published: 6/8/22 7:58 pm Read More

Youngkin more popular than Biden in Virginia, poll finds The Washington Times

...commonwealth than President Biden. A new survey by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College found that Mr. Youngkin’s approval rating increased to 53% from 50% in February. His disapproval...

Published: 6/7/22 12:36 pm Read More

Roanoke poll: Virginians warming to Youngkin, favor abortion rights Washington Post

...President Biden and more adamant that abortion rights should be protected by law, according to a Roanoke College poll. Youngkin’s approval rating in the poll out Friday did not change significantly from...

Published: 6/3/22 3:40 pm Read More

Roanoke College Launching Competitive Cycling Program Roanoke Star

...there is a strong connection between Roanoke College and cycling. Roanoke College soccer captain Shelley Olds ‘03 became a world class cyclist after graduating from the College in 2003. She was a member...

Published: 6/2/22 3:22 pm Read More

Roanoke College launching competitive cycling program for men and women cisionwire.com

Roanoke College announced today that it will launch a competitive cycling program for women and men. The announcement was made by Tom Rambo, dean of students, at the announcement of the courses for the 2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships, which will be held in Virginia's Blue Ridge

Published: 6/2/22 3:13 pm Read More

NRA speaks out on Uvalde massacre ahead of annual gunfest in Texas The Washington Examiner

...WASHINGTON EXAMINER "Elected officials want votes," Harry Wilson, a professor of public affairs at Roanoke College, said. "There is no doubt that money is essential for political campaigns, but votes, not...

Published: 5/25/22 7:04 pm Read More

‘Psychologically, there is damage’: Roanoke woman with family in Ukraine shares her experience watching war overseas Martha Kuchar is the first in her family to be born in the United States after her parents immigrated from Ukraine WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...eastern Europe or have loved ones overseas, it’s an even greater impact. One of those people is Roanoke College professor, Martha Kuchar. 10 News spoke with Kuchar back in February when Russia first invaded...

Published: 5/19/22 4:45 pm Read More

Letter: Roanoke College was lucky to have had a president like Mike Maxey Roanoke Times

...college. As I walked into the lobby of the auditorium where the presentation was going to be held, Mike Maxey, president of Roanoke College, was greeting people. I was surprised the president of the college...

Published: 5/15/22 3:08 am Read More

Monumental discussions: Roanoke College continues webinar series on race, monuments, society Roanoke Times

The Administration Building at Roanoke College, in Salem. The college used enslaved people to construct it, according to the college's Building Committee record book of 1847. SCOTT P. YATES, The Roanoke...

Published: 4/13/22 10:54 pm Read More

New Programs: Musical Theater, American History, Cybersecurity, Business, Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Exercise Inside Higher Education

Roanoke College is starting an M.B.A.

Published: 4/11/22 9:43 am Read More

Roanoke College poised to offer MBA program Cardinal News

Roanoke College logo. Courtesy of Roanoke College. Roanoke College is poised to offer its first graduate program in more than a century, pending approval by the regional higher education accreditor, the...

Published: 4/8/22 11:37 am Read More

Roanoke College preparing to offer its first master’s program in over 100 years WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...the 1920′s, according to the college. “This is a victory for Roanoke and our students,” President Michael C. Maxey said. “The faculty worked hard on the proposal and created an excellent final product. We...

Published: 4/8/22 11:26 am Read More

Roanoke College Names New Dean theroanoker.com

Radford Graduate Art Students To Host Fundraiser for Mill Mountain Zoo Roanoke College has selected Dr. Kathy J. Wolfe as its new dean of the college. Roanoke College has selected a first-generation...

Published: 4/7/22 11:52 am Read More

Roanoke College Historical Marker WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Apr. 1, 2022 at 5:31 AM EDT|Updated: 16 minutes ago Live recording of WDBJ7 newscast

Published: 4/1/22 5:48 am Read More

Historical marker to Korean independence leader dedicted at Roanoke College Cardinal News

Cumberland County students with the historical marker on the Roanoke College campus. Photo courtesy of Roanoke College. A historical marker to Roanoke College graduate Kim Kyusik, a leader in the Korean...

Published: 3/31/22 8:17 pm Read More

Frank Shushok Jr., Ph.D., appointed 12th President of Roanoke College finance.yahoo.com

The Roanoke College Board of Trustees has appointed Frank Shushok Jr., Ph.D. the 12th president of Roanoke College. Shushok, current vice president for student affairs at Virginia Tech, will succeed Michael C. Maxey, who will retire as president of Roanoke College in July, after serving for 15 years

Published: 3/22/22 2:22 pm Read More

Frank Shushok Jr., Ph.D., appointed 12th President of Roanoke College Associated Press

The Roanoke College Board of Trustees has appointed Frank Shushok Jr., Ph.D. the 12th president of Roanoke College. Shushok, current vice president for student affairs at Virginia Tech, will succeed Michael C. Maxey, who will retire as president of Roanoke College in July, after serving for 15 years

Published: 3/22/22 2:22 pm Read More

Roanoke College names new president Cardinal News

The Roanoke College Board of Trustees has appointed Frank Shushok Jr. as the 12th president of Roanoke College, according to a release from the school.

Published: 3/22/22 2:12 pm Read More

Poll: Youngkin More Popular Than Biden in Virginia National Review

A new poll from Roanoke College shows that recently elected Republican governor Glenn Youngkin is more popular than President Joe Biden in the state. The survey was conducted between February 7 and February 16 — well before the conflict broke out in Ukraine, it should be noted — by Roanoke College’

Published: 3/4/22 10:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Hosts Teach-In Event About Ukraine WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Mar. 1, 2022 at 11:35 PM EST|Updated: 1 hour ago

Published: 3/2/22 12:58 am Read More

Commentary: An open letter to concerned parents of Virginia’s public-school children Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

...taught elementary school for Roanoke County and has spent the last 22 years as a teaching associate at Roanoke College. Elmore is a lifelong learner and educator. She taught elementary school for Roanoke County...

Published: 3/2/22 12:36 am Read More

Roanoke College plans ‘teach-in’ on Russian invasion WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Posted: Feb 28, 2022 / 05:37 PM EST Updated: Feb 28, 2022 / 05:39 PM EST ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke College officials say there will be a teach-in to be held on Tuesday, March 1 at 12 noon to talk...

Published: 2/28/22 6:42 pm Read More

Transgender History in Forgotten Places: Academic Minute Inside Higher Education

...Academic Minute By February 9, 2022 : Samantha Rosenthal, associate professor of history at Roanoke College, explores the history of trans rights in rural areas. Learn more about the Academic Minute...

Published: 2/9/22 4:07 am Read More

Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey elected Chair of Council of Independent Colleges Board of Directors MarketWatch

Michael C. Maxey, president of Roanoke College, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the Council of Independent Colleges.

Published: 2/7/22 10:37 am Read More

Storm preparation adds to salt contamination in environment WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...has to be used in moderation,” adds Chelsea Peters, assistant professor of environmental studies at Roanoke College. Shoveling personal stairs and driveways are one way you can personally cut down on the...

Published: 1/14/22 2:23 pm Read More

40 Under 40: David Guynn theroanoker.com

...dispatcher and firefighter/medic. He then went on to earn his undergraduate degree in Physics from Roanoke College in 2013, following with his MS in Physics from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2016. Now, Guynn oversees...

Published: 1/4/22 6:44 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Hannah Curtis theroanoker.com

...Administration degree from Radford University Carilion in 2020 after earning her Bachelor of Arts degree from Roanoke College in 2015. She has played an integral part in our region, particularly throughout the COVID-19...

Published: 1/4/22 5:46 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Rachel Spencer theroanoker.com

...Advertising & PR Rachel Spencer earned her BA in Sociology with a concentration in Communications from Roanoke College in 2004. She received certifications in market research from the University of Georgia, working...

Published: 1/4/22 4:51 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Madeline Sefcik theroanoker.com

...in 2020. She is a member of Junior League, serving as Assistant Finance Vice President, and is a Roanoke College Maroon Mentor for students interested in local government. “Serving our community remains...

Published: 1/4/22 11:53 am Read More

40 Under 40: Jonathan Murrill theroanoker.com

...Instructor, Patrick Henry High School (Roanoke City Public Schools) After earning his BA in Art from Roanoke College in 2009 and his MFA in Painting and Drawing from Radford University in 2012, Jonathan Murrill...

Published: 1/4/22 9:59 am Read More

A 40-year-long journey: Roanoke College professor finally gets to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’ Dr. Gary Hollis’ childhood dreams of being featured on the show have come true decades later WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

A 40-year-long journey: Roanoke College professor finally gets to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’ Dr. Gary Hollis’ childhood dreams of being featured on the show have come true decades later Published: December...

Published: 12/10/21 2:44 pm Read More

Roanoke College professor recaps his JEOPARDY! appearance WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Dr. Gary Hollis, a Roanoke College chemistry professor competed on JEOPARDY! Monday night and won!(JEOPARDY!) Published: Dec. 7, 2021 at 7:22 PM EST|Updated: 1 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - If you...

Published: 12/7/21 8:53 pm Read More

Goodfriend: The Kandinsky Trio takes a final, pandemic-delayed bow Roanoke Times

Goodfriend: The Kandinsky Trio takes a final, pandemic-delayed bow {{featured_button_text}} In 2013, Benedict Goodfriend (from left), Elizabeth Bachelder and Alan Weinstein, otherwise known as the...

Published: 11/16/21 12:29 am Read More

Jeopardy! to Stage First-Ever College Professors Tournament daytime confidential

Mayim Bialik will helm a first for Jeopardy!: a Professors Tournament. According to TVLine, the 10-day event will feature 15 college and university professors competing in the quiz show. The tournament will kick off on Dec. 6 and air each weeknight through Dec. 17, capped off with a grand prize of $

Published: 11/15/21 1:49 pm Read More

Democratic Disaster: Glenn Youngkin Wins Virginia Governor's Race In GOP Clean Sweep Huffington Post

...major health decisions. Many voters made up their minds early in the contest, according to a late Roanoke College poll. But by the end of the race, surveys showed Youngkin leading both among independent...

Published: 11/3/21 1:19 am Read More

Virginia voters weigh in on a neck-and-neck governor's race WBUR On Point Boston

Virginia voters weigh in on a neck-and-neck governor's race

Published: 11/1/21 2:43 pm Read More

Roanoke College Receives Single Largest Cash Gift in School's History finance.yahoo.com

Roanoke College President Michael Maxey on October 28 announced to the Board of Trustees that the College has received the single largest cash gift in the school's 179-year history.

Published: 10/29/21 9:32 am Read More

Roanoke College receives its largest cash donation from alum Washington Post

SALEM, Va. — A Roanoke College alumnus is donating $15 million to the Virginia school — its largest-ever cash donation. The gift from Massachusetts-based cybersecurity expert Shaun McConnon will go toward a new science center, the college said in a news release Frid

Published: 10/29/21 9:32 am Read More

Roanoke College receives $15 million, largest ever cash donation from alumnus Roanoke Times

...culmination of years of renovations to modernize the school’s facilities, according to President Michael Maxey. “The college for about 25 years now has undergone a major effort to make sure the facilities...

Published: 10/29/21 5:30 am Read More

The Archivist: The last witch killings in America happened in pre-statehood Oklahoma Oklahoman

...Kiamitia county, I.T. in 1851. He joined the Presbyterian church when 19, and in 1878 he attended Roanoke college in Virginia, and several years later, after having traveled with a missionary as interpreter,...

Published: 10/25/21 6:22 am Read More

CASEY: R.I.P Maurice Fisher — friend, therapist, satirist extraordinaire Roanoke Times

...wakes people up, he told me. Fisher was born in Roanoke, raised in Botetourt County and educated at Roanoke College. It was there, he told me in 2015, that a professor scared him into reading the first book...

Published: 10/23/21 9:34 pm Read More

Maxey: Community engagement key part of student education WFIR News

Roanoke College President Michael Maxey ( Courtesy of Roanoke College) Roanoke College’s President says he is excited student research is being used to help the area. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story....

Published: 10/6/21 12:34 pm Read More

Roanoke College research helps in The Northwest Food Access Initiative WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Oct. 4, 2021 at 5:44 PM EDT|Updated: 1 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Students and faculty at Roanoke College are working to solve what they are calling a food insecurity problem in Northwest Roanoke....

Published: 10/4/21 7:16 pm Read More

McAuliffe up by 7 points in Virginia governor's race: poll The Hill

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has a 7-point lead over Republican Glenn Youngkin in the commonwealth’s gubernatorial race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Wednesday.

Published: 10/1/21 11:02 am Read More

Poll: McAuliffe leads Virginia governor's race CBS News

New polling by Roanoke College shows former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe ahead by seven points in the race to win his old job back. Dr. Harry Wilson, senior political analyst for Roanoke College's Institute of Public Opinion Research, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the fin

Published: 9/30/21 1:30 pm Read More

McAuliffe up by 7 points in Virginia governor's race: poll msn.com

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has a 7-point lead over Republican Glenn Youngkin in the commonwealth's gubernatorial race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Wednesday.

Published: 9/30/21 11:48 am Read More

Maxey: Time for transparency in college pricing Roanoke Times

...aspirations because of published prices well beyond their means. Out of concern for access and clarity, Roanoke College is resetting its tuition to be closer to what students actually pay. Starting next fall,...

Published: 9/30/21 12:42 am Read More

Michael C. Maxey column: Time for transparency in college pricing Richmond Times Dispatch

Sometimes we compare the annual efforts of high school seniors finding a college or university to other consumer shopping experiences. Choosing a college is, however, fundamentally different from buying a new set of earbuds or tires. The differences between finding a college and finding a consumer

Published: 9/24/21 1:30 pm Read More

Roanoke College president announces retirement Roanoke Times

Roanoke College president announces retirement {{featured_button_text}} The future is bright at Roanoke College, said a retirement announcement emailed to students on Thursday by President Michael...

Published: 9/23/21 3:56 pm Read More

Roanoke College reduces published tuition price to better reflect student cost WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Roanoke College reduces published tuition price to better reflect what students actually pay.(Roanoke College) Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 4:09 PM EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Nationally,...

Published: 9/21/21 6:45 pm Read More

Why A Republican Might Win In Virginia’s Governor Race, And How New Jersey’s Race Could Get Tighter fivethirtyeight.com

California’s recall election has understandably dominated headlines, but there are two other gubernatorial elections this November that might tell us more about the national environment: Virginia and New Jersey.

Published: 9/15/21 11:32 am Read More

20 years after escaping 9/11: Roanoke man reflects on survival WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...started work in the World Trade Center on the 61st floor of the South Tower. A recent graduate at Roanoke College, he was finishing a training program with Morgan Stanley. It was only the second day of his...

Published: 9/14/21 4:50 am Read More

FBI Richmond’s Special Agent in Charge reflects on being a first responder on 9/11 WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...real proud of being from Galax. I did my Freshman year at Ferrum college and then I transferred to Roanoke College where I majored in Criminal Justice.” Meador had applied to the FBI in August of 2001, but...

Published: 9/10/21 8:20 pm Read More

Roanoke-native Josh Mattox reflects and remembers escaping the South Tower on September 11 WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...2001, Josh Mattox was in New York City, training with Morgan Stanley at the World Trade Center. The Roanoke College graduate was on his way to becoming a financial advisor. It was only the second day of a...

Published: 9/7/21 6:16 pm Read More

Roanoke College Habitat home constructed piece-by-piece ‘R House’ is built in four units, craned into place WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Roanoke College Habitat home constructed piece-by-piece ‘R House’ is built in four units, craned into place Habitat build on Roanoke College campus SALEM, Va. – Completion of this year’s “Home for...

Published: 9/4/21 7:47 pm Read More

WBMS introduces new faculty and staff for 2021-2022 Vinton Messenger

...Technology Education. He is from Salem and a graduate of Glenvar High School. He earned his BA from Roanoke College, his MBA from Syracuse University, and his Certification in Education from Virginia Tech....

Published: 8/23/21 7:38 am Read More

Tom T. Hall, country music’s ‘storyteller,’ is dead at 85 Boston Globe

...Armed Forces Radio Network, before returning to the United States three years later and enrolling in Roanoke College in Virginia to study literature on the GI Bill. He moved to Nashville in 1964 and signed...

Published: 8/21/21 6:24 pm Read More

Roanoke College grad gets big break in Hollywood WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...Angeles.(WDBJ) Published: Aug. 20, 2021 at 10:23 PM EDT|Updated: 17 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A Roanoke College alum has made his big break in Hollywood after helping write the sequel to “The Hitman’s...

Published: 8/21/21 4:22 pm Read More

'Trailblazer' Maxine Fitzgerald opened doors as first full-time Black student at Roanoke College Roanoke Times

{{featured_button_text}} Virginia "Maxine" Fitzgerald Courtesy of Roanoke College Amy Friedenberger When Maxine Fitzgerald walked through the doors of Roanoke College for the first time in 1964,...

Published: 8/20/21 5:26 pm Read More

Data-driven Hull settles in as leader of Roanoke Regional Partnership Roanoke Times

... Casey Fabris John Hull became fascinated by the stories hidden inside data as a student at Roanoke College. He was writing a paper on Appalachia for a geography class, before census data was widely...

Published: 8/1/21 12:46 am Read More

Top Docs: Bringing Joy Through Healthy Activities theroanoker.com

...team physician for Radford University and Salem High School, as well as the Medical Director for the Roanoke College Athletic Training Program. He has served as an Associate Professor of Family and Sports Medicine...

Published: 7/1/21 8:52 am Read More

Juneteenth Founder’s Day celebration Roanoke Tribune

...entrepreneur before you go looking for money.” Natasha Saunders, is director, Multicultural Affairs at Roanoke College and also serves on the Board of Trustees for Roanoke City School Board. Saunders raised the...

Published: 6/24/21 10:47 pm Read More

Roanoke College gets new VP Community, Diversity and Inclusion Roanoke Tribune

Roanoke College has appointed Teresa Ramey as the College’s new vice president of community, diversity and inclusion. In the newly created position, Ramey will lead and build on the College’s efforts to...

Published: 6/24/21 10:47 pm Read More

Virginia Democrats hold gubernatorial race primary: Will it be back to the future? foxnews.com

...rising star in the party, took a serious political hit in 2019 after allegations of rape surfaced. Harry Wilson, senior political analyst of the Roanoke College Poll, emphasized that "McAuliffe built bridges...

Published: 6/8/21 12:51 pm Read More

Virginia votes in primary, with Democrat Terry McAuliffe on ballot: What to know USA Today

...House Del. Jennifer D. Carroll Foy, state Sen. Jennifer McClellan and McAuliffe. According to a Roanoke College Poll, he has a 73% favorable rating and 9% unfavorable rating among Democratic voters. ...

Published: 6/8/21 11:16 am Read More

Virginia native athlete seeks redemption for Olympics WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...the way to the Olympics. She played soccer and ran track in high school, then continued to run at Roanoke College, but didn’t reach Olympic speeds until now. Now at age 30, Carmen Graves sits next to her...

Published: 6/5/21 2:27 pm Read More

Former Roanoke College Lacrosse Great, John Pirro, To Enter National Hall of Fame WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Pirro’s Posthumous Induction to Take Place Later This Year There is a bust of late Roanoke College lacrosse star John Pirro outside Kerr Stadium in Salem.(WDBJ) Published: Jun. 1, 2021 at 11:51 PM EDT|Updated:...

Published: 6/2/21 12:31 am Read More

Roanoke's Del. Sam Rasoul, a lifelong problem solver, focuses on Democrats' rural woes Roanoke Times

...problems and bring people together,” she said. After graduating from high school, Rasoul went to Roanoke College and then got an MBA at Hawaii Pacific University. He returned to the Roanoke Valley and opened...

Published: 5/1/21 7:22 pm Read More

Roanoke College unveils plaques honoring slaves’ contributions WFIR News

Roanoke College is now remembering the contributions of enslaved workers in building the first structures at its Salem campus, including the best-known to this day. The college never owned slaves, but contractors...

Published: 4/8/21 3:34 pm Read More

Roanoke College honors enslaved laborers who helped build early campus buildings WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...long-forgotten part of our history that needs to be remembered and reclaimed,” Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey said about Thursday’s plaque unveiling. Dr. Jesse Bucher, associate professor of history...

Published: 4/8/21 12:02 pm Read More

Bucher: Roanoke College honors enslaved laborers Roanoke Times

Bucher: Roanoke College honors enslaved laborers {{featured_button_text}} The Roanoke College administration building. Paul Stoutamire, Autonomous Flight Technologies Jesse Bucher On April...

Published: 4/4/21 2:48 am Read More

Virginia Becomes First Southern State to Abolish the Death Penalty The New York Times

...Trump administration’s spasm of executions in its final months. Todd C. Peppers, a professor at Roanoke College who has written extensively about the death penalty in Virginia, said the Supreme Court had...

Published: 3/24/21 10:16 pm Read More

Roanoke Women Advance to ODAC Finals While Men Come Up Short Against Randolph-Macon WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Thursday Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 11:01 PM EST|Updated: 26 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - The Roanoke College women knocked off Ferrum 88-58 in the ODAC Tournament Semifinals on Tuesday night. Four Maroons...

Published: 3/9/21 11:28 pm Read More

Ex-Marine, professor, MLB draft pick among high court clerks Associated Press

...women, a court first. “There’s all sorts of quirky reasons to explain choices,” said law professor Todd Peppers, who wrote a book about clerking and noted that Chief Justice William Rehnquist liked clerks...

Published: 3/1/21 6:54 am Read More

Rasoul introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms WFIR News

...than we had before.” “Families thrive when mothers thrive. All of the data backs this up,” said Roanoke College Professor of History Ivonne Wallace Fuentes. “A Marshall Plan for moms is an opportunity...

Published: 2/9/21 8:23 am Read More

Roanoke Valley dog to play in Puppy Bowl XVII Roanoke Times

...Bowl as he is incredibly athletic and energetic, and loves his toys,” Chris Lee, a math professor at Roanoke College, wrote in an email exchange. “As the goal of the game is to grab toys and run them into the...

Published: 2/6/21 11:40 pm Read More

Freshens Fresh Food Kitchen in Salem gears up for Roanoke College students WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Freshens Fresh Food Kitchen opened up a few months ago for Roanoke College students.(WDBJ) Published: Jan. 22, 2021 at 6:01 PM EST|Updated: 48 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - There’s a new healthy food...

Published: 1/22/21 6:51 pm Read More

40 Under 40: John Hull theroanoker.com

...Regional Partnership John Hull holds a Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in Political Science from Roanoke College, completed the Management Institute at Roanoke College in 2019 and is a 2020 graduate of...

Published: 1/4/21 7:03 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Johnny Camacho theroanoker.com

...Comedian / Assistant Manager, Deschutes Tasting Room Johnny Camacho graduated Cum Laude with a BFA from Roanoke College in 2012, moving to New York to gain experience in the industry. After moving back to Roanoke,...

Published: 1/4/21 2:48 pm Read More

40 Under 40: Matthew Brown theroanoker.com

...organizations support the communities they are a part of.” Earned BS in Computer Information Systems, Roanoke College, 2013 Earned Masters in Nonprofit Management, University of Central Florida, 2016 Volunteers...

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40 Under 40: Amanda Nastiuk theroanoker.com

Amanda Nastiuk, 33 / Executive Director, West End Center for Youth Amanda Nastiuk graduated from Roanoke College in 2011 with a Sociology degree, beginning her career as a Case Manager. She worked with...

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40 Under 40: Chris Vail theroanoker.com

...which I feel that I can have a positive impact on.” Earned B.S. in Health and Human Performance, Roanoke College, 2014 Certified General Appraiser VA License No. 4001 016876 Candidate for MAI designation...

Published: 1/4/21 11:06 am Read More

40 Under 40: Fredy Wright theroanoker.com

...Wright, 36 / Digital Director, Wheeler Digital Fredy Wright graduated with Cum Laude honors from Roanoke College in 2005, majoring in English and Communications. He first started at Wheeler as an intern...

Published: 1/4/21 11:06 am Read More

Project by Roanoke College student highlights food insecurity WFIR News

A project by student at an area college is looking to highlight the problem of food insecurity and is suggesting ways his peers could give back. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has this In-Depth Report. 12-18 In Depth...

Published: 12/18/20 7:25 am Read More

Good Neighbors Fund: Longtime volunteer for RAM House and others finally has time to read Roanoke Times

...when he arrived. Kegley was born in Wytheville, and came to the Roanoke Valley when he enrolled in Roanoke College — which his three sons also attended. He’d never really considered a career in journalism,...

Published: 11/25/20 8:12 pm Read More

Holiday spending likely lower this season, according to Roanoke College Poll WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...more anticipate using cash-only for their purchases. According to the most recent poll from the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, 49% of Virginians plan to spend the same amount...

Published: 11/24/20 9:25 pm Read More

Virginians reflect on the 2020 Election, COVID-19, and politics in The Roanoke College Poll WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Roanoke College Poll conducted a survey to see how Virginians felt about the 2020 Election, politics, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was...

Published: 11/24/20 12:50 pm Read More

Roanoke College Environmental Science students get knee deep into citizen science with Clean Valley Council at the Roanoke River WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

Salem. Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke College Environmental Science students had to opportunity to learn that the best classroom can often be found in nature and the most insightful lessons experienced through community...

Published: 10/30/20 6:40 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 9:50 am 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 8:26 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 7:56 am 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 9:41 am 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 5:41 pm 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: 8/26/20 9:57 pm Read More

Suffragists' Work Didn't End in 1920 History News Network

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, a commemoration of American women gaining the right to vote that has been celebrated since 1973. This year holds extra significance as it marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. Except it doesn’t. 1920 is a milestone for some America

Published: 8/23/20 11:34 am 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: 8/20/20 11:14 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 3:01 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: 8/2/20 8:14 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 10:38 am 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 10:19 am 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 6:45 pm 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 3:35 pm 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 6:21 pm 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 12:46 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 10:19 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 12:08 am 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 4:41 am 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 5:23 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 12:50 pm 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 6:55 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 2:33 pm 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 3:12 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...

Published: 1/16/20 10:30 am Read More

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: 1/12/20 7:27 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: 1/10/20 9:07 pm 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: 1/10/20 7:18 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 4:27 pm 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 3:22 pm 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 6:08 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 5:01 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: 11/12/19 9:28 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 12:50 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 3:28 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 12:50 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: 8/26/19 8:05 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 7:58 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 6:22 pm 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: 7/12/19 9:03 pm 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: 4/29/18 10:33 pm 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: 3/26/18 10:33 pm Read More

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

Dr. Stauffer Letter to Editor in Wall Street Journal.

Published: 3/25/18 10:33 pm 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: 2/23/18 9:33 pm 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: 4/6/17 10:33 pm 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: 10/17/16 10:33 pm 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: 5/27/16 10:33 pm 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: 5/16/16 10:33 pm 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: 1/5/16 9:33 pm 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: 9/19/15 10:33 pm 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: 8/29/15 10:33 pm 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: 7/26/15 10:33 pm Read More

How Can You Tell if Your Loved One Is Jealous? Psychology Today

...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: 5/12/15 10:33 pm 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: 1/16/15 9:33 pm 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: 1/14/15 9:33 pm 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 3:29 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 1:57 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 1:57 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 1:57 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 1:04 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 1:04 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 1:04 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 1:04 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: 11/10/17 11:59 pm 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: 11/9/17 11:59 pm 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: 11/7/17 11:59 pm 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 12:11 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 12:11 am Read More

Congress' uncertain path on Obamacare subsidy fix 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 12:11 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: 9/19/17 11:29 pm 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: 9/18/17 11:29 pm 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: 9/17/17 11:29 pm 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: 9/17/17 11:29 pm 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: 2/24/18 9:07 pm 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: 1/26/18 9:07 pm 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 1:32 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 1:32 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 1:32 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 1:32 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 1:32 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: 2/15/17 8:01 pm 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 2:33 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 2:33 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 3:33 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 12:32 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: 10/26/16 9:00 pm 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 2:03 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 2:03 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 ...

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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: 7/23/16 10:08 pm 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: 2/28/16 9:08 pm 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: 2/28/16 9:08 pm 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: 2/28/16 9:08 pm 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....

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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....

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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.

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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 ...

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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: 2/26/16 9:08 pm 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: 1/4/16 7:54 pm 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: 12/2/15 8:33 pm 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 4:03 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 4:03 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 4:03 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 3:46 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 4:15 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 4:54 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: 3/20/15 11:25 pm 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: 3/19/15 11:25 pm 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: 3/19/15 11:25 pm 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: 1/17/15 8:22 pm 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;...

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