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Campus Events

Find out what's happening on campus this week.

Blood Drive
11:00 AM, Thu, 09/04/14 - Thu, 09/04/14

FOTQ featuring After Jack
4:30 PM, Fri, 09/05/14 - Fri, 09/05/14

RCAD Funny T-shirts
4:30 PM, Fri, 09/05/14 - Fri, 09/05/14

Women's Volleyball
5:00 PM, Fri, 09/05/14

Women's Volleyball
2:30 PM, Fri, 09/05/14

Film Club Interest Meeting
6:00 PM, Fri, 09/05/14 - Fri, 09/05/14

Concert: We the Kings
8:00 PM, Sat, 09/06/14 - Sat, 09/06/14

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Off-campus Events

There is a lot to see and do in Roanoke and in the surrounding area. Here's some ideas of upcoming events to check out: 

September 13, 2014
Comedian Bill Engvall - Roanoke Civic Center

November 1, 2014 
Dracula - Roanoke Ballet Theatre 

November 10-11, 2014
Blue Man Group - Roanoke Civic Center

For other ideas, check out the Roanoke Valley page.


Announcements for Current Students

Changes in survey and IRB reviews

If you are conducting research using human subjects, the study must be reviewed and approved by the Roanoke College Institutional Review Board (IRB) before you begin data collection. . In an effort to simplify the review process for surveying Roanoke College faculty, staff or students, the survey review has been incorporated into the IRB review. There is now one application, which is to be submitted to the IRB. Institutional Research will continue to distribute electronic surveys. While the review process has changed, the Roanoke College survey policies remain in place: The IRB review form has been changed to incorporate information for survey review but also to separate out questions that appeared in the previous review form. There may seem to be more questions, but that�s not the case. In the previous form there were several questions that were grouped together under one heading. Consequently, some questions were not answered, which required follow-up correspondence by the IRB. It�s hoped that the new form will speed the review process. The IRB review form is now in pdf format, which should make it easier for both PC and Mac users.
Contact: Edward Hamilton

IPOR: Telephone Interviewers Information Session

The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) is looking to fill temporary, part-time positions of Telephone Interviewers to work in the survey call center. IPOR conducts public opinion polls throughout Virginia. Interviewers will work about seven days per month with day, evening and weekend shifts available. An information session will be held on Tuesday, 9/2 from 12-1pm in West 117. Please contact Judi Pinckney ( if you are interested in attending.
Contact: Judith Pinckney
Location: West 117

Madden Tournament in the Game Room

The Game Room will be hosting a Madden Tournament on Xbox One during the month of September. The season will last for 3 weeks then playoffs begin right after that. All participants are guaranteed at least 3 games. The winner will receive a $50 gift card to to purchase gear to represent your favorite NFL team this season. The deadline to register is Friday 9/5 so sign up to play at today!
Contact: Todd Bowyer

Men's Breakfast Club

real faith + real food + real late = Men's Breakfast hosted by Chaplain Chris at 10:30pm TUESDAY NIGHTS in Morehead Hall (aka Chaplain's office).
Contact: Christopher Bowen

Open Swim Hours

The pool, located in Alumni Gym, is pleased to offer an expanded Open Swim schedule for the campus community. Monday - Friday: Noon - 2:00pm Monday - Thursday: 4:00-6:00pm A certified lifeguard is on duty whenever the pool is open.
Contact: Todd Bowyer

Seeing What Had Never Been Seen Before: the Revelations of the Hubble Space Telescope

Jennifer J. Wiseman, PhD, the Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope Tuesday, September 23, 7:30 p.m. Olin Theater While pursuing her bachelor's degree in physics at MIT, Jennifer Wiseman discovered the comet Wiseman-Skiff. After earning her PhD in astronomy at Harvard, she was a Jansky Fellow at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and a Hubble Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. Her work has led to heading the Laboratory for Exoplanets and Stellar Astrophysics at NASA, serving as the president of the American Scientific Affiliation, and now as the Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope. Her time on campus is sponsored by the Benne Center for Religion and Society.
Contact: Dr. James Peterson
Location: OlinTheatre

Take 20 at Noon Worship Service

Every Tuesday at noon we gather for a brief time of prayer and Scripture with a sharing of communion. Faculty, staff and students are ALL WELCOME to join in. We meet in Antrim Chapel.
Contact: Christopher Bowen