November 1, 1913: Radford University’s first literary society debate was held, beginning a long and vigorous competition.
November, 1938: Radford’s first equestrian riding program was organized. In 1963 under the instruction of Greek C. Neff, the riders became known as “Radford’s Ambassadors on Horseback,” or the “Redcoats.”
November, 1973: Richard Gordon became the first male graduate of his class: the first male class at Radford College beginning in 1972.
November 11, 1973: The first social fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa Mu Hexaton Chapter was founded at Radford.
November 1, 1978: The first full-time alumni director was appointed.
November, 1992: Radford Highlander Dante Washington finished his career as the second leading scorer in NCAA history with 82 goals and NCAA record of 66 assists. He went on to come a two-time All-American, played for the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team, the U.S. National squad, and as a Major League Soccer all-star.
November, 2006: Donna Boyd (right) became Radford University’s first U.S. Professor of the Year.
November, 2008: Radford women’s soccer team captured the third Big South Conference Championship for the women’s program.
November 15, 2008: RU’s newest building, the Covington Center of Visual and Performing Arts, was dedicated at a Gala Celebration.