This month, students are writing about Cambodian travel, exploring farm life, touring national parks across the United States, studying marine biology in Mexico and more during Roanoke's May Term courses.
The Roanoke College Poll: consumer sentiment is up despite the sequester; Northern Va and Tidewater lead with Southside and Shenandoah Valley more cautious.
UPDATED: C. Homer Bast, a legend at Roanoke for his work in the classroom and on the track, passed away May 20. He was 98 years old. His funeral is scheduled for Saturday, May 25 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Salem.
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.
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.