Dr. Canter ’44 and President Lindgren
Dr. Noland M. Canter, Jr. ’44 was the recipient of the Society of Alumni’s Yellow
Jacket Salute on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at Sunnyside in Harrisonburg, VA.
As a student at Randolph-Macon College, Canter was an active participant in the
R-MC Concert Choir, the Franklin Debate Society and was a member of the Kappa Alpha
Order. He also had a passion for athletics and was a member of the football and
swim teams. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Randolph-Macon
Upon leaving Randolph-Macon, Canter received his medical degree from the Medical
College of Virginia in 1947. He served in the Medical Corps in the Army during World
War II and the Korean War. He received the fellowship degree of the American College
of Radiology in 1966. Canter’s long and distinguished career was highlighted by
his years of service as Chief Radiologist at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.
In addition, he served as the President of the Virginia Chapter for the American
College of Radiology.
Canter has provided many years of devoted volunteer service to Randolph-Macon. He
was a member of the Board of Trustees for 14 years. He is a member of the Presidents
Society and has served as a class agent for the Annual Fund.
Canter and his wife, Eleanor, have 3 children: Noland (Mac, III ’71), Jane, and