Employee Spotlight 2021

February

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David Halpin
Salem, VA
Instructional Designer/Technical Trainer
1 year of dedicated service at RUC and 10 years at the former JCHS

    What is your favorite thing about working at Radford University? Getting to work with many of the same folks I worked with at Jefferson College while also getting to work with many new folks at RUC and the main campus. I love the commitment and dedication I see from so many people who have been with Radford for so long. 

    What is one thing on your bucket list? Travel with my wife and daughter through southeast Asia. 

    What do you do for fun? Spend time with my four-year-old daughter, which currently involves reading lots of books, playing with trains, and spending time outdoors. When she’s asleep, I work on photography and music. 

    If given the chance, who would you like to be for a day? The Dalai Lama

    What would you describe as the most important personal  attributes or strength that you bring to your job? Patience and perseverance. 

    What advice would you offer to other employees at Radford University? You bring a unique set of knowledge and skills to the university. Freely share your knowledge and skills with others. Try to go home every day feeling like you have made someone’s life a little better or eased their burden a bit.

January

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Donald Fisher
Boones Mill, VA
FM-Surplus Warehouse
25 years of dedicated service

    What is your favorite thing about working at Radford University? The people!

    What is one thing on your bucket list? To go to Hawaii.

    What do you do for fun? Read, watch TV and play with my dogs.

    If given the chance, who would you like to be for a day? I would like to be Papa Fisher (grandfather).

    What would you describe as the most important personal  attributes or strength that you bring to your job? I am a good worker and team player.

    What advice would you offer to other employees at Radford University? A co-worker once told me that we need to take advantage of all the opportunities offered at Radford University.