Roanoke College is one of at least 80 colleges and universities nationwide that is partnering with TurboVote, a non-partisan group that helps Americans, particularly college students, manage the election process online.
Several Roanoke students spent the government shutdown's furlough days volunteering with Washington, D.C., area nonprofits and advocacy groups.
Besse, who majors in political science and criminal justice, worked as an intern in Washington, D.C., and in the commonwealth attorney's office.
The international relations major received two prestigious scholarships in 2013 to study in Japan.
Aspiring attorney Chris Besse calls his experience with the Washington Semester Program “absolutely amazing.”
Criminal justice and sociology major Monica Weaver used to think she wanted to work for the FBI. Then she spent a semester in Washington with the ATF.
Maggie Hedrick found work with the Smithsonian a positive step on her path to teaching.
Roanoke College senior and softball standout interns with Washington international police communications organization
Alea Bier '13 is one of many Roanoke students who has lived and interned in the nation's capital through the Lutheran College Washington D.C. Semester Program.