source site Gloria Randolph-King, retired Roanoke City Public Schools principal, has been appointed by Governor Northam to the newly established African American History Education Commission. Gloria is one of 39 others appointed by the executive order and the only Roanoker on the Commission.
watch Other than teaching and being an administrator for Roanoke City Schools for 40 years, she has been active in many community and civic organizations to include: She is First Vice President of the Roanoke Branch NAACP serving also as ACT-SO Chair and Advisor of the NAACP Youth Council; a Golden Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; president of the Roanoke Chapter “Moles”; past president of the Roanoke Chapter Continental Societies; Educational Outreach Chair for Women United for Community Action and a member of the Educational Services Ministry at High Street Baptist Church. Continue reading Gloria Randolph-King appointed by Governor Northam to Commission on African American History Education→
see url Many believe that no one is ever too old to have fun with their children, friends, or family members. JD Sutphin is one of those individuals. A few years ago, Sutphin, president, Big Lick Entertainment, wanted to create a unique event for kids to benefit other kids, that featured outdoor interactive entertainment such as games, a petting zoo, a rock wall and bounce houses, just to name a few. On September 1, the Fifth Annual Big Lick Kids Fest took place outside the Salem Civic Center. Continue reading Big Lick Kids Fest highlights importance of having fun→
Roanoke College has been named one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges for undergraduate teaching. According to U.S. News & World Report, recently released its “Best Undergraduate Teaching” list for National Liberal Arts Colleges, Roanoke College ranked 40th (tied) out of 71 National Liberal Arts colleges recognized. This is the first time Roanoke College has been recognized on this list. Continue reading Roanoke College recognized in 2020 U.S. news rankings→
The Roanoke Chapter of Bluefield State Alumni held its Recognition Banquet at the Holiday Inn on Ordway on September 7 with Alumni National President Audramae Williams as the guest speaker. She was introduced by her husband Minister Ray Williams, Jr., who reminded the audience to support the HBCU by donating atleast $250.00 per year. The National President gave an excellent speech on “Unsung Heroes and Heroines.” Continue reading Bluefield State Alumni hold Banquet→