Faculty Excellence

  1. Nursing professor Judy Jenks receives the Education Award from the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners »

    5/12/2021

    Radford University Carilion associate professor of nursing Judy Jenks, DNP, FNP-BC ’16 has received the Education Award from the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners. The award  recognizes her outstanding contributions to NPs in education and patient care through teaching and scholarship, student preceptorship, patient teaching and community involvement.

  2. Are we having a laugh? Radford University professor discusses comedy and its influences on society in public radio interview »

    4/28/2021

    Foreign Languages and Literatures Interim Chair Matthew Turner, Ph.D., spoke recently to the With Good Reason public radio program about comedy and celebrity. The interview is available on podcast and will air May 1-7 on more than 60 radio stations across the United States.

  3. From milk and eggs to Phil Collins, retail scavenger hunt gives lessons on supermarket strategy  »

    4/15/2021

    Assistant Professor of Marketing Pam Richardson-Greenfield’s “retail scavenger hunt” gives her students an opportunity to learn about marketing just by walking through and carefully observing the aisles of a grocery store.

  4. Applying ‘zero trust’ to improve supply chain systems – a Davis College faculty member explains »

    4/9/2021

    Trust is often viewed as an asset. “But, the idea of zero trust flips it all around,” says Zachary Collier, Ph.D., an assistant professor of management in the Davis College of Business and Economics. “So, you take a guilty-until-proven-innocent-approach to your partnerships.”

  5. Academic advisor Rachel Hall receives regional award for excellence in advising »

    3/26/2021

    Senior assistant director of major exploration Rachel Hall ’17 has received national recognition for her outstanding advising skills and unwavering devotion to student success. 

  6. Skip Watts receives national award from Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists »

    3/8/2021

    Professor of Geology Chester “Skip” Watts, Ph.D., has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Karl and Ruth Terzaghi Outstanding Mentor Award by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG).

  7. Biology professor opens a window on bird research »

    2/23/2021

    Biology professor Karen Powers, Ph.D., and dozens of her students have been busy researching an issue that is occurring on college campuses nationwide. Every year, a billion birds are killed by window collisions, the No. 2 cause of bird deaths in the United States. Cats come in first, no surprise.

  8. Annual Bea Covington Award winner announced »

    2/23/2021

    Teresa Chapman, an administrative assistant in the Davis College of Business and Economics, is the recipient of the 2020 Bea Covington Award.