Master Your Future
The Newsletter of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies
November 2012

RU Confers Its First Doctor of Psychology Degrees

Radford University has awarded the first degrees in its 4-year-old Doctor of Psychology program. Graduates Joshua Bradley, Kevin Simonson and Zetta Nicely will be recognized at the 2012 Winter Commencement ceremony in December. Read more.

Psy.D. Program Wins Rural Health Award

nursing studentsThe Virginia Rural Health Association has honored Radford University's Doctor of Psychology program with its Best Practices in Rural Health Award. Read more.

Waldron College Selects Student Ambassadors

Waldron AmbassadorsFive students are serving as ambassadors for the Waldron College of Health and Human Services in the 2012-13 academic year. Read more.

D.N.P. Program Receives Training Grant

Radford University's Doctor of Nursing Practice program has been awarded a grant of $612,283 to be used to help support 10 full-time and 20 part-time students. Read more.

Ukraine Educators Visit Campus

Legacy InternationalA group of educators from Ukraine visited the Radford University campus this semester to learn about inclusive education and supporting the needs of youth with disabilities. Read more.

M.O.T. Students Help Senior Citizens Become 'CarFit'

Car FitStudents in Radford University's Master of Occupational Therapy program had an opportunity this semester to apply what they have learned in the classroom by helping older drivers strengthen their skills and make certain their vehicles are "fit" for safety and comfort. Read more.

Student's Artworks on Display at Glencoe Museum

The DancerGraduate student Jerry Frech displayed artworks from his collection "First Americans: Native Series" at the Glencoe Museum in Radford. Read more.

Interview with Josh Bradley by 'The Counseling Psychologist'

A podcast of an interview with RU Professor Jim Werth, student Sarah Hastings and alumnus Josh Bradley of RU's counseling psychology doctoral program is available on The Counseling Psychologist website. Read more.

COBE Building Opens for Fall Classes

cobe buildingExcitement trumped the usual first-day-of-school trepidation as Radford University opened its newest academic building, the COBE complex, for the first day of fall 2012 classes. Read more.

RU Proclaims New Business Building 'A Dream Come True'

COBE ribbon cuttingState and local officials, business leaders and benefactors were among more than 400 guests as Radford University officially opened the new building for its nationally accredited College of Business and Economics (COBE). Read more.

Alumnus Named Dean at Fayetteville State

Dr. Tyson BealeRadford University alumnus Tyson Beale '99, MBA '02, is the new associate dean at the University College at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. The Virginia Beach native had been serving as a network student support administrator for nine schools in Baltimore. Read more.

Graduate Student Profile: Kayla Whedbee

Kayla WhedbeeKayla Whedbee struggled with recurring hearing loss throughout her childhood. At Radford University, Whedbee is pursuing a special education graduate degree, specializing in hearing impairment. After she graduates in May, the Bath, N.Y., resident plans to find a teaching position and hopes to continue earning certification and licensures in special education. Read more.

Graduate Students of the Month

Each month, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies features on its website a graduate student of the month. Click the links below to read Q&A interviews with students of the month from September through November..

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