Abdallah Schleifer to Speak at Roanoke

SALEM, Va.- Roanoke College's Honors Program and Jordan Endowment are pleased to host a lecture by Abdallah Schleifer, the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Al Arabiya and executive producer of the documentary Control Room. Schleifer will speak about the role of media and censorship in the Middle East on Monday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Colket Center's Wortmann Ballroom. Tickets are not required.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke College is listed in U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges Guide as a national liberal arts college and is one of just 270 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the mid-Atlantic." Roanoke's 1,850 students represent 41 states and 25 countries.

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.