Master Your Future
The Newsletter of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies
May 2014

Darius Cureton, first year graduate student

Darius CuretonMajor: Counselor Education (school counseling track) in the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Campus Involvement: Graduate assistant in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Action Committee member, 2013-1014 Advocacy Day member, and a RU Hype executive member. Read more.

Rumana Sultana, graduate student

Rumana SultanaMajor: MBA Candidate College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Campus Involvement: Graduate Assistant with the Career Services. Read more.

As health and wellness educators, Fair lets RU nurses, dietitians and DPT students step up

RU nursing studentsRU nursing students from Emeritus Nursing Professor Maggie Bassett's Community Health class stepped into their role as educators at the third annual New River Valley Health and Wellness Fair on Feb. 27 at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. Read more.

RU contingent makes presence felt at statewide Communication Sciences and Disorders convention

RU faculty and graduate students made a series of research presentations at the upcoming Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) "Ideas. Imagination. Innovation." annual conference in Williamsburg, Va., on March 19-22. Read more.

2014 McGlothlin Travel Grant recipients announced

Sixteen Radford University students have been named McGlothlin Travel Grant recipients for the upcoming summer. Read more.

Get your MBA at RU online or on campus in as little as 12 months

For busy professionals who think they may not have time to pursue a master's of business administration degree, RU's College of Business and Economics will soon offer its MBA program online. Read more.

English students, professor present at international James Joyce conference

James Joyce scholarsJames Joyce scholars from RU attended a conference in Rome to contribute to the international conversation about the beloved Irish author. Read more.

RU Professors Talk Hazing on With Good Reason Radio

Stephen Owen & Tod BurkeWith Good Reason is re-airing on March 1-7 an interview with RU's Tod Burke and Stephen Owen in which they discuss their study "Hazing in Student Organizations: Prevalence, Attitudes and Solutions." Read more.

RU researchers featured as nursing honor society rising stars

nursing researchTwo members of Radford University's Epsilon Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) were featured as Rising Stars of Scholarship and Research presenters at the nursing honor society's recent 42nd Biennial Convention. Read more.

Alumni share career experiences with students

RU's Center for Gender Studies hosted two former students Feb.11 to share their experiences working with compliance issues in public school systems. Read more.

National Art Center of Tokyo displays works by RU alumni

kaluszkaAlumni Shaun Whiteside and Sidra Kaluszka are among 25 international artists from Japan, Europe and the United States to have artwork displayed at The National Art Center of Tokyo, Japan. Read more.

New student social work group forming

National Association of Black Social WorkersEric Thornton, a graduate student in the RU's Master of Social Work program, and Jenene Lewis, chapter advisor of the nascent organization, are looking to form a RU chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW). Read more.

Graduate students of the month

Each month, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies features on its website a graduate student of the month. Click the links below to read Q&A interviews for March through May.

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