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Registration Deadline for Semester Break Career Ni...
Career Services sponsors Career Night programs in some of our alumni chapter cities during school breaks, as an opportunity for students to network with graduates in locations and fields of interest to them. These programs are open to students of all Class years, to seek information on potential in...[see more]
Contact: Toni McLawhorn ((540) 375-2303)

INTERNSHIP FAIR OCT 24, 5-7PM
Come one, come all, to our Internship Fair, taking place on Tuesday, October 24th, 5-7pm, on the main level of the Colket Center. Representatives from about 30 organizations have opportunities for the spring and/or next summer to share with Roanoke students. A listing of the organizations may be f...[see more]
Contact: Toni McLawhorn ((540) 375-2303)

Other Announcements

Student Health and Counseling providing free Flu s...
Say BOO to the Flu and Don't be Spooked to Know Your HIV status! Student Health and Counseling providing free Flu shots and HIV testing for students Date: October 25, 2017 Time: 11:00am-2:00pm Location: Wortmann Ballroom Cost: Free
Contact: Melanie Thacker ((540)375-2287)

A PANEL DISCUSSION ON REFUGEE CRISIS
A PANEL DISCUSSION ON REFUGEE CRISIS: PAST AND PRESENT WITH AN INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 7:00 PM COLKET CENTER, WORTMANN BALLROOM Panel members from Virginia Tech and Roanoke College come together to discuss viewpoints related to refugees, including the historic response t...[see more]
Contact: Tanya Ridpath, Director of Community Programs (540-375-2323)

THE FOWLER PROGRAM PRESENTS: Sen. Kelly Ayotte
Tickets NOW available for: "THE NEXT AMERICA: THE VIEW FROM CONGRESS" with Kelly Ayotte, former US Senator MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 7:30 PM BAST CENTER, GYMNASIUM Free tickets are required and available at roanoke.edu/events or at the Colket Center Information Desk. Kelly Ayotte was elected...[see more]
Contact: Tanya Ridpath, Director of Community Programs (540-375-2323)

NEW: CULTURE 4A CAUSE EVENT TO SPOTLIGHT HOMELESSN...
Community Programs and the Olin Hall Galleries team up to support Family Promise of Greater Roanoke through a cultural collaborative. The inaugural Culture 4a Cause event will be held in the Olin Hall Galleries on Friday Nov. 3 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Art Exhibit: "We Are All Homeless" with artist Wi...[see more]
Contact: Tanya Ridpath, Director of Community Programs (540-375-2323)

Update to Student Transportation Vouchers
Student Activities & City Cab have updated the Student Transportation vouchers. All old vouchers must be recycled! City Cab will no longer accept the old vouchers. The new vouchers can be picked up for the normal weekend transportation at the Colket Center Information Desk.
Contact: Gregory Hanlon

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 8, 1930--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK FLOODS OF YELLOW LIGHT . . LIKE THE SUN . . SATISFIED GRID ENTHUSIASTS . . . COLLEGE LIFE COMES INTO ITS OWN . . THE NIGHT GAME Enough has already been said about night football to make it a sore subject with every reader of the Brackety-Ack and the Salem...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 9, 1964--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK PI LAMBDA PHI OUT FOR BLOOD The sixth annual Pi Lambda Phi Bloodmobile will be held Monday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Gymnasium. Last year 137 pints of blood were given by the student body and faculty. Roanoke is in competitio...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 10, 1958--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK COKE PARTY BIG SUCCESS The Independents Club held a coke party for all unaffiliated women students last Tuesday night. Thirty girls attended the affair, which the club President, Lynn Gitlitz termed “a great success.” The Independents are entering...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 11, 1963--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK VIEWS EXPRESSED ABOUT 8:00 CLASS 5:00 LABS The age-old problem 8 o’clock classes is the subject of this week’s question. Mr. Hooker gives his views on changes that could be made and Bobby Lou Haney comments on his suggestions. Mr. Hooker feels that...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK--OCTOBER 18, 1963 "TEN COMMANDMENTS" FOR WOMEN RESIDENTS Among the many versions of the Ten Commandments are the 10 commandments of Basketball, Dress, Driving Rules, and Love. Following are the Ten Commandments for Roanoke College Women Residents: 1. Thou shalt no...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

Open Textbook Workshop for Faculty
Are you worried about the burden that the cost of textbooks has on your students? Do you often hear students say they can’t afford to purchase the course textbook so they go without it? Textbook cost is a known barrier to college affordability for students. According to Covering the Cost, a study...[see more]
Contact: Piper Cumbo

SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS YEARS PRESIDENT'S BALL
This years President's Ball will be held on November 11, 2017 from 8pm-midnight. Check your campus mail for an invitation, which will be distributed at the end of this week. This years theme is "Party Like It's 1842", a tribute to the College's 175th Anniversary. Don't forget to put t...[see more]
Contact: Tanya Ridpath, Director of Community Programs (540-375-5288)

ARCHIVES MONTH:ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBER...
OCTOBER 12, 1917--FROM THE FACULTY MINUTES [After the initial meeting opening, focus moved to the pressing faculty business of the week, which included individual requests of students regarding courses, examinations, requests, disciplinary actions, etc. The following is a sample. Pay particular...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 15 1917--FROM THE FACULTY MINUTES [Continued from October 12.] A special meeting of the faculty was called to order by the Chairman. A petition was presented, signed by 14 members of the sophomore class, asking that Denman be reinstated and stating that if this be not done, they would...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 16, 1917--FROM THE FACULTY MINUTES [Read Oct. 12 and 15 first.] A special meeting of the faculty was called to order by the Chairman for the purpose of giving an audience to a committee from the Senior and Junior classes. The committee presented the apology of the Sophomore Class for t...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 17, 1917--FROM THE FACULTY MINUTES [READ OCTOBER 12, 15 AND 16 FIRST.] A special meeting of the faculty was called to order by the Chairman. The Chairman presented a petition from the Sophomore Class made through the committee of Seniors and Juniors stating the willingness of the Soph...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2940)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 19, 1917--FROM THE FACULTY MINUTES [Read Oct. 12, 15- 17 first.] The regular meeting of the faculty was called to order by the Chairman. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. Van Poole, T.B. was given 5 demerits for throwing a potato in the Commons. Comer was...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 13, 1927--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK MEMBER OF FIRST R.C. FOOTBALL TEAM ATTENDED GUILFORD GAME Among the spectators at the Roanoke College – Guilford football game in Salem on October 1, there was perhaps not one so deeply interested in the proceedings as Dr. F. L. Baker,* retired physicia...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 14, 1966--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK ECONOMICS HONOR SOCIETY GRANTS ROANOKE CHARTER The national headquarters of an honor society in economics has granted a charter for the establishing of a chapter at Roanoke College. The first Roanoke College undergraduates to be tapped into Omicron Delt...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 21, 1966--FROM THE BRACKETY-ACK DR. HOLLOWAY GIVEN GRANTS FOR RESEARCH Dr. Harry L. Holloway, head of the Department of Biology, has received two grants totaling $1,000 to further his research on parasitic worms in Antarctic fishes, birds, seals and other animals. Dr. Holloway's res...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

ARCHIVES MONTH: ON THIS DATE IN RC HISTORY--OCTOBE...
OCTOBER 20, 1964--EXCERPTS FROM THE STAFF MINUTES REPORT BY DEAN OF STUDENTS DON SUTTON The Fall Weekend which used to be called by the students "Homecoming" I think was fairly successful. The concert on Friday evening by The Platters was attended by a fairly large group of students--I would say...[see more]
Contact: Linda Angle Miller (x2490)

Open Enrollment 2018 -- October 18th – November 6t...
Our Open Enrollment period will continue through Monday, November 6th. Visit our website for complete details on the benefits available. All benefit-eligible employees are required to login to MyRoanoke to select benefits for January 2018 including those who waive coverage and those who want to k...[see more]
Contact: Caroline Anthony