The most popular undergraduate degrees were interdisciplinary studies (48), nursing (37), management (29), criminal justice (24) and exercise, sport and health education (24).
Student Government Association President Emily Redd thanked the university’s faculty and the graduates’ families for their support. Though leaving the place they have called home will be challenging, she said, the graduates can be excited about the future and successful in finding their place in the world.
“If we as Radford graduates go into the world with open hearts and open minds, there is nothing in this world we can’t accomplish,” Redd said. “Ultimately, the creations of our hands will crumble, but the lineage of the mind continues forever. Our ideas, our passions, our pursuits can be immortal, if we have the gumption to seek them and to never relent in pursuit of a dream.”
On Friday night, the university held a hooding and commencement ceremony for 108 graduate students, including its first Master of Occupational Therapy class and the first three Doctor of Nursing Practice recipients.
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