October 8, 2015
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President Kyle hosts Student Leaders Dinner

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Alumni News

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Radford University collaborates in the Big Read campaign Basketball season tickets on sale now "Radford University was a game-changer in my life." – Shay Onorio '99

Campus Events

Oct. 9 Employee Wellness Fair
11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
Oct. 13 Majors and Minors Fair
1 - 3 p.m., Lower Level, Heth Hall
Oct. 16-18 Family Weekend
Oct. 16-18 Homecoming Weekend

On Campus

major and minor fairExplore your future at the Majors and Minors Fair
The Fall Majors and Minors Fair will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the lower level of Heth Hall. Students will be able to explore majors, minors, student activities, academic programs, student resources and leadership opportunities. Read more

Psychology alumna returns to present on campus
Katie Lawson, a recent graduate of the Radford master's program in experimental psychology and faculty member at Ball State, will return to share her research with her graduate alma mater. Read more

Claude AnShinThomasClaude AnShin Thomas visits Military Resource Center
The Zen Buddhist monk met with Radford's student veterans and held a retreat at Selu Conservancy. Read more

VAHPERD workshopPhysical education workshop comes to campus
Health and physical education professionals from regional K-12 schools and a group of RU physical and health education teaching majors recently participated in the regional VAHPERD workshop on campus. Read more

savannah LeBarreGraduate Student of the Month: Savannah LeBarre
Savannah LeBarre, M.S. is a Counseling Psychology Psy.D. student. Her research interests include mindfulness, post traumatic growth, rural areas, breast cancer, gender studies and bullying. Read her Q&A online.


Radford SustainABILITYHow to Recycle
Learn more about how to recycle in Radford University residence halls. Read more

In Athletics

Oct. 9
Volleyball at High Point, 7 p.m.

Oct. 10
Men's Soccer at Campbell, 1 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. UNC Asheville, 7 p.m.
Volleyball at Campbell, 3 p.m.

Oct. 13
Men's Soccer at Winthrop, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Oct. 13, 15-17The Waiting Room, 7:30 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Oct. 18The Waiting Room, 2 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Through Oct. 10Beyond the Tartan: Nicholas & Kate Stewart, Radford University Art Museum Galley Downtown

Through Oct. 25 - Painted Songs & Stories: Contemporary Gond Art from India, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

Allison MacFarlanAllison MacFarlan named new Information Security Officer
Radford University has hired Allison MacFarlan to serve as the Information Security Officer in the Division of Information Technology. Read more

RU Forensic Science InstituteVirginia Forensic Science Academy honors Radford faculty
Radford University's Cliff and Donna Boyd, co-directors of the RU Forensic Science Institute, were honored with honorary membership in the Virginia Forensic Science Academy (VFSA) at the academy's annual convention Sept. 3 in Virginia Beach. Read more

faculty researchFaculty team to present Appalachian research at international mountain conference
Three Radford University faculty members will represent the United States as delegates to an international mountain conference at Transylvania University on Oct. 9 in Brasov, Romania. Read more

JP BarfieldRadford professor trains health care workers abroad
HHP Associate Professor J.P. Barfield traveled to Buenos Aires in August to train health care professionals to classify athletes with physical disabilities for sports. Read more

Alumni NewsChris Conte '90 has joined the HealthEdge management team as executive vice president of sales. Conte is an experienced health care software sales leader who is responsible for driving the continued growth of the business.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Oct. 16-18: Homecoming 2015
Nov. 16: RU vs. VCU Men's Basketball Game

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Each year, six communication sciences and disorders students receive fellowships, thanks to the generosity of The Scottish Rite Foundation. Recipients must be residents of Virginia and all are in the RU graduate level speech-language pathology program. This program provides students funding to assist with their pre-professional preparations to eventually serve children with language challenges in Virginia.
Stay Connected

Homecoming is October 16-18! Learn more about the exciting activities planned for the weekend by visiting the homecoming website.

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