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WEB / SOCIAL MEDIA assistant needed for Summer
Gain valuable experience in web marketing & social media! The Public Relations office is looking to hire an Web & Social Media Assistant for summer 2018 and beyond. Preference may be given to freshmen and sophomores. Work could include general updates to college website using our conten...[see more]
Contact: Whitney Anderson

Writing and Art: A Reading and Reception with Dr....
Please join us on Tuesday evening, March 27th at 7:00pm in the Olin Gallery for this event. Robert Schultz has received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Award in Fiction, The Virginia Quarterly Review’s Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry, and Cornell University’s Corson-Bishop Poetry Pr...[see more]
Contact: Channing Johnson (5403752523)

Fulbright Information Session, Thursday, March 22
Last year 6 RC students were named Fulbrights and are spending this year studying, researching, and teaching in Europe and Central and South America. If you are interested in learning more about this life-changing program, please plan to attend an information session on Thursday, March 22, from 11:...[see more]
Contact: Jennifer Rosti (540-375-2386)

Last March, Pamela Pierce ’72, participated in Roanoke College's Women's Forum with a viewing of her documentary, "A Thousand Voices". If you missed it, she is returning the Roanoke Valley! Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm HOLLINS UNIVERSITY Niederer Auditorium Wetherill Visual Arts Cent...[see more]
Contact: Tanya Ridpath, Director of Community Programs (540-375-2323)

"The Humanities, Without Which..."
Public lecture by Premesh Lalu from the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape. Tuesday, March 20, 12:00 pm. Logan Gallery, The Bank.
Contact: Jesse Bucher (2049)

Reminders to Campus Student Employers
As you begin posting jobs and hiring students for Fall 2018 and beyond, please remember these two requirements: 1. Jobs must be posted for a minimum of five days before a student hiring form may be submitted. 2. New starting with jobs for Fall 2018 and beyond: All student candidates for campus jo...[see more]
Contact: Toni McLawhorn ((540) 375-2303)

Day Trip to Washington, DC
Saturday, March 24th: Round-trip from the Roanoke College campus to downtown Washington, DC. Bus departs at 7:00 a.m. for D.C. and departs DC for Salem at 6:00 pm. Fine Arts Majors $25.00; Fine Arts students $35.00; RC Community $50.00. To reserve spot, see Kathy or Ronda in Fine Arts Office (Oli...[see more]
Contact: Julia Sienkewicz (540-375-2553)

Other Announcements

Wellness Fair - Next Week!
The Second Annual MaroonsRWell Wellness Fair will be Tuesday, March 20th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kerr-Cregger Fieldhouse. Roanoke College benefits-eligible faculty and staff are invited to attend this event that spotlights local businesses, community resources, and initiatives that aim to posi...[see more]
Contact: Kate Smith

Please come at your convenience between 5:00 and 7:00pm to visit with a number of businesses and organizations interested in working with Roanoke College students as interns or paid employees in the summer or even next fall! Experiential education is critical to success after college, so please sta...[see more]
Contact: Toni McLawhorn ((540) 375-2303)

Information Technology Maintenance Window
In order for Information Technology to keep the vital systems on campus up and running smoothly, it is necessary for there to be time each month when system updates and patches can be applied and routine maintenance performed. The next scheduled time for routine maintenance is Tuesday, March 20 star...[see more]
Contact: Information Technology Helpdesk (540-375-2225)

Kenneth R. Garren Awards
Thanks to Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, the awards were established in 2000 in recognizing students, faculty and staff for their exemplary dedication and interest in diversity and inclusion. Dr. Garren was a leader who believed in promoting multiculturalism on Roanoke's campus. In April of 2008 and April...[see more]
Contact: Juliet Lowery

ENVS Dept Internship Info Session, March 22nd
Environmental Studies Department majors, minors and concentrators - plan to attend an Internship Information Workshop on THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 11:45am-1:00pm, Fintel 001, to learn more about the criteria for and requirements of an internship for academic credit, especially as related to summer and fal...[see more]
Contact: Toni McLawhorn ((540) 375-2303)

Turnitin Service Disruption March 17, 2018
Turnitin has informed Information Technology that they will be performing necessary maintenance on their equipment that will require our Turnitin service to be unavailable from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, March 17, 2018. This means that students will be unable to submit papers through Turnitin assignme...[see more]
Contact: IT Helpdesk (540-375-2225)

March 21st International Day for the Elimination o...
2018 Theme: Promoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discrimination Every person is entitled to human rights without discrimination. The rights to equality and non-discrimination are cornerstones of human rights law. Article 1 of the Unive...[see more]
Contact: Juliet Lowery

Job Opening - Comptroller
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Comptroller. For additional information and how to apply, please see Staff Career Opportunities on the Human Resources website.
Contact: Human Resources (375-2288)

Men's Soccer Goal-A-Thon
Head Coach Ryan Pflugrad has announced the date for the sixth annual RC Men's Soccer Goal-A-Thon to be held on Friday, March, 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Kerr Stadium. The event is a 5-vs-5 tournament played with current players and alumni of the men's soccer program to support the program and raise aware...[see more]
Contact: Ryan Pflugrad

Job Opening - Faculty/Staff in Residence
Roanoke College is seeking applications for the Faculty/Staff in Residence (FSIR) position. Applicants must hold another primary position on campus to also hold this secondary, live-in professional position. For additional information and how to apply, please see the link below.
Contact: Human Resources (375-2288)

Pre-registration begins Friday, March 23
Pre-registration for the 2018 Summer and 2018 Fall terms begins Friday, March 23 and extends through the beginning of each term. A "notification” indicating one's specific pre-registration group date and time can be found on the MyRoanoke homepage or in Student Self-Service (please see attached samp...[see more]
Contact: The Registrar's Office

Safe Zone
This session will give college staff, faculty and students a background on issues related to a person’s real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.Topics will include discussing the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, basic terminology to use when working with mem...[see more]
Contact: Juliet Lowery

Supporting Trans and GNC (Gender Non-Conforming) S...
According to GLSEN research, compared to other students in the LGBTQ community, transgender and genderqueer students face more hostile climates. So, too, do gender non-conforming (GNC) students, whose gender expression does not align to traditional gender norms. Transgender Awareness Week from N...[see more]
Contact: Juliet Lowery

Job Opening - Vice President for Student Affairs a...
Roanoke College seeks an experienced professional to serve as Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. This Vice President will be responsible for the leadership of a comprehensive student affairs division, which is fully integrated into the educational mission of the College. For...[see more]
Contact: Human Resources (540-375-2455)

Business Office Updates - March 2018
March Business Office Update Notes this month from Payroll, Student Accounts, Accounts Payable and In Case You Missed It
Contact: Betty Wetmiller

Upcoming event: The Chinese Worldview Reconsidered...
Zheya Gai is Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Washington & Jefferson College. Her most recent research, involving a number of issues on the broad topic of China’s rise, was published in a coauthored book titled China’s Peaceful Rise: Perceptions, Policy, and Misperceptions...[see more]
Contact: Dr. Justin Garrison ((540) 375-5265)

Art History Guest Lecturer Victor Martinez present...
Please join The Fine Arts Department - Art History Guest, Dr. Victor Martinez, Arkansas State University, for his presentation of Molding Imperial Roman Ideology: Augustan Iconography Before Actium. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5:30 p.m. Pickle Lounge Non-ticketed event Sponsored by the Art History...[see more]
Contact: Ronda Philips (540-375-2354)

Upcoming event: Steven Wise: The Struggle of the N...
The Struggle of the Nonhuman Rights Project to Attain Fundamental Legal Rights for Nonhuman Animals Steven Wise was the subject of an HBO documentary in 2017. He has practiced animal protection law for 30 years and is the author of "Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals." Friday,...[see more]
Contact: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris ((540) 375-2411)

Upcoming event: Phi Beta Kappa Lecture: Why Anthro...
David Haberman, Phi Beta Kappa Scholar, from Indiana University, will challenge the way we relate to nature by looking at the worship of Krishna Stones from Mt. Govardhan in India. Thursday, March 22 at 7:00pm Pickle Lounge
Contact: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris ((540) 375-2411)

Important Information - On-Campus Employment Hirin...
Roanoke College sees opportunities for students to work on campus as an important step in your professional development. As such, it’s important for students to present an appropriate resume as a job candidate, regardless of the setting. Please be aware that all on-campus student job postings to b...[see more]
Contact: Toni McLawhorn ((540) 375-2303)