Master Your Future
The Newsletter of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies
December 2013

Governor appoints new member to RU Board of Visitors

Steve RobinsonGov. Bob McDonnell has announced the appointment of a new member to the Radford University Board of Visitors. Read more.

Interdisciplinary Symposium builds teamwork across disciplines for tomorrow's clinicians, teachers and nurses

symposiumA three-year-old child with special needs was the focus of more than 170 students and faculty during the Waldron College of Health and Human Services' Fall Interdisciplinary Symposium. Read more.

RU helps vulnerable African youth become ‘resilient’

Riding-malonAssistant Professor of Psychology Ruth Riding-Malon and psychology doctoral candidate Stirling Barfield traveled to South Africa to assess the work of a faith-based non-governmental organization. Read more.

Helping others get it, gets COSD's Lanter a SCHEV Rising Star Outstanding Faculty Award nomination

Liz LanterElizabeth Lanter, assistant professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is RU's nominee for a 2014 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Rising Star Outstanding Faculty Award (OFA). Read more.

RU named Military Friendly school

Military resource center logoRadford University is included in the 2014 Guide to Military Friendly Schools, which recognizes institutions for their contributions to the education of veterans. Read more.

RU is first stop on Graduate School circuit

Career Services hosted the Graduate and Professional School Fair on September 23 in the College of Business and Economics (COBE) Multipurpose Room. Read more.

President Kyle notes RU successes and goals, thanks SCHEV for support

SCHEVCelebrating 100 years to the date since the first class met on campus, Radford University formally welcomed members of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) as part of the Council's September meetings. Read more.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia meets at Radford University

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) held its September meetings at Radford University on Sept. 16-17. Read more.

RU sets enrollment records

Radford University's fall 2013 enrollment has set a school record of 9,928 students. Read more.

RU School of Nursing welcomes new Associate Director

Kathleen CoxKathleen Cox has been named associate director of the School of Nursing in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services. Read more.

RU Professor is Gen-X honoree in Blue Ridge Country Magazine

Theresa BurrissBlue Ridge Country Magazine celebrated its 25th anniversary this summer. One of the featured profiles of the anniversary edition – The Future of the Mountains: 25 Gen-X and Gen Y-People Making a Difference – is Professor Theresa Burriss, director of the Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center. Read more.

RU researchers explore heart-healthy sleep

The effect of poor sleep on cardiac rehabilitation patients was the subject of two recent research presentations by Adrian Aron, assistant professor of physical therapy, and a team of researchers from Radford University. 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 for September through November.

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