September 26, 2013
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Liz Lanter Emma Deininger Jordan Watson Penny Pennington
Liz Lanter nominated for prestigious SCHEV award Joe Mayer earns Big South Player of the Week honors Penny Pennington exemplifies persistence and creativity while pursuing her dreams

Campus Events

Today   Jackie Robinson, Before and After the Civil Rights Movement
7:30-8:30 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Sept. 30 Arrive Alive Tour: Driving Simulator
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hurlburt Plaza
Oct. 1 Breast Cancer Awareness
Noon - 2 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center
Oct. 1-2   Graduation Fair
9 a.m.-5 p.m., RU Bookstore
Oct. 2   Success Starts Here
7-7:30 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Oct. 18-20   Family Weekend 2013

On Campus

New cardio equipment in the Peters Hall gymBrand new workout equipment comes to Peters Hall
Students and faculty may have noticed a big change in the Peters Hall Fitness Center with the addition of 25 brand new cardio workout machines. Read more.

Experience Business CasuallyCOBE offers students Experience Business Casually
Resume critiques, interview tips and dining etiquette instruction were part of the fifth annual Experience Business Casually. Read more.

Firm NightAccounting, finance students get a firm understanding of job market

RU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Business Law sponsored Firm Night last week, a 90-minute event designed to give department majors an opportunity to network with local accounting, business and finance firms. Read more.


RU SustainABILITYIt's easy cleaning green

When RU students moved into off-campus apartments at the beginning of the fall semester, they received a healthy inventory of green cleaning supplies and green cleaning recipes. Read more.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Friday, Sept. 27
Volleyball vs. Liberty 7 p.m.
Women's Tennis at Hokie Fall Invitational, All Day

Saturday, Sept. 28
Field Hockey vs. Appalachian State, 1 p.m.
Women's Soccer at Charleston Southern, 4 p.m.
Cross Country at Charlotte Invitational, All Day
Women's Tennis at Hokie Fall Invitational, All Day

Sunday, Sept. 29
Men's Soccer vs. East Tennessee State, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 1
Volleyball at North Carolina Central, 6 p.m.
Field Hockey at Virginia, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 2
Women's Soccer at Campbell, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

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The Arts at RU

Baltimore WaltzStudent-directed productions featured this fall
Radford University's Department of Theatre and Cinema is proud to open its fall season on Sunday, Sept. 29 with two student-directed plays. Read more.

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 18, Beyond the Tartan: Suzanne Guppy, Gallery 205

Through Oct. 27, Lucio Boschi: Andean Lives, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

Sept. 26, Guest Recital - pianist Martin Jones, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Sept. 29 – 30, Oct. 3, Oct. 5, The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace, Hawes Studio Theatre

Sept. 29, Oct. 1, Oct. 4 – 5, The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel, Hawes Studio Theatre

Oct. 2: A Sonic History of America: A Concert, 7:30-9 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Oct. 3: Guest Artist Recital- Jason Vleaux, Guitar, 7:30-9 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

Tony RamseyRamsey honored by Va. Nurses Foundation with Leadership Excellence Award
Tony Ramsey, director of the School of Nursing, will be recognized with a Leadership Excellence Award as a nurse educator at the annual Virginia Nurses Foundation (VNF) Gala on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Richmond. Read more.

Jolanta WawrzyckaEnglish professor talks James Joyce this week on radio show

RU English professor Jolanta Wawrzycka is featured this week in a taped interview on With Good Reason. Read more.

Richard StrawProfessor brings history to life with photographs in new book

Professor of History Richard Straw invites readers to take a stroll through Virginia history in his newly-published book, "Rockbridge County: The Michael Miley Collection." Read more.

Alumni News

Alumni Golf SocietyThe Radford College Golf Society recently celebrated its 19th year meeting, playing golf and celebrating friendships born at Radford. Some of the alumnae and their families and friends come from as far away as New Jersey and Georgia for the festive event. Their loyalty to Radford never wavers. Check out the Facebook gallery from the society's outing in September.

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Alumni Events

Oct. 18-20: Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend!
Oct. 18: Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner
Oct. 19: Women of Radford Luncheon

For more information about upcoming alumni events, call (540) 831-5248 or see our schedule online.

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