At Roanoke, Experiential Learning opportunities place students in authentic, real-world contexts and prompt them to draw deliberate connections between knowledge and skills gained through classroom learning and that gained through these real-world experiences. Participation leads to academic skill development, personal and professional growth, and help students develop a passion for possible career paths. Find your Passion. Find your Path.
Showcase of Experiential Learning
Thursday and Friday, April 9th & 10th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Fintel Library
Students from all disciplines will be showcasing their internships, service-learning projects, research, creative works, and study abroad experiences. The event kicks off with a social starting at 6:00. Students will be standing by their posters and giving short oral presentations. Please roam throughout Fintel Library and stop to talk to our students.
Opportunities at Roanoke
Course involves case studies, an advanced business simulation, workshops, labs, readings of top-tier articles and lectures on strategy.
- Manage a stock portfolio.
- Direct a choir.
- Witness heart surgery.
- Make nanotubes.
- Build a house.
- Go to Africa or Guatemala or wherever.
- Edit a national literary magazine.
- Argue a case in front of real judge.
Brittany Harrison '11 performs a summer scholars research project with a professor on mountain music culture. Watch Video.