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Student Spotlight: Nicole Hopkins'20 Awarded the 2020 St. Jerome Guild Health Professional Scholarship

June 30, 2020

Nicole Hopkins'20 (BSN) received a $500 scholarship in memory of Dorothy Baker, a dedicated Honorary Guild volunteer. She is a registered nurse at United Memorial Medical Center ...(Read More)
Alumni Spotlight: Malcolm Shaw'17

June 26, 2020

Malcolm Shaw'17 (Communication) was recently signed by the Canadian Premier League's first expansion franchise, Atlético Ottawa. Shaw scored 27 goals in his four seasons w...(Read More)
Femi Alao to Speak at ECC Town Hall on Race and Social Justice

June 26, 2020

Femi Alao, Assistant Director of Athletics, is one of several featured speakers to lead the discussion at the East Coast Conference's second Town Hall on Race and Social Justice....(Read More)
Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Kribs'05

June 23, 2020

Lisa Kribs '05 (Communication),Founding Partner at TGW STUDIO in Rochester, was recently featured in an interview with Spectrum Local News. Kribs and co-founder,Gavin Thomas, rec...(Read More)
Be Roberts Restart Ready

June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 Dear Students, Faculty, Staff and Families, As the Finger Lakes Region projects to move forward with phase four planned for June 26, I am delighted to share that ...(Read More)
Juneteenth Resources

June 19, 2020

Often referred to as "Black Emancipation Day" and celebrated as "Juneteenth," June 19, 1865, is the day when the news of freedom from slavery finally reached the state of Texas, ...(Read More)
Dean's List Spring ‘20

June 17, 2020

Below is a list of students whose academic achievement warrants notation on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. The list consists of 3 categories: High Honors ...(Read More)
President Porterfield as Guest-Columnist for D&C: "Meet Today's Challenges with Courage, Hope and Lessons from the Past"

June 16, 2020

Our college, like thousands of others, is managing and implementing change that is unprecedented and, before now, unimaginable. Hard decisions are demanded even when the unknown ...(Read More)
Morgan Ramos Chosen as RRLC 2020 Library All Star

June 16, 2020

The Rochester Regional Library Council recently announced thatMorgan Ramos waschosen as a RRLC 2020 Library All Star! Morgan was nominated by the Director of Library Services, M...(Read More)
$10,000 Golden Apple Scholarship Awarded to Three Education Students

June 15, 2020

Presented by Roberts Wesleyan College, News 8 (WROC-TV) and Advantage Federal Credit Union For the third year in a row, Roberts Wesleyan College, News 8 (WROC-TV) and Advantage ...(Read More)
Ottolini and Miller Named ECC Scholar-Athlete Winners

June 15, 2020

Josiah Ottollini'20 (Engineering) and Emily Miller'20 (Marketing) were named the East Coast Conference State Farm Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year! Ottolini, with a...(Read More)
Passing of Long-time Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Phyllis Chamberlain

June 15, 2020

Long-time Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Phyllis Chamberlain, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the age of 81. Dr. Chamberlain was a key member of the Division of Natural Scien...(Read More)
Voices of Roberts - BELL Program 10th Anniversary Story

June 12, 2020

This Voices of Roberts feature story celebrates 10 years of milestones for the Bridge to Earning Learning and Living (BELL) program at Roberts Wesleyan College. Since 2010, the ...(Read More)
Alumni on the Frontlines: Chris Burleigh'09 (Nursing)

June 11, 2020

Chris Burleigh'09 (Nursing) was recently recognized by WHEC TV as one of the hard-working people in our community on the front lines of the pandemic. Burleigh is a Nurse Manager ...(Read More)
Congrats Class of 2020!

June 10, 2020

Roberts Wesleyan College will host the Spring 2020 Commencement Virtual Ceremonies on June 13, 2020. We will recognize our 720 Roberts undergraduate and graduate students who wil...(Read More)
Whitt Talks Episode 2 | Officer Moe Badger and Pastor Stephen Kulu talk Racism and George Floyd

June 8, 2020

Roberts Wesleyan College students speak from the heart on racism and racial divide. Students Isiah Lewis, Ben Lekeuneu, Eric Lewis, and Amari Lee are hosting "Whitt Talks." Their...(Read More)
A Civil Conversation About Race, Violence, Social Injustice & History | Professor Matthew Moore

June 5, 2020

Due to the dynamic situations across our country, especially following the death of George Floyd, Professor Matthew Moore will be facilitating a forum where people can discuss an...(Read More)
Commencement 2020 | A Message from President Porterfield

June 3, 2020

Our first virtual Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 13. The virtual ceremony for Traditional Undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree and B.E.L.L certificate) students...(Read More)
Listening to Black Voices Amid Racism, Protest and Pandemic

June 2, 2020

In honor of #BlackoutTuesday, we want to do our part to ensure black voices are elevated and heard. Below are a few recent resources from our Roberts Wesleyan BIPOC (Black, Indig...(Read More)
A Call for Lament, Repentance and Change

June 1, 2020

Dear Roberts and Northeastern Community, We are a nation in need of healing and justice. The senseless and inhumane death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, and the...(Read More)

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