April 3, 2015
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SGA hosts second State of the Student Body Q&A

SGA QandA with President Kyle

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Alumni News

Richard Jaworski - Diplomat in residence Big South tennis Fernando Sigui '95
Diplomat in Residence visits Radford University O'Keefe and Meekers selected Big South men's tennis player and freshman of the week "Radford will always be a part of me," says Fernando Sigui '95

Campus Events

April 7 Tunnel of Oppression
3 - 8 p.m., Heth Hall, Lower Level
April 8 Mosaic Beach Art
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt Food Court
April 9 Sixth Annual Spring Literary Festival
6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium

On Campus

Dale ParrisVirginia's top financial advisor offers words of wisdom
Steve Cassaday '76 spoke to students March 27 while serving as COBE's executive in residence. Read more

History DayHigher education and sustainability
Anthony Cortese, president of Second Nature and this year's Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Radford University, spoke about education's role in sustainability. Read more

RU ReadsRU students walk the runway at fashion show
The annual spring event is sponsored by the Department of Design. Read more

Hannah Alden-Hugli Graduate Student of the Month: Garrett Holloway
Garrett is a master's candidate in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program within the Psychology Department. Read his Q&A online.


RU SustainABILITYHousehold Hazardous Waste Collection Day is April 11
RU Recycling is encouraging the campus community to participate in the New River Valley Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. The event runs 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April. 11, at Dedmon Center parking lot Z. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in Radford University Athletics:

April 4
Women's Tennis vs. James Madison, 1 p.m.
Women's Track and Field at VertKlasse Meeting (High Point, N.C.), all day
Men's Tennis at Winthrop, 1 p.m.
Baseball at Gardner-Webb, 2 p.m.

April 5
Men's Tennis at South Carolina State, 10 a.m.

April 6
Baseball at Virginia Tech, 6 p.m.

April 7
Softball at Liberty (DH), 2 and 4 p.m.
Baseball at VMI, 2 p.m.

April 8
Softball at Liberty, 2 p.m.
Men's Tennis at James Madison, 3 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

April 9 – 11Dancing on the Edge, Bondurant Auditorium

Through April 7Tournées Film Festival

Through April 18 – BFA Studio Show, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

Through May 8Melissa Stallard – Photography, Gallery 205

The News Now

RU social work programs earn national affirmation of accreditation
The Radford University School of Social Work BSW and MSW programs have earned reaffirmation of accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Read more

William HazelVirginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources to keynote Gerontology Symposium
Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. William A. Hazel, Jr. will keynote the inaugural Interprofessional Gerontology Symposium, sponsored by the Waldron College of Health and Human Services. Read more

Jada DingessSchool of Nursing student joins national nursing policy organization
As a student fellow, junior nursing major Jada Dingess joined SON Dean Tony Ramsey for the three-day American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. Read more

SEGSARU geology represents at regional conference
Radford University geology students and faculty presented talks and research posters of original research at the 69th annual conference of the Southeast Section of the Geological Society of America (GSA) March 9-10 in Chattanooga, Tenn. Read more

Jada DingessRadford University alumnus shows what Psy.D. can do
Dr. Joshua Bradley, one of Radford University's first Psy.D. graduates, has recently been named Director of Behavioral Health at Tri-Area Community Health in Laurel Fork, Va. Read more

Alumni NewsMark your calendar for a day on the greens Thursday, May 28 at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia, to benefit the Radford University Washington, D.C. area alumni chapter scholarship fund.

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Alumni Events

April 14 - Radford Baseball vs. UVa
April 21 - Radford Baseball vs. Virginia Tech
May 1 - Sunset Social, Virginia Beach
May 2 - Gold Cup, The Plains, Va.

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Spring Commencement is a little more than a month away! May graduates - show your Highlander Pride during Commencement and support your university. All graduating seniors who make a gift of $10 or more will receive the red and white student philanthropy cord and be recognized during May's commencement ceremony. Your gift can be designated for the college, department or program of your choice. From now until graduation, you can get your cord in Martin Hall, room 226.
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