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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.

 

Roanoke College students lobby on Capitol Hill

Roanoke College students lobby on Capitol Hill

Power Shift 2009 urges young people to promote conversation about justice, equity, economic reform and clean living.

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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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