Alumni Relations News
Radford University officially inaugurated Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., as the eighth president in the 112-year history of the institution during a warm ceremony on a chilly Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2022 on the McConnell Library lawn.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Alumna Susan Sink '74, M.S. '78, is getting notoriety for her efforts in Virginia's agritourism business; alumni Brixton Albert '10 was featured in Forbes for his successful business efforts in virtual golf; and former volunteer assistant coach Vince Wyatt '15 has a new title leading athletics at a community college in Virginia.
Firm Night, a networking event that offers business students face-to-face meetings with potential employers, reached new highs this year. On Sept. 6, more than 80 Highlanders took part and were able to huddle with three dozen prestigious firms – a record level for the Davis College function.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Director of Appalachian Studies Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., memorializes regional scholar Helen Matthews Lewis; Radford theater vets Sarah Coleman ‘18 and Drew Callahan ’19 prepare to take the stage in a Roanoke production; and Falyn Taylor ’19 begins her first fleet tour with the United States Navy.
This week in Highlanders in the News: The director of Radford University’s School of Social Work, Diane Hodge, Ph.D., LSCW, weighs in on socially assistive robots and their prospects in medicine; Deborah Icenhour B.S. ’73, M.S. ’74, takes charge of Virginia’s state fair association; and President Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., makes the rounds both on Twitter and IRL.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Radford University students help take out the trash at the New River Cleanup on Aug. 27 at Bisset Park; and The Martinsville Bulletin gets to know Piedmont Arts Education Coordinator Sarah Short, M.S.Ed. '12.