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2019 Academic Advising Conference

The 2019 Academic Advising Conference is coming up on Feb. 14! Please visit the conference page for additional information and to register today!

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Advising Awards

Radford University is proud to introduce the first annual Academic Advising Awards, to be presented at the Radford University Academic Advising Conference on February 14, 2019.  

The Donna Dunn Advising Technology Innovation Award

The Advising Technology Innovation Award recognize the most creative and unique uses of technology that support academic advising. Electronic tools used to support and enhance advising can include advising web sites, databases, electronic portfolios, software applications, and other forms of technology.

Outstanding Advising Award – Professional Advisor

Individuals whose primary role at the institution is the direct delivery of advising services to students. Nominees must spend at least 50% of their time on direct delivery of advising to students.

Pacesetter Award

The Pacesetter Award recognizes campus partners (excludes professional advisors), who exemplify a commitment to academic advising and are true advocates for advising, students, and advisors across the institution.  

Nominate someone today!

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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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  1. Observe the ‘Year of the Pig’ at the Chinese New Year Celebration »

    2/20/2019

    The Chinese Club at Radford University is wrapping up of all the New Year celebrations Feb. 23, with the Lantern Festival (Yuan Xiao).

  2. Heather E. Keith selected as Radford University’s executive director of Faculty Development »

    2/20/2019

    Following a national search, Heather E. Keith, Ph.D. has been selected to serve as Radford University’s executive director of Faculty Development.

  3. Radford University partners with 1901 Group to enhance tech talent pipeline »

    2/19/2019

    A recent industry partnership with 1901 Group, a thriving cybersecurity and cloud technologies company, has enabled students in Radford University’s Department of Information Technology to gain valuable experience and skillsets in one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing and in-demand job markets.

     

  4. A sign of student-faculty collaboration »

    2/19/2019

    The Radford University Tree Ring Lab needed a new sign. Enter Nick Francis, a freshman from Troutville. Working with his research mentor Dr. Stockton Maxwell, he created a unique and clever door plaque using the Makerspace in Peery Hall.

  5. Run by the river in the Highlander Half & 5K, set for April 27 »

    2/19/2019

    Lace up the running shoes (or walking shoes) for a picturesque run through the city of Radford that takes you through town, Radford University’s campus and by the river.

  6. Radford University faculty member receives Commonwealth of Virginia’s top award for teaching excellence »

    2/18/2019

    Radford University Mathematics and Statistics Professor Agida Manizade is a recipient of the 2019 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Awards. The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities.

  7. Board of Visitors hold Feb. 7-8 quarterly meeting »

    2/18/2019

    The Radford University Board of Visitors convened on Feb. 7-8 for its quarterly meeting in the Mary Ann Jennings Hovis Memorial Board Room.

     

  8. Radford University announces inaugural Presidential Fellow »

    2/18/2019

    Assistant Professor of English Amy Rubens has been named Radford University’s inaugural Presidential Fellow.

  9. 'What is it like to be a champion?' »

    2/14/2019

    Radford University Men’s Basketball player Carlik Jones recently had an opportunity to share his experiences from the 2018 Big South Tournament and the subsequent NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as “The Big Dance."