The Third Annual Academic Advising Conference will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14! This conference gives us all an opportunity to learn new approaches and strategies to make our student interactions more meaningful and impactful. We encourage any and all departments to submit a proposal.
The session tracks are:
- Assessment and Evaluation
- Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice
- Prospective Students and the First Year Experience
- Special Populations
- Student Development, Theory and Research
- Student Persistence, Retention and Academic Skills
- Technology and Social Media
- Training and Development
The deadline for proposal submissions is Saturday, Dec. 1. Please note you are allowed to present in more than one session.
Patti Williamson, Director of the Pre-major Advising Center was honored by Interim Provost, Dr. Kenna Colley for her distinguished service and leadership as the Chair for the Academic Advising Committee. Patti Williamson served as the Academic Advising Council Chair from 2015-2018.
Thank you so much for your all of your hard work and dedication!
Academic advising at Radford University supports students so that they might succeed in their pursuit of undergraduate degrees, their achievement of productive and satisfying careers, and their attainment of life goals. While course selection and registration are important aspects of advising, Radford University endorses a developmental approach, in which students are assisted in obtaining knowledge and developing skills that help them better understand themselves and their potential.
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Radford University College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Interim Dean Matthew J. Smith will speak on the With Good Reason public radio program about his involvement as co-curator of a major museum exhibit chronicling the history of Marvel comics.
Radford University Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Luke William Hunt, a former FBI Special Agent, appeared in-studio at WFXR 21/27 on Good Day Virginia to discuss recent developments in the Russia Investigation.
Radford University announced the five faculty members that won the 2018 Dalton Eminent Scholar Awards.
To kick off the 2018-2019 academic year, Jack Call, professor of Criminal Justice, and Pam Jackson, professor of Psychology, received the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award and the Outstanding Research Award, respectively.
As Stuart Little completed a 12-show run in Porterfield Theatre, Director Chris Phillips was proud to see the classic story come to life again.
Radford University’s Davis College of Business and Economics presented student awards and inducted 21 student members into its Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter in ceremonies on Nov. 27 at Kyle Hall.