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President Maxey announced to the campus on May 15 the appointment of G. Michael Pace, Jr. as Roanoke's first General Counsel and the upcoming retirement of McMillan H. "Mac" Johnson '70.
Roanoke's website, www.roanoke.edu, landed the silver award in The Roanoker Magazine's annual Best of Roanoke contest. The College was again named best college in the Roanoke area.
This summer, 14 Summer Scholars will do research ranging from observing bird populations at the Roanoke River to analyzing bilingual children's stories and assessing the impact of school nutrition polices in Palau.
Regine Archer, chairman and former president of Blue Ridge Beverage Co., and Steven White, principal guest conductor and artistic advisor for Opera Roanoke, received honorary degrees on May 4.
Sophomore Evelyn Clark made Roanoke’s Washington Semester Program part of a plan to get as much hands-on experience as possible while she prepares for law school.
Will Groth '14 began biking four years ago with the sole purpose of staying in shape. Last year, he bought a road bike and joined the Adventure Cycling Association.
The men's lacrosse team faces Centre College at 4 p.m. at Kerr Stadium on Wednesday, May 8 for the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship. Roanoke's softball team and track & field athletes also are competing this month.