Radford University alumna selected as winter commencement speaker

Nicole Robinson '02
Nicole Robinson '02

Radford University will celebrate winter commencement with two ceremonies at the Dedmon Center, 101 University Dr., on Dec. 9 and 10. The ceremonies include students from Radford main campus and Radford University Carilion.

The hooding ceremony for students receiving graduate degrees is at 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9. The ceremony for students earning undergraduate degrees is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10.

Nicole Robinson, a 2002 alumna of Radford University is the invited guest speaker for both ceremonies. Robinson is the president of Ursa Space Systems, a leading satellite intelligence and data analytics provider leveraging a global virtual constellation of satellites. In her role, she is responsible for accelerating the company's growth globally while optimizing operations.

Prior to joining Ursa Space, Robinson was the senior vice president of global government for SES, the largest commercial satellite operator in the world. As the youngest vice president in the history of the company, she was responsible for the company's global business portfolio of government customers in the areas of defense, security, humanitarian, federal, civilian and institutional organizations.

Nov 10, 2022
Becky Brackin
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