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:
- 7th Annual Volunteer Summit – Watch the 2022 video!
- Annual Alumni Love Story Series
- Alumni Admissions Ambassador Opportunity
- TOGETHER Ambassador Opportunity
- Coffee Chats with the Alumni Relations Team
- Highlander Athletics Events
- Social Media Contests and Prizes!
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
- 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.
February is for Highlanders – Schedule of Events
Check back often for new events! Updated as of January 24, 2023.
|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.|
Schedule a Zoom Meeting
|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.