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

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

Wintermester service learning project enriches WCHHS team with experience and cultural sensitivity

WintermesterTo extend the Waldron College of Health and Human Services' classrooms, 15 RU students and three faculty members "wintermestered" in Belize. Read more

Freedom of speech in the university community to be topic of WCHHS Brown Bag discussion

The Waldron College of Health and Human Services (WCHHS) hosted an Equity Brown Bag discussion on limitations and issues of freedom of speech in the university community on Feb. 17. Read more

COSD names Spring 2015 Class of Therapy Assistants

Fourteen top Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD) students will gain valuable clinical experience as members of the Spring 2015 Class of Therapy Assistants. Read more

RU's Jones among faculty members recognized by Virginia Governor

Jennifer JonesRadford University Associate Professor Jennifer Jones was among 13 Virginia educators honored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe Feb. 19 as recipients of the 29th annual Outstanding Faculty Award (OFA) for excellence in teaching, research and public service. Read more

MBA student publishes on the art of risk management

Deb SaundersRadford University second-year Professional MBA student Deb Saunders recently published an article about her company's risk management strategies. Read more

RU nursing professor earns prestigious Virginia professional accolade

Linda LaRueRadford University Assistant Professor of Nursing Laura LaRue has been awarded the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners (VCNP) Education Award. Read more

One step closer to becoming a teacher

graduate hoodingAsk any teacher why they love their profession and many will refer to the "click" moment, the instant when a child first grasps an idea or connects with the teacher. Read more

Radford University prepares for spring

HazelUpon return from spring break, the Radford University community will remain busy with some of the opportunities and successes that mark spring semester. Read more

Radford student, alumni collaborate to bring web design services to the local community

graduate hoodingFor Matt Reppert, a Radford University graduate student, web design has gone from a casual interest to a potential career path. Read more

Radford alumna is COBE's next executive in residence

Dale ParrisRadford University's College of Business and Economics (COBE) is welcoming Dale Parris, vice president Roanoke Gas Company, to campus this month as part of the college's Executive in Residence program. Read more

RU COSD chair named to important professional leadership academy

Diane-MillarRadford University's Diane Millar, chair of the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will be an inaugural member of the Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Read more

RU COSD students pitch in to help brain injury survivors

Joggin' for your noggin'To mark winter's turn to spring Saturday, the Radford University Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) took to the Bisset Park trails for the first-ever "Joggin' For Your Noggin" 5K. Read more

Radford University alumnus shows what Psy.D. can do

In his position as director of Behavioral Health with Tri-Area Health, Joshua Bradley Psy.D. '12 serves communities in Carroll, Floyd, Franklin and Patrick counties. Read more

RU School of Social Work earns important national accreditation

The baccalaureate and masters programs in Social Work at Radford University have been re-accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. Read more

COBE executive in residence blends business with science

Dale ParrisRadford University alumna Dale Parris had a few important messages for College of Business and Economics students during her time last week as COBE's latest executive in residence. 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 March and Apri.

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