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News and Events
RUC nursing student recognized with DAISY Award nomination »
Alivia Pinnix, a junior in the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Radford University Carilion (RUC), was recognized earlier this month with a nomination for a DAISY Award — an international honor recognizing skillful and compassionate care provision for patients and families.
Instilling empathy and compassion: physician assistant students assist with homeless survey »
Students in Radford University Carilion’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies are given the opportunity to volunteer for the bi-annual Point in Time Survey, gathering data on the homeless population in Roanoke. The activity helps the students develop their kindness, compassion and empathy—traits they will carry into their professional lives as healthcare providers.
Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 9 »
This week in Highlanders in the News: See which two faculty members claimed a spot on the Roanoker magazine’s “40 Under 40” list of young professionals. Also, Radford University Carilion’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is a good fit for student Andrea Gee, and an assistant director with Radford’s financial aid office, Shaunda Macomber, talks farm life.
Winter Commencement 2022: From Music City to RUC – and an M.S.H.S. »
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.
STEAM Day returns to Radford University Carilion and Roanoke »
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.
RUC nursing student recognized with scholarship for embodying the strengths of the program »
Emily Snow has excelled in the traditional bachelor of science in nursing program at RUC, earning the praise of the School of Nursing Interim Dean Wendy Downey, who says Snow embodies the strong, capable and compassionate aspects of the program. Snow has also received recognition externally for her performance as one of only 20 recipients nationally of the Henry J. Reilly Scholarship from the Reserve Organization of America.
Physical therapy students promote access to adaptive recreation opportunities »
Over the past few months, students and faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program at Radford University Carilion have organized and participated in adaptive activities designed to help broaden access to recreation opportunities in the region. The activities have been transformative for the participants, giving them the chance to experience water sports in new ways by increasing their independence and broadening their worlds.
Radford University celebrates inauguration of Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as president »
Radford University officially inaugurated Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., as the eighth president in the 112-year history of the institution during a warm ceremony on a chilly Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2022 on the McConnell Library lawn.
Master of Occupational Therapy students host children’s summer camps »
Every summer for the last few years, the occupational therapy labs on the main campus in Radford and at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke echo with the sound of children’s giggles, playful screams and excited chatter during free summer camps held for kids ages 3-6. Both the children and the occupational therapy students who run them benefit from the experience.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Radford University in new category among best colleges »
For the first time, Radford University was recognized among the top National Universities, a category which ranks schools that offer a range of doctoral programs in addition to undergraduate majors and master's programs.