Communication studies major Wil Cleaveland was recognized with an award for his paper analyzing TV news coverage of third party candidates.
Paul Hanstedt was one of the campus leaders when RC revised its general education curriculum. He published "General Education Essentials: A Guide for College Faculty" earlier this year. As a Fulbright Scholar, he advised universities in Hong Kong.
In Scotland, Emily Cranwell, an English major, studied Scottish literature from July 23 to Aug. 4 at the University of Edinburgh. Her program was intense, covering 12 works in nine days.
Dr. Tom Carter’s book, "Beachhead Normandy," comes from his father’s involvement in D-Day. His students benefit from this close relationship with the story of one of America’s most famous military operations.
Doug Rohrbeck ’97 produces Fox News’ “Special Report.”
From international trade consulting to Spanish cooking, Roanoke College alumni launch new careers after teaching English in Spain
Roanoke graduates teach English and learn Spanish culture through the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program. The program has inspired several Roanoke alumni to forge new career paths.
Ali Hamden sees NASCAR fans' passion for racing upclose through her job coordinating events and guest services for the North Carolina speedway.
Lauren Harrison '07 enjoys career as Newsday reporter
Alumna authors book about modern-day dating
“I’m doing it! I’m living a dream. I still have a long way to go, but I’m positive that continued perseverance will result in many milestones for this new venture.”
An English major at Roanoke, this Maroon has applied the skills she learned at the College in a variety of ways. From blogging about 31 dates in 31 days to writing for a television show, Duricka sure knows how to keeps things interesting.
"I grew up on a farm and went to a one-room country school, then rode a bus to high school, an hour each way. The campus was my first look at the real world. I didn't know what was beyond the first mountain," Kegley says.
“Perseverance pays off,” Karen Olson ’82 says, encouraging aspiring writers. “This is not something that happens overnight, but if you’re a good writer and have a good book to market, someone will see that. And if it doesn’t happen the first time, don’t give up.”
“I’m hoping to make an impact on other prosecutors to go after these cases as hard as they can,” Deegan explains. “They’re time consuming and expensive, but I’m hoping to stress their importance.”
Editor Dr. Paul Hanstedt, associate professor of English, teaches students the fundamentals in creative writing and publishing.
Cynthia Atkins, lecturer in Roanoke’s English department, publishes new book of poetry entitled “Psyche’s Weathers”
Atkins said that weather is a great metaphor for the ever changing “storms” in our souls.
Two students are among those reading from a group of poems during this “Studio Virginia” show, which aired on WVTF.
"On Dream Street" captures Almeder's skill as a "fearless poetry with perfect pitch."
“As an English major and communications concentration, my classes at Roanoke definitely helped me with my writing and editing skills,” Clark said.
Project allows student to challenge traditional interpretations of themes in Jane Austen's “Emma”
Lauren Harrison Discovers That “You Can't Know Where You're Going Until You Know Where You Came From”
The award is presented to a person who makes extraordinary contributions to the education and achievement of girls through work in the community.
“Being a writer allows me to be a more effective professor,” Shultz says.