Master Your Future
The Newsletter of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies
March 2015

Clinical Sim Center Open House demonstrates modern nursing education

Clinical Simulation CenterThe Radford University Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) hosted an Open House on Oct. 21 to demonstrate the high-tech ways the School of Nursing trains regional nurses. Read more

RU Grad student earns experience as social entrepreneur

Heather BowdenHeather Bowden, a Radford University Master of Social Work graduate student, brings unique and hard-earned experience with her to RU as she moves ahead with her career. Read more

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

Interdisciplinary SymposiumA three-year-old child with special needs was the focus of nearly 200 students and faculty during the Waldron College of Health and Human Services' Interprofessional Education and Practice Symposium held in Heth Hall on Nov. 7. Read more

SCHEV recognizes RU's Jennifer Jones among Virginia's outstanding faculty

Jennifer JonesRadford University Associate Professor Jennifer Jones is the recipient of a 2015 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, given by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV). Read more

RU M.O.T. holds pinning ceremony

graduate hoodingRadford University's Department of Occupational Therapy held a pinning ceremony to honor the 23 students in its Master of Occupational Therapy program who will graduate at the university's Winter Commencement. Read more

RU celebrates Winter 2014 commencement

Semesters full of studies, exams, labs, practicums, research and hard work came to a celebratory conclusion on Dec. 13 for more than 300 Radford University students. Read more

Radford University Virtual Tour Wins Digital Marketing Award

Virtual TourRadford University's virtual tour received accolades this month from the Higher Education Marketing Report. Read more

2014 Graduate Hooding Ceremony takes place at RU

graduate hoodingEighty-eight students were awarded master's and doctor's degrees on Friday, December 12, at the Radford University College of Graduate and Professional Studies Graduation and Hooding Ceremony, part of the 2014 Winter Commencement. Read more

RU professor discusses sleep apnea on public radio program

Sleep apnea can interfere with patients' hearts and also can have a negative impact on cardiac rehabilitation. Read more

Governor McAuliffe appoints RU alumna to state council

Jeanne ArmentroutVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced recently that Jeanne Armentrout '81, executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Carilion Clinic, has been appointed to the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Vision Impaired. Read more

Nursing journal names text co-edited by RU professor "Book of the Year"

Virginia Burggraf"Healthy Aging: Principles and Clinical Practice for Clinicians," co-edited by Radford University Distinguished Professor of Nursing, Virginia Burggraf, has been named a Book of the Year by the American Journal of Nursing. Read more

New RU Involved site launches

RU InvolvedRadford University students were welcomed back to campus this week with an exciting new site to explore. Read more

Day of Service kicks off MLK celebrations

Day of ServiceRadford University students and faculty participated in the university's second annual recognition of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19. Read more

RU reading campaign highlights campus diversity

RU readsBooks tell stories to transform readers' perspectives. Read more

New chair takes helm of DPT program

Kristen JaggerAssociate Professor of Physical Therapy Kristen Jagger has been named chair of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services. Read more

Appalachian Studies students share "Roots with Wings" story

RU students enrolled in "Research in Appalachia" recently presented at the Appalachian Teaching Project Conference in Arlington. 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 October through December.

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