Roanoke Welcomes Comic Tim Young

SALEM, Va.—Comedian Tim Young brings his seven years of college experience from NYC to Roanoke College on Saturday, September 30, at 9 p.m. in the Bast Center.  Tickets are $10 and are on sale at the college’s Colket Center Information Office.  The performance is sponsored by the Roanoke College Campus Activities Board (CAB).  For more information, please call the Colket Center, 540-378-5125 or order online at www.roanoke.edu/tickets. Young will be on campus in conjunction with the College's Family Weekend activities.

Young's college show is all about college. From stealing cafeteria trays to sleeping in lofts to dirty roommates, you will recognize today’s college student in Young's inventive and offbeat material. Plus, find out how to pay off those student loans with his highly touted tuition reimbursement plan. Having performed at over 400 campuses, Young has designed and built his show to entertain the college student.

You might recognize Young as the spokesman for Jetblue Airlines, or his many television appearances, including “Last Comic Standing,” Comedy Central's “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn,” “Premium Blend” and “Shorties Watching Shorties”, MTV's “The Jim Bruer Show” and “Daria,” or as a commentator on the E! Channel.  

Roanoke College, the country’s second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke 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 Southeast.” Roanoke’s 1,900 students represent 41 states across the U.S. and 25 foreign countries.

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