W. Keith Wood, VP for Development
Roanoke Bible College
Elizabeth City, NC April 28, 2009 - Roanoke Bible College, founded in 1948, is a private coeducational institution based upon the ideals of traditional Bible-based Christian education. President Clay Perkins has called a press conference for 9:30 am Friday, May 1st. Dr. Perkins will be making a major announcement regarding the future and vision of RBC.
The Board of Trustees of RBC voted unanimously earlier this year to change the name of the school. It has been named Roanoke Bible College since its establishment. The Board strongly emphasized the school is not changing its mission. It is however, positioning itself for significant strategic growth and expansion, which will be defined at the press conference. The new name and look will be announced during the conference.
"These are exciting times for RBC. God has used RBC in the past for great things. God has extraordinary plans for His College in the future," said President Perkins, who has served as president for three years. "We invite the press as well as the community to please join us for this press conference and historical celebration in the Chesson Gymnasium."
The media will have the opportunity for photos and interviews with President Perkins, trustees, faculty members and students immediately following the announcement. Campus tours will also be available.
About Roanoke Bible College: Roanoke Bible College is a private, coeducational institution founded in 1948 upon the ideals of traditional Bible-based Christian education. Our Mission: To impact the world by transforming ordinary people into extraordinary Christian leaders. Our Location: Located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, RBC is just an hour's drive from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and the outer banks. Our Accreditation: Roanoke Bible College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. Roanoke Bible College is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.