Sustainability at Roanoke College
Our purpose is to present an overview of the "green" plans and practices currently underway at Roanoke College. Some items have far reaching effect and some very minor. All are an effort to continue our path toward environmental responsibility and "green awareness".
Roanoke named to The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges
Roanoke College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United State and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. Read more.
Roanoke receives Pride in Salem Green Awards
Roanoke College was just recently awarded one of three Pride in Salem Green Awards for energy-efficient renovations on campus. Roanoke was nominated for the renovations of Lucas Hall, our first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building. Read more.
“One of the most important aspects of going green is simply the amount of energy that will be saved,” says Cassandra Lord ’10. “This is not only good for the environment, but it is also something that will be monetarily beneficial in the long run.”