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Earthbound

Earthbound is a student organization with a primary purpose of educating the college community on environmental topics. Its motto is "Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, Reject, Replant." You can find out more about Earthbound in the Colket Center. Contact earthbound@roanoke.edu for more information.

RC Electric

RC Electric is a student organization exploring alternative energy sources and especially electricity as an alternative to gasoline.  Their current project is the restoration of a 1939 Pontiac with conversion from gas to electric power.  Now that is really a Classic for Tomorrow.  More information.

 

From the classroom to city hall: Students propose green changes for Roanoke buildings

From the classroom to city hall: Students propose green changes for Roanoke buildings

Roanoke College students hope the results of a green roofs study would reduce rainwater runoff at some of downtown Roanoke's buildings and save energy costs for the city.

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"When I researched various options for college, Roanoke's environmental program was light years ahead of what other schools offered. The professors were wonderful. So much of my time was spent outdoors; it really opened up my mind for different ways of learning."

-Whitney Sorge, Park Ranger, Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

 

Classic Conversion: Roanoke students transform 1939 Pontiac into electric-powered vehicle

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