News

  1. Winter Commencement 2023: Grace Burke, Waldron College of Health and Human Services »

    12/1/2023

    Communication Sciences and Disorders student Grace Burke spent many hours immersed in theatre and the arts, which she said taught her how to better communicate her thoughts and feelings — a distinct advantage over many of her peers that endured the COVID pandemic. Those hours, Burke said, paid off by giving her insight into what she wanted to do with her professional life as a speech therapist.

  2. Interprofessional case study activity encourages Waldron College students to collaborate »

    11/10/2023

    Students from the nursing, occupational therapy, social work and communication sciences and disorders programs gathered to participate in the fall 2023 Waldron College of Health and Human Services interprofessional case study activity on Nov. 3. The activity gives students the chance to interact and learn from one another, expanding their knowledge about the duties of each member of their teams as well as the resources available to them through their colleagues. 

     

  3. NRV educators visit campus, get sneak preview of Artis Center »

    10/4/2023

    More than 50 K-12 teachers, administrators and counselors from across the New River Valley gathered for food, fellowship, and a preview of the new Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity at Radford University during the Highlander Education Appreciation Reception.

  4. Vesna Cotić Costello named interim chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy »

    9/6/2023

    Vesna Cotić Costello, D.H.Sc. has been named the interim chair of the Radford University Occupational Therapy Department. As one of the four original faculty members in the department that was founded in 2009, she brings valuable experience into her new role and plans to lead with humility and grace.

  5. Camp Carilion Visits RUC »

    6/23/2023

    Labs at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke were buzzing with excitement on June 20 as local high school students participated in Camp Carilion, a four-day immersive experience that provides them with the opportunity to learn life-saving information through exercises and interactive demonstrations.

  6. Spring Commencement 2023: Rachel Warren, Waldron College of Health and Human Services »

    5/3/2023

    Rachel Warren always knew she wanted a healthcare career. Four years ago, she chose the Respiratory Therapy program at RUC because she liked the idea of being an expert on one system in the body. Today, she says that decision was one of the best she's ever made and she can't wait to start the job she has lined up at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital this summer. 

  7. Waldron College hosts eighth annual Interprofessional Symposium »

    4/17/2023

    Virtual sessions added a new opportunity for distance-learning students to participate in the eighth annual Interprofessional Symposium on April 13 organized by Waldron College of Health and Human Services. Students and faculty gathered in Heth Hall for the in-person sessions and to view the virtual presentations.

  8. Radford University alum named Healthcare Hero by Carilion Clinic »

    3/9/2023

    As part of her duties as a speech-language pathologist at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Jessica Cartwright Wisman ’08, M.A. ’10, consults with other healthcare professionals caring for hospitalized adults. Recently, her actions helped save a life which resulted in her being named a Carilion Clinic Healthcare Hero.

  9. Winter Commencement 2022: From Music City to RUC – and an M.S.H.S. »

    11/18/2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly affected the career trajectory of many professionals when it hit in 2019, and Anna Kate Draper’s experience was no different. Three years later, she is preparing to graduate from the RUC Master of Health Sciences program with a clinical research administration concentration—the first student to ever graduate from RUC with that particular degree concentration.

  10. Waldron College hosts fall 2022 interprofessional case study activity »

    11/11/2022

    Over 200 students participated in the 12th annual Waldron College lnterprofessional Case Study Activity on Nov. 4, 2022. Students from communication sciences and disorders, counseling psychology, physical therapy, nursing, occupational therapy and social work programs collaborated on the case of Rosa Garcia, a sixth-grader whose family survived a fire, but face a long road to recovery and return to normal.

  11. Radford University alumna selected as winter commencement speaker »

    11/10/2022

    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.

  12. STEAM Day returns to Radford University Carilion and Roanoke »

    11/3/2022

    More than 100 students from local public, private and home-school education arrived at Radford University Carilion on Oct. 28, ready to be immersed in STEAM Day 2022. These eager students engaged with faculty and staff in several science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) areas.