Staff Senate is sponsoring the 2019 Keep’n It Green Award

  • Nominations are open to all Radford University faculty, staff and students 

  • Awards will be presented during Radford University Earth Week activities 

Radford University is committed to being a model for sustainable campus practices and policies and recognized for our stewardship of economic, social and environmental resources, and for our academic commitment to sustainability (RU Campus Sustainability Policy). 

As Radford University pursues its commitment to leadership in sustainability, we would like to acknowledge those who go above and beyond in greening our campus. The Staff Senate Keep’n It Green Award recognizes and honors Radford University students and/or employees who have displayed leadership and dedication in promoting sustainability on campus. 

To nominate someone complete the online application at Keep'n It Green Nominations by April 2, 2019. **EXTENDED TO APRIL 15TH!**

View previous Keep'n It Green award winners.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Annual Staff Senate Satisfaction Survey. Your input is valuable and helps Staff Senate plan goals and initiatives for the upcoming year to provide resources, training, and continued support to Classified and Wage Staff.


The Radford University Staff Senate was created in 1995 to give the support staff a voice in the governance of Radford University. Staff Senate meetings are open to the university community and are held on the third Thursday of each month beginning at 9 a.m. All university staff are invited and encouraged to attend.

Staff Senate Meetings:

Please join us for our monthly meetings. Let your voice be heard! All meetings will take place in the Hurlburt Combo Room which is located on the 2nd floor of the Bonnie Hurlburt building, except September 20th 2018, which is held in Heth 014. All meetings will take place at 9 a.m.

2018-19 Meeting Schedule

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • No meeting in December
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 **NEW DATE President Hemphill to attend**
  • May: No meeting...PICNIC Instead Friday, May 17, 2019!
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • No meeting in July

2018-19 Staff Senate Executive Officers:

President: Karen Montgomery
Vice President: Allison McCoy
Secretary: Kim Dowdy
Parliamentarian: Kristina Contreras


Keep'n It Green Award Winners:

2018: Jillian Webber, Allison Wisecup, Tucker Morgan
2017: Rick Roth, Luis Arias, Michele Jenkins
2015: Samuel "Sammy" Burton
2014: Pavan Muddanna
2013: Patricia Nolen
2012: Joshua Williams
2011: Jo Ann Alger

Bea Covington Recipients:

2018: Brenda Nicewander
2017: Kathy Burnett
2016: Felicia McMillian
2015: Betty Smith
2014: David "Beaver" Buchanan
2013: LuAnn Gilbert
2012: Pam Duncan
2011: Marie Testerman