Virginians favor firearms regulations but doubt their effectiveness. And Virginians support armed security at schools but oppose arming teachers.
Virginians weigh in on transportation, texting, uranium mining, education and more as the General Assembly makes important decisions. Virginia residents are largely undecided on Cuccinelli and McAuliffe for Governor in 2013.
Dr. Paul Hanstedt is the fourth Roanoke professor in 10 years to receive Virginia's highest honor - SCHEV's Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Hanstedt was recognized in Richmond earlier this month.
Classes begin at 10:30 a.m. and Offices open at 10:30 a.m.
Allen is considered to be one of the most prolific college basketball players in Virginia Intercollegiate basketball history. He started at Roanoke in 1967 as the first African-American student-athlete at Roanoke.
Dr. Gerald McDermott’s book, “The Theology of Jonathan Edwards,” has been named the top theology/ethics book in Christianity Today’s 2013 Book Awards.
CUPS on Campus, a new shop serving snacks, coffee, tea and other drinks, now is open inside Fintel Library's first floor lobby. Its opening marks the first day of spring semester classes at Roanoke and the first Salem location for coffee shop proprietor, Michelle Bennett.
Toni McLawhorn, director of Career Services, received the Southern Star Award, which is one of the highest honors given each year by the Southern Association of Colleges and Employers (SoACE).
The Rev. Paul Henrickson, Judi Pinckney and Berta Lawrence received Roanoke College's STAR Award for 2012.
Adrian Gillem’s Japan study trip is funded, in part, by two prestigious scholarships — the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Freeman-ASIA scholarship.
Due to inclement weather, Roanoke College is operating on a delayed schedule today, Friday, Feb.8.
Roanoke's Olin Gallery hosts the Roanoke Reef and Phenomenal Indicators exhibitions through March 4. The gallery is open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week.
This year marks the third year that Roanoke has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes colleges and universities for dedication to community service.
The Rev. R. Paul Henrickson, who in his previous career was an aerospace engineer for NASA, has had an enormous impact at Roanoke, where he is known for his non-preachy ability to build relationships with students.
Roanoke College alumna named first female president of prestigious professional and academic society
Dr. Bettie Sue Masters '59 was named the 2013 president-elect for the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).
Roanoke College Women’s Forum to spotlight dating, oppression, work-life balance and other topics relevant to women
This year's Women's Forum kicks off on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Colket Center's Wortmann Ballroom with Zach Wahls, author of "My Two Moms."
Consumer Sentiment in Virginia retreats while price expectations are on the rise. See all of the latest news from Roanoke College's Institute for Policy & Opinion Research.
In August, Kassens begins her five-year term as the John S. Shannon Professor in Economics at Roanoke.
Roanoke lost one of its historic icons, the Bittle Tree, which was removed due to safety issues. The tree was planted by Roanoke’s founding President David Bittle.
RC Poll: Virginians Support Immigration Reform; Split on Same-Sex Marriage; favor firearm regulations
Virginians support allowing those currently living in the U.S. to remain here legally and half support a path to citizenship for them. Residents of the Commonwealth are split on issues of same-sex marriage. Gun control regulations are supported but Virginians doubt the effectiveness of such regulation.
Republican Ken Cuccinelli leads Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the latest Roanoke College Poll. More than a third of Virginians are undecided in the 2013 Gubernatorial election.
Judy Hall ’69 and Geoffrey Ottaway ’69 are Roanoke College’s 2013 alumni medalists. Each received the Roanoke College Medal - the College’s highest honor - at an April 12 recognition luncheon.
Two former field hockey standouts, Jodi Godbout '02 and Nicole Yodice '03, along with two basketball stars, Amy Athey '97 and Bryant Lee '95, were honored for their contributions to Roanoke Athletics on April 12.
Roanoke College launches the largest campaign in its history with a $25 million pledge from alumna Nancy Mulheren.
FOTQ, class reunions, golf tournament, outdoor adventures, receptions, the campaign kickoff and other events are featured in this year's Alumni Weekend.
With the Virginia General Assembly's legislative session officially ended, IPOR presents this report on how the actions of the legislature compare to the sentiments of citizens polled.
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.
Roanoke's website, www.roanoke.edu, landed the silver award in The Roanoker Magazine's annual Best of Roanoke contest. The College was again named best college in the Roanoke area.
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.
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.
Regine Archer, chairman and former president of Blue Ridge Beverage Co., and Steven White, principal guest conductor and artistic advisor for Opera Roanoke, received honorary degrees on May 4.
Maroons record-holder joins the ranks of athletes and coaches who have made a major impact on sports in Va.
Dr. Virginia Stewart received the Dean's Exemplary Teaching Award while Dr. Monica Vilhauer received the Exemplary Professional Achievement Award.
The Rev. Paul Henrickson said to Roanoke's 461 graduates “Somewhere out there, your name is being called to something very special. Follow it wherever it might lead you.”