July 25, 2014
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Governor's School theater students RU Women's Tennis Katherin Tyler '08
Governor's School comes to a close at RU Women's Tennis earns ITA All-Academic recognition Katherine Tyler '08 dances her way to success in Nashville

On Campus

summer bridge teamSummer Bridge inspires STEM education for high school girls
High school girls participating in Radford University's 2014 Summer Bridge program celebrated with a banquet Thursday night in the COBE Multipurpose room. Read more

families at QUESTFamilies connect at final Quest reception
Hundreds of people beat the heat on July 8 during a Quest Family Reception. Read more

Virginia Burggraff RU professor named Fellow by interdisciplinary organization on aging
Virginia Burggraf, RU's Marcella Griggs Endowed Professor of Gerontological Nursing, was named a 2014 Fellow by the Gerontological Society of America. Read more

Union Bank makes substantial gift to RU's Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center
Union First Market Bank has made a generous gift to Radford University's College of Business and Economics Capital Campaign by naming the space for the Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center. Read more

Graduate student of the month: Hayley Dodd
Hayley Dodd is an M.S. candidate in the Department of Counseling and Human Development. Haley is interested in the areas of grief and loss, crisis and trauma, and foster care. Read her Q&A online.


RU SustainABILITYHousehold Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Aug. 9

RU Recycling is encouraging the campus community to participate in the New River Valley Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. The event runs 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, in the rear parking lot of Pulaski County High School. The program is sponsored by the New River Valley Resource Authority. To learn more, see the announcements section on the RU Recycling website.

In Athletics

VolleyballVolleyball tops poll, two Highlanders named preseason All-Conference

RU was chosen as the front-runner to defend its Big South volleyball title in the conference's preseason poll, which was voted on by the league's 10 head coaches. Read more

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The News Now

School of nursingRU nursing student rubs elbows with history and royalty at D-Day 70th anniversary

RU's Sperry Grills represented the United States and her generation as world leaders joined D-Day veterans on June 6, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Invasion of Europe in Normandy, France. Read more

Federal grant to help RU advance health care professional education
The Waldron College of Health and Human Services has been awarded an Advanced Nursing Education Grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration for more than $750,000. Read more

summer bridgeCHBS grant allows professor to share James Joyce translations abroad

Jolanta Wawrzycka received a College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences grant for scholarly research that helped fund her efforts to translate the poetry of James Joyce into her native Polish. Read more

Sandy FrenchCommunication professor offers leadership training for the Department of State
For the second year in a row, Sandra French has been invited to offer leadership training sessions for participants in the State Department's US-Middle East Partnership Initiative in Washington, D.C. Read more

Alumni News

Ove LundAlumnus Ove Lund says earning an MBA at RU sparked his career as a financial consultant in his native Denmark.

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Alumni Events

Aug. 2 - Radford University Day at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
Aug. 10 -Annual Carytown Watermelon Festival
Aug. 15 - RU at the Ballpark
Aug. 22 - RU Legacy Picnic
Week of Aug. 4 - Changes to alumni email system

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Celebrate the university's 30th anniversary of being a Division I athletic school by becoming a member of the Radford Athletic Club today! As the driving force behind Radford Athletics, the Radford Athletics Club's (RAC) mission is to strengthen Radford University's commitment to student-athlete excellence - academically, athletically and socially. Donors who choose to support the RAC general fund, RAC scholarship fund, and/or sport specific funds will become eligible for RAC membership. Learn more about RAC and support our outstanding student athletes.
Stay Connected

The Alumni Relations website is your "go-to" source for information. We invite you to come back to campus for Homecoming Oct. 10–12. Campus will be abuzz with activity such as the alumni Lacrosse game in the Alumni Village, the Women of Radford Luncheon, 40th soccer reunion, 85th anniversary of Greek life and much more! Go online and register for the fun-filled weekend. Hotel rooms will book fast, make your reservations today!

Visit www.radford.edu/alumni to learn more.

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