February is for Highlanders

Join us for a month-long celebration highlighting what we love most about our alma mater. Highlanders from across the globe are encouraged to participate through on-campus and virtual events! Highlights include:

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VOLUNTEER SUMMIT | Saturday, February 4, 2023

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Kyle Hall, Room 340

Learn how easy it is to be a volunteer! All alumni and friends are invited.

Why you should attend:

  • Get College highlights and noteworthy talking points, directly from University officials
  • Learn how alumni can assist with internships, career opportunities, and future student recruitment
  • Participate in a forum to develop an updated brand platform and creative campaign concept
  • Network with fellow alumni and friends

Agenda:

  • Check-in – 8:30 a.m.
  • Welcome/University updates – 9 a.m.
  • Breakout Session 1 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Breakout Session 2 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch/Wrap-up – 11:30 a.m.

The summit is free and includes lunch. Alumni attendees will also receive two general admission tickets to the home men's basketball game that day. REGISTER FOR THE VOLUNTEER SUMMIT!

* The Volunteer Summit will be a collection point for the Career Closet. The Career Closet provides free professional business attire to Radford University students. You can make a difference to a student by donating clean, new or gently used professional apparel.

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February is for Highlanders – Schedule of Events

Check back often for new events! Updated as of January 24, 2023.

Date Time Event Description Location
February 1 – 28 Check our availability! Coffee Chats with the Alumni Relations Team Let's talk about Radford University! The Alumni Relations team will open up their calendars so that alumni from around the globe can schedule Zoom meetings.

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February 1 5 - 7 p.m. Super Duper Juried Student Show 2023 (Opening Night Event) The opening reception for the 2023 Super Duper Juried Student Show will take place at our Tyler Gallery (located at 214 Tyler Ave) on Wednesday February 1st from 5:00-7:00. This show will highlight the works of all Radford University students. Radford University Art Museum, 214 Tyler Ave.
February 1 7 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Presbyterian $ Join us in the stands of the Dedmon Center to cheer on the Highlanders! Dedmon Center
February 1 - 18 Times Vary Super Duper Juried Student Show 2023 This show will highlight the works of all Radford University students. Radford University Art Museum, 214 Tyler Ave.
February 3 10 a.m. Scholar Series: Promoting Inclusive Practices with All Educators Hosted by the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, presented by Dr. Karen Douglas. Peters Hall A041, or via Zoom
February 3 11 a.m. Fireside Chat featuring Chance Smith '12, founder of GoghNow Venture Lab is launching a “Fireside Chat" speaker series in early Feb 2023. These casual, naturally flowing conversations between the listener and the speaker allow students the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions, which create a closer connection between the speaker and the student. We will incorporate technology to increase student engagement. Best of all, hot chocolate will be provided for all attendees.  Kyle Hall, Venture Lab
February 3 5 p.m. Special Courtroom Naming Join the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences for the unveiling of the new name for the Courtroom.  Hemphill Hall 5012
February 3 TBA Women's Track and Field VMI Pentathlon. See www.radfordathletics.com for updates. Lexington, VA
February 4 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 7th Annual Volunteer Summit Learn how easy it is to be a volunteer! All alumni and friends are invited to the 7th Annual Volunteer Summit. Register Today
Kyle Hall 340
February 4 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Alumni Check-in at the Dedmon Center All alumni are encouraged to stop by the alumni table to update their contact information and learn how to become a volunteer. Alumni who check-in will receive a special Radford University item. Limited supply! Dedmon Center, Riverside Entrance
February 4 2 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Winthrop $ Join us in the stands of the Dedmon Center to cheer on the Highlanders after the 7th Annual Volunteer Summit!
Dedmon Center
February 4 TBA Women's Track and Field Liberty Open. See www.radfordathletics.com for updates. Lynchburg, VA
February 8 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Black History Month Lunch and Learn Hosted by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Details coming soon.  Heth 157
February 8 1 - 4 p.m. Healthcare Pathways: Be the Future Career Expo Employers can engage with students and alumni from diverse backgrounds, whether they are already in a clinical or non-clinical program or just wanting more information about opportunities in the healthcare industry. Student Recreation and Wellness Center
February 8 7 p.m.  Men's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb $ Join us in the stands of the Dedmon Center to cheer on the Highlanders! Dedmon Center
February 10 - 11 TBA Women's Track and Field Darius Dixon Open. See www.radfordathletics.com for updates. Lynchburg, VA
February 11 2 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Charleston Southern University $ Come cheer on the Highlanders and help us defend the Dedmon Center! Dedmon Center
February 8 - 14   Radford Alumni Love Story Series Join us on the Alumni Association social media channels each day to read about how these featured Highlander couples fell in love!

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February 15 6:30 p.m. Women's Basketball at UNC Asheville $ Support Radford on the road! Asheville, NC
February 15 7 p.m.  Men's Basketball vs. UNC Asheville $ Come get your popcorn and "thrrreeeeballll" t-shirts and dance along with the Red Alert Pep Band as we cheer on the Highlanders to victory! Dedmon Center
February 15 - 18 2 or 7:30 p.m. Red Light Winter $ Production from the Department of Theatre and Cinema. Ticket link and overview available at https://rutheatretickets.universitytickets.com/. Preston Hall, Bondurant Auditorium
February 17 - 18 TBA Women's Track and Field Virginia Tech Invitational. See www.radfordathletics.com for updates. Blacksburg, VA
February 17 - 19  Various Baseball vs. Iona See www.radfordathletics.com for details and updates. Sherman Carter Memorial Stadium at Williams Field
February 18 2 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Longwood $ Home game action with the Highlanders! Dedmon Center
February 18 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse vs. Old Dominion University Check www.radfordathletics.com for updates! Student Outdoor Recreation Complex
February 21 4 p.m. Baseball at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Support the Highlanders on the road!  Chapel Hill, NC
February 22 4 p.m. 2023 Honors Lecture How to Never Give Up: An Introduction to the "Motherland Effect" featuring Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs  Bonnie Hurlburt Auditorium
Febraury 22 4 p.m. Women's Lacrosse at VCU Support Radford on the road! Richmond, VA
February 22 7 p.m.  Women's Basketball vs. High Point University $ Grab your friends, and come down to the Dedmon Center to cheer on the Highlanders! Dedmon Center
February 23 6 p.m. “Champion Her Future” Leadership Dinner $ Join Radford Athletics as they host the annual “Champion Her Future” Leadership Dinner. The goal of this initiative is to engage and activate a network of Highlanders who will assist in providing professional and personal development and mentorship opportunities for our female student-athletes, while also delivering resources for our 10 women's sport programs to ensure future success on and off the fields and courts of play. Register Today Dedmon Center, Sports Performance Center
February 24 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Education Career Fair The Spring 2023 Education Career Fair provides you with a unique opportunity to connect with employers from various sectors in the education field, from K-12 teaching positions to counseling, Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), administration, technology and more! Student Recreation and Wellness Center
February 24 2 p.m. Women's Lacrosse vs. Xavier Check www.radfordathletics.com for details.  Student Outdoor Recreation Complex
February 24 - 25  TBA Women's Track and Field Big South Conference Championships. See www.radfordathletics.com for updates! Blacksburg, VA
February 24 - 26 Various Baseball vs. Wagner Check out www.radfordathletics.com for updates! Sherman Carter Memorial Stadium at Williams Field
February 25 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Highlander New River Polar Plunge $ Plunge into the New River to support Special Olympics! Radford University alumni, students, faculty and fans are encouraged to take the Highlander Challenge. Register Today Dudley's Landing at Bisset Park
February 28 4 p.m. Baseball at Virginia Tech Check out www.radfordathletics.com for updates! Blacksburg, VA

Dates and times of athletic events are subject to change. Please visit www.radfordathletics.com for the latest information.